85 Salon Looks to Create : A Comprehensive Practical Guide to Styling your Hair for Stunning Results, With More Than 85 Complete Looks Shown in 500 How-to PhotographsBook - 2011
The ultimate form of self-expression, a change of hair style or colour allows you to reinvent yourself for an evening, or on a more permanent basis. This practical guide offers readers a chance to learn professional styling techniques, so that they can achieve dramatic and impressive results by following clear step-by-step sequences. From ideas for simple styles and general haircare advice through to techniques such as braiding, curling or producing elegant up-dos, this book shows you how to achieve perfect styling results every time. The book opens with an invaluable chapter on styling tools, providing a comprehensive guide to different products and tools, what they look like and how they are used. Step-by-step sequences for using the tools to achieve different results are included, from blow-drying hair for a range of effects to using irons, tongs, curlers, bendies, pins and crimpers. There are also instructions for how to correctly put on different types of wig, as well as using products to create a 'bed-head' look or a sleek bob. There then follows a step-by-step guide to creating a wide range of everyday styles, from achieving the perfect blow-dry, ponytails, ballerina buns and plaits to dressing a fringe, adding a flash of colour or correctly positioning added hair. These simple techniques are taken a step further in the next chapter, which reveals the secrets behind glamorous looks like curly pin-ups, glamorous backcombs, and one-length sets. Simple ideas for quick office-to-party styles as well as hair for special events like weddings are also covered, along with an insider's guide to wearing occasion hats and ornamental accessories to suit your hair and outfit. Packed with more than 80 styling ideas, clear step-by-step techniques and more than 500 stunning photographs, this book will have you looking salon-fabulous every time you leave the house.
Publisher: Wigston : 2011
Branch Call Number: ANF 646.724 POPE
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill. ; 30 cm