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How To Create A Knotted Chignon

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Kate Winslet’s twist on the classic chignon from the 2016 Golden Globes is the perfect hairstyle for nights out or special occasions. Follow our Creative Director’s how-to guide to get the style at home…

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STEP 1: Apply a texturising cream like Designline Texture Cream Casual Styler to damp lengths and ends before blow drying.

STEP 2: Curl random sections of hair using a curling iron (we recommend the ghd Curve Creative Curl Wand) for added texture.

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STEP 3: Set hair into an irregular parting.

STEP 4: Bring the hair away from the face and fasten into a low ponytail.

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STEP 5: Divide the hair into two sections; cross one over the other before bringing it underneath for a knotted effect.

STEP 6Repeat the knotting technique a second time and secure with a hair tie.

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STEP 7: Roll the knot under itself and pin into place to create a relaxed chignon. Finish with a mist of hold spray like Designline Finishing Spray Freeze Spritz.

For more inspiration for special occasions, nights out or weddings, take a look at our how to guide to Hollywood waves, a braided chignon and rope braid.

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