Let’s admit to this pertinent factor that 7 out 10 people are under depression for hair loss and other problems related to hair. With an array of products available in the market and chronicle of hair care tips, we are confused and overwhelmed for not getting desired results. And when it comes to styling, we just take a backseat. In this bewilderment, when world’s top hairstylists come forward to share their insider secrets; we can only regard them as God-sent anchor.
Ever wondered how these hairstyle gurus are effortlessly turning the soft, traditional hairstyles into trump primped-into-submission perfection, whether it’s backstage of any fashion week or any glossy photo-shoot? For instance, let’s have a look at this ultra stylish look created by Rebekah Forecast, the mastermind behind Victoria’s Secret Angels’ bedhead waves.
Industry’s top 3 stylists have shared some tricks to get this glamorous wash-and-go upgrade. Do have a read!
1. Rebekah Forecast – Runway beauty specialist
Her clients – Amber Heard, Miranda Kerr, Adriana Lima, Emily Mortimer
Claim to fame – In association with Victoria’s Secret for over 15 years.
Based in – Sally Hershberger Downtown, New York City
She is the one who coined the style – bedhead, which has been Victoria’s Secret’s iconic look for a while now.
Her best kept secret – In order to get that fabulous bedhead look, the celeb stylist squeeze-dries the damp hair while using the blow dryer. To bring out the curl, Forecast uses a texture spray (Bumble and bumble Surf Spray) and a curling iron to separate and define the ends.
Her secret weapon – Bristle brush
All she needs a thin, stiff bristle teasing brush to get her signature look. Firstly, this celebrity hairstylist, Rebekah applies dry shampoo at the roots to bring out little roughness and then back brushes the crown to separate random sections for an undone look.
Tip: She suggests using keratin spray or water to moisten the product present in the hair. Water or spray will reactivate the applied product to the hair.
Her suggested items –
- Frederic Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Creme, Price – $20
- Rita Hazan Root Concealer for Gray Coverage; Price – $25
- Sally Hershberger Body Fix; Price – $24
- Shu Uemura Kaze Wave Sensual Curl Texturizing Foam; Price – $38
2. Tippi Shorter – Celebrity Stylist
Clients – Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Rihanna
Based in – Aveda VanDam Salon, New York City
Claim to fame -Aveda’s first-ever global artistic director for textured hair
Shorter’s name has been synonymous with beautiful, sexy hair ever since she had toured with Rihanna 10 years ago. As per Tippi, “I’m from California, so I’ve always loved hair that’s soft and touchable.”
Her secret weapon – Penny
Shorter gets her ‘defined curls’ by preparing damp hair with a curl enhancer. The stylist divides the sections and twirls them into coils. Then she fastens the coils with hair clips. Meanwhile she tapes a penny to each one at the ends so as to give the clip a little weight. The penny also gently pulls down the hair, thereby giving extra length.
Tip: She suggests using Aveda Dry Remedy Daily Moisturizing Oil to polish messy curls. You can run a few drops before and after curling with an iron.
3. Michael Angelo – Father of “faux-layage” technique
His clients – Devon Aoki, Lydia Hearst, Carmen Kass, Anja Rubik
Home base – Michael Angelo’s Wonderland Beauty Parlor, New York City
Claim to fame – He is model whisperer, their ultimate savior. For him, it’s the look that matters more than the dress – “It’s like Calvin Klein’s dresses: You see the person, then you see the dress.”
Best known for his faux-layage technique, he preaches “the perfect combination of grown-out and freshly done.”
His secret weapon – A protective heat-activated spray, such as Oribe Soft Lacquer. He applies this spray before styling the hair.
Tip: Salon gloss treatment, which adds lasting shine as well as volume in under 30 minutes.
Hope you enjoyed this post on the famous hair stylists and their best – kept styling secrets!! Stay tuned to this bolg for more updates on the best hair stylists around the world.