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How to: Emma Stone’s Twisted Hairdo From The Amazing Spider-Man World Premiere
Wed, 20 June 2012 11:54AM
We were inspired to dig through our ever-expanding picture archives this week after spotting Emma Stone on the promo circuit for her new film The Amazing Spider-Man. We’ve spotted her dashing from red carpet to photocall, and as per usual, this girl can do no wrong in the beauty department. Or the fashion department for that matter.
While I’m partial to her with lush red locks, this gorgeous blonde shade with scattered highlights is equally as flattering, and we love how Emma’s twisted ‘do is both playful and modern, yet event appropriate. Here she is at the world premiere in Tokyo, Japan …
and here it is from the side …
Amazing, no? And what about that shimmering purple shadow to set off her gorgeous green peepers?
Ahem. Back to hair.
I’m constantly on the hunt for a cute updo to try, so I turned to the team from Barney Martin Hairdressing in Sydney, who shared their hair-twisting expertise with me for recreating Emma’s hairstyle at home.
- After washing your hair and roughly towel drying it, add a golf ball size of lightweight mousse and massage it through the ends and any excess work through the roots. We like Sunsilk Co-creations Daring Volume Plumped Up Volume Mousse, $6.99, from pharmacies.
- Using a flat paddle brush, separate your hair into sections and blow-dry until smooth.
- Then, using a tail comb, part your hair to the preferred side.
- Take a one-inch section from the front of the hair and twist it in a clockwise direction, picking up a new one-inch section at a time until you reach the nape of your neck. Secure with a bobby pin the same shade as your hair, then repeat on the other side, again securing at the back with a bobby pin.
- Using a soft bristle brush, back comb the remaining hair and tie in a silicone elastic. Then, twist the hair around the elastic to form small, tight twists. Alternatively you could also tease the hair into a voluminous bun. Secure with French bobby pins.
- To finish, spray with a lightweight hairspray. Erin recommends L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Normal Strength,from $4.95, from pharmacies.
- For a touch of glamour, you could also add a crystal or embellished comb or clip to the back. Voilà!
What do you think, Primpettes? Do you like Emma’s twisted ‘do?
Have you attempted a style like this at home?
Adding it to your inspiration board? Me too.
Posted by: Hayley Bennett