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Last updated: December 19, 2011

Hilary Swank’s Cascading Curls How-To

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Hilary Swank’s Cascading Curls How-To

At the LA premiere of her new flick New Year’s Eve, Hilary Swank looked beautiful in a glittering blue gown and cascading curls. Her hairstyle, created by Robert Vetica, celebrity stylist and Moroccanoil Global Brand Ambassador, was glamorous, sexy and spirited—everything we look for in a New Year’s Eve look. Here, Robert explains exactly how to get the look!

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    “I started by blow drying Hilary’s hair with Moroccanoil Treatment to ensure tangle- and frizz-free hair with a gorgeous shine that would last through the night,” says Robert. “Then I dried large sections with an emphasis on a deep side part.”

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    “Focusing below the side part, I used a ¾-inch curling iron and curled the hair behind the ear and down,” adds Robert, “and in the back, I took larger sections, directing the curl down making sure not to spiral the hair on the barrel, and continued around to the other side behind the ear.”

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    “Next, I went back to the top of the part, took big 2½-inch sections and curled the hair in the opposite direction,” Robert explains. “The sections were pinned to keep them out of the way, along the front hairline and down the side.”

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    “I sprayed the hair with Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray to give it a natural-looking, long-lasting hold with brilliant shine,” Robert adds. “I let the hair sit for a bit until the spray set, then released the pins and gave it a good brushing.”

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    “Next I brushed the hair on the parted side back and pulled it to the side,” he says. “I pinned it with bobby pins and a hair comb to keep the hair in place.”

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    “Next, I applied Moroccanoil Hydrating Styling Cream to the style and worked it through with my fingers. This helped loosen the curls, maintained the style and insured a long-lasting set,” Robert explains.

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    “Using my fingers and a Moroccanoil XLPRO Paddle Brush, I framed the hair around Hilary’s face,” adds Robert, “and finished the look with another spray of Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray.