5 Dazzling ’Dos for New Year’s Eve

Photo by: Ericka McConnell / The Blush
Look: Ballerina Bun

Step 1: Take a dab of smoothing cream and use it to slick your hair back toward the crown of your head into a ponytail.

Step 2: Secure with a... more 
Photo by: Ericka McConnell / The Blush
Look: Ballerina Bun

Step 1: Take a dab of smoothing cream and use it to slick your hair back toward the crown of your head into a ponytail.

Step 2: Secure with a hair tie and then twist your hair into a bun, leaving a one-inch-think strand free (see Step 3). If it's not perfectly in place, pull a few strands around your face and play with the messiness. (You can also use a hair doughnut to make a really fun big bun.)

Step 3: Now braid the one-inch-thick strand of hair. Wrap the braid around the base of your bun and pin into place. Spritz with hair spray and you're done!
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Fri, Dec 21, 2012 2:42 PM EST

Get tips from a pro on creating your own party-ready hair.

You splurged on your New Year's Eve dress, now what to do with your hair? To save you a pricey trip to the salon, we turned to renowned hairstylist Mark Garrison and his staff at Mark Garrison Salon in New York City. Read on for his step-by-step instructions on creating five festive 'dos.

By Kristin Larson for TheBlush.com

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