Reimagined Mohican by Charlotte Mensah using ghd tools

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Award winning British hairdresser, salon owner and ghd ambassador Charlotte Mensah has recently released her debut book, Good Hair, and ghd supported the launch with an evening of hair, education and conversation. Hosted by journalist Akesha Reid, the live-streamed event saw Charlotte discuss her own journey into hairdressing, her extraordinary career to date and the importance of education, consultation and conversation when it comes to Black hair.

As well as sharing her story so far and anecdotes on her celebrity clients, salon life and the dos and don’ts of DIY hair routines, the evening also saw Charlotte demonstrate a series of styling techniques built around traditional African hair threading.

Charlotte shared three styles built around threading and incorporating ghd tools, including a reimagined mohican, a modern flattop and 70s style bunches. Ready to learn a new technique? Here are the steps for Look 1- Reimagined Mohican.

Look 1: Reimagined Mohican

  1. For this mohican style, Charlotte prepped the hair with oil and butter.
  2. Then, she brushed through before using the ghd helios and comb attachment to stretch out the texture slightly.
  3. After prepping with edge control, she then created two threaded sections on either side of the head, above the ear.
  4. The two threaded pieces were then formed into an ‘X’ on either side and pinned up in place to form a faux undercut look on both sides.
  5. The remaining hair was then styled with the ghd helios and diffuser attachment to create a contrasting fuller shape on top.

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