How to Make a Perfect Bun
Master the effortlessly elegant chignon by borrowing the graceful technique of a former ballerina.
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The Right Pins
Hairpins, not bobby pins, are key to a sleek chignon. They hold more hair, so you get a bun sturdy enough to withstand pirouettes (or a lively holiday party). Sophie uses Bunheads (no relation to her book) Hairpins ($4.50 for 12; DanceDepot.com
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