Hair And Makeup play a big role when it comes to putting a look together, whether it is for streetstyle fashion or for a fashion runway.
Any designer’s collection, when presented, doubtlessly needs to be intertwined with the appropriate hairstyle and makeup, in order to ensure the success of the event.
I had the honor to be backstage with AVEDA and its awesome team for two fashion shows during this past New York Fashion Week SS16.
There I had the chance to experience what it’s like to prepare the look for every single model and see how hard work does pay off at the end.
For the purpose of a better understanding, I decided to brake this post in two parts: my experience at LATINISTA and at CHIARA BONI Spring-Summer 2016 New York Fashion Week.
1.- LATINISTA Fashion Week/Cesar Galindo & Milagros Batista – Hair
For this show the hair was represented by “The Party Pony”; a beautiful and versatile sleek ponytail with a twist of messiness in the front. Tippi Shorter, Aveda Global Artistic Director for Textured Hair, explains that “The look is a blend of two cool styles; there’s an undone crown with wispy pieces of hair framing the face and a sleek, finished and plumped up ponytail”.
In order to achieve the look, she followed these easy steps using these Aveda Hair Products:
The Party Pony
Steps To The Look
Step 1: On dry hair, spray Aveda Thickening Tonic until hair is damp.
Step 2: Begin taking 1” sections of hair and gently twirl from root to end and set for texture.
Step 3: Once all hair is twirled in sections, take one piece at a time, and blow dry. Lay the dried sections over the face to create volume at the roots while continuing to dry remaining sections.
Step 4: Flip the dried twirls back and with a small amount of Light Elements™ Defining Whip™ in hands, gently unravel the twirls and massage hair to create added textured at the crown.
Step 5: Pull hair into low ponytail ensuring the top has volume. Secure with a bungee. Wrap a small section of hair around bungee and secure with a pin under the ponytail.
Step 6: Spray ponytail with Aveda Brilliant™ Shine-on Spray, then flat-iron the ponytail smooth.
Step 7: Finish with a light mist of Aveda Control™ Force Firm Hair Spray.
2.- Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Runway – Hair And Makeup
a. – Hair
To engage with the collection, Aveda Guest Artist Jon Reyman created the “Flowering Rose Bud”, which consists of pretty layers of textured hair, accented with sleek modern finger waves framing the face on both sides.
John Reyman explained that “The slick waves emulated the look of rose petals, and organically transitioned into free-flowing hair that was little wild and natural, like a blooming flower.”
In order to achieve the look, he followed these easy steps using these Aveda Hair Products:
Flowering Rose Bud Hair Look
Steps To The Look
Step 1: Prep hair with a liberal misting of Aveda Thickening Tonic and blow dry hair for texture.
Step 2: With hair parted down the center, apply a generous amount of Aveda Brilliant™ Retexturizing Gel to the top half of head to create the wet appearance.
Step 3: On the right side, begin forming a traditional finger wave from the top of the part going down to the back of the ear. Set each waved section with a clip. Repeat on the left side.
PRO TIP: Place a playing card under each clip to avoid ridging on the hair.
Step 4: Once done, place a stocking cap on clipped waves to further set style.
Step 5: With the top drying, begin wrap hair that is hanging loose around a ¾” barrel curling rod.
Step 6: Use a wide-tooth comb to pull out the freshly set curls for a flowing loose wave.
Step 7: Apply new Aveda Shampure™ Dry Shampoo (Available November 1, 2015) on the back for added texture and remove the cap and clips. Let the finger waves hang naturally.
Aveda Global Artist Director for Makeup Janell Geason created the “Flower in Bloom” Makeup Look, consisting of a soft pink and orangey shades.
Flower in Bloom Makeup Look
Steps To The Look
Step 2: Lightly apply Petal Essence™ Single Eye Color in Opal on top lash line.
Step 3: Curl lashes and apply Mosscara™ Black Forest.
Step 4: Fill in brows, if needed, with Petal Essence™ Eye Color Trio in Gobi Sands with brow brush.
Step 5: With a blush brush apply Petal Essence™ Face Accents in Apricot Whisper along the cheekbones.
Step 6: Add a touch of Petal Essence™ Face Accents in Rose Blossom to the apples of the cheeks.
Step 7: Line the lips with Nourish-mint™ Lip Liner in Purple Sage and blend edges inwards.
Step 8: Fill in lips with Nourish-mint™ Smoothing Lip Color in Wild Fuchsia with brush.
Step 9: Add a touch of Nourish-mint™ Rehydrating Lip Glaze in Sun Kissed Melon to the center of the lips.
Here All The Hair And Makeup Deets & Tricks Revealed By Aveda To Get That Model Look! Backstage At Latinista And Chiara Boni Runways New York Fashion Week.
Hair fashion has always been volatile and dramatic, therefore it is constantly changing.
Our hair can be an expression of who we are, and sometimes we do want to express ourselves, but we might be kind of afraid to take risks and go for that new trend, whether is a new hair color or new haircut.
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