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Top 3 Ways to Get Festive Holiday Hair

As the holidays approach, so do special occasions, parties, and events. The twinkling, glimmering, and glittery décor sets a festive feel for the season, and inspires dressed-up nights paired with special hair styles. Make your look fitting for the season with these three simple tips:
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Consider the event

The event’s activities are an important factor to consider before settling on a style. If you’re going to an active affair with games or dancing, choose a style that can go with the flow—perhaps a simple up-do? Whether smooth and sleek or perfectly messy, a high or low bun is a stylish way to keep your hair out of the way. And even a ponytail can be dressed up with the help of a flat iron and a product like Paul Mitchell Spray Wax that prevents fly away hair while adding soft shine and a flexible hold. If it’s a quiet dinner party, there’s no limit to the options.

Give it a lift

There’s no better time of year for a style full of body and volume. To create a gorgeous look with serious volume, first apply a root-boosting product like Sexy Hair Root Pump Spray Mousse at the scalp. Then flip your head upside down and aim the blow dryer at the roots, working your fingers through the hair. Once completely dry, use a curling iron or flat iron if you want curls or a sleek look. Then apply a small amount of Sexy Hair Powder Play Volumizing & Texturizing Powder or a similar texturing powder at the scalp. To lock in the lift, use a hairbrush to lift sections at the crown up and away from the roots, then blast the roots with your blow dryer. To hold it all in place and maintain the volume, apply DESIGNLINE Hold Everything Hairspray.

Dress it up

One or two shimmering hair accessories can make any style festive. Metallic or jewel-toned hair ties or hair pins are a great way to add sparkle to long hair styles. For shorter hairstyles, a couple gemstone-studded bobby pins or a headband can make your look sparkle. For the finishing touch, apply DESIGNLINE Shine Mist for weightless, frizz-free shine.


Most importantly, choose a party look that feels great, makes you feel confident and puts you in a festive mood. If you want help creating it, bring your stylist a photo or two of what you have in mind so they can bring it to life.

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