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    Summer’s Hottest Runway Hairstyles. Top stylist hair tips to master the biggest hair trends

    Plus, Hairstyle Photos for- Goddess Braids . Braids . Girl Next Door . Hollywood Classic Hair . 80’s Pop Hairstyles . Volume and Waves

    Top stylist hair tips to master the biggest hair trends
    7 pages of spring summer hair styles
    Read- It’s all about The Look
    Hairstyle Photos for… Goddess BraidsBraidsGirl Next DoorHollywood Classic Hair80’s Pop HairstylesVolume and Waves

    Dear Sharon: I want a new hairstyle for summer. I’m obsessed about all the boho clothes and bold colors in fashion now and think my long hair looks pretty blah by comparison. Can you tell me about some new hot summer hairstyles with some how-to tips that I can style at home? – A Breathe of Fresh Hair (Northridge, CA)

    Dear Fresh Hair: Forget about flat irons and ironed straight hair that just hangs there. The top hair styles right now are all about texture and curls. There’s more of an easy-going, natural bounce and vitality to them that’s a perfect complement to the fullness and ornamentation in fashion this summer.

    The new wave of hair trends are do’s that are easy to manage in summer humidity and long on fresh style. “If you do one thing this season, ensure it’s voluminous, tousled curls,” says hair stylist Adam Reed of the Charles Worthington Salon hair team. With a distinct wink to rediscover your inner flower child, braids has to be the hottest hair trend spotted from the runway to the real way of NY and LA’s hippest ‘hoods. Reed’s beachy, slightly tousled braided hairstyles that accompanied the feminine, boho-inspired Matthew Williamson Spring – Summer 05 fashion collection, is the perfect stylemaker for any summer occasion from casual day to fun night out.

    To keep you right in the fashion hair groove, we’ve asked the top hair gurus from the Charles Worthington Results’ and bumble & Bumble‘s hair teams to share some backstage secrets on how you can pull together the trendy hair looks of the moment at home.

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    Backstage at the Matthew Williamson show, Charles Worthington Results’ Adam Reed paid homage to the carefree feeling of the season with his take on braids, texture and curls utilizing the entire Results Curl-Perfection line. Reed shows that with these easy steps and the right tools, anyone can recreate the runway look at home.

    . Wash hair and condition with a products designed for curly hair..

    . Rub a curl definition cream through damp hair and rough dry.

    . Part hair with a deep side parting, take two front sections of the hair and braid each section, secure with a small snag-free hair tie.

    . Leave hair loose at the back or tong with a medium-size curling iron

    . Spritz hair with a curl reviver spray to support and strengthen curls, and give long-lasting control. more photos of braids

    The Bumble & Bumble hair team divulges their runway hair trend report with more top hairstyles to take you through the season in style.

    Updo Braids

    Updo Braids
    Seen at: Chado Ralph Rucci and Baby Phat
    The look: For Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons, Laurent Philippon braided thick ropes horizontally across the head ending with a feminine chignon at the ear. The look was R&B hip-hop meets 1920’s art deco. Philippon worked his craft with an architectural eye for Chado Ralph Rucci, creating a “small head” silhouette with delicate braids accenting a modern updo. more hairstyle photos of braids

    Volume and Wave

    Volume and Wave
    Seen at: Rebecca Taylor
    The look: Dennis Lanni worked with designer Rebecca Taylor to create an ethereal, fairy tale look. The hair was set with rubber bands folded over repeatedly with Bb. Holding Spray. Then each section was flat-ironed for an unexpected kink when the bands were taken out, achieving texture in an unconventional way. more volume hairstyle photos

    Classic hollywood

    Classic Hollywood
    Seen at: Bill Blass and J.Mendel
    The look: Accenting the ladies-who-lunch collection at Bill Blass, Jimmy Paul swept the hair up into a clean ponytail accented with a grosgrain ribbon. At J.Mendel, Laurent Philippon pulled the hair half up, with a low chignon at the neck. The hairline was then back-combed for softness. more Hollywood hairstyle photos

    girl next door

    Girl Next Door
    Seen at: Tuleh and Yigal Azrouel
    The look: Jimmy Paul created a NYC Upper East Side girl-on-the-go look at Tuleh, pulling the hair into a loose ponytail and doubling the hair under for a soft, loopy bun. Dennis Lanni created a fresh-faced, loose ponytail with volume at the crown for Yigal Azrouel. more girl next door hairstyles

    80's Pop

    80’s Pop
    Seen at: Stephen Burrows and Heatherette.
    The look: Taking inspiration from a photo shoot with Iman in 1977, Editorial Stylist Jimmy Paul used a small barrel curling iron to create tight curls at the crown of the head, brushing them out for volume while the rest of the head was swept up in a tight, high updo. Walking the halls of “Heatherette High” with designers Richie Rich and Traver Rains, Editorial Stylist Laurent Philippon created slicked back small buns and placed them in unconventional places, and used hair pieces in two colors for girls getting ready for the prom. more 80’s Pop hairstyle photos

    –June 9, 2005

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