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SUPER Easy French Knot Bun Tutorial

Welcome to out first online tutorial online! We hope to build this section up over time to create a definitive guide on how-to’s and what products to use to create that gorgeous look. Well, let’s kick it off with a “knot”so average hairstyle. Gone are the days of the simple top knot. Why not glam it up a little and pair it with a gorgeous braid? Let’s go a step further and dispense with the boring

how to do a French Knotted Bun. EASY!

and simple French braid and create a beautiful French knot instead?

You’re probably wondering if this style will work for you, well as long as your hair is shoulder length or longer, this style will work wonders for you!You are probably thinking this style looks quite complicated, and at first glance I can understand why, but it really isn’t.  Today you are about to learn exactly how to do this and how easy it really is to create a beautiful and unique hairstyle.


So let’s start the lesson! – How to make a french knot bun.

Make sure you are working with second day hair or clean hair that has been sprayed with a decent texture or sea salt spray.  Grab yourself a handful of bobby pins or even a nice hair comb.

French Knotted Bun Step One

step1Flip your head over and take two small sections of hair.

Ideally you want to get these as close to the nape at the bottom hairline.
Now tie these sections together (tie just once).



Easy French Bun Step 2


Add some hair to either side as if you were creating a braid, but do not braid, simply tie together!





Do this again by adding more hair to both sides and knotting.





Continue to do this, while working your way all the way to the top of your head.





Gather all remaining hair and twist it together, winding it into a bun on the top of your head.






Lock it in place using the bobby pins or the hair comb. Look Secured




And that’s it, that’s how to make a french knot bun. Throughout the day/ night this beautiful style you have created will loosen a bit and soften.  But don’t worry too much, as this actually make it more and more beautiful. YES! a hairstyle that gets better with wear!!

Stay tuned for more tips as we add them every few days.  Have a request? Send it through or leave a request below. We will get our team onto it straight away and have a new tutorial just for you!

Until then…have a great weekend.


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NEW ghd bird of paradise stylers

ghd Bird of Paradise Collection Launch!

Hey everyone! We are very excited to announce the latest collection from ghd! The ghd Bird of Paradise Collection is here! We had the chance to have a look at these new straighteners in the flesh last week and today we get to show you!

Firstly, from the ghd bird of paradise collection, lets take a look at the ghd Lagoon Styler….delightfully inspired with vibrant hues and graduated colours of tropical turquoise and shimmering blues this classic ghd has been transformed into the stunning limited edition styler, part of the ghd bird of paradise collection. Inspired by the hottest tropical catwalk trends, the ghd V lagoon styler is the ultimate styler for fashion fabulous hair this season. Contrasting black plates featuring advanced ceramic heat technology provide enhanced shine and versatile styling.

Now on to the divine ghd Sunset Styler.  This stunning straighter is blessed with vibrant hues and graduated colours of tropical, shimmering purples. Creating the ordianry ghd V gold classic into a stunningly beautiful bird of paradise inspired  limited edition styler.


The latest release of these ghd straighteners also has the rounded barrel design which enables you to easily create curls, waves, flicks and the perfect straight style with ease. A super handy extra long power cord (2.7 m) allowing for flexible styling and the very handy and sometimes god sent, automatic sleep mode switches off the styler if it’s not used after 30 minutes, or let’s be honest….when we forget. For all the jet setters, these models still come with the universal voltage allowing you to show off your gorgeous new styler anywhere in the world.

Plus, each bird of paradise styler comes complete with a coordinated heat resistant mat and gift box.

These 2 beautiful stylers are available now at LeonBrant Hairdressing Salon for RRP$ 279.00 or you can view them online at our Retail Site –


Buying online???? Call us on 1300 866 069 for a special price and free shipping + Free thermal spray!

Until we chat again…take care!

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Brisbane Salon : We’re having a makeover!

LeonBrant Brisbane Salon is having a makeover! That’s right, over the coming weeks LeonBrant Salon is having a little work done. A nip here and a tuck there. We will continue to trade over the week of our little cosmetic surgery. When the bandages come off we will have a fresh new look, some fresh and fantastic new deals and a few surprises in store.

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