Hair by Guido for Bottega Veneta and Lanvin make great bridal hair options

Fashion week always gives creative styles and those for your hair are no exception.  Redken’s creative consultant Guido has his hands full, creating chic and memorable styles for various designers.  Here are two styles that will work on the runway or your wedding aisle. 

Redken Creative Consultant Guido amped up the wet-shine look to give the hair a nighttime feel at Lanvin. Wet and greasy textures, which are now celebrated on the runway, give the hair a naturally cool finish that works seamlessly with Alber’s collection. The Lanvin updo might be a bit messy and wet, but the overall style glistens on the runway. hair3 hair4

“I wanted the hair to have a messy, wet-shine finish for Lanvin, because the show always feels like it takes place in a nighttime environment. The set design, lighting and smoke really create this illusion, so the hair needed to fit the evening atmosphere. If the hair had a dry finish, the look would feel too romantic. With a wet-shine finish, the hair takes on a very sexy, easy Lanvin feel.”

 Create the Look:

1.    Saturate damp hair with guts 10 root targeted volume spray foam

2.    Apply argan6 oil multi-care oil for added shine

3.    Using fingers, rake hair into a ponytail and secure with elastic

4.    Twist ponytail into a messy chignon and secure with open fasteners

5.    Finish by applying generous amounts of shine flash 02 glistening mist and forceful 23 super strength finishing spray


Redken Creative Consultant Guido used extensions to add a twist on a classic ponytail. Once the extensions were in place, Guido used iron shape 11 finishing thermal spray and a flat iron to achieve the blunt straight finish at Bottega Veneta. hair hair1

The hair for Bottega Veneta is clean and sharp, which is a bit of a departure from previous seasons. In the past, the hairstyles were easier, softer and more natural. A sort of 90’s minimalism inspired me, so the hair is simple with blunt lines. Hair extensions were used to create a very long fake ponytail that resembles the same thickness and consistency of a horse’s tail. There is certainly an intended element of artificiality to the hair.”

Create the Look:

1.    Apply align 12 protective straightening lotion on damp hair

2.    Blow dry hair with natural bristle brush

3.    Comb hair back into a tight ponytail and fasten with an elastic

4.    Wrap hair extensions around the ponytail

5.    Spray iron shape 11 finishing thermal spray on ponytail

6.    Use a flat iron to make the hair stick straight

7.    Take a small piece of hair and wrap it around the ponytail to conceal extensions

8.    Use pins to secure wrap

9.    Spray forceful 23 super strength finishing spray to clean up any flyaways

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Photos by Greg Kessler for Redken

Mia Beauty for beauitful brides

Bridal season is just around the corner and finding new ways to style your hair can be a challenge.  Mia Beauty has created some delightful styles for fashion week that can easily be converted for your wedding day.

Get the Look: Mia Beauty Tonytail


Forget twisting and pinning hair around a ponytail, Mia Beauty has the easiest way to achieve the Vivienne Tam look with the Tonytail. Simply pick a shade that matches your hair color and use as you would a typical hair tie.miabeauty1 mia1


$8.00 each – available at Walgreens, Harmon/Bed Bath & Beyond, ULTA and


Get the Look: Mia Beauty Bun Ease


Jenny Packham took the traditional “sock bun” and made it even more chic. To get the look, pull a ponytail through the Mia Beauty Bun Ease, unroll and simply tuck ends under. One the bun is in place, use your fingers to gently pull hair loose to get a tousled bun.mia2a mia2


$4.50 (Small), $5.00 (Medium), $6.00 (Large), $8.00 (Extra Large) – available at ULTA and



Get the Look: Mia Beauty Clip-n-Color


Hervé Léger took a futuristic, Avatar-like inspiration quite literally when it came to hair. To get this forward-thinking hair look, use Mia Beauty ‘s Clip-n-Color in Electric Blue and pull hair back into a high ponytail.mia3 miablue


$8.00 – available at Walgreens and


Get the Look: Mia Beauty Tony Pony


At Kate Spade, models sported a super-high pony, wrapped with black fabric for a subtle, yet chic addition. Mia Beauty’s Tony Pony, available in multiple colors and styles, can be velcroed over any pony to get the look.mia4 miapony


$8.00 – available at Harmon/Bed Bath & Beyond, ULTA and


 Get the Look: Mia Beauty Frayed Bow


At the Nicole Miller show, models sported a faux-mohawk look braided with a black satin ribbon. With Mia Beauty’s Frayed Bow, ties can be woven through any braid and polished off with a bow.mia5 miabow


$15.00 – available at ULTA and 


 Get the Look: Mia Beauty EZ-Twist & Mia Beauty Bobby Pins in Clear Rhinestones


Lela Rose’s ladylike twisted hair is a modern take on the updo.  The Mia Beauty Ez-Twist assists in looping hair through from behind the ears to the nape of the neck. Use the Mia Beauty Bobby Pins in Clear Rhinestones to secure.mia6 mia6a


$7.00 – available at ULTA and / $8.00 (set of 2) – available at




Get the Look: Mia Beauty Tortoise Headband with Claws


A new twist on an old classic, use the Mia Beauty Tortoise Headband with Claws to achieve a similar look as models on the Helmut Lang runway. Wet hair and use a bit of gel to get the same piecey, pulled look.mia7 mia7a


$10.00 – available at







Hair Stylist Angelo David Pisacreta Introduces VOL and Hair Detox

New York City’s hair extension expert, Angelo David Pisacreta, officially launched Hair Detox and the VOL Volumizing Trio to the Angelo David Hair Care Collection.  For those looking for a new hair care line that delivers, this may be what you’ve been looking for.


As part of the Angelo David Hair Care Collection, VOL and Hair Detox will now provide women everywhere the opportunity to create and maintain their dream tresses at-home while promoting ultimate hair health. The VOL Volumizing Trio features the first-ever shampoo and conditioner set to join Angelo David’s product line, as well as a revamped volumizing spray, formerly known as Premier Volume Spray. angelo


Different than any product in the Angelo David Hair Care Collection, Hair Detox is an all-natural herbal supplement that gently detoxifies the body from the inside out, to help restore its natural ability to grow fuller, stronger and healthier hair. Containing 100% natural nutrients and herbs that were selected for their abilities to reduce stress, hormonal imbalances and nutritional deficiencies, such as biotin and green tea, Hair Detox not only helps improve hair health and growth but also addresses many possible causes of unhealthy skin and nails.


VOL Shampoo and Conditioner are available for purchase exclusively at Angelo David Salon in New York City and online at: Also exclusively available at Angelo David Salon and online is VOL Volumizing Spray with a portion of each purchase being donated to Lupus Research. Hair Detox comes with a 90-day, money back guarantee, and is exclusively available at Angelo David Salon and online at

NYFW14: Lela Rose whimsy hair by Ted Gibson

lelaroseLela expressed to Ted that her collection was inspired by fairy tales such as Brothers Grimm and Hansel and Gretel. She wanted mythical, magical hair to be walking down the runways, so not only did they create a fairytale finish but  also kept the actual process of creating the hairstyle sort of fanciful and magical as well.

They started by prepping the hair with Build It blow drying agent at the roots for volume and gave the models a quick round brush blowout. Next they took large sections of hair and tightly wrapped them in figure 8s around rods made from tin foil.

Next flat iron each rod. The metal conducts the heat and it sets the hair into a beautiful imperfect ethereal wave. Then sprayed the setting hair with Beautiful Hold hairspray for hold.

Finally, they took out the set, back combed the hair and gently pull it back (with fingers) into a twist above the nape of the neck. We then tuck it up and secure it with bobby pins.

To keep the fairytale hair grounded and ethereal we added a barrette to the top of the hairstyle and loosely pulled out a few pieces of hair in the front.

Is this whimsy look one that you would wear on your wedding day?

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