EMMYS HAIR: Kerry Washington's Classic Chignon-inspired Updo

By Lauren Salapatek | 09/26/2012 3:55:00 PM

 

click image to zoomGetty ImagesActress Kerry Washington speaks onstage during the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Celebrity hair stylist Kiyah Wright gave Actress Kerry Washington a classic chignon-inspired updo for the 64th Emmy Awards held in Los Angeles.

“She wanted to keep it unbelievably simple, just like what’s on the runways,” says Wright.

TRY IT:

STEP 1: Prep the hair by applying Clairol Professional Jazzing in Clear to dried hair from root to tip. Let the product sit for 15 minutes and then rinse it out.

STEP 2: Using a round brush, blow dry the hair in sections until completely dried.

STEP 3: Tease the hair at the roots on top of the head and apply clip-ins in a matching hue backwards for added volume.

STEP 4: Spritz the face-framing pieces with gold hairspray for temporary sheen and brightness.

STEP 5: Create a deep side part and create a ponytail at the crown. Then twist the hair around the ponytail to create a bun.

STEP 6: Secure with pins, and loosen random pieces to create a more voluminous bun.

STEP 7: Spritz with a strong hold hairspray for long-lasting hold.

click image to zoomGetty ImagesLOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

 

 

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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.

You can find Lauren on Google+ or e-mail her at lsalapatek@modernsalon.com.

 


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