Feb 20, 2011

Costello Tagliapietra Fall 2011 Hair

Whether it's a Mad Men-esque bob or a long seventies mane with a middle part, retro hairstyles are hot and only add to the popularity of their clothing counterparts. Dressing in 2011 means dressing like one did back in 1960 or 1970. I'm ok with that because everyone looked so stylish and unique back then. The latest retro reincarnation comes from the Costello Tagliapietra Fall 2011 show. 

Hairstylist Nelson Vercher for Rita Hazan Salon explains his inspiration and steps used to create this look. 

Inspiration: Suburban housewives of the late 60's/early 70's who were just starting to enjoy their independence. Teasing was starting to go out of style, but women were unwilling to let it go completely - the look is in-between eras; the teased bouffant is tame, semi-disheveled. This look is special because it celebrates the modern woman who typically wears her hair flat and straight - but instead Nelson made it fuller and fluffier, which is unique.

Step by step:
1.        Prep hair with Phytovolume Actif and Phyto Intense Volume Mousse applied to the root for    volume and height.
2.        Rough-dry the hair, focusing on the roots for maximum volume.
3.        Separate strands into pin curls, allowing to set for at least 20 minutes.
4.        Take out pins and tease hair generously at the roots.
5.        Use a jumbo-barrel curling iron to fill out hair with loose waves.
6.        Smooth the look with a hairbrush

1 comment:

  1. The information and the detail were just perfect. I think that your perspective is deep, its just well thought out and really fantastic to see someone.