Still swooning over the styles seen at the 2017 MTV VMAs? We’re sure your clients are too! If you’ve been pining over how to recreate their iconic style, look no further! Celebrity stylists Nick Stenson and George Papanikolas break down two of our favorite looks – Olivia Munn and Paris Jackson. Follow along below to see how they would create these stellar styles.
NICK STENSON'S SUGGESTED STYLING STEP-BY-STEP
To prep dry hair, apply Biolage R.A.W. Smoothing Styling Milk to ease the grip of blow dry and nourish.
Create a center part and comb around the hairline giving the hair direction.
Spray with Biolage R.A.W. Texturizing Styling Spray to give definition then use a ¾ inch barrel curling iron to curl hair and brush the waves through to keep them soft.
Spray the Biolage R.A.W. Frizz Control Styling Spray through the hair to maintain frizz and protect from humidity.
Finish it off with the Biolage R.A.W. Texturizing Styling Spray to set and add hold to the hair.
SUGGESTED COLOR FORMULAS BY GEORGE PAPANIKOLAS
Olivia Munn’s Formula:
Formula: 2 scoops Light Master & 2 oz. 30 Volume & Bond Ultim8 Step 1 Amplifier
Formula 1 (root color) 2 oz. Color Sync 5N & 2 oz. 10 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer
Formula 2 (ends) 2 oz. Color Sync 8M & 2 oz. 10 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer
Melt the 2 formulas at the mid shaft
Paris Jackson’s formula:
Formula 1 (root color): Equal parts Color Sync 6A 10 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer
Formula 2 (mids): 2 scoops Light Master & 1 oz. 40 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer & Bond Ultim8 Step 1 Amplifier
Formula 3 (ends): 2 scoops Light Master & 2 oz. 40 Volume & Bond Ultim8 Step 1 Amplifier & 2 oz. 20 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer