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Last updated: January 22, 2018

How-To: The Undone Grunge

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Channeling the energetic collection, cataloging and exporting of China’s last dynasty—the Qing Dynasty—Vivienne Tam’s spring/summer 2015 collection emphasized dramatic texture and color. To subdue the vibrant pieces, CATWALK® by TIGI® Global Creative Director Nick Irwin felt the need to neutralize and unify the models. The result: a modern, sporty look with dual texture, perfectly complementary to Vivienne’s collection of nature-focused colors and prints.


Artist: Nick Irwin
Manufacturer: TIGI, @tigiprofessionals

Products Used


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Prep hair with CATWALK® by TIGI® Fast Fixx Style Prep and create a center part.


Next, section the back of the head, starting at the nape, and apply CATWALK® by TIGI® Strong Hold Mousse from root through to mid-ends on each section.


Blow-dry using a flat brush, flattening the hair to the shape of the head, keeping the ends free and textured. Repeat, up to the crown.


Repeat the process at either side of the center part, making sure to keep the hair lying forward, not back.


Next, tuck haphazard strands behind the ears and then sweep two front strands of hair across the forehead and behind the ear, creating a piecey, side-swept look.


Set the look with CATWALK® by TIGI® Camera Ready.

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