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28.02.17 Beauty, Hair

Get The Look: Hailee Steinfeld’s Oscar Double Ballerina Buns

Hailee Steinfeld was one of our favourites at the 2017 Oscars. Though her look was simple it also had an air of elegance and maturity beyond her 20 years.

Her Ralph & Russo Couture gown was sheer elegance, and when she turned we were entreated to two ballerina buns down the back of her head that sat atop each other. They mirrored the two rosettes on the back of her gown.

Celeb stylist Chris Appleton said that he took inspiration from her frock in order to create this sleek updo style. “We went for a bold style to compliment the mixture of classic and modern vibe given from her gown.”

Here’s how to create the look.

Prep clean wet hair with TONI & GUY Prep Heat Protection Mist. Section your hair and blow dry it backwards and away from your face using a paddle brush.

Once dry, section off the top half of the hair and gather the lower half into a ponytail at the back of the head.

Then apply TONI & GUY Style Spray Wax throughout the top section for a high-shine effect and begin curling hair using a 1-inch curling iron.
Once your hair is cooled, gently brush the curls out and join to the existing ponytail.

Wrap sections of hair from the pony tail in a clockwise motion above and below, twisting into a flower shape. Secure with pins.

Set the look with TONI & GUY Medium Hold Hairspray.


TONI & GUY Prep Heat Protection Mist
TONI & GUY Style Spray Wax
TONI & GUY Medium Hold Hairspray

03.02.17 Beauty, Hair

Get The Look: Dakota Johnson’s ‘Perfectly Imperfect’ Fifty Shades Darker Braid

Dove Celebrity Stylist Mark Townsend created Dakota Johnson’s amazing hairstyle at for the LA premiere of ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ last night.

He said, “For the Fifty Shades Darker premiere, we really wanted the focus to be on Dakota’s gorgeous dress. We decided to keep her hair out of her face by doing a long, textured braid in the back.”

“I started by spraying TRESemmé 24 Hour Body Root Boosting Spray to her damp roots and then blew her hair out with my mixed bristle round brush.”

“Once her hair was dry, I set the top mohawk section with duck bill clips to create volume. I then sprayed my paddle brush with Dove Volume & Fullness Dry Shampoo and vigorously brushed all of her hair in the back for volume and texture.

“Once her hair had the perfect texture, I went in and twisted uneven sections of her locks into braids and twists. As I went along, I used dark bobby pins to keep the loose bits secured.”

“When I was happy with the plait, I secured it with a few Blax elastics. I then released the mohawk section from the duck bill clips and used a bit of Dove Absolute Curls Crème Serum to get a bit of shine on the front.”

“I topped this look off by pulling her front pieces back and securing it with dark scunci bobby pins. The result is a perfectly imperfect play on a plaited textured look.”

TRESemmé 24 Hour Body Root Boosting Spray
Dove Volume & Fullness Dry Shampoo
Dove Absolute Curls Crème Serum

Credit: Mark Townsend instagram & Getty

04.11.15 Beauty, Hair

Get The Look: Kate Bosworth’s ‘The Art Of More’ Grecian-Inspired Braid

Kate Bosworth's 'The Art Of More' Grecian-Inspired Braid

Celebrity hairstylist Bridget Brager worked with Kate Bosworth for SAG Foundation’s Conversation on ‘The Art of More’ in Los Angeles last week.

“For Kate’s look, we wanted to do a ‘cool girl’ braid. Something a bit different, but not too flashy,” said Bridget.

Here’s how to get the look.

Bridget started by giving Kate a wavy, ‘bed head’ look. She added a little Sachajuan Ocean Mist, gave it a rough blow-dry, and curl-wanded with a T3 Whirl Trio. That’s all you need for lived-in waves.

She started by creating a deep side part, then Dutch-braided the hair down the side of her head, following her hairline. The idea was to have the braid continuing its way down, just behind the ear and then wrapping around the nape. She secured the braid with a bobby pin.

To finish the look, she used Kevin Murphy Powder Puff to create some volume and texture in the braid as she pulled it apart for a more lived-in feel.

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Sachajuan Ocean Mist
T3 Whirl Trio
Kevin Murphy Powder Puff

Credit: Getty

13.08.15 Beauty, Hair

Get The Look: Emily Ratajkowski’s ‘We Are Your Friends’ Lille Premiere Hair

 width=Celebrity hair stylist Dayaruci worked with Emily Ratajkowski for the ‘We Are Your Friends’ Lille premiere on Wednesday (August 12).

Dayaruci said, “When I work with Emily, it’s always a collaboration. We usually decide on her hairstyle once we know what she’s wearing”.

“For the Lille premiere of ‘We Are Your Friends’, Emily was wearing a gorgeous Balmain short fringe dress, so we decided to keep her hair very simple and fresh.”

He went onto say, “We decided that the focal point should be a deep side part, slightly on a diagonal, keeping the texture clean and straight.”

“I find that if you want to make a statement with a part, it’s very important to keep it neat and defined.”

Here’s how to get the look.

He started by using Kerastase Spray à Porter on her wet hair to lift up the roots, especially on the crown of the head. He then blow-dried her hair with a Mason Pearson flat brush to get the ends completely straight without any bend. He then dried the front with a big round brush, going backwards to give a bit of volume on the roots.

To keep the side behind her ear, he used L’Oreal Studio Line SLEEK IT Styling Spray, which has a bit of hold to it.

He finished the look with a touch of Moroccan Oil Luminous Hairspray all over her hair.

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Kerastase Spray à Porter
Mason Pearson Flat Brush
L’Oreal Studio Line SLEEK IT Styling Spray
Moroccan Oil Luminous Hairspray

Credit: Getty

07.05.15 Beauty, Hair

Get The Look: Jourdan Dunn’s Met Gala Cornrows

Celebrity hairstylist Lacy Redway worked with Jourdan Dunn for the ‘China: Through The Looking Glass’ Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 4) in New York City.

“I was inspired by the cut outs and crochet lacing on Jourdan’s Burberry dress. It inspired me to mimic the pattern by designing cornrows going on a diagonal and while also embracing Jourdan’s natural hair texture with a great heat free hairstyle. I finished off the look by putting it in a modern ponytail.”

Here’s how to get the look.

Lacy prepped Jourdan’s hair with Head and Shoulders Moisture Care Co-Wash to help lock in moisture into her hair before adding the braids.

After blow drying her hair with a Harry Josh Pro Blowdryer, Lacy braided Jourdan’s hair using a little Oribe Rock Hard Gel to help with frizz.

Once Lacy was done braiding she finished off with a little Shine Serum with Argan Oil by Pantene.

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Head and Shoulders Moisture Care Co-Wash
Oribe Rock Hard Gel
Shine Serum with Argan Oil by Pantene

Credit: Instagram