Emma Elwin

Notes from a Swedish stylist

So I’ve been trying out some heat-free, raw and all-natural hairstyles for our wedding this summer. I don’t want to use things like curling irons or do something that needs a ton of hairspray to stay in place. For this try-out, the only “styling product” I used was a hair oil—to give the hair some nice and healthy shine.

Take a look and tell me which one you think I should go for!

These are the few things I used to make the different hairstyles!

I started by washing my hair with shampoo and conditioner the night before I styled it, and even treated it to a 30-minute nourishing re-hydrate clay mask—I really love when I find the time to do that.

Read all about my raw and natural hair routine here! 

This first look is a super easy low-set ponytail. Instead of using an elastic hair band I used pins and some of my hair to tie it together. I gathered the hair loosely at the nape and then I wrapped the loose part around the ponytail and secured the ends with a bobby pin.

For this look I started by separating the top half of hair from the bottom half. Then I twisted it around the base and secured the bun with a few bobby pins and finished by adjusting it to the shape I wanted.

Again I separated the top half of hair from the bottom half and then put the hair buckle on (my favorite). Then I simply folded the lengths in towards the neck and secured it with a few bobby pins. Done!


For more useful tips on how to get into a heat free hair routine, check this out


Hanna: Den med blommorna var superfin! Själv hade jag bara en slarvig knut i nacken och ett diadem. Angående kläder till lillkillen, kolla Newbies ljusblå eller hm baby exclusive i linne. Så fina! exklusive
June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017

Kit armario para cultivo interior: Jag älskar den lilla bullen till det vågiga utsläppta håret! så fint.. <3
June 14, 2017

Thea Backlund Lindgren: Alla tre är fina! Visst skulle ni gifta er på stranden? Isf skulle jag verkligen ta vinden i åtanke. Håller #3 om det blåser mycket? Gör det något om du får håret i ansiktet, (#2)? <3
June 13, 2017

Lydia: Jag älskar den lilla bullen till det vågiga utsläppta håret! så fint.. <3
June 13, 2017

Sandra Olsson: Jag tycker # 2 fast med spännet istället för knut :) Eller #2 med blommorna.
June 13, 2017

Emma Elwin: Hi Judith! We are also having a very simple wedding, the only thing I am looking for now is a tiny suit for Dylan who is 11 months now! And yes #2 is my favorite :) I might do a mix in-between the two and use the hair bucklet with half the hair down!
June 13, 2017

Judith A Ross: Hi Emma, I like looks #2 and #3 the best. Something tells me that your beloved will love #2, although I am totally in love with that hair buckle. Just so you know from whence this opinion comes, I was married 35 years ago. At the time my son was 5 months old. We had a very simple wedding
June 13, 2017

Jessika: De 2 sista absolut, beror sen på klänningen också ☀
June 10, 2017

Andrea: Den sista är magisk.
June 10, 2017

Jenny: den sista var jättevacker på dig :)
June 9, 2017

Louise: uppsatt är alltid vacker till bröllop :)
June 9, 2017

Lisa: Jag tycker den sista frisyren, den är du så vacker i! Enkel men ändå högtidlig!
June 9, 2017

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