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How-Tos > Oscar How-To: Maria Menunos’ Grecian Goddess Braids
March 4, 2014

Oscar How-To: Maria Menunos’ Grecian Goddess Braids

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Oscar How-To: Maria Menunos’ Grecian Goddess Braids

Extra host Maria Menunos looked radiant at the 86th annual Academy Awards in her embroidered silvery white gown and Grecian-style braids. The look is elegant, yet chic—perfect for your fashionable brides.

Who did it
Hair: Lorena Garcia
Photography: William Ntim-Aburam
Makeup & Wardrobe: Amin Kabani

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    Prep hair by soaking with BioSilk Thermal Shield before blow-drying with a DURA CHI Professional Dryer. Create a clean center part and divide the front into 2 sections from the top of the head to back of the ear.

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    Divide remaining hair into two horizontal sections, pinning top section up.

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    Spray the remaining hair in the back with BioSilk Natural Hold Finishing Spray before curling 1 ½-inch subsections with a 1-inch DURA CHI Professional Curling Iron.

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    French braid the left side section and pin.

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    Repeat on right side. For added texture and grip use BioSilk Clean Dry Shampoo.

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    Connect braids with an elastic band.

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    Loosen up curls by raking through with fingers.

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    Start pinning up curls into a loose chignon.

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    Pull some whispy pieces loose in the front. Finish the look with BioSilk Natural Hold Finishing Spray. Mist hair with BioSilk Shine On for added shine. 

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