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Five steps to rocking wet-look hair
Scarlett Johansson, you babe.
Since seeing the new mumma rock this slick ‘do, bh editors have been going gaga for the wet hair trend. I managed to inadvertently recreate a similar look, arriving ever-so-slightly late for our 9am meeting with a ‘just-showered’ mop through absolutely no fault of my own (alarm clock, I’m looking at you).
While it’s not a particularly difficult style to master, recreating the androgynous ‘do takes a little more work than stepping out of the shower and trotting out the door. And with the heat in full swing, finding a hairstyle that doesn’t involve standing in a steamy room with a heat styler is a major plus.
We asked Schwarzkopf’s national technical educator Grant Withnell for the lowdown on nailing this very 90s trend (without looking like a slick Backstreet Boy), and he broke it down for us in five simple steps:
Dispense a golf ball-sized amount of styling mousse into your palms, then rake it through towel-dried hair. Use a little more if your hair is super long. You can also create this look with dry hair if it’s dirty (guilty).
bh loves: Schwarzkopf’s Extra Care Styling Mousse
Blow dry your hair with a flat brush, directing it back off your face as if you were creating a ponytail. Avoid leaving a visible part.
bh loves: TIGI Pro Large Paddle Brush
Using a comb or your fingers, apply a small amount of paste through your roots. Direct the hair back and slightly upwards behind your ears.
bh loves: VO5 Wet Look Styling Gel
Use a bobby pin behind your ear to hold your hair back neatly and firmly. Your hair will naturally fall over the top of the pin to hide it.
bh loves: Ombrello Black Bobby Pins
If your hair is long or curly, smooth the ends with a straightener or smoothing oil, and finish with a strong styling hairspray to secure it in place.
What do you think of the wet look? Will you be trying it?
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