A few tease-y steps to a simple and casual updo

Megan sent me this updo tutorial and we knew it would inspire some casual, floofy, and BIG updos! This one has lots of teasing for body, but looks totally doable, perfect for a headpiece, and not at all fussy or pretentious. Plus it strikes me as a little bit retro with that beehive vibe.

Now that we're in a back-combing mood, we may as well see what's out there for wild and woolly updos! Come of these are pretty versatile too — for outdoor and woodsy or indoor and glam.

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Braids are always the right choice. Source: photobucket.com
Classic Brigitte Bardot. Source: elle.com
Love this giant beehive-inspired do. Plus that red is sex. Source: abeautifulmess.typepad.com via Beatrix
Same source, different look. The style is actually really similar, but dressed up very differently. Source: abeautifulmess.typepad.com via Maria
A big ol' bun is suddenly amazing with a couple of little bands. Source: seventeen.com via Melissa

Are you going to tease your hair silly for some retro-inspired or just plain huge updos? It looks pretty damn foolproof to me.

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