It’s been a history-making evening for Little Combine who turned the primary lady band ever to win the Finest Teams class on the Brit Awards (that’s proper, the first). However alongside thanking former band mate, Jesy and all of the lady bands who impressed them (Spice Women, All Saints, Sugababes), the ladies additionally gave a notable shout-out to their glam squad, as a result of throughout a 12 months that’s been spent primarily in our trackie bums, being made to really feel pulled collectively (and fairly frankly, fabulous) will be transformative.
We don’t blame them – they’re hair and make-up was lit. Leigh-Anne slayed a sculptural plait-pony that morphed right into a bob on the backside (you must see it to consider it), Perrie rocked waist-length mermaid waves with micro plaits framing her face, and Jade paid homage to her Confetti braids by bringing them again for tonight’s occasion. And in case you’re questioning what precisely went into creating the types, you’re in luck, as a result of we spoke solely to the lady’s hair guru and lead stylist for TRESemme, Aaron Carlo, who created the types they wore whereas they scooped their win.
“As the ladies had been all in white, I needed to maintain a component of the hair the identical as effectively,” he advised GLAMOUR. “We used completely different variations of braids on every of them so there’s cohesion however tailor-made every look to go well with the lady’s completely different persona.”
And, in case you’re pondering of recreating the seems your self, right here’s what you want to know…
Leigh-Anne’s faux-bob pony
A really particular night referred to as for a really particular hair look, which is why Aaron crafted a sculptural showstopper for Leigh-Anne. The faux-bob pony incorporates braids, a ponytail and a fake bob backside. He began by creating scalp braids. “Braid spherical the top and again till you attain the highest of the top,” says Aaron. Safe in place with a transparent elastic and spray with TRESemmé’s Freeze Maintain Hairspray. “I like to make use of maintain 5 for lengthy lasting, twenty-four hour outcomes,” Aaron advised us. Pull the remaining hair again right into a pony and safe on the prime of the top. “Then take a 1-2 inch part braid and wrap it across the base of the ponytail, securing in place with a grip,” says Aaron. To create the bob vibe, he brushed out the horse and rolled the ends outwards with a straightener to create a reverse bob inside the ponytail. Lock it in place with one other mist of hairspray.
Jade’s Confetti braids
Aaron labored with professional braider, Molecia George (aka @momoshair) to recreate the braids that Jade rocked within the Confetti music video. Begin by prepping the hair by working a small about of Keratin Easy Oil by way of the hair, ranging from the mid lengths and dealing right down to the ends. Spray hair with Defend and Care Warmth Protection and use a tong to create textured waves. From the roots take small sections and to create skinny braids that finish at round lobe-length earlier than opening into the waves. End with TRESemmé’s Day 2 Volumizing Shampoo for added texture and keep in mind to brush out the curls!
Perrie’s Mermaid Waves
For Perrie’s mermaid waves, Aaron prepped hair with Defend and Care Warmth Protection earlier than brushing by way of. He makes use of a straightener, alternating between S waves and push waves to create fairly “beachy bo-ho waves” however stored the ends straight for a brilliant undone, low-volume end. For a success of hydration, he spritzed the Day 2 Wave Enhancer all through mid-lengths and ends, then completed with face framing micro plaits by taking two 10inch sections of hair and loosely braiding them. And since he didn’t need these stunning waves to go wherever, he misted the whole thing in place with hairspray. Prime tip: “for added quantity on the root, flip hair over and spray the other way up,” says Aaron.
And there you’ve got it award-winning hair that’s match for a pop icon, or a visit down the pub along with your mates.
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