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HOW TO: Lauren Bowles Chic Chignon for True Blood Premiere

Maggie Mulhern | June 13, 2013 | 6:37 AM

HOW TO: Lauren Bowles Chic Chignon for True Blood PremiereWella Professionals Stylist Aubrey Loots gave actress Lauren Bowles a sleek and intricate low chignon for the premiere of Season 6 of the HBO series TRUE BLOOD.

The chic chignon looks complicated, but is created with simple twists. Loots offers the HOW TO, including the color formula:


STEP 1: Start by washing hair with Wella Professionals Brilliance Shampoo and Conditioner.

STEP 2: Massage Wella Professionals Natural Volume Mousse from the roots to the end of the hair and spritz Wella Professionals Thermal Image all over. Blow-dry straight with very little volume.

STEP 3: Lightly run a flat iron through the hair.

STEP 4: Create a strong center part using Wella Professionals Smooth Brilliance and secure in low ponytail.

STEP 5: Apply Wella Professionals Smooth Brilliance and Wella Professionals Stay Essential to hands and begin to twist medium size pieces from the ponytail. Continue using twisting technique and strategically place and secure each piece with a bobby pin.

STEP 6: Mist hair with Wella Professionals Shimmer Delight and Wella Professionals Stay Essential for light hold and shine.


Wella Professionals ILLUMINA Color: Roots 3/4, 8/ and 1/4, 8/1 + 20 Volume

Wella Professionals Blondor Multi-Purpose Powder with 10 Volume for highlights

Tone with Wella Professionals ILLUMINA Color 10/, 9/60 and 1 part post color treatment for 15 minutes

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