With Love
From Kat

With Love
From Kat

Holiday Hair Tutorial

It’s hard to believe it’s November!  I just love this time of year and am already getting in the holiday spirit (premature I know.)  Joico and I thought it would be fun to share two easy hair tutorials with you as we head into the holiday season.  I always wear my hair down out of convenience, but wanted to switch things up a bit, so I created this simple side braid and three piece bun.  The two most important components of these hairstyles were properly teasing the hair and using enough volumizing spray.  The volumizing spray is by far my favorite Joico product because it instantly adds body to my typically flat hair.

Joico and Bare Minerals are generously offering one lucky reader this holiday hair and makeup set ($700 value.)  9 first prize winners will receive a separate holiday hair and makeup set ($300 value) and 2 second prize winners will receive another hair and makeup set ($200 value) – so be sure to enter here!  FYI the giveaway ends on November 17th.  I hope you enjoyed the video!

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  • Kirsten Wick says:

    This is so pretty! Kirsten xx


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Caroline says:

    Amazing video!
    I learned some tricks!




    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Kristin says:

    Perfect timing- thanks for sharing the tutorial!

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Laura (bright and beautiful) says:

    Love the video! Both hairstyles are stunning.

    xo, Laura

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Kiara King says:

    Your videos are so amazing! They’re of such a high quality and are thoroughly entertaining and informative. I cannot wait to try that bun out! And I’ll definitely be teasing my hair a little bit at the roots for added volume from now on.


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Christina Storm says:

    I LOVE this! Thanks so much for sharing!
    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Rach says:

    Such a cute video! Love this Kat!


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • sasa says:

    Love your gorgeous hair, Kat! Great video:)

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    November 4, 2014 | Reply
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  • Chelsea's Collection says:

    It’s hard to believe that we’re talking about the holidays already but can’t wait to get dolled up for all the parties!!


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Patti says:

    Definitely did not know a three piece bun could be so easy! And I love the finishing gold spray! Definitely going to be looking for that for the holidays. You look fabulous, as always. :)


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Stephanie Sterjovski says:

    That bun? Amazing! You are gorgeous! Come do my hair please ;)

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Soraya Pena says:

    OMG, You look absolutely stunning! love the last updo…such a glam and stylish look. Thank you so much for sharing such a cute video– Soraya

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Olivia Rodriguez says:

    Love this post!!! So awesome!!

    xx Olivia


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Audrey (KeyGypsy) says:

    Great video! Loved your looks!

    Audrey | http://www.keygypsy.com

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Nico says:

    What fab video, you’re awesome!

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    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Shae says:

    Such a cute video! I love the idea to keep champagne chilled with frozen cranberries.

    S. Roderick

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Jessica (What To Style) says:

    Amazing video! I really liked the way you show how to do the last hairstyle! =)

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    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Jaclyn Mittman says:

    Such a cute video! Love the second hair do!


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Liz || Shopping My Closet says:

    Such a great tutorial! Love the 2nd hairstyle!

    Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.com

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Krizia says:

    Such a fun tutorial!

    x Krizia

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    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Elena Michelle says:

    This is so lovely! Thanks for the video, and the giveaway!

    xoxo, Elena Michelle

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Ashley says:

    Such a fun new way to create an up-do!

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Kerry says:

    This is great. You look gorgeous with your hair up – do it for more outfit posts! xo

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Alison Jeanine says:

    So not premature – I am ready to set my Christmas tree up! These tutorials are so beautifully done. Great job of sharing, Kat! Thank you! :) Xo, Alison


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Iclal says:

    Thank you for the tutorial. You are soo beautiful, my favorite blogger!


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Jen says:

    Love the bun! Will definitely have to try that for the holidays. You look beautiful! :) xx


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Emily says:

    What a lovely video! You (and the hairstyles) are stunning!


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • María José Martín says:

    Great!!!. Muakes from Seville (Spain)!!.


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Jaime Shrayber says:

    Thinking I can actually do this by myself!!


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Nadine says:

    This is great ! Thank you so much. xox


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Kennedy says:

    Great tutorial!
    xoxo Kennedy
    Northern Indigo

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Michelle says:

    So pretty! Thanks for the awesome tutorial :)

    — Michelle | MXP STYLE

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Darcy Jones says:

    Kat! This video is fabulous!!! I LOVE LOVE the Joico gold glitter- must get some for all the holiday parties and that up do looks spectacular on you! What fun and great way to get us all excited (or even MORE excited) about the holidays to come!!!

    xoxo Darcy | The Supper Model

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Niss says:

    I loved this and the second hairdo is so cute. Going to have to try it. x

    Life of Niss

    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Melissa says:

    Great video Kat!
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    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Jenny says:

    Hey Kat!! LOVE THE VIDEO!! you should definitely do more videos! you are stunning and so classy!! I just started using JOICO products because of you and I really love them! so thanks! :)

    May I ask what nail polish color you are wearing? and the cute pinkish/coral sweater is from where?


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      Thanks Jenny! I was wearing OPI “Lincoln Park After Dark” and the sweater is old from Joie :) xoxo

      November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Katie says:

    Kat you are stunning – if only my hair was as long and thick and luscious as yours x


    November 4, 2014 | Reply
  • Prudence Yeo says:

    I love the high bun look as demonstrated in the video, it looks really sophisticated! Thanks for the tutorial!


    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Francesca says:

    I love this tutorial! x

    x Francesca of http://primpandpaper.blogspot.com/

    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Desiree {CHIC COASTAL LIVING} says:

    Ok Kat. The was beyond cute! I love visiting your blog, because it’s so inspiring and your so real. Thank you for getting all of us excited about dressing up and looking cute for the holidays! Much love, Desiree XO

    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • miri says:

    Amazing video! I love your hair tips and your make up. Thank you for sharing.


    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Lindsay says:

    Amazing video! Your updo is gorgeous.


    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Ann-Louise says:

    Love this tutorial!


    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Heather says:

    Great video! I love your bun technique. I’ll have to try that.

    Partial to Pink

    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Fortune Tarantola says:

    Such a cute video! Definitely going to try the second hair look. You look stunning in that black dress!


    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Lisa says:

    I love Bare Minerals make up! I was turned onto it during a rough skin period last summer and used their new liquid formula for my wedding over the summer!
    In Dramatic Fashion

    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Laura Vorozilchak says:

    Beautiful! Thanks for sharing these styles :)

    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Marta says:

    Love it!!!

    November 5, 2014 | Reply
  • Domestic cleaning Chelsea says:

    Very beautiful hairstyles, espesially the second one.

    November 6, 2014 | Reply
  • Buffy says:

    You look amazing! Both hair styles and the makeup are stunning!

    Buffy x


    November 6, 2014 | Reply
  • emily says:

    love this! love when you make videos! xo


    November 9, 2014 | Reply
  • Wishes & Reality says:

    Awesome tutorial and a great giveaway!

    Heidi D.

    November 9, 2014 | Reply
  • Alana Marie says:

    This is such a cute video!! I loved it! You looked gorgeous doll.


    November 11, 2014 | Reply
  • Melissa says:

    What a lovely video! And my fav part was the dazzling party hair look!




    December 28, 2014 | Reply
  • Taylor says:

    Hi Kat!I know this is an old post but I just found your blog and absolutely love it! You do such a great job! I was wondering what makeup/ skin products you used in this tutorial, your skin look flawless!Also if you are using falsies, could you recommend a brand for me? Thanks so much!!!

    February 4, 2016 | Reply
    • kat@withlovefromkat.com replied:

      Thanks Taylor! You can see all of the makeup products I use in this post :) http://withlovefromkat.com/holiday-beauty/

      February 4, 2016 | Reply
      • Taylor replied:

        Thanks Kat! Your blog is so inspiring, definitely my new favorite:)



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