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Badass Braids: 45 Maverick Braids, Buns, and Twists Inspired by Vikings, Game of Thrones, and More (Paperback)
Recreate the braids, buns, and twists of your favorite historical, sci-fi, and fantasy heroes and heroines with Badass Braids.
Step-by-step, illustrated instructions show you how to make the hairstyles from Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games, Star Trek, Star Wars, The Legend of Zelda, Vikings, The Lord of the Rings, and more.
Author Shannon Burns runs the hugely popular YouTube channel Silvousplaits, where she showcases DIY hair art that mimics the hairstyles of valiant men and women in the best historical, sci-fi, and fantasy shows and movies.
In Badass Braids, Shannon shows you how to transform your hair with hard-core braids, step by step. The book covers 45 different braids and styles from a full spectrum of fantasy worlds (and galaxies), from ancient adversaries and viking warriors to romantic renegades and sci-fi heroines.
With an introduction to the styling techniques for different kinds of basic braids, interviews with behind-the-scenes stylists and actors, and original styles inspired by fan-favorites, you will learn to recreate the hairstyles of:
- Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay)
- Anne Boleyn (The Tudors)
- The Norse king Ragnar Lothbrok (Vikings)
- Daenerys Targaryen (Game of Thrones)
- Diana Prince (Wonder Woman)
- Lizzy Bennet (Pride and Prejudice)
- And many more
About the Author
Silvousplaits, also known as Shannon Burns, runs one of the most influential movie and TV hair tutorial channels on YouTube (Silvousplaits Hairstyling). She is the author of Badass Braids: 45 Maverick Braids, Buns, and Twists Inspired by Vikings, Game of Thrones, and More. She specializes in making videos and pictorials that replicate the fantasy, sci-fi, and historical hairstyles of popular media, such as Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Vikings, and Star Wars. She started her Internet hair adventures in February 2013, after a post to reddit.com/r/gameofthrones went viral. Since then, her tutorials have been featured on HBO Watch, mtv.com, Buzzfeed, and the History Channel. She also posts tutorials for her own original designs from time to time, as well as basic hairstyling tips and hair care information based on scientific research. Outside of YouTube, she provides personal hairstyling services.