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your 3 day festival hair forecast...

coachella is finally here . . .

to start off this year's festival season, we are going to show you how to make the most of your time with some easy to do, on-trend hairstyles.

day 1 - before you depart, get yourself a fabulous, blowout!

*ahem* click "book online" above and pick your location; greenbrae or petaluma.

make sure your stylist uses products that will give your style some staying power! our favorites are of course from our exclusif brand that we carry & use on our clients, Kerastase.

1. apply all throughout hair -forme fatale, a blow dry gel with memory to hold style

2. apply at roots - lift vertige, a root lift with strong hold to give volume

3. blow dry with a ceramic round brush, making sure to over direct at your roots, set in pins to cool and make sure the volume holds.

3. take down pins when cool and apply a pea-sized amount of - touche perfection, smooths ends and gives them body and hold

final result - a classic, gorgeous blow out that will bounce around with you through the crowds. guaranteed to turn some heads

The hair for the outfit, simple blow dry.The new blowout is all about big, bouncy volume. Start by blow-drying hair with a large barrel brush, set in loose pin curls for 10 minutes, then shake out until ends are wavy

day 2 - create beachy texture without the need of an iron

1. apply liberally all over on your dry hair before bedspray a porter, a non-sticky texture spray

2. take your hair in 4 sections and braid each one loosely, for different style waves you can take more sections and create many different size braids. secure at the end with a bobby pin or satin elastic hair tie. 

3. shake out the braids when you wake up on day 2, rake gently with your fingers or wide tooth comb, then spray with lacque dentelle all over and scrunch in to create more texture and give the style hold. 

final result - sexy, tousled waves. add a festive headpiece or some strategically placed bobby pins! 

Boho hair #summer #hair #festivalLow barrette / Ban.do Flash Bobbi Set

day 3- a bohemian style updo to embrace your "3rd day texture"

1. spray powder bluff at roots to absorb oil, comb through with a wide tooth comb or soft boar bristle brush.

2. take a pea size amount of touche perfection and work through the hair to smooth and give it hold.

look #1 - tease at your crown slightly, section in two and make two fishtail braids. pull out the braids to make them fuller, cross over each other in the front and pin securely.

*tip - spraying your pins with dry shampoo or hairspray makes them stay better

A modern twist on a classic braid: crown-fishtail updo (8makeup)Fishtail crown  #makeityourown #stellaandjamie #giveaway

look #2 - bring your favorite floppy hat, create a big messy side braid of your choice & rock it!

*tip -the hat disguises your roots on the 3rd day of your blowout

Fishtailmessy side braid + hat // one adorable casual summer look

& there you have it!

so many different looks with minimal time needed on styling  &  more time to spend dancing the days away this summer!

click HERE to book your "bon voyage" blowout with us and we will make sure to see you off with great hair!

xo,

stephanie at style

Something In Between...

Some styles for our lovely ladie's with that "in-between" length...

Are you growing out a bob haircut or did you just lob of some inches of your long locks after the summer months ravaged your ends? Don't worry you can still work plenty of these awesome looks with a medium length haircut.

cos-05-miranda-kerr-hair-de-mdnClassic "Twist & Shout" - the nice thing about a mid length cut with layers is you can always get some nice volume in your style. This length is classic & chic, but still long enough to play with and create different looks. 

pinterest.com "Boho Waves" - this shaggy, layered cut is very popular right now, looks great with textured waves. Love it with bangs or a messy side part!

1Braid Styles - make two small "heidi" style braids & fold into each other across the top of your head, pin in place and pull some pieces out around your face. It help to use a texturizing spray when drying to give it a messy, full look.

The "Naughty" Knot Bun - effortless style, a messy but pretty way to pull your hair back and out of your face. Make sure to tease at the crown for a more "put together" look. A perfect first date hairstyle, sexy but in a subtle way as if you just tossed it up & ran out the door ;)

from us here at the Style Bar, we hope you have a wonderful weekend! <3

Best of Summer Hairstyles!

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It's hard to believe that Summer 2013 is coming to an end, but before we get too excited about fall and the ever evolving styles to come, we feel we need to celebrate some of our favorite summer hairstyles.  

 

The Fishtail Braid - perfect for a day by the pool or a quick hairstyle on the second day of your blowout.

The High Bun - whether it's a messy top knot, or a slick back ponytail stuffed with a sock, it's a great look that keeps that hair of your neck on a hot day.

Beachy Waves - effortless, sexy waves. We're a sucker for anything "boho-chic" and beachy waves hold a special place in our hearts.

Check out some of our favorite looks in the gallery above!