THE PRO TIPS DIY red-carpet-worthy hair with Kimble’s advice.
RIGHT ANGLE “Spritz Airspray eight to 10 inches away from the scalp or hair, so the product has room to disperse. Pick up sections of hair, spray through them and then let them fall. This gives it body and creates a nice texture, especially if you’re trying to get a good blowout; it gives it a particular movement instead of looking perfectly coiffed.” OSCAR BAIT “People don’t realize [that getting red-carpet-ready] is a full collaboration between the celebrity, the hair and makeup people and the wardrobe stylist and usually takes a lot of planning. We’ve been seeing a lot of styles lately mixing hairstyles from the past and creating a new twist for a fresh, modern take on an old style. I predict we’ll see more of this trend on the red carpet [this year].” EVERYDAY GLAM “Your hair should look good as long as you have a great cut and great colour—and it’s healthy. Healthy hair is easier to style. You should have your hair cut and coloured at least two weeks before an event. This gives the hair time to get the true colour and that lived-in look after the cut.” n
Townsend always sprays bobby pins with dry shampoo before putting them in hair. “It creates friction so they don’t slip out.” Dove Refresh + Care Invigorating Dry Shampoo ($4.99). To add volume, roughly dry hair, twisting sections with fingers. Try Schwarzkopf Professional BC Bonacure Hairtherapy Excellium Plumping Spray ($16.95). For details, see Shopping Guide.