HOW-TO: Claire Danes' Suave Ponytail at SAG Awards

By Lauren Salapatek | 01/29/2013 1:56:00 PM

 

The SAG Awards are known for honoring the best actors and actresses on television and in the film industry, and this year the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards brought together some of film's finest--in both acting and style. MODERN has the how-to on how to achieve Claire Danes' hair style created by Peter Butler.

click image to zoomWireImageActress Claire Danes attends the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/WireImage)

To compliment Claire’s one-shoulder Givenchy dress and allow her neckline to show, stylist Peter Butler pulled her hair back into a chic, low ponytail with a soft side part. He said to her, “If we try and make this Hollywood, it just won’t work,” so he kept the look fresh and cool but still elegant with soft pieces falling around the face. “The dress is very sharp looking and I wanted to soften it by giving her a cool ‘New York girl’ style."

TRY IT:

STEP 1: Starting with wet hair, volumizer was applied evenly throughout the hair to provide hold, texture and volume and a shine mist was sprayed on the ends.

STEP 2: Hair was blown out with a medium round brush.

STEP 3: Hair was brushed into a side part and Biolage Exquisite Oil Replenishment Treatment was smoothed over the hair to tame flyaways.

STEP 4: Matrix Design Pulse Mega Dust was applied to roots at the crown of her head and lightly teased to provide height to the ponytail.

STEP 5: Hair was gathered at the nape of the neck and secured with a bungee elastic, joining the two hooks underneath the ponytail.

STEP 6: Small pieces were pulled out around the ears to keep the look ethereal and not too done.

STEP 7: Hairspray was lightly misted to keep the look all together.

STEP 8: Finished off the look with a few sprays of Matrix's Total Results Blonde Care Flash Filler Sheer Mist as a shine spray to bring out and enhance her blonde hue.

For more information about the products mentioned above, visit www.mymatrixfamily.com.

 

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for modernsalon.com, salontoday.com and firstchair.com. As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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