Well, This Is Different: The Deconstructed Knotted Updo

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Whenever we make the mistake of feeling like we've seen it all when it comes to top knots, updos, and everything in between, something like Maria Bello's "deconstructed knotted updo" appears and proves us wrong. Very wrong. Celebrity hairstylist Jonathan Hanousek crafted this gorgeous, vertical tri-bun by first creating a tousled texture, using leave-in conditioner and White Sands Gluten-Free Undercover Styling Spray.

After her hair was scrunched and dried, Hanousek sectioned it out, pulling her hair into three small, tight ponytails in a straight line (we would have loved to see this in-process step). He says, "Next, take the top hair and loosely gather into the last ponytail. You want to keep height and texture on top." Hanousek proceeded to tie the first two ponytails together, criss-crossing the ends underneath, and fastening with bobby pins. Finally, he divided the hair of the last two ponytails, tied them into knots, and pinned them. It sounds like a complicated process, but really, it's just a series of knots — if you can handle one knot, we have faith that you can master this as well.

So, what do you think? Are three knots better than one?
We honestly think the name of this 'do sounds a lot like an undergraduate interdisciplinary course, and one that we would probably want to take. (Zimbio)
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