Michael Costello describes his ideal client as ‘a goddess — she’s the woman other women want to be.’ Hair was sexy and sophisticated at his Spring 2015 runway show during New York Fashion Week. It’s perfect for a black tie affair. Get the step-by-step below.
Lead hairstylist Linh Nguyen for CHI Haircare described the inspiration for the hair at Michael Costello‘s Spring 2015 Fashion Show to HollywoodLife.com: “Michael’s collection features a lot of textiles, a lot of detail. I felt that clean, pared-down hair would keep the entire look really high-end, polished and clean.”
Michael Costello’s Runway — Slicked Back Hair For Spring 2015 Fashion Week Show
Linh continues: “We wanted to keep the hair pared-down because the collection features a lot of textiles, a lot of detail, but we still wanted to create a look for the fashion-forward, effortlessly chic Michael Costello girl. We’re going for a ‘just popped out of the shower’ look, so we’re using CHI Pliable Polish and Shine Infusion to get that high-gloss wet-shine finish.”
“This spring I think we are going to see a lot of straight, healthy and shiny hair, so investing in a good thermal protector is key. Today we’re using CHI 44 Iron Guard Style & Stay because it protects strands from heat damage and also leaves hair with a smooth, sleek finish with lasting hold.”
Michael Costello’s Hair — Sleek & Slick For Spring 2015
Here’s how to get the look:
“Divide the hair into sections, mist each section with CHI 44 Iron Guard, distribute the product by brushing through with a paddle brush and smooth the hair with a CHI G2 Ceramic & Titanium Hairstyling Iron.
*Linh Tip: After smoothing the hair with the CHI G2 iron allow hair to cool completely before combing or brushing. Manipulating hair while it’s still warm could cause hair to become kinky or frizzy.
Once all sections are smoothed, apply CHI 44 Iron Guard Style & Stay generously from the root area to the nape. Brush the hair away from the face, hair forming a C-shape that echoes the natural curve of the head.
“Set” the hair in place with a CHI TOUCH Touchscreen Dryer.
Complete the sleek texture by applying CHI Pliable Polish to the ends of the hair and spraying CHI Shine Infusion ($15, ulta.com) from the nape area to the ends.
Hairstylists touched up models with the CHI Escape Cordless Styling Iron right before they hit the runway.”
Would you rock this look, HollywoodLifers?
— Dory Larrabee Zayas