Yesterday, October 20, saw the launch of the hotly anticipated Balmain X H&M Collection, filling up both the runway and the front row with some of the biggest stars of the moment. No surprise, supermodels Karlie Kloss and Kendall Jenner both hit the runway for the brand, sporting the gorgeously embroidered and sculptured designs while keeping their makeup looks natural and completing their fierce looks with soft, full-bodied waves in their enviable locks.
Ride the waves
Gentle waves were definitely the 'it' hairstyle on the runway during September's run of Fashion Weeks, and this look's reign seems set to continue! Master this straight off the runway style by following our simple tutorial below...
When it comes to creating soft, sumptuous waves, start by getting your hair to the top of its game. Swap your regular shampoo and conditioner for an intense, high-moisture range to prevent your locks from looking dry and brittle, and opt for a leave-in conditioner, focusing the formula on your lengths and ends.
Comb through your damp tresses to detangle and use the comb to create your side part, then massage a volumizing mousse into the roots of your damp hair and spritz throughout with heat protection spray.
Blowdry your hair with your head upside down to pump up the volume even more, continuing with this until your locks are about 80% dry. Next, section off pieces of hair and use a round-headed bristle brush to create tension in the strand while you continue to blow dry.
Top tip: Rotate the brush head into the roots on the underside of the section of hair, and point the nozzle down into the brush head as you pull down towards the tips - this little trick will reduce frizz and flyaways!
Give your hair another spritz of heat protection spray then separate your hair into a top and a bottom layer and clip the top layer out of the way. Use a 1.5" curling iron to create your soft waves by holding the sections of hair against the barrel for about 10 seconds.
Tease your locks with your fingers to give them more of a relaxed, softened look and finish with a spritz of hairspray!