• NYFW Runway Rundown: Sultra at Rodarte Spring 2019

    4 days ago - By Beauty Launchpad

    Karie L. Frost
    The Show: Rodarte​
    The Lead Stylist: Odile Gilbert for Sultra
    The Inspiration: Hair as a rose garden. "In a rose garden, every rose is unique and different. The hair follows the idea: Each look is different, but with the common theme of sophisticated yet undone texture,” says Gilbert. “She's a romantic princess emerging from the rose garden."
    The Hero Products: Sultra After Hours 1-inch and 1.5-inch Clipless Curling Wands. Using both barrels to vary wave sizes, Gilbert rotates the irons to build a solid foundation in which to weave the real roses. "This tool is so easy to...
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  • NYFW Runway Rundown: StyleCraft at Son Jung Wang Spring 2019

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    Karie L. Frost
    The Show: Son Jung Wan
    The Lead Stylist: Jorge Luis for StyleCraft
    The Inspiration: Dressed to the nines. “She's dressed up, going somewhere fabulous, and she looks amazing,” says Luis.
    The Hero Products: Milbon Wet Shine Gel Cream 8 and StyleCraft Shmedium Travel Iron. “I went high gloss in the front to a very soft finish in the back. Why? To give a soft edge. It's expensive-looking and you don't want it to look stiff; you want the style to have balance,” he says.

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  • NYFW Runway Rundown: Sebastian Professional at Christian Siriano Spring 2019

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    Karie L. Frost
    The Show: Christian Siriano​
    The Lead Stylist: Anthony Cole for Sebastian Professional
    The Inspiration: Dream getaway to Hawaii. “We didn't want a braid, but wanted it to look super clean, nice and off the face,” says Cole. “It's the idea you came back from Hawaii, and are just twisting your hair back for a relaxed look.”
    The Hero Products: Sebastian Professional Shine Crafter. Not only did the moldable wax allow for easy grip to create the five two-strand twists integral to the style, but also it gave the “scalloped” style serious shine.

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  • NYFW Runway Rundown: Moroccanoil at Veronica Beard Spring 2019

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    The Show: Veronica Beard
    The Lead Stylist: Kevin Hughes, Moroccanoil Artistic Director
    The Inspiration: Young, modern girl back from vacation-but still has her getaway glow. “We're giving her a slick look yet keeping striations throughout the hair to give it a little more visual interest,” says Hughes.
    The Hero Products: Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray Strong. “We're spraying the entire head with this while the clips are in, and then we're diffusing it. the look isn't going anywhere without looking like it's completely gelled-it still has movement and texture to it,” says Hughes.
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  • NYFW Runway Rundown: Wella and Hot Tools at Prabal Gurung Spring 2019

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    Karie L. Frost
    The Show: Prabal Gurung​
    The Lead Stylist: Anthony Turner for Wella Professionals and Hot Tools
    The Inspiration: Sexy and nomadic. “The hair feels weathered and a little bit deconstructed,” Turner says.
    The Hero Products: A cocktail of Wella Professionals EIMI Extra Volume Mousse, Ocean Spritz, Sugar Lift and Stay Essential blow-dried in with Hot Tools Black Gold Turbo Iconic Dryer. “We want an arid, matte texture. Something that feels like this woman has been walking in an arid terrain for quite some time and maybe at one point there she had a neat updo but now it's...
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  • NYFW Runway Rundown: ECRU at Flying Solo Spring 2019

    NYFW Runway Rundown: ECRU at Flying Solo Spring 2019

    4 days ago - By Beauty Launchpad

    Karie L. Frost The Show : Flying Solo
    The Lead Stylist : Lisa Lobosco , ECRU Creative Director
    The Inspiration : The intermixing of textures and patterns in a single garment. “We wanted to reproduce that feeling in the hairstyle,” Lobosco says. “The hair has two completely different textures: The top of the head is flat, smooth and shiny, and then below you see this beautiful erratic texture.”
    The Hero Products : ECRU Texture Setting Spray. “You can use it on wet and dry hair. We're using it to get the beautiful shine and hold on the front section of hair,” she says.

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