Winter Hair Style Tips
Shaggy hair is bag in this season, during the cold winter it is very easy to maintin – and the messier the better. Check out these hair tips by Jeff Stump, Hair Expert and Founder of Artkiteks, to learn how to best acheive this look.
Lengths are just past the shoulders with a little more layering in the front and a 70s inspired modern shag. The hair is playful and fun, perfect for those who want a more daring style. The 70s bangs are definitely in; think Stevie Nicks or Fleetwood Mac for inspiration.
Brown tones are warmer, while blondes have more of a tan/beige color, a toned down root area, and are slightly lighter in the front.
Waves give off a free spirited look.
How to create the texture
Give your hair a structure or a base with some root volumizers. I prefer Arrojo “Styling Whip” for coarse hair, “Cream Whip” for normal hair, and “Volume Foam” for fine hair.
I spray some product from mid-length to the ends of the hair to help hold the wave. To accomplish this, I prefer to use Arrojo “Holding Spray” for coarse hair, “Set & Style Spray” for normal hair, and “Protective Thickening Spray” for fine hair.
Blow dry the hair using your hands, and be sure to pull the roots upwards to create volume. A brush can be used if needed, but doing so may smooth out the cuticle and cause it to be harder to curl.
Section the hair horizontally from temple to temple, then clip the sections away from each other. On the bottom half, take vertical sections and curl them forward and backwards so that each one alternates (i.e. one forward, the next backward, and so forth). This will give the hair a natural, disheveled look. Next take the top half and repeat the previous steps, ideally brick layering them. Another option would be to do the opposite of the underneath section for a more natural look.
(Note: If the very front sections are curled forward, it will close off or hide the face area. Curling away from the face will open the area up for a brighter, bolder look.)
Use your fingers to comb the hair and rake out the curls. I like to spray Arrojo “Refinish Dry Shampoo” all throughout the hair to add some texture. Tousle it around until you get the desired effect. Note: I like to use Arrojo “Refresh Dry Conditioner” on hair that tends to get tangled to keep it loose and free. Both the dry shampoo and conditioner have a clear consistency and leave no residue, which works wonders for people with dark hair.
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