Close

People’s Choice Awards: Karina Smirnoff’s Tousled Updo

Elizabeth Jakaitis | January 8, 2015 | 6:56 AM
Photo 1 of 5
Photo 2 of 5
Matrix Biolage Cleansing Conditioner
Photo 3 of 5
Matrix Biolage Whipped Mouse
Photo 4 of 5
Matrix Biolage Complete Control Fast-Drying Hairspray
Photo 5 of 5

Karina Smirnoff dazzled with a romantic updo, courtesy of celebrity hairstylist George Papanikolas, at the People’s Choice Awards on January 7. Here Papanikolas shares his steps and the products used to create the updo.

GET THE LOOK:

1. Start by washing hair with the Matrix Biolage Cleansing Conditioner for Fine Hair.

2. Apply Matrix Biolage Whipped Mouse.

3. Flip hair upside down and rough dry.

4. Spray hair with Matrix Biolage Complete Control Fast-Drying Hairspray and use a one inch curling iron.

5. Curl each section away from the face and pin it up with clips so it can set.

6. Spray the hair with Matrix Design Pulse Clean Remix Instant Dry Shampoo.

7. Take down the back area of the hair first and create a square.

8. Make a ponytail with the hair in the square, making it an anchor.

9. Take down the rest of the curls and pin each piece to the anchor.

10. Spray hair once more with the Matrix Biolage Complete Control Fast Drying Hairspray.

Facebook Comments

More from Hairstyling & Updos

Hairstyling & Updos Sponsored by Hot Tools

Mysteries of the Marcel Iron Unlocked!

Lauren Salapatek | June 18, 2018

Watching someone adept at using a Marcel iron is both beautiful and intimidating if you’re not part of the tribe. And it’s a tribe worth joining for a very important reason. “It’s so fast!” says Detra Smith, Artistic Director for HOT Tools Professional. “And really much easier than curling hair with a spring iron.” Here, Detra shares her tried and true tips and techniques for mastering the Marcel and provides a riveting demo!

Expert Advice Sponsored by Sexy Hair

3 Upstyling Tricks That Will Change Your Life

June 14, 2018

Stylists who excel in the art of the updo often develop clever little tricks for creating outstanding work. Here are three go-to techniques, created by Sexy Hair artists, used to create the three looks in their latest collections.

Load More