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Hair Help: 3 DIY Styles To Ring In The New Year3 Easy DIY Hairstyles for 2013
Looking to amp up your beauty routine come 2013? Well, trying out a new hairstyle may just be the perfect place to start. To help you make the most of your mane, we got Harry Josh, John Frieda’s International Creative Consultant, to reveal the hottest hair trends for the New Year, and of course, some tips and tricks to DIY. Check them out below!
THE MESSY FISHTAIL SIDE BRAID
(As seen on Tory Burch’s Spring 2013 runway, above.)
1. Begin by gathering all of the hair to one side of the head, then divide it into two equal parts.
2. Take a small piece of hair (around ½ inch wide) from the first section and add it into the second section.
3. Continue by taking the same size piece as before from the second section and adding it to the first section.
4. Repeat this step three to four times before pulling the two sides tight to reveal a fishtail pattern.
5. Continue swapping pieces between sections until you no longer have enough hair to continue weaving back and forth.
6. Secure the ends with a small elastic.
7. Once tight, begin loosening the braid softly with your fingers to give it more of a sexy, undone texture. This ensures the braid won’t look too overstyled.
8. Finish by spritzing with hair spray to hold. (He recommends John Frieda’s Luxurious Volume All-Day Hold Hairspray.)
THE SLEEK HIGH PONY
1. Use a light styling crème —Josh recommends Frizz-Ease Straight Fixation—and apply to the roots of damp hair.
2. Blow dry hair and follow with a flat iron to straighten.
3. Brush hair back into a high pony.
4. Secure hair with an elastic.
5. To disguise the elastic, pull a piece of hair out of the pony, wrap it around the elastic and secure it underneath the pony with a bobby pin.
6. Spritz with hairspray to finish.
1. Apply volumizing spray at the crown and blast with a blow dryer to create lift.
2. Sweep the front of hair back, and secure with pins at the crown.
3. Curl sections with a 1 ¼ inch iron, and run fingers through to loosen the curl almost completely.
4. Pull pieces out in the front to frame the face.
5. Finish with a shine spray, like Frizz-Ease 100% Shine.