Thursday, February 17, 2011

Flat Irons Curl?

Traditionally, flat irons are used for straightening, but Sam Villa, founding partner of the Sam Villa® brand and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, is anything but traditional. Villa loves oversized multi-textured looks and uses his flat iron, the Sam Villa Signature Series SLEEKR™ flat iron, in unconventional ways to create this fresh texture.

Remember the pin curl? Well, Villa has a modern version he creates in minutes. It’s a coiled set compressed with the iron, resulting in a flatter curl than a traditional pin curl. Give it a whirl.

Paper Curl:

1. Take a 1/2” square section and prep with Redken spray starch 15 versatile ironing spray.

2. Loosely flat wrap the section around index finger

3. Slide off finger – holding pin curl in fingertips

4. Pinch with SLEEKR™

5. Finish with Redken fashion work 12 versatile working spray

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