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  • Spring Hairstyle Trends and How-Tos

  • Posted by Anna on April 27, 2011 at 01:06PM
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  • Great news: Fashion forward spring hairstyles seem to have one thing in common and that’s a roughed-up or easy, breezy texture.

  • Why is that great news? Well because this look is meant to have a disheveled vibe. In short, it's hard to mess up.

  • Here are some of the hottest hairstyle trends for spring created by Rodney Cutler, Owner of Cutler/Redken salons, and how to copy them step-by-step.

  • Textured Ponytail

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  • How To:

  • 1. Spray Cutler Volumizing Spray, $21 into damp hair and blow dry for volume and texture.

  • 2. Set hair with a one-inch curling iron, taking small sections and lightly spraying with strong-hold hairspray.

  • 3. Rake fingers through hair, starting at the roots to create a disheveled look.

  • 4. Create an imperfect center part and pull hair back into a low center ponytail.

  • 5. Use a bungee elastic and be sure to apply tension while securing the ponytail, which will accentuate the shape of your head. Lightly brush the ponytail to create an airy effect.

  • Fishtail Braid

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  • How To:

  • 1. Spray damp hair with a volumizing spray and blow dry for volume.

  • 2. Gather all hair just below the ear, pull to one side, create a fishtail braid and secure with a small piece of leather. Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to create a fishtail braid.

  • 3. Leave a few flyaways around your hairline to create a soft effect.

  • 4. Lightly spray with hairspray (try TRESemme Tres Spray Super Hold Hairspray, $3.99.

  • Romantic Bun

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  • How To:

  • 1. Spray Redken Spray Starch, $17.73 on dry hair for added texture, and create two ponytails -- one on top of the other.

  • 2. Lightly apply a curl defining cream to the top section of your hair and, starting at the roots, curl in diagonal sections with a one-inch curling iron.

  • 3. Loosely brush out the top section of your hair to create romantic waves.

  • 4. Twist the two ponytails together to create a loose bun at the back of your head and secure with bobby pins.

  • Dramatic Bun

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  • How To:

  • 1. Apply a straightening cream to damp hair and blow dry in an upward motion, lifting the roots with a soft brush.

  • 2. Gather hair into a high ponytail, pulling small sections from the style and secure with an elastic.

  • 3. Twist the high ponytail into a knot, secure with hair pins and tuck the ends into the bun.

  • 4. Lightly pull out a tiny section of hair on each side of your temple. Then spritz a finishing spray on your hands before lightly smoothing them along the sides of your head to accentuate the look.

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