Get the Look: Ciara's Center-Stage Waves


Celebrity stylist and MIZANI Global Artistic Director, Cesar Ramirez, recently styled Ciara for her performance at Essence Festival, an annual music festival held in New Orleans over 4th of July weekend. Said Ramirez, "Ciara's stage show is my time to play with texture and length. For Essence Fest, we went lighter. I added some bright, balayaged blonde highlights. I also added a little length for some stage drama and sexiness!"

Recreate Ciara's gorgeous waves with Ramirez's how-to, below!

Get the Look:

  1. To start, Ramirez applied a small amount of MIZANI Iron Curl throughout all her mid-shaft and ends. This protects the hair from heat, adds shine and helps define the texture.
  2. Using his ONE TOOL flatiron, Ramirez took small sections and created a wave to resemble a beachy texture. TIP: Remember to wave every piece in a different direction to get a very natural finish.
  3. Right before Ciara hit the stage, Ramirez sprayed every section with MIZANI HRM to hold shape and resist humidity throughout the show.
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