Sexy holiday hair: how-to

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A sexy side braid is the perfect way to turn a cute little cocktail dress into to a standout  holiday look.

KMS California’s Artistic Director, Sonna Brado gives step-by- step instructions on how  to dress up a braid by adding a classic finger wave and take it from day to night.

Step-by-step directions:

Prep hair with KMS California FREESHAPE 2-in-1 Styling + Finishing spray for heat KMS-hol2.jpgprotection.

Curl hair around the front hairline with a 1-inch barrel curling iron to form barrel curls.

Release curls and comb through, working hair back at a 45 degree angle away from the face.

Next, create a C curvature with your finger. and comb and clip it into a wave pattern. Set into place with KMS California HAIRSTAY dry xtreme hairspray.

Sweep hair to one side and create a fishtail braid, dividing the hair into two sections and crossing small pieces of hair up and over, adding to the opposite strand.

Soften and fatten the tail by holding onto the ends and pulling strands of the tail from the bottom up. Finally, secure and finish with HAIRSTAY dry extreme hairspray.




Holiday hair

At Chanel they went baroque. We love the look. There is nothing like a clean shiny hair and a little sparkle to lift your look and your spirit. Some of the hottest runway looks this season feature sexy braids, updos, ponytails and chignons, decorated with jeweled hair ornaments. At Chanel, hair accessories are positively baroque. We love the look.

Use a “bejeweled” comb, barrette, or pretty headband to hold back your locks.
Do your up your own do with these ornaments  from GoodyL. Erickson jewels for your locks $45Splash out on pricy little bijoux to tie up your tresses, or pick up something cute and trendy from the drugstore or Target.