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Spring & Summer Styles: Braided Bun Vs. Mohawk Braid

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Braided Bun vs Mohawk Braid

Which look do you prefer more?

With temperatures on the rise, there's no better time than now to square away all of your favorite hairstyles for both spring and summer. Updos are warm-weather favorites since they pull the hair away from the face in a chic and effortless way. But instead of your usual messy topknot or high ponytail, why not try a trending style that's bold and unique? If you're looking for some inspiration, you're in luck! We're sharing two artistic looks for you to choose from: the braided bun and the Mohawk braid. No matter which style you pick, you'll be sure to turn heads!

Braided Bun

From the front, this braided bun looks like your typical sleek, slicked back bun. But don't be fooled. With a slight turn of the head, everyone will be able to see the hidden surprise-tight, precise braids traveling up the back of the scalp. The result is a striking medley of contrasting textures and silhouettes.

To get this eye-catching look, lean on a professional stylist who can pay attention to the fine details. The braids in the back should be precise and clean, and the crown of your head should be perfectly slicked back and shiny-not a hair out of place. L'Oreal Professionnel Liss Unlimited Double Serum can come to the rescue to help tame any unruly fly-aways and leave behind a sleek and softened finish.

Keep in mind that there are plenty of variations of braided buns out there. Whether you're looking for something subtle or a bit more intricate, don't hesitate to talk to your hairdresser. He or she should be able to bring your vision to life. If you see a photo of a braided bun that suits your fancy, take a screenshot and bring it to your salon appointment.

Mohawk Braid

Embrace your inner cool girl with this post-modern take on the Mohawk. Pair it with copper-colored hair and your punked-up mane will be screaming "on-trend" from all corners.

We love this look because it's bold, feminine, and head-turning in all the best ways. The warrior-esque vibes of the braids are toned down with little wisps and curls gently and subtly framing the face. All you'll need are a pair of gladiator sandals to tie the whole look together.

Similar to braided buns, we recommend seeking the help of a professional stylist to get this look. Bring a photo to your appointment for some inspiration!

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