Throwback Thursday: Recreate These Chic Chignons by Guido


In honor of Throwback Thursday (#TBT), we're going way back to 2008 and these lovely, chic chignons created by hairstylist Guido for Ralph Lauren's 40th Anniversary runway show. Recreate the look - which works just as well for today as it did 7 years ago - with the how-to below!

  Get the Look:
1. Spray Redken pillow proof blow dry express primer all over damp hair and comb through.

2. While hair is still damp, apply 4–5 pumps of Redken’s new glow dry style-enhancing blow-dry oil from roots to ends.

3. Blow-dry hair smooth using a flat brush.

4. Gather hair into a smooth, low ponytail, securing at the base of the head with an elastic.

5. Apply a nickel-size amount of Redken braid aid 08 braid defining lotion throughout the length of the ponytail.

6. Twist the length of the hair into a knot, twist or braided chignon and secure with small hair pins.

7. Using fingers, gently apply 2–3 more pumps of glow dry style-enhancing blow-dry oil on roots for extra shine.

8. Finish with a thorough mist of Redken control addict 28 high control hairspray for extra hold.

9. Place desired headpiece, hat or accessory on head and secure with small hair pins if necessary.

    [Images courtesy of 24 Seven Inc.]

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