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familar faces + chignon hair do

I'm the type of girl who will burst out laughing in dead silence at something that happened yesterday. -unknown

WTF right? Ha! I'm goofy.

Dress: Express
Jewlery: Claire's & Gift
For a past wedding I styled my hair in a high bun aka chignon. It was the easiest and glamorous look for a wedding that I could do without the help of a hair master. Ha! I also wear this style to work because it's chic and fast! You may have seen it before on other celebs. That is where I got the inspiration from! From Lauren Conrad (The Hills) to Shay Mitchell (Pretty Little Liars) have worn this hairstyle.

How To- Chignon hair:

1. Put your hair up in a high ponytail. Make sure you smooth all the bumps thru your hair.
2. Tease your ponytail.
3. Twist your ponytail and then wrap it in a loose circular bun. It's the same as putting your hair in a bun, but the trick is to make it loose instead of tight.
4. Pin it down to secure. And that is it! Go out in style ladies.

When I was looking at these pics there was a nostalgic moment. I have the same smile from when I was 16. How do I see this?

Meet the 16 year old me....and the now picture. I am amused by this. So don't burst my bubble. 

This 16 year old me was naive. She thought there was a modeling career ahead, but oh so wrong! Of course not too naive. I knew it would never be in runway, but possibly a tiny hope for commercial print. This 16 year old never made it into magazines. BUT...I had a great opportunity to model at a Estee Lauder Christmas show! That memory will last me a lifetime. It was not a total waste of my energy. The now me is working at a financial firm and wouldn't trade it up for photo shoots, red eye flights, and living in hotels. Well...maybe for a week. Ha!


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