3 Upstyling Tricks That Will Change Your Life

June 14, 2018 | 8:28 AM
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The upstyling pros at Sexy Hair don’t fool around. They take updos to the next level with work that is bespoke, polished, versatile and professional. “We don’t want to create looks you can find all over Instagram or Pinterest,” explains Stephanie Polansky, Sexy Hair Director of Education and Shows. “We develop inspiration for the advanced hairdresser.”

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.


Every great upstyle starts with a great foundational set. Here’s how Sexy Hair Artists use Hot Sexy Hair Protect Me and the Sexy Hair Curl Lock Pro Curling Iron to create this firm yet flexible set.



Many updos begin with ponytails that are then shaped and molded into the ultimate style. This double bobby pin trick is a perfect way to anchor your ponies in place without fear of losing your grip! See how Sexy Hair Artists do it, using Long Sexy Hair Luxe Blow Out Spray, Healthy Sexy Hair Styling Paste and Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Touchable.



Here’s a new way to create the looped Mohawk shape that makes this style equally feminine and fierce. Sexy Hair Artists use a loop needle to form interlocking pin curls, supported by Hot Sexy Hair Protect Me, Sexy Hair Curl Pro Curling Iron, Style Sexy Hair Spray Clay and Big Sexy Hair Get Layered Spray.

More Sexy Hair Content: Discover Sexy Hair Artists’ 3 Must-Have Upstyle Sprays

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