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January 12, 2015

The Squeaky Clean Pony from Aveda

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The Squeaky Clean Pony from Aveda

Pristine, clean, fresh-looking hair paired perfectly with Stella McCartney’s pre-fall 2015 show. To accompany McCartney’s luxurious, wearable pieces that encompassed old-world styles and modern silhouettes and fabrics, Aveda Global Creative Director, Antoinette Beenders, prepped the hair to look gorgeous and healthy, and then styled it into an easy, low-laying ponytail. “Stella wanted beautiful, squeaky clean hair to complement her collection,” says Antoinette. “To create this look, we prepped the hair with Pure Abundance™ Style Prep and dried it using a fine-toothed comb. This created a shiny and healthy style which we then gently mussed up with Dry Remedy™ Daily Moisturizing Oil for a more natural look.” Here’s how she did it!

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    After prepping hair with shampoo and conditioner like Aveda Pure Abundance™, mist towel-dried hair with Pure Abundance™ Style Prep in small sections.

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    With a fine-tooth comb, blow-dry the hair back and away from the face. 

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    Taking top sections of hair, clip the hair to the sides to focus attention to the under layers of hair.

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    With a 1-inch curling iron, loosely curl the under layers of hair, half way to the head.

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    Pull and twist the curls to create natural-looking waves and set the style with a light mist of Air Control™ Hair Spray.

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    Gather hair in a loose ponytail at the nape and secure tight with an elastic that matches the hair.

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    With five drops of Dry Remedy™ Daily Moisturizing Oil emulsified in the palms of your hands, gently muss up the end of the ponytail and top of the hair for a naturally messy appearance that shows the dimension of the hair’s shine.

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