Fashion week is over, but the style lives on. This year, Alterna’s Global Creative Director Michael Shaun Corby created modern-day beehives for fashion designer Kevan Hall at LA Fashion Week. “Kevan Hall’s shows always bring a touch of old Hollywood glamour to the runway, and he generously selected Alterna to help complete his artistic vision,” says Corby. “Alterna was thrilled to partner with the couture designer to give this year’s show dynamic hair that match the quality of his show-stopping designs.”
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1. Work volume-enhancing mousse, such as Alterna’s Life Solutions Volumizing Spray Mousse, into damp hair from root to tips. Blow dry hair straight with a round brush. Backcomb the hair to achieve tons of volume and height on the top of the head.
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2. Keep the sides of the head smooth and sleek.
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3. Secure the hair into a bun in the back of the head with pins. Smooth the top layer of the hair to gently shape the look, combing hair over the bun and securing with a pin, to give a smooth beehive style.
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4. Finish with a flexible hair spray, like Alterna’s CAVIAR Working Hair Spray, and shine spray, like HEMP with Organics Spray Shine, for intense shine.
To celebrate the brand's 10-year anniversary, Oribe Hair Care invited artist and educator Adam Livermore on set to show how 10 of the original products are still relevant 10 years after Oribe’s launch: gels that condition, oils that hold, sprays that don’t flake, skin-care-grade shampoos that prep hair for styling and gently balance the scalp and masques that have the richness and body of a lavish moisturizing cream.
These 20 stylists have shown that the ponytail can be so much more. From power looks to piece-y textures and intricate bridal ponies, this style has pushed its way to the top tier of updos. We've gathered 20 of our favorite ponytails from Instagram to inspire you to create your own.