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Get the Look > How-To: Gangsta Genie Braid
September 29, 2014

How-To: Gangsta Genie Braid

The Blonds’ spring 2015 collection is inspired by world-travelling, gangsta genies—girls who are in three cities in one day and are always up on the latest, craziest fashion trends. With this inspiration in mind, CATWALK® by TIGI® Global Creative Director Nick Irwin was able to refine this I Dream of Jeannie meets Madonna meets Jenny from the Block look by mastering a show-stopping, dramatic braid—truly fitting for The Blonds.

 

Artist: Nick Irwin
Manufacturer: TIGI, @tigiprofessionals

HOW-TO STEPS

1

Mist wet hair with CATWALK® by TIGI® Fast Fixx Style Prep and comb through.

2

Next, apply CATWALK® by TIGI® Session Series Wet Look Gel to small sections. Comb each section smooth and tight, and pull into a high ponytail at the crown of the head.

3

Once edges are smooth, secure ponytail into a bun with pins. Set with CATWALK® by TIGI® Session Series Work It Hairspray creating a lacquered look and smoothing any flyaways.

4

Next, stretch base of the hair piece over bun, concealing natural hair, and secure in place with pins.

5

Finish by spraying CATWALK® by TIGI® Session Series Work It Hairspray to the braid, taming flyaways.

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