The Look: Handsome Women
The Hair look at the Acne SS ’13 show represented a clean, pure and defined vision. “It’s a very pared-down, very concise look but the minimal look doesn’t have to be boring. I’ve created a look which is sensual but at the same time handsome” said Eugene Souleiman, Global Creative Director, Care and Styling, Wella Professionals.
“I wanted the Hair look to have a kind of sculpted quality to balance the eclectic clothing collection with touches of Victoriana, equestrian, punk and bondage. When creating a minimal look it has to have attitude otherwise it ends up looking natural, and that wasn’t the way I wanted to go” added Eugene.
The hair look was based around a pony tail but the focus was on the parting which was adapted to suit the individuality of each Model. The ponytail was created in three sections to give greater focus to the back of the head and add tension then the look was finished with a gel stripe to the front of the head so the light would hit the hair and create an almost architectural feel.
Get the Look:
- Start with clean freshly washed and conditioned hair, using Wella Professionals Enrich Shampoo and Conditioner, to ensure hair is in perfect condition.
- Blow dry flat using System Professional Hydrate Finish to create a smooth sleek finish.
- Straighten hair to ensure perfectly smooth hair then make a deep side, centre or diagonal parting.
- Section the hair into three, back, left and right and brush the back section smoothly down and tie tightly off at the nape of the neck.
- Pull back the right side of the hair taut, brushing smooth with Wella Professionals Super Set Finishing Spray to create a perfectly smooth look and tie into the pony tail.
- Repeat with the left side.
- Taking a tinting brush, paint on a stripe of Wella Professionals Sculpt Force Flubber Gel down one side of the hair line to the top of the ear. Using a diffuser, dry the gel strip to ‘set it’.
- Finally spray a light mist of Wella Professionals Shimmer Delight Shine Spray to create a perfectly sleek look.
Femalefirst Taryn Davies