A hairdresser has shared her two-minute “string knot” haircut that looks professional but is extremely easy to replicate at home.
Hair and makeup artist Emma Chen, from the Gold Coast, said the “cord knot” is perfect for weddings, the office, or dinner parties.
All you need is a hair tie, a hairpin and a few minutes to spare.
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A hair artist has shared her two-minute ‘string knot’ haircut that looks professional, but is extremely easy to replicate at home (the end result is pictured)
Hair and makeup artist Emma Chen, of the Gold Coast, said the ‘string knot’ is perfect for weddings, the office or dinner parties, revealing how to make it on her Instagram page (pictured)
Demonstrate how to replicate the style on hair Instagram pageEmma said to do a low half ponytail first.
Then fold the ponytail half through the hair tie to create a bun shape, use the half left out to wrap the hair tie.
Finally, pin the style in place with a bobby pin and secure with texture spray if you want to add more volume.
Thousands who saw the simple style were quick to compliment it, saying the style was ‘just beautiful’ (pictured in action)
Thousands who saw the simple style were quick to compliment it, saying the style was “just beautiful.”
“Simple but stunning,” one commenter wrote.
Another added: ‘Perfectly undone’.
Artist Emma added, “This is seriously the best two minute style.”
Earlier, a leading hairdresser revealed the five bad hair habits she’s seen treating clients over the years, and how to fix them (Faith Williams pictured)
Earlier, a leading hairdresser revealed the five bad hair habits she’s seen treating clients over the years, and how to fix them.
Faith Williams, from Brisbane, said she’s “seen it all” when it comes to people’s hair, and often men and women get into bad habits that they don’t realize are causing long-term damage.
The first bad habit mentioned by Faith is avoiding regular trimming because you want to “grow” your hair.
“If I had a dollar every time someone thought this, I would win,” Faith told Daily Mail Australia.
“When you get split ends, they continually split further down the hair shaft, giving you thin, wispy ends that will eventually break off.”
The second bad habit to remember if you ever use a hair dryer, straightener, or heated appliance is to use a heat protectant.
“Heat can be one of the worst things we can do to our hair, but let’s face it, we all love a good curl or a flat iron,” Faith said.
“Hot tools dry out your hair, which can lead to lots of split ends and fade your color and toner.”
The hairdresser said using a heat protectant is like ‘using sunscreen when going out in the sun’.
“It minimizes damage to your hair from hot tools, but should also protect your locks from sun damage, including harmful UVA and UVB rays,” she said.
“Heat protectant creates a barrier, locks in moisture and helps smooth the cuticle and fight frizz.”
The first bad habit mentioned by Faith (pictured) is avoiding regular trimming because you want to ‘grow’ your hair
If you’ve fallen into the trap of washing your hair every day because you think it will get greasy otherwise, it’s time to think again.
“Maybe you like that often-washed feeling, but it’s not always a good thing,” Faith said.
“It dries out both your hair and scalp, your hair will generally start producing natural oils to compensate for washing your hair so often, and you’ll always feel like it’s greasy: a lose-lose scenario.”
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Finally, if you’re someone who pays a lot of money in the salon to get your hair done, but you don’t follow up with the right items at home, you need to stop.
“As you lighten, you really need to make sure you use a good combination of strengthening treatments and also add some extra hydration to the hair, like a leave-in moisturizer,” Faith said.
“Add a leave-in moisturizer to your hair care routine after you get out of the shower and wash your hair fresh.”