Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Kérastase @ Monique Lhuillier S/S 2012
Kérastase @ Monique Lhuillier S/S 2012

Kérastase @ Monique Lhuillier S/S 2012

Overall look: Sleek with a teased ponytail
Inspiration: The structured, straight lines of the collection against the curves of a woman’s body
“The collection includes cocktail dresses and evening gowns so we wanted the hair pulled back to accentuate the necklines and shoulders.” – Odile Gilbert

Beauty Breakdown

Steps:

  • Apply NEW Kérastase Fibre Architecte dual reparative treatment to dry hair
  • Straighten hair with a flat iron for a sleek, pin-straight look
  • Slick hair back with Kérastase Sublimateur Jour and secure at the crown with a hook elastic
  • Tease the ponytail for added volume and movement
  • Smooth front and sides with a fine-tooth comb and finish with Kérastase Double Force Hair Spray

Kérastase Products Used:

  • NEW Fibre Architecte (Available in October 2011) – renovating dual serum for reconstructing the hair fiber, repairing and mending damaged lengths and split ends
  • Sublimateur Jour – light-weight leave-in conditioner for styling-ease, frizz control and nourishment
  • Double Force Hair Spray –Buildable hold hair spray with a protective UV filter

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Kérastase @ Jill Stuart S/S 2012
Kérastase @ Jill Stuart S/S 2012

Kérastase @ Jill Stuart S/S 2012

Textured, messy waves with a side-swept twisted bang
“To complement the bright, playful colors of the collection, we wanted to create an innocent and youthful look for the hair.” – Odile Gilbert
“For hair we wanted it to look like she had been playing with it all day.” – Jill Stuart

Beauty Breakdown

Steps:

  • Massage a generous amount of Kérastase Mousse Volumactive throughout hair
  • Spray Kérastase Lotion Densitive to add texture to the lengths and ends
  • Scrunch hair and blow-dry, infusing body and texture
  • Part hair on the side and pull forward toward the face
  • Sweep hair across forehead to create a side-swept bang without cutting hair
  • Twist hair loosely and secure in place with a bobby pin
  • Spray Kérastase Double Force Hair Spray to set the style

Kérastase Products Used:

  • Mousse Volumactive – amplifying mousse for added substance and full, long-lasting volume
  • Double Force Hair Spray – buildable hold hair spray with a protective UV filter
  • Lotion Densitive – texturizing spray for added volume and body

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