This Unicorn Half Updo Is IRL Magic

This Halloween, make the magic happen with this fun, creative hairstyle that’s ideal for long hair. Beauty vlogger Kayley Melissa shows how a cone-shaped bun and cute bubble braid can make for a dreamy look in this tutorial. Want more imaginative hairstyle ideas? Check out these Halloween Hairstyle to learn how to create Deer Double Buns, Flower Child Curls and more. For more everyday tutorials and hairstyle inspiration, head Hair Style Hub to the Hairstyle Hub.

Get the look with these steps

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Garnier Fructis Style Sleek and Shine Anti-Humidity Smoothing Milk Front Of Bottle

Anti-Humidity Smoothing Milk

Start by applying Anti-Humidity Smoothing Milk on the ends to tame frizz and keep hair smooth.

Section off a 2-inch square at the front, comb into a ponytail, and secure with an elastic.


Hold ponytail horizontally and tease hair on the front. Create a cone-shaped bun by wrapping hair around.

Pinch hair at the top of the cone to create shape. Hold in place and secure with pins.

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Create a bubble braid by pulling small sections into ponytails along the back.

Start by pulling a 2-inch section of hair and securing into a ponytail. Then move down 2 inches and secure again, this time pull hair from both sides. Pull hair between elastics to enhance bubble.

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Garnier Fructis Style Sleek and Shine Anti-Humidity Hairspray front of pack

Sleek & Shine Anti-Humidity Aerosol Hairspray

Finish the look by creating two small loose braids on the sides.

Use Pixie Play Crafting Cream to loosen and add texture to the braids. Finish off with Sleek and Shine Hairspray all over to hold style in place.