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How To: Top Knot Style for Wavy Hair

How To: Top Knot Style for Wavy Hair

Posted by Team John Paul Mitchell Systems® on Sep 18th 2017

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  1. Spray tinted dry shampoo through hair.


  1. Gather hair into a high ponytail. Rake with fingers or a brush for a more polished look.
  2. Pull a few pieces around face to frame.
  3. Divide length of ponytail into two sections.
  4. Rake fingers in downward direction along length of one section then take the back section of the ponytail and wrap around the base of hair.
  5. Secure section loosely with a bobby pin.
  6. Take the second piece and wrap in the opposite direction.
  7. Tug a few loose ends of bun to create a casual feel.


  1. Complete the look with hairspray.

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