Lea Michele always has sexy hair, but her braid at the American Horror Story premiere was a stunner. Her stylist, Mark Townsend, has a few tips for creating a similarly undone but fancy look, so to learn about his technique, just keep reading.
Celebrity stylist Mark Townsend had quite the busy awards season, working with clients like Lea Michele for the Grammys and Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence for the Academy Awards. He said that Jennifer has been working on getting healthy hair. "It's in great shape," he explained. "So I wanted to show it off." He brought Jennifer images of models from '80s fashion magazines with thick, healthy hair to give her some ideas. To find out how to re-create this hairstyle at home, just keep reading.
When creating Lea Michele's wavy hairstyle at the SAG Awards last night, Dove celebrity stylist Mark Townsend looked to another era for inspiration. "I went to Lea's dress [a beaded Oscar de la Renta] fitting and immediately knew I had to complement it with a modern take on '70s chic glamour. I drew a lot of inspiration from photos of Bianca Jagger," he said. To see how he accomplished Lea's sexy style, just read on.
Forget the image of blond Betty Draper, because January Jones is looking bolder than ever in a new set of photographs for MARKTBeauty. Stylist Mark Townsend gave the Mad Men star a red-hot makeover inspired by Parisiennes of the '20s. January's golden strawberry bob is a wig, but if you love the cut, Townsend recommends asking your stylist to use thinning shears on the ends. When it comes to this high-concept photo shoot, do you think January is better off red?
Last night, Jessica Biel showed off a chic, refined way to wear those perpetually sexy beach waves. Stylist Mark Townsend, working with Dove, took inspiration from Brigitte Bardot when creating the actress's look. "For the MTV Movie Awards, I wanted Jessica's hair to be cool, modern, and beautiful, just like her," he said.
Jessica's loose, full waves are easy to achieve. First, spritz on a heat protecting spray, and then add a volumizing mousse to damp hair. Then, simply blow-dry the hair with a large round brush for movement and lift. When finished, spray with a flexible hold spray for stiff-free results.