Saturday, February 11, 2012

Heart-stopping Valentine's Day Hairstyles

We took cues from a few true bombshells, past and present, and compiled 4 Valentine's Day worthy hairstyles with tips on how to do them. Whether you are attached or not, these glamorous hairstyles are guaranteed to make an impact!

Femme Fatale
How to:
  1. Start with a smooth texture, this can be achieved using a rich conditioner like Obliphica Hydrate Conditioner.
  2. Create a side part.
  3. Take a 2 inch section, and curl it with a 25 mm Tourmaline Curling Wand. Start at eye level and hold the wand horizontally.
  4. Gently brush through the curls to create the wave. Set with hair spray.

Bedroom Hair
How to:
  1. After shampooing and conditioning your hair, spritz it with Amika 2 in 1 Volumizing Spray to give it some lift.
  2. Use the Amika Ceramic Styler to add gentle lift to the root. Clamp the styler close to the scalp and hold for a few seconds then turn it 180 degrees, a full half turn, and then pull it swiftly through the hair.
  3. Tease to add additional body.
  4. For maximum body, clip in Amika 100% Human Hair Extensions.

Ultra sleek and straightHow to:

  1. Be sure to condition your hair and if possible rinse in cold water to enhance shine.
  2. Apply a straightening serum.
  3. Part hair into sections and blow dry. Separate hair in to 2 inch sections and clamp down the Amika Ceramic Styler as close to the scalp as possible. Slowly pull the Styler down through the length of hair.
  4. Rub a bit of Obliphica Finishing Shine Spray into the palms of your hands and lightly brush over key areas for added shine.

Loose Bun
How to:
  1. Start with clean, dry hair and apply Amika Argan Oil Replenishing Hair Serum to control flyaways.
  2. Pull hair back into a loose pony tail with an elastic at nape of neck and curl the ends with the Amika 19mm Tourmaline Curling Wand.
  3. Pin the mid point of the pony tail to the back of the head just above the elastic.
  4. Take small sections of the pony tail and pin them in loose ringlets around the the elastic.