Posts Tagged ‘bow’

FANCY THAT

So many bows, so little time. A lot of people think they might look silly sporting a bow, but we’ve tracked down 11 great ways to wear one without looking like it’s your first day of kindergarten.

DOUBLE UP (above) Try using black grosgrain ribbon (that’s the one that has the tiny lines going across) and double your bow on a high pony. Make sure the pony has a bit of a messy texture so you don’t look like you’re going to cheer at a pep rally– no offense, cheerleaders!

BEHIND YOUR BUN: Luckily, with our tutorials you can do a bun like this or this in a couple quick minutes. Buns + topknots are particularly great if you’re going out after a long day of work. Throw it up and clip a big bow in the back. Fancy, fast!

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FANCY FINGERS!

photos + post by Kristin Ess

By now you all know how much we love bows around here. This little mani is so spring-y + girly and we simply couldn’t wait til mani monday to share it. Here’s how it’s done!

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PLAIN + SIMPLE

post designed by kristin ess

Saw this gem floating around on Pinterest and I just love it. The super simple addition of a black ribbon can often do the trick. I love the way she used it as a headband and to tie off the braid. Crafty!

Xx Kristin

COMING SOON…

photo: angela+ithyle/thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess

Don’t fret my pets, the much requested ballerina bun video tutorial is on its way!

xx kristin