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Natural Curly Hair Updo


Here's a quick and easy natural updo hairstyle.  It's a faux hawk without all of the extra effort.  This hairstyle  is great for when your curls have started to fall and you want to wear something different for the day instead of leaving your hair down.  Warning this video is mainly still pictures with audio explaining the tutorial.  Better camera - hopefully coming soon.  
Full description including links to how to make your own conditioner and sock bun here.

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