CC Beauty Live: Half Up Twisted Bun

It’s been a while since we had a hair tutorial, so I thought it was about time! I’m pretty busy during the day, which means I don’t have a lot of time to do my hair. And you all know I don’t wash it every day, but it’s still a hassle to keep up with. So quick and easy hair styles are essential for me, and they probably are for you too. I like styles that keep my hair out of the way so I can focus on everything else I have to deal with.

Half up is my go-to style because it’s the perfect combination, but it can be boring. That’s why I like to add braids, or in this video, twisted buns. It adds a little oomph to the typical half up hairdo. This style is super easy and quick so you’ll be able to snooze a bit more before class and still look cute when you get there.

On my face: Painted Earth Pore Perfecting Primer, Painted Earth concealer, Painted Earth Perfect Every Thyme Mineral Foundation, NARS Orgasm blush, Mary Kay eyeliner, Mary Kay lash love mascara, BITE Granache lipstick.

Got something you want me to cover? Post it in the comments below. And don’t forget to follow us on YouTube and check out my other videos right here! And for more beauty related tips, check out my website and follow me on Twitter!



    1. Liz says:

      I LOVE your shirt! Where is it from?

      1. Caitlin-University of Alabama says:

        Forever 21!

    2. Ashton says:

      Okay, cascade of tutorial ideas coming your way…

      what ever this is:

      cascade braid:

      whatever glorious mess this is:

      half-fishtail-ponytail thing:

      braid coming around the bottom:

      tucked under braid:

      converging braids:

      5 strand braid

      If you could help out with any of these that would be awesome!

      1. Caitlin-University of Alabama says:

        Oh you're fantastic!! I will definitely tackle these :) thanks Ashton!

    3. Zoey says:

      Hey did you guys ever choose a winner for the 100th video giveaway? I've been checking the page every day, and it's been over a month, and I haven't seen a winner announced. I'm DYING to know if I won because the prize is amazing and I love your videos so it would be great to win. But if not, I would love to be able to congratulate whoever DOES win because they'd definitely deserve it. Anyway, just wondering if you might be able to update us all on that (and secretly hoping that my persistence in checking every day pays off somehow… haha). Thanks!

      PS I love the hairstyle – I wore it out today and got tons of compliments. It looks great with my curly hair!

      1. editor says:

        Hi Zoey. Yes we did choose a winner…sorry you didn't win.

        But keep checking CC every Monday for new giveaways! This week we're doing an AMAZING back to school giveaway AND a Twitter-only Musicpound giveaway.

        Check the homepage for deets!

      2. Zoey says:

        Okay, well thanks for letting me know. You might want to update the contest page to let people know that a winner was chosen, since it seems like you do that for your other contests. Anyway thanks again and keep up the great work with CC :)

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