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Everyone out there is probably craving some hot sunlight and summer vibes right now. It may be May on the calendar, but not everywhere is warm and sunny. So, to prepare for the arrival of lady summer, we have been scrolling and searching for something to get us in the mood. What we found amazed us and many other people online. The new Instagram trend, the plaited rose hairstyles, got us all obsessed. It’s the perfect hairstyle for going out, going to events, or even for a walk.
Social media is going crazy over these floral and gorgeous hairstyles that have been invented by Connecticut hair guru Alison Valsamis. With almost 20,000 followers on her Instagram page, the master colorist and stylist has taken the world of hairstyling by storm with her creations. Let’s face it! Alison has hair skills to die for and is one of the best people out there that you can look up for inspiration. Moreover, over the past month, she has been experimenting with these incredible plaited rose hairstyles, and her likes and admiration just exploded. Her creations are now a phenomenon, and their popularity is increasing every day. This is why we have decided to show you some of her creations and offer you some tips that come straight from the creator herself. Enjoy!
The plaited rose hairstyles
Don’t worry! Before you start thinking that you could never create such an intricate hairstyle with your own hands, we want to reassure you that, according to Alison, they are not that difficult to make. Because everyone became so obsessed with her creations, Alison decided one day to offer some tips on how people can re-create these plaited rose hairstyles at home, without much effort at all.
🌺🌸Garden Trellis 🌺🌸 this one has been in my brain a while. And today the sun is shining and I had the chance to sit down with my favorite wig and some new products. Styled using @biolage Agave Nectar Control Gel and Texturing Styling Spray Wig: @uniwigs . . . . . #behindthechair #btconeshot_braids18 #btconeshot_upstyling18 #loveisinthehaircontest #oneshotbox #liveraw
How to do it
Alison Valsamis says that the first step is to create a small, three-strand braid, and to roll it up. That will be the center and the base of your flower. Then, the trick is to alternate between different types of braids. You can do a fishtail braid and then continue with a Dutch braid. They need to be pulled apart in order to create that volume and depth. That large petal look of a rose in bloom is created with a Dutch three-strand braid positioned on the outer side of the flower.
If that explanation from the creator herself was not enough to convince you that this hairstyle is easy to make at home, maybe some of Alison’s creations will. She shares them almost daily on her Instagram page, and they are gorgeous. Look through them for some extra inspiration, and maybe you will gather the courage to do it yourself one day. You want to spice up your hair for the summer, don’t you?
So, what did you think about these new plaited rose hairstyles that Alison Valsamis created? Are you bold enough to try one yourself? If you are, show us what you ended up with down below!
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