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Prepare for the comeback of the roaring twenties with the glitz, the glam and the glimmer of the Great Gatsby!
RY.com.au recently caught up with 2013 Schwarzkopf Hair Expo award finalist and winner of the Australian Hot Shots Awards in the Fanshionista category, expert Sydney stylist Jordan Hone, on how to evoke the glamour of the twenties in all things hair! We got the scoop on the tips and tricks of recreating the hottest Gatsby looks that are storming the social scenes and dominating the fashion pages.
Channel your inner flapper by donning your sequins, grabbing your pearls and following our ‘how-to’ guide on the most fabulous 20’s inspired hair looks. Whether you opt for the subtle and understated bob, a la Daisy Buchanan, the divinely elegant finger curls distinct of the era, or the bouffant statement hair of Myrtle Wilson, RY have the tips for you!
Look 1 Great Gatsby Hair How-to
Using a medium sized round brush this look was created by power drying a light hold volume spray on damp hair (Schwarzkopf Osis Hair Body $23.17). Once you’ve created a light hold round brush blow dry, follow by spritzing a heat protectant spray (like Schwarzkopf’s Osis flatliner $23.17) and apply Cloud Nine styling irons, for a smooth texture and rounding the edges in for a polished result. Finish Using a light hairspray (Schwarzkopf’s Osis elastic $19.16) and shine spray (Schwarzkopf Osis Sparkler $19.16).
Look 2 Great Gatsby Hair How-to
Using a strong hold mousse (Schwarzkopf Osis Grip $23.17), apply to damp hair and power dry in. Then using a small curling tong start at the nape and work your way up the head, securing along the way with pin curl clips. Set by using a strong hold hairspray (Schwarzkopf Osis Session $19.16). Once set, release pin curl clips for a soft, yet structured curl.
Look 3 Great Gatsby Hair How-to
Using a strong hold mousse, power dry into hair. Use a medium round brush and create a smooth lift and volume through the roots. Once done, use Cloud Nine hot rollers in a brick lay pattern starting from the parting on the forehead. Once the roller shape is achieved, take rollers out, slightly smooth out side fringe and loosely place curls in a soft and structured manner. Secure with a flexible hold hairspray (Schwarzkopf Osis Elastic $19.16).
Look 4 Great Gatsby Hair How-to
A modern version of the classic finger waves. Starting with damp hair apply a golf ball size of strong hold mousse, and using a large paddle brush apply a wrap dry technique. Once dry starting at the nape use a medium size curling tong. Wrap hair around tong, with a strong tension. Be careful not to twist or create ‘fish hooks’. Once finished comb out using a mason Pearson styling brush, brushing right from roots to ends, using a shine spray to avoid and smooth away any fly-aways. Once desired look is achieved, secure the mid length and ends of hair with bobby & fringe pins. Seal finished look with a strong hold hairspray (Schwarzkopf Osis Grip $23.17).
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