Festive season is almost upon us, and whilst we might all be staying in this year, it doesn’t mean that your clients won’t like to have a bit of extra hair glam for their home parties with families. Here, ghd ambassador and accessory queen, Zoë Irwin, shares her top tips on how to add fun and personality to a hair look by experimenting with hair accessories. Fire away, Zoë!
Headbands, bows and clips
‘‘Headbands will transform a simple hair look into the ultimate party do” says Zoë. ”Whether someone wants their hair down or tie it up, headbands work well for both long and short hair. Jewelled headbands are a big statement this season and will have you sparkling under the spotlight.
This season, it is all about the bows – they have become much more oversized and playful; the bigger the bow, the better! What I really like about accessorising with a bow is being experimental with the different colours and textures. Adding a bow is such a great way to elevate any look and suits all occasions – parties, Christmas day with the family or even the boardroom! This will instantly add impact to any hair look.
Clips are big again this season and are a simple but effective way to add a statement to any hair look. Whether you want to opt for a bold worded clip or colourful bobby pins (as seen at Olivia Rubin AW20), this will instantly add some glam to any look – and is ideal if you are rushed for time.”
All images are from Glitz the Season collection by ghd. Hair: Luke Benson, Photography: Claire Rothstein, Stylist: Ozzy Shah, Make Up: Clare Evans
Zoë reveals her secret weapons: ”Before accessorising, you must always prep the hair to ensure it holds well. Start with ghd root lift spray (£14.50) as this prevents any style from falling flat and then style with the NEW ghd rise hot brush (£169) to get 2X more volume and create fullness and bounce. This product and tool combination works extremely well as it not only gives the accessories extra grip, but it will make hair appear a lot fuller – whether you are styling it in a pony or having it down.”
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