Chinese New Year is approaching soon – and that means new clothes, new hair, a new you. Maybe you’ve booked a hair appointment at Next. Or maybe, just maybe, you’ve compiled a list of hairstyles on Pinterest. No? Our bad. Whatever it is, here are seven rad hairstyles to inspire your hairdo to go with your cheongsam.
1. Loose Waves Short Hair
Source: Whippy Cake
“Short hair is boring!” Say what? We dare you to say it again. In this video, professional stylist and blogger Becki Crosby teaches us her favourite way to style her pixie hair. This is the ultimate ‘do for chic ladies who have a fond appreciation for loose waves and curls.
2. Easy Braided Updo
Source: A Practical Wedding
Are your braiding skills as amazing as Chris Pratt’s? A Practical Wedding (god bless them) has come up with an elaborate guide to tying this frizz-free and sophisticated hairdo. If you’re up to the challenge, go for it.
3. Half Braid
Source: Beauty Tutorials
Ahoy, warrior princess! Get strong bobby pins and springy rubber bands, and put your nimble fingers to the test. Let’s see if this look could upstage that pretty little sister of yours. No hard feelings?
4. Low Braided Bun
Source: She Steals
The low braided bun is made for the low maintenance girl. In the interest of saving time, we’d like to recommend you to memorise this fuss-free guide. A two-minute coiffure doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be an unattractive look – this series of pictures proves it.
5. Simple Bohemian Hair
This is a timeless hairdo. So, enough said.
6. Faux Fishtail Braid
Source: Kaushal Beauty
Just when you thought braids are everywhere, here’s a new endearing twist. The faux fishtail braid may be time-consuming, but take a look at the end result! One thing is for sure: Queen Elsa would approve.
7. Victoria’s Secret Hair
Already sick of braids and buns? We apologise. Here’s an alternative look that will surely complement well with cheongsams. Yowza, curls has never looked so good before.