Crown Styles

Three easy updos.

In this tutorial, I show you how to create three “crown” styles inspired by traditional African styles and art.

High Bun Crown (original source unknown)

High Bun Crown.
Inspiration source: Public domain, unknown.

 

Top Knot Crown. Source: Wunmonije Compound, Ife, Head with Crown. Museum for African Art/Fundación Botín. © National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Nigeria.

Top Knot Crown.
Inspiration source: Wunmonije Compound, Ife, Head with Crown. Museum for African Art/Fundación Botín. © National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Nigeria.

 

Complex Coiffure Crown. Inspiration source: Inspiration: Woman with complex coiffure and hair ornaments
 Fulani, West Africa 
Photo: Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal.

Complex Coiffure Crown.
Inspiration source: Inspiration: Woman with complex coiffure and hair ornaments
; Fulani, West Africa

Photo: Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal.

Products and Tools:

Total time:

  • High Bun – 8 minutes
  • Top Knot – 8 minutes
  • Complex Coiffure – 15 minutes

Keep and Care:
Styles can be maintained by securing with a silk or satin scarf and then covering with a satin bonnet.

2 Comments to Crown Styles

  1. drockz89 // April 9, 2014 at 8:26 pm //

    all three are beautiful but the last one is my fav! you make it look so easy!

  2. Melissa // June 7, 2014 at 8:46 pm //

    I love your hair tutorials very creative and helpful. I would love to watch more and use these hair styles for when I go natural permanently.

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