Loc Week: Bangin’ Holiday Bun by Chescaleigh

We’ve got our second styling tutorial by blogger/vlogger Chescaleigh! (Wasn’t that Faux-Shave Tutorial THE JAM!?!?!? This time she’s bringing us a super cute and super fly updo look for the holidays! Enjoy!

With the holidays right around the corner it’s time to start thinking of fun styles to wear to your office and family holiday parties. This bun is fast, easy, works on a variety of hair lengths and can be dressed up or down with a hair accessory. Check out this step by step photo tutorial to learn how to create a bangin’ holiday bun!



Step 1: Section off a group of locs to create a bang. Twist the section down the length of the locs.
Step 2: Loop the section into a cinnamon bun shape, hanging over your forehead. You can make this bun as large or small as you’d like.
Step 3: Secure with a straight pin or bobby pin.

Step 4: Gather the rest of your hair into a ponytail.
Step 5: Twist the ponytail down the length of the hair.
Step 6: Continue twisting the ponytail into another messy cinnamon bun shape. ( Are you hungry yet?)

Step 7 -8 : Use a hair tie or rubber band to tie off the bun before securing with a straight pin
Step 9: Get super excited when you find your favorite sequin scarf you thought got lost when you moved to New York! Yay!

Finish off this look by tying a sparkly scarf around the bun or throwing on a jeweled headband for a look that’s the perfect combination of chic and festive for the holidays!

Yay for Chescaleigh! I’ve got myself some serious serious loc envy today. Please check out her Youtube channel for more where all this goodness came from!

About Chescaleigh

Franchesca Ramsey is a 28 year old graphic designer and video blogger based out of New York City. With over 30k subscribers on her two YouTube channels, she and her videos have been featured on numerous style and entertainment blogs and news publications including MTV, The New York Times, Essence.com and The BBC. This year Franchesca was selected as one of the 25 winners of YouTube’s national NextUP competition, which sought to discover YouTube’s next big stars. She received a grant to fund her video production and also participated in an exclusive week long training program at the Google headquarters. Franchesca dreams of someday having her own online talk show and/or sitcom where she can continue to inspire creativity, make people laugh and make them think. She also hopes that in the future someone else will write her bio for her since she feels kinda silly and narcissistic writing about herself in the third person.

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4 Comments

  1. *Drools* I am a loose-haired natural, but her dreads just make me….salivate.

    Hmmm…that sounds sick doesn’t it? *Kanyeshrug* Beautiful!

  2. This series of posts is making me want to loc up! But I really like actually combing my hair :(
    Maybe I will just get some braids

    • I know this post is way old but I was just suggesting that you could do faux locs insted of locking ur hair permanently.

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