Poppy Day presents the perfect opportunity for life-affirming pageantry and England’s pop princess was on hand to bestow regal grandeur on us all. Eschewing her swooshing side-part in favor of a flowing center-part on her Remembrance Day walk around Kensington Palace, the heiress’ beauty look was reminiscent of Farah Fawcett’s darling look. Paired with her usual tousled waves, the adjustment to the part creates a whole new face-frame for Kate, highlighting how even the subtlest change can make a dramatic difference. To learn how to style your hair in a waving center-part, click style notes.
Step 1: Towel-dry hair to damp. Cocktail styling whip and volume foam in palms and work through hair, roots to ends. The cocktail will help you achieve both bounce and luster.
Step 2: Blowdry from roots to ends using a boar bristle round brush. Lift hair of the root for volume; the bristles with encourage smoothness.
Step 3: Close to dry, stop. Part hair in the center. Blast dry, using hands to tousle the texture.