The 10 Coolest Updos on YouTube and How to Recreate Them
YouTube has been around since 2005, and it’s safe to say that it has completely revolutionized our makeup game. Once complicated smoky eyes are now a breeze, thanks to an influx of beauty gurus. Not sure how to contour? Brows too thin? Want to learn how you can fake Kylie Jenner lips? There’s a tutorial for that.
Same goes for hair—from simple curls to complicated braids, YouTube has got your back. That’s why today we’re turning to our fave video-sharing site for tips and tricks on recreating the coolest updos.
Whether you want to try an elegant woven look for an upcoming summer wedding or an edgy new trend like space buns, these videos are bound to teach beginners a thing or two. If you’re already a hair expert, don’t worry—we’ve thrown in a few advanced tutorials that are guaranteed to impress!
Click through to check out the 10 coolest updos on YouTube and how to recreate them.
1. Brigitte Bardot look
This Brigitte Bardot-inspired ‘do is bound to be your new go-to for work. Not only is the look sleek and elegant, it’s also super easy to recreate.
2. Dolce & Gabbana inspiration
Though this hairstyle was inspired by the 2014 runways, hair accessories are making a huge comeback in 2016. Add flowers, hair brooches and other fun accessories to complete the glamorous look.
3. Faux Mohawk
Feeling badass? Yas Queen, we see you! This mohawk looks complex but only requires three steps.
4. Space Buns
What’s better than one messy bun? Two, obvs. For a look that’s out of this world, part your hair down the middle and use each section to create two symmetrical top buns.
5. Woven Updo
Though this woven updo is subtle, it’ll be the centre of attention at any summer wedding.
6. Elegant Bun
It only takes two minutes to recreate this elegant bun. All you need to do is twist sections of hair and pin into place.
7. Bantu Knots
Curly-haired beauties rejoice! You can recreate these stylish, Rihanna-esque bantu knots using three simple products: moisturizer, styler and bobby pins.
8. Pull-Through Ponytail
Up your ponytail game with this cool pull-through look. The instructions are fairly similar to the faux mohawk ‘do, so if you’ve got that style down, this one’s sure to be a breeze.
9. Milkmaid Braids
This look is a tried-and-true classic. No complex braiding skills needed!
10. Dutch Boxer Bun
We promised all you hair experts a tough one, and this is it. Unlike the previous tutorial, this one requires some braiding skills. If you think you’ve got what it takes, go ahead and try to recreate this Kim Kardashian-inspired look.