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It’s award and gala season again, and the warm weather is driving a cool new look among models: an easy slick back. Prim yet not stuffy, this frizz-be-gone style proved to be essential on the red carpet for models like Kendall Jenner and Joan Smalls. You don’t have to be a model to rock this look, it’s a perfect option for all your summer weddings and events. To learn how to emulate this style, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

Step One: Apply five pumps of volume foam from roots to ends and then spray hair with protective thickening lotion. Blow dry with boar bristle round brush for the most amount of smoothness.

Step Two: To create an ultra-smooth finish in the front, use a round paddle brush to blow strands back off your face.

Step Three: Create some movement with your curling wand by wrapping the length from the shoulders down. After waves cool, gently brush them up and set your hair from forehead to crown with holding spray.


Special Thanks to Michelle Rotbart for this post. Michelle is a professional trend forecaster for the NYC-based fashion and retail forecaster, Doneger Group

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