Cute half up do’s have been so popular in the villa this year.

In this how to we show you how to create a braided half up do, perfect for the beach or pool side but also for an every day change up to your usual straight hair style using The Cordless Iron Pro.

Braided Half Updo


step by step

  1. Lightly mist the CLOUD NINE Magical Quick Dry Potion over the hair
  2. Brush through with the CLOUD NINE Luxury Boar Bristle Paddle Brush and make sure your hair is knot-free
  3. Section your hair using the CLOUD NINE Croc Clips, leaving a section on top to style
  4. Separate hair into 3 even sections with your fingers​ at the front of your head
  5. Start by plaiting a traditional braid by crossing the “right” strand over to the center. Then, cross the “left” strand from over to the centre. Repeat until you've made a few rows of a traditional braid
  6. Begin working in new hair on each section and include in the crossover
  7. Secure with a small elastic
  8. Turn on the CLOUD NINE Cordless Iron Pro and run through the remaining hair from root to tip. On each section, place your CLOUD NINE Luxury Boar Bristle Paddle Brush on the underside of the hair for tangle free styling

the tools you need

True magic in a bottle. Speed up your drying time and protect your hair with CLOUD NINE Magical Potion. Whether on the beach, by the pool or just heat styling. Prevent frizz and flyaways, protect against heat damage and provide hair with conditioning kindness.

Kinder to your hair and scalp. Use your CLOUD NINE Paddle Brush to detangle and style.

The Cordless Iron Pro is your partner in style with no strings attached. Lightweight and compact, take with you whenever and wherever you need it! We love your hair as much as you do which is why our Cordless Iron Pro features kinder styling technology variable temperature control and the innovative Revive Mode to minimise friction on the hair and to style at a lower temperature.


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