The roaring twenties is one of the most memorable eras for women and fashion. It was an era of change that has inspired many looks like this one from the Badgley Mischka show during New York Fashion Week.

For their spring / summer 2014 show, an elegant ’20s inspired hairstyle was created by Peter Gray for Morrocanoil. Taking cues from the flapper look this spring 2014 hairstyle has the appearance of short hair when in fact it’s really a roll that’s created with the help of a hidden braid. Check out our complete how to for this look right after the break.

elegant low roll hairstyle

How to: Badgley Mischka low rolls

Start by applying treatment oil on damp hair to prepare it for styling. For the Badgley Mischka show, Morrocanoil Light Oil Treament was used.
Next apply volumizing product from root to tip like Morrocanoil Root Boost. Comb it out evenly onto to your hair. Blowdry your hair roughly with your fingers to create volume and texture.

low roll hairstyle

Create waves in your hair by using a 1 ½ inch barrel curling iron. Curl your hair section by section and once you’ve done all, loosen the curls by combing through with a skinny brush.
The main secret of the low roll is that a horizontal braid is used as a base to anchor the roll to. Take a small section of hair right behind your ear and then braid (or plait) it across, over the rest of your hair, until it’s long enough to cross over to behind the other ear. Secure the braid with an elastic and then pin it behind the opposite ear (right behind it).

low roll hairstyle

Once you’ve done the braid, wrap your hair section by section around it. Do it from under and then secure it with bobby pins. Make sure your pins go from the top of the roll and then down towards the braid to make sure everything stays put.
Finish the look off by spraying on some hairspray like Morrocan Oil Glimmer Shine for gloss and hold.

low roll hairstyle

low roll hairstyle

While it’s inspired by the 1920s this hairstyle is one that’s more than fit for the woman today. It’s gorgeous and exudes sophistication. It’s a look perfect for a night out or a special occasion.

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