How To: Top Knot Style for Curly Hair

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Start

  1. Gather hair in a high ponytail. Use brush, fingers or teasing brush to control hair.
  2. Pull a few wisps of hair around hairline.

Style

  1. Apply a quick-drying working spray through hair and split ponytail into two sections.
  2. Twist sections together to create a rope braid and secure with an elastic. Gently tug at strands for added volume.
  3. Wrap ends around and pin at base of bun.
  4. Adjust top knot bun to give it shape.

Finish

  1. Complete the look with hairspray.

Shop This Look

  1. Paul Mitchell Super Clean Spray
    $9.00
  2. Paul Mitchell Worked Up Hairspray
    $19.00
  3. Pro Tools Teasing Brush
    $7.00

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