“Slightly Punky” French Twist MFW- 2017

Posted by on Mar 11, 2017 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

"Slightly Punky" French Twist MFW- 2017

Photo: Courtesy Redken

Love this “slightly punky” French Twist by Guido of Redken for Bottega Veneta’s Fall/Winter 2017 Milan Fashion Week Show.  The front, not shown, was a modern take on the 1940s – with a roll  – but the back of the French Twist is something else, with some pieces sticking out, just so, casual but not messy!  After making the French Twist, just “pull out a few pieces using fingers, allowing them to hang loosely for a soft, romantic feel,” advises Guido, who did the hair for most of the important fashion designer shows for Fall.  Full steps on helenoppenheim.com – click HERE 

Hair: Guido, Redken, Global Creative Director … Products: Redken Guts 10 Volume Spray Foam, Windblown 05 … Photo: Courtesy: Redken

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Colorific Faux Wool Dreadlocks NYFW – 2017

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Colorific Faux Wool Dreadlocks NYFW – 2017

Photo: Courtesy Redken

Wow!  For the marvelous Marc Jacobs Spring 2017 New York Fashion Week Show, Redken’s Guido made headlines with colorific faux wool dreadlocks, utilizing 12,500 yards of wool extensions dyed in more than 200 shades by Jena Count, found through a Google Search on Etsy.   Six different eye looks by François Nars matched the color of the hair and fashions. For more, a how-to, click HERE

Hair: Guido, Global Creative Director, Redken … Product: Redken Wind Blown 05 … Hand Made Faux Wool Dreadlocks, Jena Count/Etsy … Makeup: François Nars … Photo Courtesy Redken

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