Here’s How To Get Gabrielle Union’s Red Carpet Hair

Gabrielle Union

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Gabrielle Union turned heads last week at the ESPYs with a effortlessly tousled half-up, half down ‘do by celeb stylist Larry SIms. The stylist to the stars (including Lupita Nyong’o, Kerry Washington & Zendaya),shared how he created her edgy tousled look using products you can cop at your local beauty supply store.

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To get the look, Sims said “start off by adding in 18″ clip-in extensions to add volume and length”.  Note that he used vary shades colors to give her a faux ombre effect. Next, he prepped her hair with got2b Guardian Angel Flat Iron Balm and flat ironed sections from the nape of her neck, working towards the top for a smooth sleek texture.


Gabrielle Union

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To get the center, top pony, Sims parted a small semi-circle using the arch of the eyebrows for reference. “Gather this top section, and place into a small pony with added volume,” continued Sims. To smooth out flyaways, he recommends using a pea-size amount of Smooth ’N Shine Polishing Instant Repair Hair Polisher.

To add more movement, Sim used a jumbo curling barrel to create a slight curl at the ends of the hair. He gave her added shine by brushing her edges with Smooth ‘N Shine Instant Edge Smoothing Pomade and used got2b mess-merizing texturizing hairspray for added texture.

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