Runway Report: Four Major Wet Hair Trends

Redken global creative director Guido’s simple wet style at the Christopher Kane show relies on a winning combo of hair oil, shine spray and a wide- tooth comb.

Soused strands continue to be championed on the runways. It’s a trend that fits with spring’s warmer temperatures, but might be a harder sell for clients who won’t part with a bone-dry blow-out. Persuade them to take the plunge with our four major takeaways on the season’s freshest damp locks.

Certainly shower-fresh locks make sense for Spring, but if you're short on sopped style inspiration, look no further than these four major wet hair trends.

House of Holland, Marni

Drenched to Dry: Dual-texture styles remained a runway staple, with hyper-saturated roots keeping silhouettes tight to the head.

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Michael Kors, Altuzarra

Dewy All Over: Moussed from roots to ends, hair left loose and damp or swirled into soaked baby hair edges imparts a fresh, just- showered aesthetic.

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Christopher Kane, Akris

Dripping in Demarcations: A favorite of runway hair leads, damp manes demarcated with comb tracks lent slippery styles instant visual interest.

Prabal Gurung, Son Jung Wan

Soaked Yet Secured: Nebulously gathered into a wet chignon or thoughtfully swooped and wrapped, drenched tresses gave back-styles the shine they deserve.


This story first appeared in the April issue of Beauty Launchpad magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

[Images: Courtesy of Rene Furterer; Wella Professional; Karie L. Frost; Getty Images]

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