The Chignon pronounced as SHIN-YAWN is a classic type of updo that can wear for informal and formal occasions both. It is one of the elegant and stylish hairstyles that come from a French word “nape of the neck”. A chignon is a can be better understood not as one hair style but a family of hair styles gathered together. These are characterized by the pinning and sweep up of hairs that are all gathered at the nape of the neck. There are various types of Chignons such as hair knot, French roll and bun. Once you have learned the basics of making chignons, you will discover how different products, accessories, techniques to be carried from office to gym to party etc.
For added body, one should use large curling iron or rollers to make the loose curls before a ponytail. And always make sure that ponytail should not be tight to the scalp. You should use two bobby pins in cress cross way where extra firm hold of hair is required. Run some styling gel through your ponytail to tame fly-ways. Try to make a chignon higher and off-center on your head. Be creative and unique when it comes to placement.