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Get the Look: Grecian Updo

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Grecian Updo The Grecian updo, or versions of it, has been a staple on the red carpet for years for stars including Angelina Jolie, Eva Longoria and Taylor Swift.

Now you can get the look yourself with a bit of help from John Frieda.

Get the Look

1) To invigorate your scalp and pave the way to beautiful style, wash and condition with Root Awakening® Shampoo and Conditioner for at least a week prior to styling.

2) For frizz-free texture, use a small curling iron. Holding the curling iron vertically, wrap a tiny section of hair around the iron. Hold for a two-second count, then release. Repeat the process all around the head. (Note: it is not necessary to use the clamp on the iron.)

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3) To create this innovative updo hairstyle, make an anchor at the crown of the head by using the end of a tail-comb to carve out a small, round section of hair. Secure the ponytail with an elastic band.

4) To create the illusion of dramatic volume, build a “nest” by pulling the ponytail through a wire-framed cone.

5) Loosely pull and pin sections of hair into the nest, working your way around the entire head.

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6) To add eye-catching definition, wrap a long, leather band around the head, securing and shaping your unique updo.

7) To finish your look and achieve lasting hold, use a John Frieda® hairspray, such as as Frizz-Ease® Moisture Barrier Hairspray.Untitled design (9)

Products used

Root Awakening®
Hydrate + Nourish ShampooHydrate + Nourish Shampoo
Root Awakening®
Hydrate + Nourish Conditioner
Frizz Ease®
Moisture Barrier
Firm Hold Hairspray

Tools used

Elastic Band
Curling Iron

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For a neutral, classic look, stick to a hairband-colour that’s similar to the shade of your hair. For a bold look, pick a metallic or gem-coloured band.

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