Nailing This Rope-Twist Chignon Is a Lot Easier Than It Looks

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With the cold winds upon us, we’re itching for chic ways to wear our hair up so it doesn’t constantly get blown into our faces. We’ve enlisted celebrity hairstylist Kylee Heath to walk us through fast, simple, and ultra-stylish styles for this winter. The twisted-rope chignon is a fresh take on the braid and a fun way to vamp up your tired bun.

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Start with dry hair that has been previously styled from the day before.

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Use a rattail comb to split hair down the center, creating a deep zigzag part to hide any partings.

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Split each half of your hair into two sections, then twist each section in the same direction.

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Twist your two twisted strands together to create a rope-twist braid on each side, then secure with an elastic.

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Use your fingers to pinch and pull on either side of the twist to create variation and texture.

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Pull the strand on your left side toward your right, securing with bobby pins.

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Repeat step 5 on the opposite side, looping the hair to your taste and securing with more bobby pins.

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Tease the end of each twist, and tuck it inside to secure.

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Text by Justine Marjan.

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