Hair stylist Anna Cantu was inspired by actress Kerry Washington's classic half-up, half-down hairstyle as seen at the recent 86th Annual Academy Awards. The look, which emphasized a waterfall of cascading curls, was both sophisticated and glamorous. Check out Cantu's steps for recreating the look below.
1. Section hair starting from the left eyebrow point diagonally towards the right ear point. Pin away.
L'Oréal Professionnel Artist Jason Backe re-created Ciara's beautiful, dark blonde hair color, as seen on the 2014 Grammys red carpet, using L'Oréal Professionnel hair color products. See the steps below to create the look for your client!
Step 1: Isolate side sections with a horizontal parting on each side of the parietal ridge.
Hair stylist Kristen McDonell worked with celebrity colorist and creator of J Beverly Hills, Max Eli, to help a client go from boxed color to flawless balayage. Here, McDonell provides her tips for creating the look:
Awards season, from the Golden Globes to the SAG Awards, is a time for celebrities to show off their most drop-dead gorgeous hair and beauty looks. With the biggest show of all, the Academy Awards, just around the corner, PRAVANA stylist Jamie Muniz has some tips on how to recreate some of the looks seen in this year's Oscar-nominated films. Whether your client is preparing for an awards-themed party, or you have a formal event of your own, these three looks are red carpet-ready.1. Bombshell Roller Curls
This de-aging hand treatment from Timeless By Pevonia can be offered as a stand-alone treatment or a manicure upgrade. Increase your service offerings and revenue, while providing your clients a treatment that reveals soft, hydrated and younger-looking hands.
Timeless By Pevonia:
Age-Defying Collagen Ampoule Treatment
Silky Skin Cleanser
Hair stylist Laura Heyns from Urban Betty Salon in Austin, Texas helped her client transition from a pink-toned ombre to a gorgeous, bombshell blonde. Here, she provides her steps for creating the look, as well as tips for transitioning from dark to light.First application:1. Applied MILK leave-in conditioner from roots to ends.2. Applied Schwarzkopf Blondme and 30v from roots to ends on previously colored dark hair, and Schwarzkopf 7v on pre-lightened pink hair.3. Left on for 30 minutes without heat.
Stylist Tiffany Pateritsas gives the how-to for achieving this short and sweet blonde look!Hair Color:Natural Level: Level 7Current Level: Natural regrowth with highlighted endsRegrowth: Blondor+ 20 volMidshaft -> ends: Blondor+ 1.9%Toner: color touch (1)10/81+ (1/2)8/81+ (1)9/16+ 1.9%Toner in foils: 9/16+1.9%Haircut:Assymetric bob - scissor over comb to low occipital, visual cutting for length on sides, round layering in back and triangular layering in front.
Ponytails are back! David Antunes, celebrity stylist and Youthful8 – The Milania Collection Brand Ambassador praised the rebirth of the ponytail for Spring/Summer 2014. “This season ponytails are back with a vengeance” said Antunes. Seen all over the runways in New York, Milan and Paris, designers such as Valentino, Helmut Lang and Missoni have revamped the "girl-next-door" look, and brought back this sleek fashion statement. Antunes refers to this new look as a "MOD Ponytail," which is no longer just for schoolgirls or bad hair days.
Legendary hairstylist Odile Gilbert partnered with Kérastase to create a cool braided "hat" hairstyle at the Creatures of the Wind Fall 2014 show. Odile used products from the brand's Couture Styling collection, as well as Touche Perfection to create the look that was both tousled yet chic.Get the Look:Step 1: On damp hair, create a deep right side part and distribute Mousse Bouffante throughout.Step 2: Apply Lift Vertige at the roots and blow dry hair in sections with hands.
Lisa Perry’s Fall/Winter 2014 presentation was inspired by dramatic volume and shape. To complement the brightly colored garments and textured metallic fabrics featured throughout the collection, Casey Herman for essie created a high-shine, silver nail look.essie Nail Products Used:ridge filling base coat"no place like chrome"quick-e drying dropsGet the Look:1. Apply ridge filling base coat to clean, filed nails.2. Once the base coat dries, apply one coat of "no place like chrome."