Give stuffy updos the boot and take a tip from Lauren Conrad, who wore a breezy chignon to the signing of her book, The Fame Game, in New York City. We love how the style gives off a carefree vibe, while the mirror-like shine and soft texture make it look polished. Her hairstylist Kristin Ess started by splitting hair into three sections, then prepped strands by spritzing on a light-hold hairspray to prevent slipping. Using a straight-line hair foundation, Ess rolled the back section of Conrad's strands into a loose bun, and secured the style with large bobby pins. "Drape the side sections over your bun, and if you need to, wrap them around a curling iron," Ess advised. "This allows the sections to blend seamlessly with the bun."
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