Whenever there are fashion shows, art is not only seen in the clothes but also in the hair and make up of the models. For the Jil Sander fall 2013 show in Milan, it was Guido Palau, creative consultant of Redken, who took charge in creating a hairstyle that would reflect and go well with the collection. The result is a sleek and modern wet look ponytail that women all over the world can truly appreciate.

The wet look is a fall 2013 hairstyle trend that’s making a splash in runways all over the world. What Guido did for Jil Sander was to incorporate this wet look with another hair trend, the low ponytail. Emphasizing shine, this hairstyle provided a contrast for the matte fabrics used for the minimalist collection. A perfect variation of a classic hairstyle, this wet look ponytail is one we can’t wait to try. Read on after the break to get the steps on how-to get this sleek hairstyle.

Jil Sander wet look ponytail

How to: Jil Sander slick, gelled back ponytail

The first step is to prep your hair do this by applying Redken satinwear 02 prepping blow-dry lotion to damp hair. This will help you style your hair easier and it will also protect your hair from the heat.
Next, blow dry your hair straight for the sleek and straight ponytail.
Now it’s time to work on that wet look. Apply hardwear 16 super strong gel to only the crown of the head, apply it section by section and comb this part straight back without a part. Make sure you don’t pull the comb all the way through the lengths as the ponytail should not have gel.
Secure your hair into a low, tight ponytail at the nape of the neck with an elastic. Then take one section of hair and wrap around the elastic to hide it. Use a bobby pin to secure the wrap.

slick ponytail

Spray the ponytail with Redken iron shape 11 finishing thermal spray and then comb the pony until stick-straight.
Finish entire hairstyle with shine flash 02 glistening mist focusing on the crown. This will give the finished style that slick, wet finish.

slick gelled ponytail

This wet look ponytail is one that you can wear with almost anything. Truly encapsulating the Jil Sander aesthetic, it’s a hairstyle for the modern woman and a wet look variation that can be easily done. Go here for more wet look hairstyles and how to create them.

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