Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Natalie Portman's hairdo by Kevin Mancuso

Natalie Portman was one of the many ladies at the Oscars sporting an elegant updo. Kevin Mancuso working for /with Nexxus did her look.

She wore in her hair a custom made diamond hairpiece by Kwait ,who also loaned her a family heirloom bracelt made for the Kwiat matriarch. Not too shabby.

Natalie also rocked great lavender eye shadow. Thats not one you see often but it really worked on her.It was done using Chanel's Orient Express eye duo.
She's always such an elegant swan, if a bit too skinny. Eat Natalie.

Mancuso did "a sweeping side part and soft curl, pinned into a beautiful knot at the nape of her neck, and the look is deceptively easy to create. "

Here's how to get the look :
Step 1:
· Apply a volumizing styler to the roots, like Nexxus Root Exxtend, to add body into the hair.

· Distribute a medium-hold mousse, such as Nexxus Mousse Plus, throughout hair to and maintain and support the structure of the style. More modern updos employ product instead of teasing to build body, for a softer, healthier look.
· Blow dry hair with a large round brush, concentrating on the ends to smooth the hair.


Step 2:
· After drying, use a medium sized curling iron throughout the hair to create uneven waves and set the shape around the face.
· Once curled, create side part and pull hair back and away from the face.

· Then, take various sized sections of the curled hair and twist and pin back to create the updo.

· Insert an elegant, decorative pin above the updo to draw attention to the intricate details of the style.


Step 3:
· Finish look with a light-weight hairspray, like Nexxus Comb Thru, to help secure the style throughout the evening.


Products Used:
- Nexxus Root Exxtend Volumizing Root Lifter
- Nexxus Mousse Plus Volumizing Foam Styler
- Nexxus Comb Thru Natural Hold Design and Finishing Mist

2 comments:

Leann said...

She looked the best, at least in my opinion

Beauty Alchemist said...

she did look amazing. Definitely in my tops list.