Vivienne Mackinder’s Fairytale Bride – 2018

Posted by on May 18, 2018 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Vivienne Mackinder's Fairytale Bride – 2018

Photos: Lyndsey Misenar

Vivienne Mackinder’s Fairytale Bride, dramatic and romantic, is part of her Bridal Dream Collection created for all the themes today’s brides may want for their special day, both in reality and on social media. This bride has hair rising high with the help of a hair pad, teasing and spray, then it  was twisted and “push pulled” into coils, pinned into place, with the nape area draping in a soft beach curl. Photographed at the Vanderbilt Museum, with classy hair accessories, the Bridal Dreams include a Romantic Bride, a Boho Bride, a Trendy Bride.  To see more from this great collection, include many how-to’s, in a new album, CLICK HERE

Hair: Vivienne Mackinder … Products: Joico Power Whip Foam, Body and Beach Shakes, Power Spray … Hair Jewelry: Miss Ellie … Makeup: Jamie Hernandez … Fashion Consultant : Montgomery Frazier … Photos: Lyndsey Misenar


Pearls Decorate Hands, Nails, Hair – 2018

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Pearls Decorate Hands, Nails, Hair – 2018

Photos: Helen Oppenheim

Pearls decorated here, there, everywhere at the Ines Di Santo Fall 2018 Bridal Week Show. Not just the gorgeous gowns, but Lulu Cooper added pearls to the hands and nails, Peter Gray added different sized pearls in silver, gold, chrome in 8 different sizes to teased bouffants up to there. For more of the romantic collection, CLICK HERE

Nails/Hands: Lulu Cooper … Hair: Peter Gray using Wella Professional … Makeup: Tia Hebron for Bobbi Brown … Photos: Helen Oppenheim


Moody Blue Bouffant, Video – 2015

Posted by on Mar 28, 2015 in Helen's Blog | 4 comments

Moody Blue Bouffant,  Video – 2015

Photo: © Roberto Ligresti

Another edgy lovely look from Vivienne Mackinder’s stunning Moody Blues Collection. This one has dusty blue hues on a kind of bouffant with long shaggy sides, all wrapped up in a wide bandeau tied at the back.  Details and more  in Vivienne’s WorldGreat album on this website.  And the inspirational Moody Blue styles can be seen on this very beautiful video, click here:

Hair: Vivienne Mackinder, HairDesignerTV … Asst. Color: Lois Broderick … Makeup: David Maderich … Fashion Styling: Montgomery Frazier … Fashion Designer: Katya Leonovich … Accessories: Perez Sanz … Photos: Roberto Ligresti


The Big Tease, Big Young Hair – 2012

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

The Big Tease, Big Young Hair - 2012

Photo: © Helen Oppenheim

“Teased, big, young,” said Orlando Pita about this dramatic free-flowing polished bouffant hair to there. A thin headband is added to the front of the head for this big tease from the Carolina Herrera Fall 2012 New York Fashion Week show.   Step by steps, other versions, some fashions later, click here: 

Hair: Orlando Pita, Orlo Salon, for Moroccanoil … Makeup: Diane Kendal for MAC Cosmetics ….
Photo: © Helen Oppenheim