Nothing says summer more than lightly tousled, care-free waves. And the ones models sported at
Anna Sui’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection gave me some major hair envy. I just had to know how to get this look at home, so I enlisted the help of Lorraine McAndrew,
Vidal Sassoon Salon’s creative director in downtown Toronto. She gives her tips on getting this gorgeous summer hair look and though she says it works best on people with medium to thick naturally wavy hair, we also have some tips for those with straighter locks. Check it out below!
"The look is natural and easy-to-maintain during breezy summer days," says McAndrew. "It has a light easy flow to it which will work well with summer clothing."
For naturally wavy hair: Step 1: Start with damp, towel-dried hair, parted in the middle. Apply mousse (McAndrew loves
Kerastase hair care products and suggests their mousse to create texture and hold). Comb the mouse through the hair to make sure it is distributed evenly from top to bottom.
Step 2: If you can let your hair air dry to get a natural wave, great. If not use a diffuser on a hair dryer to create
natural-looking waves minus the frizz. You can scrunch the hair slightly to create more wave.
Step 3: Finish hair with hairspray to give extra hold and to create a piecey look.
Step 4: Top with a floral head band or clip, or leave your hair free of accessories.
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