The "babette" hairstyle first became popular in the 60s of the last century. And the beginning of this triumphant procession around the world was the film "Babette Goes to War", the main character of which was the owner of this fashionable styling. The indisputable trend of the 2013 fashion season is the babette hairstyle.
How to make this masterpiece at home? The basis of such hair styling is bouffant. And you can bring it to life both with medium-length hair and with a scythe to the waist. To do this, you will need the following items: an elastic band and hairspray, a special roller, hairpins, a bouffant comb.
Classic "babette" - how to make a hairstyle for medium length hair
Gather hair into a tight ponytail at the crown or at the back of the head, depending on the initial idea. If a strict hairstyle is supposed, then you need to remove all the hair. For a more romantic look, you can leave a few strands in the area of \u200b\u200bthe oval of the face. Using hairpins, fix the roller of the desired size and tone, matching the color of the hair, directly under the tail. Now you need to takethe lower strand of the tail and comb it tightly, paying special attention to the base. Fix the strand with varnish and wrap the roller with it. Perform a similar manipulation with all small strands, while hiding the roller and giving the hairstyle the desired volume.
When the bouffant is ready, use a comb to give it a neat appearance, and fix the ends under the roller with hairpins or invisible ones. So the "babette" is ready. How to make your hair more elegant? You can decorate it with a ribbon, wrapping it around the resulting cocoon, or use a prudently released strand of hair for this. If the hairstyle is high, then a beautiful diadem will give the image solemnity and grace.
Romantic "babette" - how to make a hairstyle for long hair
First you need to leave two middle strands of hair in the area of the temporal region. In this case, it is convenient to start bouffant from the upper strands, tightly combing only the roots and using varnish as a fixing agent. When the necessary part of the hair is processed, you need to tidy the outer part of the hairstyle with a brush. Then, with an elastic band, collect the hair in a ponytail at the point where the bouffant ends and straight hair begins. Fix the elastic on the head at the right height so that the hairstyle does not seem too bulky or drooping. Now lay the smooth strands left at the beginning of work tightly from the temple to the elastic and secure them.This technique will give the image an incredible elegance. The gum area can be decorated with a hairpin or skillfully hidden with hair. Remaininghair length can be both wavy and straight. You can also comb all the hair and completely collect it in a ponytail at the desired height. Some kind of "creative mess" is also allowed, not a smooth cocoon.
Interestingly, in the last century, hair rollers were a terrible shortage. And since it turned out to be easy to make a “babette” with your own hands, the fact that there was no hairdressing accessory did not stop real fashionistas. Old stockings, an apple or a tin can served as an alternative. And there is no easier way to be trendy this season, how to make a light hairstyle in the current retro style.