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The Art of Hair

The Ultimate DIY Guide to Braids, Buns, Curls, and More

Published by Weldon Owen
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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About The Book

Hairstyling is a timeless way for women to create something unique and express themselves. Whether you wash it and run out the door, combine looks like edgy cornrows with disheveled waves or defy gravity with a sky-high ‘60s beehive, your easy-to-follow guide to hair is here. With nearly 50 diverse styles and tips for every type of hair length and texture, The Art of Hair: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Braids, Buns, Curls and More is the definitive guide to DIY hairstyling for women of all ages, styles and hair types.

From the basics like hair 101 and frizz-free blowout instructions to sections dedicated to ponytails, buns and chignons, braids, twists and rolls, and curls – this book has you and your hair covered. Step-by-step, illustrated guides accompany each lavishly photographed look, ensuring that every style is accessible for every hair type.

Having styled hair for world-renowned brands in cities from New York to Paris, Rubi Jones is well versed in general hair care, simple techniques, extravagant hairstyles and everything in between. Whether you have naturally have thin, pin-straight short hair or long, thick layers of curls, Rubi gives you the tools your need to complete any hairstyle. Learn her tricks, infuse these looks with your signature style and become your own favorite stylist with The Art of Hair.

About The Author

Rubi Jones is a NY-based hairdresser and author. She styles hair for magazine editorials, ad campaigns, and fashion weeks each season from NY to Paris. She also teaches styling workshops internationally. Follow Rubi's work, daily hair inspiration, and tips at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Weldon Owen (June 2, 2015)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781616288013

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Raves and Reviews

"For a complete education on styling your own hair, you’re going to want to get your hands on The Art of Hair... Whether you’re rocking those natural curls or are looking for ways to add va-va-voom height to your fine hair, be sure to pick up The Art of Hair and get styling!"

– Brit + Co

“If you’re looking to see the future of hair, you need to keep an eye on Rubi Aguilar Jones.”

– Lucky Magazine

"Not only is this book insanely stunning, it’s instructional! The Art of Hair gives the reader step by step tutorials on all of your dream hair styles..."

– Coco & Cowe

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