How-to Guide to Braided Hairstyles 2011 Hair Trends!

This fall and winter seasons you can weave your way into the hottest hair trend—braids. With simple tips from the Italian born Pirri brothers to create four head-turning dos, you can sport the latest trend, both low maintenance and easy to style for the everyday look. Born in Italy, the Pirri Brothers first developed hair styles for the elegant salons of the southern town of Calabria, then moving to London to continue their education for advanced technical skills. Fast forward to 2009, the Pirri brothers now have two successful salons in Greenwich, Connecticut and Eastchester, New York; and have launched their own product line, Pirri Element.

 

Fun Fishtail Side Pony

 Apply Pirri Elements Lava Glaze Smooth & Relaxing Serum, and depending on time, blow or air dry your hair. Loosely tie an elastic hair tie an inch below your neck for a loose braid. You can leave a few strands of your hair out in front to get Fergie’s look. Separate your hair in two equal sections. Begin the braid by taking about an inch of hair from your outer right side and crossing it over to the middle section (towards the inside of the left side). Repeat with the left side. Continue braiding down, taking sections and repeating the mentioned steps— while pulling your hair towards the right side to create a side braid. Tie with your hair tie, once reaching the bottom. Gently remove the elastic hair tie you loosely tied at the top, and finito!

 

 

Twisted Glam Fishtail Braid

Take your fishtail from day to night like Blake Lively. Swing your loose locks to one side of your shoulders, after styling. Section off about two to three inches of your hair from the middle.  Secure with an elastic band, and fishtail braid down to the bottom. To do so, separate your hair in two equal sections. Begin the braid by taking about an inch of hair from your outer right side and crossing it over to the middle section (towards the inside of the left side). Repeat with the left side. Continue braiding down, taking sections and repeating the mentioned steps. Grab a glam hair brooch and secure it to your hair, on top of the elastic band. To finish off the look, take your curling iron and create loose waves around your fishtail braid for an ultra glam look.

 

Bohemian Chic

Apply Pirri Elements Nature’s Breeze Detangler & Leave-In Conditioner prior to blow drying your hair to manage fly-aways. Section your front right and left side locks into two half inch pieces. Section the right side into three pieces and braid all the way down. Loosely tie the braid with an elastic band. Repeat steps on left section. Remove hair tie on right side, and tie right and left braids behind your head with an elastic band. Section off another half an inch section at the end of the connected braids, and braid the bottom into a new weave. Continuing the braid down to give you a total of three connected braids—an additional twist to Lauren Conrad’s pictured look. 

Elegant Bun

 

Apply Pirri Elements Lava Glaze Smooth & Relaxing Serum, and depending on time and hair texture, blow or air dry your hair. Tie your hair with an elastic band, in a high ponytail to get Kim’s look, and braid (classic) your hair to the bottom. Grab a bunch of bobby pins. Carefully twist your hair in a bun, and insert pins as your twist securing hair to your scalp. Insert extra bobby pins to secure your look all day—simple and sophisticated!

 

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