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project GLAMway: Edgy Hair Upstyle

September 2, 2009
For the Catwalk or Flashin’ Lights

This look is inspired by and for editorial or runway. Whether it’s a Fashion Show or Magazine Shoot or the Runway called Life, look glamOhrous with this simple, yet edgy ‘do.

Visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/glamoh for more pictures.

Steps:
1. Create two sections – top and bottom
2. Make a tight (think face lift!) ponytail with bottom portion
3. Backcomb (AKA “tease”) top portion and ponytail
4. Make desired shape with hair – let your creativity run wild
5. Finish with product and brushing to tame the look

Key Elements:
1. Slick on the sides – use oil-based gel or wax
2. Textured on top – light to medium hairspray
3. Polished all around – brush and comb to create a clean silhouette

Secret (shhh): I curled and set the top portion of the hair before styling. The model had a shorter fringe (AKA “bangs”) so it created a cool pretzel shape in the front. Sometimes, you have to let the hair do what it wants and just go with it.