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Party Hairstyles:
Pretty Punk UpDo

Unleash your inner diva this party season with an ultra-pretty punk updo! In just a few simple steps you can go from desk to diva with the ghd curve® creative curl wand.

Punk doesn’t always have to be anarchist. If you’re looking for inspiration for your new updo hairstyles, create a pretty pin-up style that’ll be the envy of everyone out on the dancefloor with the ghd step-by-step guide. This up hairstyle gives you the best of both worlds – a voluminous quiff on top and textured length on the back and sides. Achieving salon-quality style has never been easier, so make sure you have the ghd essentials on hand when crafting your pretty punk updo hairstyle.

Get those loose textured waves, crafted at optimum styling temperature, with the ghd curve® creative curl wand to give your updo that added texture. Choose the ghd oval dressing brush and bring that added volume to your updo hairstyles, whilst a spritzing of ghd curl hold spray is the perfect preparation. 

Create a divine diva look with a hint of rebellion by following our guide on the how to build a pretty punk hair updo. 


Here's how to create a punk updo


1. Spray hair with curl hold spray

2. Section hair and clip away

3. Split into sub-sections and flat-wrap with curling wand

4. Add movement

5. Unclip top section and backcomb hair

6. Twist backcombed section on itself

7. Smooth hair down on sides and tuck behind ears



step one: Spray hair with curl hold spray

Prepare dry hair with the ghd curl hold spray and distribute evenly through to ends.

step two: Section hair and clip away

Section the hair from ear to ear and clip away the top section.

step three: Split into sub-sections and flat-wrap with curling wand

Divide into sub-sections and flat-wrap hair around the barrel of the ghd curve® creative curl wand.

step four: Add movement

You don’t need to curl hair too neatly, just enough to add some movement to the lengths.

step five: Unclip top section and backcomb hair

Unclip the top section and add volume by backcombing with the ghd oval dressing brush.

step six: Twist backcombed section and secure

Twist the back-brushed section in on itself to create a pleat and secure with bobby pins.

step seven: Smooth hair down on sides and tuck behind ears

To finish, smooth the sides of the hair away from the face and tuck behind the ears.

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