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Charlize Theron's Braided Updo Hair Tutorial

How to Create a To-Die-For Braided Updo

Looking for a new take on a classic style? Let birthday-girl Charlize Theron be your inspiration — and let her personal hairstylist, Enzo Angileri, show you how to re-create her elegant braided bun with step-by-step guidance. Equal parts chic sophisticate and bohemian beauty, this updo looks just as good with jeans and a tee as it does on the red carpet. Watch now and see how to get the look!

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walltowallph walltowallph 5 years
Nice! I love this! thank you for sharing this hair tutorial <3 
Ellenora Ellenora 5 years
 @PamGirl I mentioned this on YouTube, but I'll explain it for you. It's one braid. Enzo probably attached 22" extensions in her hair (we know extensions were used as he said that and it's easily visible with the color change/extension bump.) The most important part of this tutorial is how he tucks in the bun. This is the support of the entire piece. The second loop is created by looping the braid through that loop and then the left over braid is very carefully pulled back towards the opposite ear (where the braid was started), the end tucked into the lace braid, and secured with two or three bobby pins.   You cannot physically do this with Kirbie's hair length--it's too short. MY hair is too short at it's longest layer (and it's grazes BSL--bra strap length.) You need about waist length hair for this which is about 22" (Charlize's hair is naturally armpit length for comparison.) You can probably cheat it with two braids--and it's probably easier!
PamGirl PamGirl 5 years
Very cute and good explanation, but if you look at both from the side its obvious that Charlize's has an extra braid. It may just be extentions or something...
futuralon futuralon 5 years
Wow Enzo is quite the stylist and seems really charming. He's so gentle with your head and careful about every hair. I would love for him to work some magic on my locks.
Assistant-Community-Manager Assistant-Community-Manager 5 years
This looks great! Enzo seems so sweet and he definitely knows what he's doing!
Jaime-Richards Jaime-Richards 5 years
Amazing — looks so chic on you, Kirbie. Also, Enzo is fun to watch. I wish I could braid like he does!
Kirbie-Johnson Kirbie-Johnson 5 years
 @Kat Thanks love. Enzo worked his magic!
Kat Kat 5 years
Kirbie, you look so pretty in this!
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