Showing posts with label Davines. Show all posts
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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Best Hair Products for Warm Weather Weekends




You know, this crew has been one or two places in their time and learned a thing or two about warm weather hair care. In the simplest of terms -- great hair during the warm and humid summer weather comes down to using the right products and tools for the job. It's a fact that our hair has completely different needs from season to season, so this season we're sharing a few of our fab finds for your fab summertime hair! Whether you're cruising to the beach or partying in the city we've got you covered.





Hot Summer In The City - There's just something about summer nights in the city. Everything and everyone just seems more alive -- of course it doesn't matter if you're hanging at that little Salsa club off Chestnut in Philly or bar hopping in Mykonos, all cities seem to offer up hair hating conditions. We tested ECRU New York Acacia Protein BB Cream and found that it's an amazing beauty balm for hair. This multi-purpose, styling and conditioning cream is light and versatile. And it is an absolute winner for the humidity and pollutants of the city. It protects and styles all in one.





Lake Side - Over the past few years, we've discovered a real love for lake life. It's just such a chill vibe with the bonus of water. Oh but that water can still distress your tresses. A day on the water and you can definitely end up with hair that hates you. After a day at the lake, a great product to rejuvenate you hair is Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt. Made of sea salt and sweet almond oil, it clears up itchy, flaky scalps, combats greasy roots, and helps your style to last longer. So, you can see why we love it.





A Day At The Beach - or a weekend. Oh how we love the beach and oh how we hate what the sun and sand can do to our 'do. Our answer is two-fold for this. The ocean and ocean air can wreak havoc on your hair so opt for a moisture replenishing mask like évolisProfessional REVERSE Treatment Mask. This mask intensely conditions strands and enriches hair with a boost of antioxidants, restoring life to your hair.






Beachy Styling - The beach weekend vibe tends to be pretty chill and who wants to be the person who spends hours to get the perfect coif at the beach? Instead, embrace your hair's natural texture with Davine’s Sea Salt Spray. A few spritzes in your just-washed strands, and you've got gorgeous, perfectly-tousled sexy waves..








Home Is Where The Heart Is - well most of the time. We digress. No matter where you're hanging throughout the warm weather season, eventually you will need to blow-dry those locks. We have found THE tool that will leave your hair completely frizz free... By Gina's ExcelInfrared Blow Dryer! This blow dryer offers up infrared Smart technology, using steam heat coupled with ions. This processes limits heat exposure, which in turn limits frizz and infuses each strand with moisture to recondition hair. And that all equals beautiful tresses.

Happy traveling even if it's just to your backyard!





Friday, April 21, 2017

Top Eco-Chic Beauty Products For Earth Day and Everyday


Each year since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22. An early Happy Earth Day to you! No one at The Makeup Examiner is going to tell anyone how to live his or her life, but we are going to share a little bit of our founder’s story. Yvonne was raised in an eco-conscious household by an --across the board-- activist mother. She shared with us that she’d always taken for granted that other people lived the same way that she did. Entering her teenage years, she had zero interest in the things that her mother taught her and became very interested in big business. 

Fast forward to eight years ago when she left a position as a CEO and decided to become a freelance writer. Wanting to give a voice to the voiceless, Yvonne focused on women’s issues. The media outlet that gave her a steady gig had asked if she’d wanted a beauty column. As she tells it, “I thought, ‘Yeah, like a hole in the head,’ but I took the gig anyway and hit the ground running. Six years later, I have been privy to a unique view of the beauty industry and have worked with so many amazing and wonderful people. This journey has taught me more than I could have imaged to learn about sustainably, the environment and how to tell the difference between a true eco-friendly product and a brand that is just straight up greenwashing.” Sustainable, organic, and fair trade are the issues that we hold close to our hearts and in celebration of Earth Day, Team TME has chosen a few of our favorite eco-friendly brands! Oops, we almost forgot that each of the brands listed are also cruelty-free!


COSMETICS:

Chantecaille - Chantecaille Beauté launched its brand with the philosophy of making women feel beautiful and beautifully making a commitment to the environment through responsible practices and philanthropic endeavors. Chantecaille’s philosophies haven’t changed, and we’ve yet to try a Chantecaille product that we don’t love. Non-GMO Too!

Rouge Bunny Rouge (RBR) – Pretty much still in the Indie category, Rouge Bunny Rouge is quickly becoming a favorite by all. With enchanting (and minimal) recyclable packing, Rouge Bunny Rouge has us hopping for more!

jane iredale - The Makeup Examiner Team chose jane iredale, as the brand’s Hydration Sprays have earned ECOCERT’s Natural and Organic Cosmetics certification. In conjunction with earning the aforementioned award from ECOCERT, jane iredale products are made without harsh chemical dyes, talc, parabens, formaldehyde, heavy metals or synthetic preservatives.


NAILS:

Gabriel Cosmetics – Offering a plethora of colors, Gabriel Nail Polishes are both eco-friendly and “5-free.” Plus, the brand is completely committed to sustainable practices.




HAIRCARE:

Davines - Davines is a cruelty free, organic and sustainable brand that belongs to 1% For the Planet! There isn’t much more to elaborate upon other then to say that each product we’ve tried from this Italian brand is exceptional.

Pureology – Understanding the importance of water conservation, Pureology has taken conservation measures that include designing shampoo and conditioner packaging that use 39 percent less water during the manufacturing process, utilizes 100 percent recyclable packaging made of 50 percent post-consumer recycled materials, uses 100 percent vegan ingredients, and ultimately saves nearly 60,000 gallons of water each year through its overall conservation efforts.

ECRU New York – ECRU is dedicated to making products that are eco-friendly. ECRU New York’s products are not tested on animals and do not harm the environment. Of course, all of the brand’s packaging is recyclable.


SKINCARE:

Eco-Amour Advanced Skin Fitness – This brand has been a TME favorite for a long time. All Eco-Amour products are organic, vegan, cruelty-free and packaged in recyclable containers.

Merlot Skin Care - Featured on The TODAY show with Kathie Lee and Hoda, is a family-owned and operated brand with its products made in the USA. That aside, the entire Merlot Skin Care line is cruelty-free and incorporates the healing benefits of natural red grape seed antioxidants, which are gentle and effective.

NUDE Skincare – The brand’s products are made without parabens, phthalates, sulphates and other harmful chemicals, and they also avoid non-biodegradable mineral oils and silicones.



BODY CARE:

L’Occitane - The beautiful company with Parisian-inspired stores across the nation offers many eco-friendly products. L’Occitane offers refill pouches for most of its best-selling product formulas like soaps, face wash, shampoo, etc., which is the perfect way to refill your bottle or jar without having to purchase another container.

Daily Concepts – The brand’s products are environmentally-friendly and made from natural components such as soy based foam, charcoal and turmeric. Daily Concepts is a vegan brand and is committed to the global community through it’s participation in Lava Mae, a non-profit organization determined to “deliver dignity one shower at a time” to the world’s homeless.



PERFUME

Lotus Wei - The Makeup Examiner chose to highlight this particular company because of its all-around philosophies of integrating the plant, planet and beauty. Lotus Wei offers Flower Elixirs, Balancing Serums, Energy Mists, and Transformative Perfumes. Each of which are available in varying moods -- Joy Juice, Infinite Love, Pure Energy, Inspired Action, Quiet Mind and Inner Peace -- aimed to help us focus upon a specific issue in our lives by shifting our mood and physiology.

For more information on living a “greener” life, visit the Eco-Friendly or Earth Day sections on TME and visit the Earth Day website.



Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Fall Back Into Beauty Fall 2015 Beauty Must Haves




Summer 2015 was definitely one for the history books. But with Fall 2015 officially beginning today, September 23, it’s time to say goodbye to the beach and hello to all of the stunning fall hues! Did you notice that all things “Pumpkin Spice” have remerged? Yum! So kicking into high-gear, again, Team TME went on an expedition to find the go-to, must-have beauty products that will get you ready for the cooler weather ahead … and do so in style.



Hair Care: Rejuvenating our locks after fun in the sun, and managing our hair, can be quite the endeavor as the weather cools down. PHYTO Phytokératine Repairing Shampoo ($22) and PHYTO Phytokératine Extrême Exceptional Mask ($59) are full of amazingly restorative and nourishing fabulousness for your locks, but do not contain Parabens, Sulfates or Phthalates. To keep those locks locked, we’re loving ECRU NY Silk Texturizing Balm ($28), Volumizing Silk Mist ($24) and Sunlight Finishing Spray MAX ($22.95) PHYTO and ECRU NY are cruelty-free!



Skin Care: Fess up … you still don’t have a solid skincare regimen! Okay, we’re not pointing any fingers – who are we to judge? We just want you to know that your skin will be with you for your entire life and eventually even the best of concealers will not be able to hid years of neglect. For Fall 2015, Team TME is very into Davines, Tata Harper Skin Care and Peter Lamas.

For an all over body rejuvenation, we pick Davines OI Body Wash ($25) and Tata Harper Smooth Body Scrub ($58). Out of the shower, our pick is Tata Harper Fortifying Body Lotion ($68).

Of course you can’t ignore your face! Begin and end your day with Peter Lamas Detoxifying Citrus C Cleanser ($24). Peter Lamas Nourishing Buriti Oil Moisturizer ($36) and once-per-week Peter Lamas Exfoliating Pumpkin Facial Scrub ($28). Tata Harper Boosted Contouring Serum ($185), Tata Harper Be Fierce Lip Care ($24) and Tata Harper Rejuvenating Hand Cream ($48) are absolute must-haves for fall and WINTER 2015!

Now that you have your hair, body, and face all prepped you need the hot products for Fall 2015! Oh, and these will take you through Winter 2015 too!

Cosmetics: Out with old, in with the new and we’ve found a few new products that you should check out this season. Speaking of out with the old, now is a perfect time to do Fall cleaning and discard that old makeup!



We absolutely fell in love with jane iredale Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener ($48) a while ago and Team TME isn’t changing up for the season. Smooth Affair has anti-aging properties that even skin tone, minimize the appearance of pores and increase luminosity. Plus, it’s the best primer that we’ve found thus far.

Moving on to foundation, we’re really liking CoverGirl Outlast Stay Luminous Natural Glow Foundation ($11.30 – available in 5 shades) and worn by the stunning Sofia Vergara at Sunday night’s Emmys!

Tata Harper Volumizing Lip and Cheek Tint ($35 – available in six shades) does double-duty when you’re trying to get out the door and this new product is 100% natural & nontoxic Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint delivers a more modern beauty experience, by combining lush natural pigments with the latest in anti-aging skincare technology.



NARS Pro Palettes are the first offering in a line of products designed with the professional makeup artist community in mind, but that doesn’t have to stop you from grabbing one! With two size options of the NARSPro Palettes (Large Palette, $18 and Small Palette, $14) and over 64 refill shades ($18 - $27 each), the opportunity to mix and match different shades of eyeshadows, blushes, bronzer, and pressed powders is endless.

More for the eyes … Mirabella Beauty just launched its Jewel Thief Collection and you’ll want to grab their Eye Palettes ($48 each) in Lavender Larceny and Diamond Deceit, as well as a Mirabella Velvet Lip Pencil in Wanted ($25).

Beauty ADDICTS offers up a few Fall Musts Haves starting with Effortless Eyes Eyeliner ($17.50 - Five custom shades) that are made from vegetable waxes, which provide a long-lasting wear.  Also From Beauty ADDICTS is Show Off Mascara ($22). This mascara rocks! With its unique formula you get volume, length and curl with Argan Oil to condition and protect. The curved brush hugs the natural eye shape to coat every lash while fanning and feathering. No clumps, no flakes, no smudges! Comes off effortlessly with a gentle cleanser.



As for lips, red is out and brown is in. Yeah, we never thought that we’d write that. However, it’s true. Brown has been the overlooked color and it is smokin’ hot for Fall and Winter! TME shared this new trend in “Celebrity Beauty Alert For Fall 2015,” which you can work with Elizabeth Arden’s Beautiful Color Moisturizing Matte Lipstick in Chocolate ($25), Almay’s Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipstick in Nude-Medium ($6.99), or Revlon’s Ultra HD Lipstick in HD Snapdragon ($8.99).



You will, of course, need a few tools for which to apply your makeup. There probably aren’t too many makeup brushes that we haven’t seen and tried. So, you’ll have to trust us when we tell you that you’ll want to invest in Artis brushes. Artis brushes are made exclusively with CosmeFibre, a revolutionary engineered fibre made for applying cosmetic and makeup products that is 100% cruelty-free. The brushes are packaged in a beautiful velvet gift box with satin lining, and close using a flap with magnetic closure. The inner tray is removable so the box can be repurposed. The Artis Fluenta Collection can be purchased individually or in sets of 3 ($105), 5 ($190) or 9 ($400).

Looking for a new fragrance for Fall? Check out TME’s fragrance section, that includes our exclusive Fragrance Of The Month thorough reviews! Stop back ‘cause we are far from finished with Fall! 

Friday, July 24, 2015

Davines and ION Studio Open Flagship Salon




The renowned Italian hair care brand, Davines, has taken the next step in bringing its balance of beauty and sustainability to the United States. On July 22, the brand opened its flagship US salon and atelier, alongside long-time partners and industry vets -- Marco Santini and Leo Manetti of ION

The new collaboration -- ION: Davines Salon + Atelier, offers a thoroughly distinctive experience with the Davines mission statement at its heart, a blending of beauty and ethics reflected through the environment in which the salon lives and works. “Beauty can be done sustainably, and we want to be a catalyst for the,” shared Leo Manetti.


“Davines has always been inspired by the by the work of Marco [Santini] and Leo, as well as that of their highly specialized team at ION Studio,” remarked Anthony Molet, CEO of Davines North America.

To bring this quest for better beauty to fruition, they enlisted WRK Design -- the Brooklyn based architectural and design firm known for projects like Le Labo, Rag & Bone, Rudy's Barbershop and Brass Monkey.


Built to reflect the design of a home with three distinct floors and seventeen chairs, the salon is completely custom-done with the utilization of local craftsmen and sustainably upcycling and renovating salvaged materials.

Ion: Davines Salon + Atelier is located at 41 Wooster Street, New York, NY. Phone: 212-343-9060. 

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Spring Into Action Spring 2015 Beauty Must Haves




After digging out of yet another snowfall, we are officially so over WINTER 2015! And speaking of “officially,” Spring 2015 begins tomorrow, March 20th … of course you’d never know it with today’s weather! Chapped lips, watering eyes, skin that feels like a crocodile … enough already! We are completely ready to leave the winter behind, but the same cannot be said for our lips, nails, skin … you get the picture. So kicking into high-gear Team TME went on an expedition to find the go-to, must-have beauty products that will get you ready for the warmer weather ahead … and do so in style.

Hair Care: Rejuvenating our locks after the cold and brutal winter, and managing our hair, can be quite the endeavor. We found Davines’ MOMO collection and Redken’s Frizz to be the perfect products for getting our hair back into shape and for maintaining it throughout the often frizz producing weather of Spring and Summer.



  • Davines MOMO Shampoo ($25) and Conditioner ($29) are ideal for dry or dehydrated hair. Formulated with Cartucciaru Melon from Paceco, the collection leaves hair smelling delicious and offers up amazing hydration without weighing hair down. Major bonus – Davines is a cruelty free, organic and sustainable brand that belongs to 1% Forthe Planet!
  • To maintain those lovely locks, Redken Frizz Dismiss collection offers the first-ever Frizz Protection Factor (FPF) with 4 levels of smoothing and humidity protection for all hair types -- from fine to coarse. Frizz Dismiss offers heat and humidity protection with a sulfate-free, sodium chloride-free cleansing system. The Redken Frizz Dismiss collection ranges from $18-$25 and includes all of the haircare items that you will need to weather the weather! 


Skin Care: Look … we all know that your skin is nowhere near ready for those beautiful shoulder-to-pins revealing ensembles.



  • For an all over body rejuvenation, we pick Daily Concepts MY Zen Konjac Sponge ($18), which is 100% natural and comes in three selections -- Charcoal, Pure and Turmeric, and Daily Concepts is a vegan brand! Use your new Daily Concepts Sponge with Sebamed’s Spa Shower ($14.95) for a relaxing, skin-loving shower experience. Sebamed Spa Shower is soap and alkali-free, perfect for sensitive skin, and smells absolutely delicious.
  • Out of the shower, our pick is L’Occitane’s NEW Almond Velvet Youthful Body Serum ($52) and Almond Velvet Youthful Body Balm ($60). These ultra-concentrated formulas combine a powerful complex of natural almond ingredients infused with 2% Vitamin C, helping to get your winter skin ready for a sexy spring!
  • Of course you can’t ignore your face! For a relatively instant Spring prep, Green Apple Peel Nightly Brightening Pads ($45) by Juice Beauty smooth and tone while reducing the appearance of dark spots. Apple Peel Nightly Brightening Pads are eco-friendly and made of bamboo, which are saturated with antioxidant-rich organic fruit acids to brighten your skin. L’Occitane’s Divine Immortelle 28Day Renewal Program ($130) is a real “must-have” product to help rejuvenate winter skin and prepare for spring. This luxurious skincare treatment adapts to the skin’s natural renewal cycle to help regenerate tired, over-worked skin!

Now that you have your hair, body, and face all prepped you need the hot products for Spring 2015! Oh, and these will take you through Summer 2015 too!

Cosmetics: Out with old, in with the new and we’ve found a few new products that you should check out this season. Speaking of out with the old, now is a perfect time to discard that old makeup!



  • NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($43 - available in 11 shades and travel size) is an oil-free formula that provides buildable coverage with the sun protection you need.
  • Gabriel Cosmetics ZuZu Luxe La Sirena Palette ($45) is a fantasy palette of ocean blues and playful pinks creating an ethereal look perfect for this season. Also from Gabriel Cosmetics is The Beach Beauty Collection, which Team TME is calling a total must-have for Spring/Summer 2015! The Beach Beauty Palette ($27.50) is a collection of four ultra-wearable earth tone eye shadows featuring Pantone’s Color of the Year, Marsala! Multi Pot in Conch ($18.35 – Limited Edition) can be used on eyes, lips, and cheeks. Bonus: Gabriel Cosmetics is a cruelty-free brand!
  • Stila Cosmetics, another cruelty-free brand, has lunched two amazing brow products! Courtesy of “it” girl Cara Delevingne, “boy brows” are in. But, you gotta keep ‘em tame and pretty. Stila Stay All Day Brow Gel ($34) comes in five shades and a dual-ended brush that lets you contour and define your brows. If you’re more of a pencil person, the Stay All Day Brow Pencil ($21) has a micro-point for a precise application.
  • For a super pretty pout, we found a super interesting brand … Vintage by Jessica Liebeskind. Velvet Lip Crayon in Vintage Rose ($22 – includes sharpener) is a perfect hue for spring. This matte color can be worn alone or punched up with Jessica’s Sparkling Lipgloss ($21). Vintage Sparkling Lipgloss in Papaya gives lips a beautiful glittery glow in a super on-trend hue.

Nails: No look is complete without a little lacquer on your paws. Meow!



  • Team TME looked at a lot of lacquer for our Spring 2015 Must Haves. When we found Londontown, we stopped looking. After all, when you find a brand so deliciously good why bother looking anywhere else? The Londontown Nail Lakur Spring 2015 Collection ($16 – each), which includes eight cream colors and four matching glitters, offers sophisticated hues that are on-trend, luxurious, highly pigmented and 5-free!

Looking for a new fragrance for Spring? Check out TME’s fragrance section for thorough reviews and visit soon for upcoming reviews of the newest scents from Clique, Lotus Wei, Fragrances of Ireland, Victoria’s Secret, Quartier Latin, Laura Biagiotti and more!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Joseph DiMaggio for Davines at Naeem Khan A/W 2015



Show: Naeem Khan Autumn/Winter 2015
          
Lead Hair Stylist: Joseph DiMaggio, Master Session Ambassador for Davines North America

Inspiration: “I was so very honored to collaborate with Naeem Khan as he debuted his 10th anniversary collection at New York Fashion Week. He is a man I have been inspired by throughout my career, so the opportunity to work beside him for such a momentous occasion was thrilling. Naeem designs for the modern woman living in a world of timeless, classic beauty, and he challenged me to live alongside them. Sculpting a time honored French twist, I freshened it up by creating a strong twisted shape from the hairline to the nape of the neck, adding texture and strengthening the line of the up-do. The end result was a beauty look that not only reflects the luxe, detail of the collection, but also the vibrancy of the past decade. - Lead Stylist, Joseph DiMaggio

Hair Step-by-Step:

1. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush.

2. Section hair from ear to ear, creating front and back sections.

3. Temporarily tie the back section of the hair as you begin to manipulate the front section. Apply a generous amount of Davines More Inside This is a Volume Boosting Mousse to the hairline and root of the front section.

4. Using a wide toothcomb, dry the roots upward, focusing on molding the hair to the right side of the parietal ridge to create volume.

5. Proceed by backcombing the hair at the roots, using vertical diagonal sections.

6. Brush the hair across the head (towards the right) and secure in a vertical line using bobby pins.

7. Release the back section of the hair that was tied.

8.  Taking the top section of the hair, begin to roll/twist the hair back towards the center of the face (to the left). Continue the roll and twist motion, moving backwards on the head, and securing with U-pins. The hair will gradually become larger at the back of the crown, creating a more geometric looking twist.

**Pro Tip: Be sure the first bobby pin at the top of the head points towards the back of the head, and the last bobby pin at the bottom of the hair points towards the top of the head.

9. Using a tail comb, pick the hair to mold into desired shape, adding volume and strength.

10. Pull flyaways along the temples and nape for a more natural lived in look.

11. Secure the look by using More Inside This is a Medium Hold Hair Spray.

Styling Products Used:
  • Davines More Inside This Is A Volume Boosting Mousse ($34)
  • Davines More Inside This Is A Medium Hold Hairspray ($28)





Friday, February 13, 2015

Ulla Johnson A/W 2015 Joseph DiMaggio for Davines Get The Look



Show: Ulla Johnson A/W 2015

Lead Hair Stylist: Joseph DiMaggio, Master Session Ambassador for Davines North America

Inspiration: “The warm colors and earthy comfort of the collection seemed to flow into the beautiful florals displayed at the presentation. I wanted the hair to emulate this flowing concept, so I choose to create something that had a natural wave and lived in texture. The collaborative process with Ulla allowed me to create something that was one with the clothes. Young, fresh, new.” ~ Lead Stylist, Joseph DiMaggio

Hair Step-by-Step:

Step 1 – Part the hair down the center of the head, creating a natural part.

Step 2 – Once the hair has been parted, separate the hair into three sections. Two in the front, from the center part directly down to behind the ears, and a third in the back, with the remaining hair.

Step 3 – Apply Davines More Inside This Is a Texturizing Dust to roots and massage in.

Step 4 – Using a half full bottle of Davines Essential VOLU Mist, dispense More Inside This is a Volume Boosting Mousse into the spray bottle until full. Allow mixture to liquefy. Spray evenly throughout layers, from root to tip. **Pro Tip: This combination of product offers the memory and hold of mousse with the volume of a mist.

Step 5 – Gather 2-inch vertical panels of hair starting at the crown, pull straight up and twist counter clockwise. Continue all over head.

Step 6 – Gently gather all twisted sections into a large ponytail on top of head and twist clockwise. Secure in a very loose topknot and pin.

Step 7 – Allow hair to set (dry), and then remove pins. Gently brush hair out and create a perfect center part.

Step 9 – Finger rake to allow the texture to come to life.

Step 10 – Finish with Davines This is a Medium Hold Spray to lock in the definition and texture.

Styling Products Used:
  • Davines Essential VOLU Mist ($32)
  • Davines More Inside This Is A Volume Boosting Mousse ($34)
  • Davines More Inside This Is A Texturizing Dust ($26)
  • Davines More Inside This Is A Medium Hold Hairspray ($28)



Beauty Report: Joseph DiMaggio for Davines at Timo Weiland Autumn/Winter 2015


Photo Credit: Cesar Balcazar

SHOW: Timo Weiland Autumn/Winter 2015

LEAD STYLIST: Joseph DiMaggio, Master Session Ambassador for Davines North America

Inspiration: “I wanted to play off the comfortability of the collection and its ease of ‘coolness.’ When I saw the different types of headwear on the models, I decided to create a look that would go with the weather, not against it. This piecey, relaxed look exudes confidence with out looking over styled.” – Joseph DiMaggio, Lead Stylist for Davines

Step-by-Step:

Step 1 – Find your natural center part, for a less than perfect line.

Step 2 – Using a half full bottle of Davines Essential VOLU Mist, dispense More Inside This is a Volume Boosting Mousse into the spray bottle until full. Allow mixture to liquefy. Spray evenly throughout layers, from root to tip. **Pro Tip: This combination of product offers the memory and hold of mousse with the volume of a mist.

Step 3 – Blow-dry using a mixed bristle flat brush to create a semi smooth finish. Then, using a flat iron, straighten the hair, still allowing for natural movement throughout.

Step 4 – Spray Davines More Inside This Is An Invisible No Gas Spray on roots for shine and hold.

Step 5 – Finish by spraying Davines More Inside This Is An Invisible No Gas Spray into your palms and rubbing together to create friction. Work spray into hair and tousle lightly to for a cool, natural style.

Styling Products Used:

  • Davines More Inside This is a Volume Boosting Mousse ($34)
  • Davines Essential VOLU Hair Mist ($26)
  • Davines More Inside This is an Invisible No Gas Spray ($28)
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