How to create the perfect chignon
As an experienced wedding hairstylist one of the most popular bridal hair styles in the classic chignon. The word chignon comes from the French phrase “chignon du cou” which means nape of the neck, the style is a large, smooth twist, roll, or knot of hair, worn by women at the nape sitting low in the neck.
It was a popular hair-style of the 1860s and 1870s during that time, chignons were often enormous constructions including false hair or pads. The chignon’s popularity peaked again in the 1940s when many women wore the chignon with a headscarf while working in factories,or as part of the land army during the second world war
Now the style is frequently worn for special occasions, like weddings formal dances,the races …. but the basic chignon is also worn for everyday casual wear