Runway Report: 70s-Inspired Texture at Alice + Olivia

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Sunny days are here, but fall is just around the corner. One of the biggest trends from this year's Fall/Winter 2016 runways was 70s-inspired looks of all kinds - from fashion to beauty and everything in between. Help your client stay on-trend with carefree, Seventies waves, as seen at Alice + Olivia's FW16 presentation at New York Fashion Week.


Alice + Olivia NYFW F/W 2016 from Olivia Garden on Vimeo.

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Lead stylist Marshall Lin for Fekkai and Olivia Garden created an updated take on 1970s waves, à la Farrah Fawcett and Princess Diana. The look is all about loose, carefree structure and soft texture. Recreate this style in the salon with the how-to below!

Get the Look:

  1. Smooth hair around the frame of the face with Olivia Garden HeatPro Round Thermal Brush (1 3/4”) for a clean part down the middle. To create dimension around the face, dry the roots by angling the sections forward.
  2. Apply Fekkai Full Blown Volume Lightweight Styling Whip section by section to hair to create volume. Use hairdryer on medium heat using hands to create dry texture.
  3. Separate hair into 2-inch sections with Olivia Garden CarboSilk Comb (CS-T1) and curl hair with a 1.25-inch curling iron.
  4. Use the Olivia Garden Double Clip to quickly and easily section the hair as you work around the head.
  5. Release the curl immediately and roll it with tissue. The tension of the curl must be more from the roots and start to loosen up near the ends.
  6. After curls cool down, use Olivia Garden Supreme Combo to gently brush the hair to create a soft, edgy look with a little bit of frizz to create that 70’s style.
  7. To complete the look, pick two small pieces from the back of the hair and tie together like a shoelace at the neck line.
  8. Apply Fekkai Blowout Refresher Dry Shampoo through sections for additional texture. Finish with Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray for easy hold.

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