Hairstyles for the Festive Season


So the much-awaited festivities have begun! This season, instead of wearing your hair the usual boring way try these easy-to-do, yet ultra chic hair-do’s picked by Najeeb Ur Rehman, (PPS Manager, Schwarzkopf Professional India) that will help channel the inner diva in you!

Mr. Najeeb Ur Rehman says “These looks are very stylish as well as easy to do. Big hair is sure to grab the attention at evening parties. Chignons, quiffs, plaits, ponytails, glamour curls or teased back hair work especially well as high-volume styles with or without hair jewellery are trending.”

1.Pretty plaits

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Plaits are always a winner at festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali etc as they are easy to do, go well with any outfit and can easily be kept and taken out to reveal wavy locks for day two!

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Get the look
Ø  Start by using a smoothening shampoo like BC Bonacure smooth and shine range then prep the hair with a flattening spray like OSiS Flatliner and blow dry smooth to ensure hair is tangle free.
Ø  Leaving a few strands at the front, part the hair deep on one side and begin two plaits from either side of the parting. Try the French plait technique to add texture and secure on the head to survive all degrees of head bopping!
Ø  Work each plait towards the back of the head until they meet near the nape and tie the ends into a messy bun. Finish with some Firm Hold Hairspray like OSiS  Freeze or Session Spray for ultra strong styling.

2.Messy chignon

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Try the very fashionable messy chignon for an easy-to-do yet elegant up-do.

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Get the look
Ø  Gently pull back the hair into a ponytail in the middle of the head at the back and back comb the ponytail loosely with a wide tooth comb.
Ø  Then use pins and grips to fix the lengths of the ponytail back into the base, creating a messy chignon. For a variation, try pinning to one side to create an on trend asymmetrical style.
Ø  Leave the front natural or gently curled. For an all-over messy effect use OSiS Mess Up Matt Gum  for an ultimate finish.

3.Vintage updo

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The retro style updo is perfect for a stylish day look and disguising greasy locks resulted from the previous night.

Get the look

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Ø  Apply OSiS Upload volume Cream into damp hair and scrunch dry 1980s style – do this with your head upside down to get loads of body into it.
Ø  Once dry backcomb all the roots and twist the back and pin into a messy French plait.
Ø  Next wrap a rolled up head scarf behind the ears, over the crown and tie off to one side – leaving your fringe out
Ø  To finish, spray with OSiS  Session strong hold styling Spray.

About Schwarzkopf Professional: Schwarzkopf Professional is part of the business unit cosmetics/toiletries of the Henkel group, Düsseldorf, and is one of the leading suppliers in the hairdressing business worldwide. Based on a professional partnership with the hairdresser, the focus of Schwarzkopf Professional is to provide innovative concepts and services, which match the needs of international salon businesses. Schwarzkopf Professional is present in over 80 countries. Well known international brands include Igora Royal & Igora Vibrance (colour), Essensity, BC Bonacure (care), Osis (styling) as well as Straightening brands Glatt and rebonding with Strait Therapy and Natural Styling (form).