Rock it curly, straight or wavy–no matter your hair type––with your perfect product pairings. Call it hair mixology.

by Jet Rhys

There are so many hair products on the market, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. What should you buy to suit your hair type? How much should you apply to get the finish you want?
I’ve worked with every hair type and texture at my Solana Beach, California, salon. I’ve also tried every product on the market–and I’ve come up with the perfect cocktails to do the hard work for you. Here are my favorite communications to get out of the old style and into the new…

 

YOU HAVE: WAVY HAIR

YOU WANT IT:

smooth

Shampoo and condition with Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Daily Shampoo ($10.99) and Paul Mitchell Daily Treatment ($13.25, paulmitchell.com for locations) every other day.
Apply Paul Mitchell Straight Works ($18.99, paulmitchell.com) throughout hair from roots to tips
Section hair from top to bottom using clips and blow-dry with a Mason Pearson smoothing brush. With the nozzle pointed down the hair shaft, begin to blow-out all around the head, taking down sections as you go until dry.
Finish with a pearl-size bead of Bumble and bumble Brilliantine ($24, Bb Network Salons and bumbleandbumble.com) for megawatt shine.

 

YOU WANT IT:

natural

Prep your hair with Vidal Sassoon Waves Texturizing Shampoo and Conditioner ($16 each, amazon.com) every two days.
Spray Oribe Après Beach Wave and Shine Spray ($42, oribe.com) throughout hair.
Work a teaspoon of Ouidad Wave Create Texture Taffy ($26, ouidad.com) throughout the mid-lengths and ends of hair.
Blow-dry mid sections of hair with a large round brush to create a curvy/wavy effect.
Finish with Bumble and bumble Invisible Dry Oil Finishing Spray; $34, Bb Network Salons and bumbleandbumble.com.

 

YOU WANT IT:

curly

Shampoo and condition with Bumble and bumble Curl Sulfate Free Shampoo ($31) and Conditioner ($34, both at Bb Network Salons and bumbleandbumble.com) every three days.
Add a quarter-size amount of Bumble and bumble Thickening Full Form Mousse ($31, Bb Network Salons and bumbleandbumble.com) throughout hair.
Add Bumble and bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil ($40, Bb Network Salons and bumbleandbumble.com) throughout hair. Twist sections all over the head, then air- or diffuse-dry.

pgs 20 – 21 · summer 2017 issue · short styles