TEXTURE HOW-TO: Half-up and Half-down FinishDress up and party down with Paul Mitchell’s Big Night Out ­ finishes. True Romance, one of four exclusive party looks features a half-up half-down style.

 

1. Begin by prepping damp hair with Paul Mitchell's Sculpting Foam and Extra-Body Daily Boost. Use the Neuro Dryer and the diffuser attachment to dry hair completely.  TEXTURE HOW-TO: Half-up and Half-down Finish
2. Once hair is dry, begin sectioning from the top of the head to just behind the ear on the right side. Clip away.  TEXTURE HOW-TO: Half-up and Half-down Finish
3. Repeat on the left side, but make this section slightly thicker. Clip away.  TEXTURE HOW-TO: Half-up and Half-down Finish
4. Use the Neuro Smooth and the 413 Sculpting Brush to smooth hair from scalp to halfway down the shaft on the two side sections.  TEXTURE HOW-TO: Half-up and Half-down Finish
5. Gather and brush side sections into a ponytail on the side of the head. Use Stay Strong to secure the ponytail and any loose strands.  TEXTURE HOW-TO: Half-up and Half-down Finish
6. Take the ponytail, tie a loose knot and pin into place. Pull pieces out of the knot to detail as desired.  TEXTURE HOW-TO: Half-up and Half-down Finish
7. Spray Stay Strong to secure the style and to expand the curls below.  TEXTURE HOW-TO: Half-up and Half-down Finish