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How To: Old Hollywood Hair

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LAKEHAIR

Femme fatale Veronica Lake is best known for her classic and iconic hairstyle. The definition of old hollywood glamour, this look has been reinvented and updated throughout the years. Today this look is a bit more polished and modern, but the style remains the same. Recreate this classic and feminine hairstyle with a few easy steps:

NEED/RECOMMEND:

Curling Wand or Iron – Remington T-Studio London Edition Curling Wand

Clips – Hot Tools Metal Clips

Boar Bristle Brush – Denman D82L Boar Bristle Grooming Brush

Hairspray – Kenra Hairspray 25

Shine Serum – Kérastase Elixir Ultime Moringa Immortal

HOW TO:

♦ Start with clean, dry hair. A good blow-out will help add some volume.

♦ Create a side part. Attempt a drastic side-part for more drama.

♦ Starting just above the ear, curl hair in small, even sections – all in one direction – away from the face.

♦ After curling a single section, hold the curl – wrap around two fingers – then pin. Repeat.

♦ Once the curls have cooled, take pins out and brush hair with a boar bristle brush to loosen the curls.

♦ Spritz some hair spray on the brush, and continue brushing until all the waves fall together perfectly.

♦ Add some shine serum

Optional: Add a beautiful clip or bobby pins on one side accentuate the side-part.

How To: Polished Ponytail

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Worn at the gym or gala, a ponytail is a versatile look that is both playful and elegant. My favorite look for red carpet in a couture gown, the ponytail is understated and refined.

Needed:

✒ Boar Bristle Hairbrush

✒ Hair Elastic

✒ Styling Moose

✒ Hairspray

✒ Shine Serum

How To:

✒Day-old hair transitions better into a ponytail. Start by adding a dollop of styling moose to hair for some weight and texture.

✒For sleek ponytail, run a flat iron over hair. For wave/curly style, wrap 1-inch sections around curling-wand and repeat in diferent directions.

✒Brush hair back into ponytail. Using a boar-bristle brush will help with bumps and tangles.

✒ Secure with elastic.

✒Tame fly-aways with a spritz of hairsray.

✒ For added polish, run a shine serum through ponytail.

Optional:

Hide the elastic: Pull a pencil-thick piece of hair from the bottom of the ponytail. Wrap hair around elastic. Leave 2-inces to pull down through the elastic. Secure with bobby pins.

Add hair accesories: Find a great headband or jeweled clip, or take a very thin piece of ribbon and tie a sweet bow on top or hide bow underneath, bobby pin to secure.

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