THe Sunset Senorita

Summer is all about having simple-cum-sultry updo hairstyles. Get your holiday look sorted with a chic braided chignon.

For those sophisticated, restaurant-by-the-harbour style nights create a boho take on a classic with a sweeping braid and low, loose chignon. The Sunset Senorita style is your passport to achieving a sultry updo hairstyle. Partner a bold braid with a chic chignon and you’ll have an updo that’s made for sunnier climes.

Get the perfect summer hairstyle for your glam nights out abroad with the Sunset Senorita, brought to you by ghd.

Here’s how to create a loose braided chignon

1. Dry hair with ghd air® hairdryer

2. Use push down curl technique with ghd platinum+ styler through hair

3. Braid large section of hair

4. Bring hair back in ponytail

5. Backcomb top layer of hair

6. Flip hair in bun and secure


step one: Dry hair with hairdryer

Using the ghd air® hairdryer, completely dry all of the hair.

step two: Use push down curl technique with styler through hair

Create movement with the ghd platinum+ styler, using the push down curl technique and alternating the direction of the curl throughout the hair.

step three: Braid large section of hair

On the deeper side of the parting, create a braid out of the larger section of the hair

step four: Bring hair back in ponytail

Bring all the hair back to the nape of the neck and secure in a ponytail with a hair tie.

step five: Backcomb top layer of hair

Create volume and lift by backcombing the top layer of hair.

step six: Flip hair in bun and secure

To complete your summer hair chignon, flip the hair upwards into a bun and secure in place with hair pins.

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