Beauty Look: Big Messy Hair

It’s very rare that I have time to just play around with makeup and hair looks these days. Not sure what it is…I feel like I have less and less time these days yet if you ask me what I’ve been up to I couldn’t tell you – and it’s all such a blur! Something I’m definitely going to have to work on but this isn’t the place to discuss that 😉

I was doing a fun photo shoot a couple of weeks ago and my hair was in a updo. I let out my hair and slept on it and the next morning I had these really cool loose waves so instead of washing my hair that morning I decided to take advantage and have a bit of fun with them.

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I know some ladies that have their hair like this everyday…lucky them! As you know my hair is curly, but even it it wasn’t I can’t imagine I would take the time to curl my hair every single day. This is a look you can get after you had your hair in either a bun or an updo. For example – say you went to a wedding or an event the night before. Take advantage of all the texture you’ll have going on in your hair!

  • If you have oily hair absorb some of the oil from the scalp with a dry shampoo.
  • For this look I didn’t want it to be neat AT ALL! I ran a brush through the waves which is usually a “no, no” with curly hair!
  • To make sure this look had a lot of texture and that my hair didn’t fall flat and stayed big I used the two products from the Schwarzkopf OSIS+ Sessions Label line.

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  • I took the Osis+ Dust It Flex mattifying powder in my hands and rubbed my palms together before rubbing it all into my hair and at the back of scalp – but it’s NOT a dry shampoo.  This product creates volume and texture but allows for you to play with your look as it doesn’t “hold” like a spray. It’s perfect to create a messy pony tail look or fashionable “bed head”.
  • Once I had the texture I wanted I took a little bit of the Osis+ Molding paste over the surface of my hair to create a matte finish. I didn’t want glossy “pretty” locks for this look. It was all about creating “rough” texture.

My hair inspiration came from Lorde on the cover of Fashion Magazine. I loved how you could see the natural texture of her hair – it didn’t look like a curling iron had been run through it and she didn’t have typically shiny locks for a magazine cover. Note that this look is NOT about having touchable, soft, run through your finger locks. Your hair will actually feel “dirty”.

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What do you think of my big messy (and sexy?) hair look? Is it something you’d want to try out?

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