Laura Polko: Braided Top Knot How To Start with a half pony tied up. Braid the pony. Loosen the braid to make it thicker. Take it from the base and wrap it around just like a top knot. As always, loosen it up. Detangle the rest of your hair.
Anyone with short or medium length hair knows that updos can be a big struggle, if not totally impossible. But leaving your hair down all the time? That gets boring fast. I recently chopped a few inches off of my longish hair for a lob with choppy ends.