Hair: Dimitrios Tsioumas, Goldwell International
Guest Artist, Creative Color Director at Mizu
New York. Assisted by John C. Simpson,
Goldwell International Guest Artist
Make-up: Dragan Vurdelja
Fashion: Xenia Bous
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Using a micro crimper to create texture, take hair in one-inch
sections and, beginning at the nape, work up the head
until the whole head is crimped.
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Smooth the hair into a ponytail that sits at the apex of the
head. Secure with elastic.
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Using a teasing brush, backcomb the interior of the
ponytail to create a cushion. Smooth the exterior of the
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Take the ends of the hair and fold over the backcombed
cushion so it makes an arc when viewed from the side.
Secure ends with pins under the cushion.
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Pull the hair forward at the front, so it rests on the forehead.
Using a finishing spray, mist the end of a tail comb to
smooth the hair.
PRODUCTS AND TOOLS:
Stylers: Hot Darling thermal protector, Sprayer hair lacquer,
Big Finish hairspray, all by Goldwell.
Micro crimper: Helix tools
Teasing brush: Diane
Tail comb: Cricket Co.
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