How to: Marc by Marc Jacobs’ messy hollywood curls

Old Hollywood glamour has been one of the most sought after looks for quite some time now, with a desire to recreate the enigmatic allure of the women of the silver screen. It’s only natural that we’ve spotted hairstyle inspired by this era on the different runway shows like Marc by Marc Jacobs.

With cinematic curls as a fall 2013 hair trend, Guido Palau of Redken looked to create a more modern take. He wanted to create a look that was glamourous but still playful – one that would not get washed out by the collection itself. What he came up with are gorgeous, playful and messy Hollywood curls that is a good mix of vintage and modern. No need to travel back in time to get this look for yourself because we got the complete how to right after the break.

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How to: Marc by Marc Jacobs messy soft hollywood curls

Marc by Marc Jacobs messy hollywood hair

Start by prepping damp or towel dried hair with volumizing spray like Guts 10 by Redken. This will give your hair the volume needed to pull this hairstyle off.
Once you’ve prepped your hair, dry it using a blow dryer and the make a deep side part.

Marc by Marc Jacobs messy hollywood hair

Now it’s time to make a curls. To do this, you will need two curling irons preferably one that has a 1 inch barrel size and the other 1 1/4 inch in size. Starting from the top, take a small section of your hair and then pin it on your head with setting pins or bobby pins. Then take another section and do the same thing but using the other curling iron to create the variation in size. Continue doing this until you’ve curled all of your hair.

Marc by Marc Jacobs messy hollywood curls

Leave the curls to cool and set for a few minutes to really get that cinematic effect. Once they’re ready, unpin the curls.

Marc by Marc Jacobs messy hollywood curls

To create more volume and the playfulness of the look, run your fingers through the curls and brush it with a boar bristle brush.

Marc by Marc Jacobs messy hollywood curls

Next, back brush the front section of the hair while sweeping it across the forehead. Secure this section with a pin keeping it away from your face. If you parted your hair on the left then you should clip your hair on the right or vice versa.

Marc by Marc Jacobs messy hollywood curls

Finish this hairstyle by securing everything in place with the help of some hairspray. For the Marc by Marc Jacobs show, Redken Fashion 12 Versatile Working Spray was used.

Marc by Marc Jacobs messy hollywood curls

Who says that you have to be a movie star to wear cinematic curls? This gorgeous and glamorous look can be owned by anyone and can easily be done at home. It’s a perfect look to add movie star playful sophistication into any outfit.

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Melanie is a fashion designer, entrepreneur and writer who is always up for a challenge. This is probably the reason why she has immersed herself in the very dynamic fashion industry. She currently has her own couture business in her hometown of Manila, Philippines and confesses to being a hair and makeup junkie. She also loves all things D.I.Y and considers herself a bookworm.