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Half Up Criss-Cross Hair Tutorial

So I feel like I have been kinda MIA lately.  We got back from France Tuesday afternoon and after spending nearly 2 hours going through customs, we made it out and home at last!  And this time I don’t have to do that flight again for another couple months, yay!

But lucky for you, I got some hair tutorials done before we left.  This one you might have seen around before, but I wanted to give it my own personal go.  It is easy and cute and can be dressed up and down.  It can be worn with most types of hair, but if your hair is too short it probably won’t work.  I called it the criss-cross half up do.  Here are some pics.

I tried to get the different angles so you can see how it looks all the way around.  I love the poof in the back, but then again if you have been a regular reader around here, you might know I like big hair.  I should have been from the south or something.  Here is what it looks like from the front.  You can see how it could really go fancy or more casual.

I have also put together a video to show you how to do this tutorial!  I try to keep my tutorials as short as possible, mainly because all my hair styles are generally as short as possible!  But honestly, I know you probably don’t have a ton of time to sit around and watch videos, so I keep ‘em short and to the point!  I hope you enjoy this one!

Have a great day!



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Natalia is a mom to two crazy boys and wife to one handsome dude. She lives in France part of the year where her husband plays professional basketball, but she hails from Southern California. The hubs was born & raised in Nassau, Bahamas, which makes them an intercultural, interracial family traveling the globe together since 2007. She loves to cook (but mostly eat), hang with her fam, be adventurous, & find ways to stay girlie in a house full of men. On her site you can find loads of hair tutorials, makeup ideas, & fashion tips for the everyday woman. She believes that beauty and fashion don't have to be intimidating and that every woman should learn to embrace her own beauty.

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6 Responses to Half Up Criss-Cross Hair Tutorial

  1. Shirley@motivatedmommyoftwo May 21, 2012 at 2:32 pm #

    Love the look, do you think this can be done with shoulder lenght hair? I really like the look

  2. Mandy @ Sugar Bee Crafts May 23, 2012 at 6:09 pm #

    Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday – you were featured today!!

  3. Stephanie May 29, 2012 at 9:59 pm #

    This is my first time on your site and I am in LOVE!!! I just bookmarked it so I can browse a bit more, but I can guarantee this won’t be the last time you hear from me! Thanks for linking up to my site, I am so glad I found you!

    • Natalia May 30, 2012 at 7:41 am #

      Oh I am so glad you like it, thank you so much!! We always love meeting new people, so thank you for your comment! :) Oh and we link up every week!


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