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June 24, 2011

Sleek Waves Styling How-To from Matrix

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Sleek Waves Styling How-To from Matrix

This step-by-step is ideal for clients with unruly hair that becomes impossible to manage the moment humidity comes into play. Master this styling how-to using the NEW Matrix Total Result™ care line and tame those swollen cuticles, make hair smooth with plenty of body and movement.


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HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    “My hair is so unruly and impossible. It takes me an hour to get it straight. The slightest humidity makes it uncontrollable and frizzy. I constantly have to keep styling it throughout
    the day to keep it smooth.” ~ Caterina

  • 2

    Diagnosis:
    Client sees: Frizzy hair, split ends
    You see: Heat-damaged, swollen cuticle

    Desired Result:
    The client wants smooth hair with body and movement. The client is looking for faster ways to style her hair.

    Solutions:
    At the backbar – Sleek Shampoo and Pro Solutionist Total Treat Deep Cream Mask.
    In the chair – Sleek Blow Down Leave-in Cream and Sleek Silk Wonder™ Smoothing Oil.
    At home – Sleek Shampoo & Conditioner, Sleek Blow Down Leave-in Cream and Sleek Silk Wonder Smoothing Oil.

  • 3

    On damp hair, distribute sleek Blow Down Leave-in Cream throughout. Blow-dry hair with hands until approximately 70% dry.

  • 4

    Apply a small amount of Sleek Silk Wonder™ Smoothing Oil to mid-lengths and ends.

  • 5

    Blow-dry hair with Denman® or paddle brush using tension to smooth hair and maximize control. For coarse hair, separate hair into smaller sections for additional control and even smoothing.
    Start at nape and work up the back of head, directing nozzle and airflow down the strand. Repeat at sides maintaining tension. Complete entire head.

  • 6

    For sophisticated, smooth waves spray Sleek Iron Smoother on narrow sub-section starting at front side. Use a 2″ barrel Marcel iron on mid-lengths and ends, hold vertically, and wrap the hair 3-4 rotations around the iron while holding ends. Release and allow to cool. Continue around mid-length sections. When complete, relax curl by stretching ends.

  • 7

    Brush through gently with a smoothing brush, encouraging rolling waves and fluid movement. Apply small amount of Sleek Silk Wonder Smoothing Oil for long lasting smoothness and shine.

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