THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL Juliette Baxter counts down 5 of fall’s best hair ideas
1 BEGIN WITH A SWEET AND SIMPLE LOOK.
Fall’s amped-up fashion aesthetic (think sharp shoulders and chain-mail necklaces) requires low-key locks. The subtle statement of a bobby pin—placed just so opposite a deep side-part—is the ideal accent.
2 PLAY WITH YOUR BANGS.
IF YOU HAVE BLUNT BANGS, try the graphic look of a flatironed fringe. Practise TLC and prep with a straightening product that protects from heat. FLARE’s pick: Alberto Heat Defence Straight & Smooth Smoothing Cream, $5.50.
IF YOU HAVE NO BANGS, fake them by rolling the front section of your hair toward the back of your head, then pinning it into a chignon. Lift the roots first with a vent brush and a blow-dryer. FLARE’s pick: LaCoupe Root Blast Texture & Root Lift Spray, $7.
IF YOU HAVE LAYERED BANGS, pull your locks into a low-slung ponytail and brush your fringe into a side sweep. A touch of gel will keep them in place. FLARE’s pick: Pantene Pro-V Classic Total Control Gel, $6.
3 MAKE A BEAUTIFUL MESS.
Tease, twist and pin your way to a gorgeous new do. If your hair is naturally smooth (you lucky girl) or very fine, add texture before styling for necessary heft. Mix a lightweight styling cream with a volumizing hairspray in the palm of your hand and apply to towel-dried hair. Next, simply blow-dry (skip the round brush and use your fingers to toss your locks around) and style. FLARE’s pick: Sebastian Professional Re-Shaper Strong Hold Hairspray, $19.
PLAYING LOOP-DE-LOOP AT AQUASCUTUM
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4 LEAVE A LASTING IMPRESSION
5 PICK A PONY TO MATCH YOUR MOOD
Sexy ’n’ Glam Use a volumizing shampoo and conditioner before styling this smooth pony. Finish with a shine serum. FLARE’s pick: John Frieda Luxurious Volume Full Splendour Shampoo, $10.
Tough ‘n’ Seductive Try a high-styled ponytail, enhanced with loose but defined waves. FLARE’s pick: Pantene Pro-V Curl Defining Scrunching Mousse, $6.
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