Simple & Romantic Spring Hairstyle with FranceLuxe.com

I love doing romantic, flowing hairstyles in the spring, so I was elated when FranceLuxe.com sent me a few of their beautiful hair accessories to play with.  They make luxurious hair accessories in every shade and style imaginable with materials like silk, enamel and Swarovski crystals.  One of my favorite things about shopping with them is that many of their silk items, like the sky blue bow barrette I’m wearing, are handmade to order in the US.

While my blue silk barrette gives this hairstyle a classic and feminine look, I love that these enamel cutout circle barrettes give my hairstyle a 60’s mod-meets-contemporary look.  These accessories can change the aesthetic of your look so much, and I love how easy they are to use (they stay put, even in slippery hair!)  This romantic and simple fishtail half up-do pairs perfectly with barrettes and is one of my favorite styles to wear during springtime.

how to:

1. With tangle-free wavy hair, take a small section of hair at the crown

2. Separate this section into two even parts 

3. take a small piece of hair on the outer edge of one section and cross it over to the other side

4. repeat this step for the opposite side, making sure to hold your sections tight

5. take an outer section of hair and cross over around five more times on each side

6. now you should have a little fishtail braid!  secure it with a barrette or two

7. gently pull on the outer edges of the braid while holding down on the barrette, and voila!

Don’t forget to visit FranceLuxe.com to browse all of their beautiful pieces (they offer free shipping & free returns on U.S.  orders!) You can also shop directly for the accessories I used in this tutorial by clicking below.

items worn:

L. Erikson Atelier Enamel Cutout Circle Tige Boule Barrete
L. Erikson USA Square Bow Barrette – Silk Charmeuse