The ‘Mortal Instruments’ actress’s sexy cutout dress from her film’s Mexico premiere inspired her sleek hairstyle. Here’s how you can copy her classic style, with tips directly from her stylists!
Lily Collins‘ slick retro waves give a major throwback to the glamorous 1940s, but in a fresh, modern way! Do YOU love her style? We’ve got the breakdown of her wavy hair look directly from her stylist, Mara Roszak!
Lily Collins’ Retro Hairstyle — Get The Look
Lily, 24, looked stunning in her black lace ensemble — and her hairstylist, Mara Roszak, even reveals that her sexy dress inspired her classic hairstyle:
Lily wore a gorgeous cut out dress that showed off her beautiful shape. It was [that] classic yet incredibly sexy look that inspired the 40′s brushed waves.
Mara explains the process of crafting Lily’s head-turning hairstyle:
[I] Applied mousse to Lily’s damp hair and rough dried. I then curled sections of her hair around a 3/4″ barrel iron towards the face and pin curled.
The key is to create the perfect “s” wave in front of the face by manipulating it with a comb and pinning in place. Once the head was set I sprayed all over with L’Oreal Extra Stong Hold Elnett Hairspray.
After allowing the hair to sit and cool down, I removed all the pins and brushed out the hair with a wide tooth comb, breaking up the waves and creating a softer look.
Lily’s gorgeous makeup was done by makeup artist Kayleen McAdams. Her painted purple pout definitely gave her Old Hollywood glam look some modern edge.
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Would YOU try Lily’s retro waves?
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– Kristine Hope Kowalski
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