Fashion & Style: All About Sedu

23 01 2010

First of all, what is a Sedu hairstyle? Well, Sedu actually comes from the word seductive. Most Asians are very lucky in that they are born with naturally straight hair. Lots of westerners have to resort to straightening their hair in order to achieve the same silky, straight hair Asians have. This hair is now known as Sedu hair. A Sedu iron has even been invented for those that want this kind of hair! So, we Asians have it lucky, really.

For those not lucky enough to be born with a Sedu hairstyle, here’s a quick step-by-step of how you can create one yourself. Read the rest of this entry »

Fashion & Style: The Korean Hair Bun

23 01 2010

The Korean Wave (Hallyu) is sweeping over the world. In the process, why not make yourself look fabulous with one of the most popular Korean hairstyles? That’s right, it’s the korean hair bun. This hairstyle can also be seen on celebrities, inspiring many Korean girls to imitate it. Here’s a set of step-by-step instructions to get you started, as well as a tutorial video.


What you need:

  • Hair elastic
  • Hairspray (optional)
  • Bobby pins (optional)

1.  Grab your hair and hold it in a ponytail high on your head with your hand. Don`t tie it! Keep your elastic on your right hand.
2. Start twisting your hair into a bun.
3. Make sure you twist it well. It should resemble those cinnamon rolls.
4. After that, form it into a circle shape. Keep the twist in place.
5. Tie it with the elastic around your right hand.
6. Tie it around twice, and make it loose. Fix it until you are satisfied.
7. On both sides, pull out some hair (not a lot) so it looks natural.

Note: If your hair twist/bun is loose, use bobby pins to hold it. Or, alternatively, spray in a little hairspray to hold it. Read the rest of this entry »