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Last updated: January 23, 2018

Modern French Twist…Laura Prepon

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Raven-haired Orange is the New Black actress, Laura Prepon stunned on the red carpet with a modern version of the classic French twist for her Emmy appearance. Inspired by the graphic lines of Laura’s satin, emerald colored gown, celebrity stylist Jonathan Colombini for Joico, combined the iconic hairstyle’s classic shape with an updated texture and proportions.


“We had a blast getting ready, ” says Jonathan. “Thanks to Joico’s new Flip Turn and IronClad sprays, Laura was able to feel confidence about her hair and enjoy herself all evening long.”


Artist: Jonathan Colombini
Manufacturer: Joico, @joico



Start by applying Joico Body Luxe Volumizing Elixir to damp hair, followed by Joico K-PAK Color Therapy Restorative Styling Oil on the ends.


Next power-dry the hair to about 80 percent dry, and then finish and smooth all strands with a round brush. 


To produce a “gritty” interior texture, apply dry shampoo to dry hair and then mist with Joico’s NEW Flip Turn Volumizing Finishing Spray.


Next, create a deep side part with a dramatic, side-swept bang and gather all of the hair on one side—a bit higher than where a traditional ponytail would sit when forming a roll—using a bungee elastic. 


Once secured, loosen the gathered hair for a more casual, effortless look, then roll up the ends to fashion the upstyle. 


Finally, to maintain the “undone” vibe of the style and to create a contemporary texture, release a few wisps of hair around the hairline and within the crown before setting the look in place with Joico’s NEW IronClad Thermal Heat Protectant Spray.