How To: Top Knot Style for Straight Hair

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Start

  1. Begin with hair that's been diffused with added texture.
  2. Prep hair with a tinted dry shampoo, spraying at scalp from top to bottom and working back.

Style

  1. Gather hair into a high ponytail and pull some face-framing tendrils around hairline. Add volume at top of hair by gently pulling on strands.
  2. Divide length of ponytail into two sections. Slightly twist hair and loop into a knot.
  3. Create another knot with the remaining length. Bring the ends forward and secure with a bobby pin.
  4. Pull at strands to reshape and make more chic.

Finish

  1. Complete the look with hairspray.

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