A bigger splash – Ali Pirzadeh for Rejina Pyo

by | Feb 16, 2022 | Education, News, Techniques

Make a splash this season with a multi-braid masterpiece seen on the runway at
Rejina Pyo S/S22

Just call it the Euphoria effect. The hit US TV show’s ’00s nostalgia and penchant for adding quirky flair to classic hairstyles has sparked client imaginations and sent them on the hunt for individual takes on their go-to looks. Bubble ponytails are big again, braids are now the ultimate everyday updo accessory, and even humble pigtails are being given a fresh, playful spin.

It was an approach that ahead-of-the-curve Ali Pirzadeh took quite literally at the S/S22 Regina Pyo show last fashion month. Set against the impressive backdrop of London Aquatics Centre, the hair lead for L’Oreal Professionnel Paris-fronted show drew inspiration from his surroundings to a clean and polished look, served with a stunning twist… or three. “I wanted to create a look that connected the water and the sportiness of the divers to the hair style,” Ali explains. “The muse has a sporty element with polished and clean finishes.” 

Get the look: 

STEP ONE: Create a middle parting in the hair, flattening the roots if needed.
STEP TWO: Add TECNI.ART Full Volume Extra Mousse and blow-dry in.
STEP THREE: Apply TECNI.ART Transformer Lotion gel to get smooth high gloss finish.
STEP FOUR: Slick hair down and use a toothbrush comb to get a strong curved sweeping effect around the temples.
STEP FIVE: Tie off hair with natural hair colour elastic low to nape.
STEP SIX: Section the tail of ponytail into three sections. Using TECNI.ART Fix Polish, start rope twist braid each section and tie off.
STEP SEVEN: Finish off the look with  TECNI.ART Ring Light shine spray and Infinium Hair Spray. 

Ali’s Top Tip

“The products are the key to recreating this look, you want products that really smooths the hair down and gives a healthy shiny finish with no fly aways,” Ali says. “Another tip is to use a toothbrush to really smooth down the hair around temple and hairline for the super smooth pulled finish.” 

Ali Pirzadeh backstage smoothing down hair

Models at Rejina Pyo S/S22

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