Christina Hendricks Rocks 1930s-Inspired Tresses—Get The Look!

65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards – Arrivals

Sep. 23 2013, Published 12:48 a.m. ET

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Mad Men starChristina Hendricks needed a va-va-voom hair look to match her stunning Christian Siriano gown and, well, va-va-voom curves. She and hair stylist Gregory Russell were inspired by 1930s looks and Bottega Veneta’s F/W 13 runway styles but Gregory also wanted to give her hair a modern feel with tons of texture. Accessorized with a Marianne Schwartz diamond barrette, Gregory used Vidal Sassoon Pro Series products to create Christina’s luxe locks.

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Here’s the step-by-step details on how to get the look:

• First prep damp hair with Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Boost & Lift Foaming Air Mousse, applying at the roots and length for touchable volume.

• Rough blow dry hair until it’s 90% dry. Use a Mason Pearson brush and blow out hair in sections to create texture and a bouncy wave. Once hair is dry, create a deep side part.

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• Then take a section of the hair and spray it with Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Waves Hairspray to give hair definition and minimize frizz. Curl the section with a ½ inch curling iron for 15 seconds and then pin to let it cool. Curl hair with a ½ inch wand iron for a bouncy, looser wave and a ½ inch marcel iron for a smoother wave, alternating irons to create a textured, modern look.

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• Let pinned hair cool for 15-20 minutes to create a tight wave and then backcomb unpinned hair around the nape to give hair more volume and create a good shape. Apply Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Color Gloss Crème around the part to show definition.

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Lastly, finish style with Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Flexible Hold Hairspray to lock your look in place.

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