Get ready to sparkle with this fun, festival look

The glitter roots trend has quickly become one of the top Coachella styles that has girls everywhere, including Kendall Jenner, re-thinking their crafting techniques.

 

Inspired by the look, Redken Artist Doug Treadway has provided two easy step-by-steps using Redken to recreate glitter roots at home. Whether you’re getting ready for the next festival line-up or simply a night on the town, you’ll be able to achieve your own glam-rock look in minutes.

 

To start:

  • Mist wind blown 05 dry finishing spray through the hair to add texture and an airy finish.

 

  • Using your fingers, create a natural middle part, pulling hair into two sections.

 

  • Rake each section into a high ponytail. Secure with an elastic.

 

  • Reapply wind blown 05 dry finish spray to each ponytail add texture and a slight hold.

 

  • Carefully wrap each ponytail around its base to create a bun on either side of the head. Secure with hair pins.

 

  • Spray hair with quick dry 18 instant finishing spray for strong hold.

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Image Source: Doug Treadway

 

Glitter roots option 1:

  • Apply metal fix 08 metallic liquid pomade (gold or silver) to the tip of your brush and work on the scalp area either side of the hair part. If you don’t have a brush, use your fingers to paint onto the hair.

 

  • Apply as little or as much as you would like to achieve your desired glitter root effect. Let it sit for five minutes to partially dry.

 

  • Apply a second layer of metal fix 08 metallic liquid pomade.

 

  • Finish the look with quick dry 18 instant finishing spray for strong hold.

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Image Source: Doug Treadway

 

Glitter roots option 2:

  • Squeeze hardwear 16 super-strong sculpting hair gel into a bowl, add your color preference of glitter and mix together.

 

  • Apply the hardwear 16 glitter mixture to the roots using a brush.

 

  • Add additional colors of glitter to create a custom look.

 

  • Finish the look with quick dry 18 instant finishing spray for strong hold.

 

Details and hi-res images are attached. To learn more about Redken products, find a salon, book your next appointment or buy genuine Redken products from your local salon, visit Redken.com. Also available at Ulta, Beauty Brands and JCPenney Salons.

 

I got a pixie cut. Now what? Tips from Redken Styling & Grooming Expert Jenny Balding!

Some of our favorite celebrities, including Katy Perry, Kate Mara and Lily Collins, have recently debuted their new pixie cuts, each with a slightly different, but super stylish, twist. Redken Styling & Grooming Expert Jenny Balding has the scoop on three of the best ways you can style this season’s must-have haircut.

 

“With short cuts, you need to create attitude, whether it’s rock-and-roll or romantic,” says Jenny. “By choosing the right styling products, you can create definition, shine or volume to achieve the specific look you’re going for.”

 

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Look #1: The Forward Sweep

  1. Mist Redken pillow proof blow dry express primer onto damp hair and comb through.
  2. Apply a dime-size amount of Redken short sculpt 19 touchable texturizing gel evenly throughout hair.
  3. To direct hair forward, blow-dry using your fingers in a side-to-side sweeping motion for tousled texture. Once hair is dry, take random pieces and flatiron for additional dimension.
  4. To enhance texture and definition, reapply a small amount of Redken short sculpt 19 touchable texturizing gel, and work into a chic, forward sweep.
  5. Finish with a mist of Redken wax blast 10 high-impact finishing spray-wax for instant undone texture.
  6. The next day, mist Redken pillow proof blow dry two-day extender all over to refresh the style.

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Look #2: The Sleek Pixie

  1. Mist Redken pillow proof blow dry express primer onto damp hair and comb through.
  2. Apply a dime-size amount of Redken short sculpt 19 touchable texturizing gel evenly throughout hair.
  3. Create a deep side part, then use a fine-tooth comb to blow-dry hair as smooth as possible in the direction you want it to lay.
  4. Once hair is dry, flatiron to smooth out any kinks.
  5. For added sleekness, reapply a small amount of Redken short sculpt 19 touchable texturizing gel and comb through to distribute. Position the fringe across the forehead and finesse the shape as needed, tucking any longer pieces behind the ears.
  6. Finish with a thorough mist of Redken quick dry 18 instant finishing spray for shine and long-lasting control.

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Look #3: Glam Volume

  1. Mist Redken pillow proof blow dry express primer onto damp hair and comb through.
  2. Apply a dime-size amount of Redken short sculpt 19 touchable texturizing gel evenly throughout hair. To maintain natural texture, blow-dry hair using your fingers, lifting sections as you dry to add volume.
  3. After hair is completely dry, use a 1” curling iron to randomly curl sections downward. Take small sections and alternate directions to create dimension
  4. Emulsify 2 – 4 pumps of Redken short sculpt 19 touchable texturizing gel in your palms and run your hands through the hair, using your fingertips to gently lift and shape the front layers into an upward direction.
  5. Finish with a mist of Redken control addict 28 extra high-hold hairspray for maximum control.
  6. The next day, mist Redken pillow proof blow dry two-day extender all over, using your fingers to refresh the texture.