The Best Hairstyles for African-American Hair By Sophia Darby
Summer-Time Updo
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Summer-Time Updo

Summer is the time for relaxed updos and this side chignon on actress Zoe Saldana is right on target. To create this side chignon curl dry hair with a large-barreled curling iron. Put a little light pomade on your palms and run your hands through your hair to give the hair some shine and separation (fights frizz, too). Part the hair on the side and twist the hair up from one side of the head to the other. Pin the hair in place. Gather the hair that's hanging down and keep pinning until you've created a soft, but loose, bun. (reference 1)

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