The Hunger Games: Red Carpet Hairstyles

At the Hollywood premiere for the eagerly-anticipated The Hunger Games, the red carpet served up plenty of fashionable fare. Stars of the film including Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks and Josh Hutcherson—dazzled the fans that turned out for the event with fab clothes and chic hairstyles. Since Joico served as the official hair sponsor for the film, and Joico Artist Cherry Petenbrink served as colorist of choice, it seemed appropriate to turn to Cherry Petenbrink and Joico International Creative Director Damien Carney for Hunger Games red carpet insights and how-tos.
form a loose braid. Wrap the braid around the base of the ponytail and secure with pins. Release the top section, twist it loosely, work it into the braided bun and secure with pins. Release the front sections and allow them to gently frame the face. Mist with Joico K-PAK Protective Hairspray to secure the twist and repel flyaways.  Weave decorative ribbon through the braids.
mbination makes the hair easy to comb and eliminates ‘fluffiness,’” Damien explains.Then create a slightly imperfect side part, work in about four drops of Joico K-PAK Color Therapy Restorative Styling Oil and comb through for even distribution. Next, do the same thing with a few drops of Joico K-PAK Protect & Shine Serum. “This is the perfect combination,” Damien reveals, “for shiny, groomed, touchable hair.”
es, remove the rollers.  Section the hair from temple to temple, lightly backcomb the top section and secure it with pins just below the crown.

rling iron to achieve loose, loopy waves. Apply a few drops of Joico K-PAK Color Therapy Restorative Styling Oil to ends to enhance shine and discourage frizz.

arge tooth comb for even distribution. Beginning at the nape, twirl curls around your finger, then slide your finger out leaving the curl intact. Continue “setting” the entire head in this manner. Allow the curls to dry naturally and avoid disturbing them—doing so can create unwanted frizz. “As you go along, create a loose, off-center parting,” Damien advises. “This will make a round shape look more angular.”
nd above the occipital bone with a bungee cord that won’t snag strands. Then simply wrap the tail around the base to cover up the bungee and secure the ends. “Twist and fold the ends before pinning them,” Damien suggests, “and gather the hair into the ponytail with your hands so that it’s not scraped too tightly.” Rather than applying hairspray directly to hair, Damien prefers to mist his palms with Joico K-PAK Protective Hairspray and gently run his hands over the surface of the hair to fix flyaways.


[Images courtesy of Joico: Jennifer Lawrence by Jason Merritt; Latasha Rose by Jason Merritt; Josh Hutcherson by Alberto E. Rodriguez; Elizabeth Banks by Jon Kopaloff; Miley Cyrus by Alberto E. Rodriguez; Kalia Prescott by Jason Merritt]

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