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June 17, 2022

’90s-Inspired Spiky Topknot

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Photo Courtesy of Amika by Aaron Weiss

The Christopher John Rogers “Collection 010” runway show featured a spiky corkscrew topknot, crafted by Naeemah LaFond (@naeemahlafond), amika’s Global Artistic Director. This ‘90s Brooklyn-inspired look was designed based on styles found in local Black hair salons and Black magazines. 

 

This nostalgic silhouette is sure to be a head turner for the coming season,” says Naeemah. Keep scrolling to get the details!

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

1

First, cut 1.5-inch pieces of wefted hair. Spray generously with the amika Headstrong Intense Hold Hairspray. Straighten with amika Conductor Styler and clip the ends to make them pointed.

2

Next, smooth hair into a high pony with amika Curl Corps Enhancing Gel using a grooming brush and secure with hair tie. 

3

Wrap the base with a small section of hair. 

4

Pin two spikes onto the base of the ponytail with bobby pins.

5

Then, separate the ponytail into two pieces and saturate with Curl Corps Enhancing Gel.

6

Twist each piece into the base of the pony in a twirling motion and secure with pins.

7

Finish by spraying with amika Top Gloss Shine Spray for high shine.

 

Photo Courtesy of Amika by Aaron Weiss

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