With the rise of the wet look hairstyle as a 2013 hair trend, it is only fitting that so many variations of it have shown up in different runway shows. It’s the task of people like Redken’s Guido Palau to take an existing hairstyle to the next level and this is what he did for the Roberto Cavalli fall 2013 show.

Guido Palau describes this hairstyle as a “wet, shiny look that is tough and boyish”. With the hair slicked back into something like a low ponytail, only unsecured, it can be said that it’s a modern hairstyle that’s fitting for the collection itself. Follow the steps after the break to recreate it.

Cavalli slick back hairstyle

How to: Roberto Cavalli wet slick-back

Prep your wet hair by applying shine oil like Diamond Oil Shatterproof Shine Intense by Redken. This will help you attain that sleek and shiny look.
Blow dry your hair straight. You can also use a straightening iron if you think your hair isn’t sleek enough.

To prevent frizz, Spray some more of the Diamond Oil to the ends of your hair after drying it.
Create a center part and clip your hair behind your ears to give it that look of almost being in a low ponytail.

low slicked hair

For that sleek wet look on the top of your head, apply Redken Forceful 23 Super Strength Finishing Spray and comb it down your head shape. You can also spray on the product onto a comb and then comb your hair down until where the clip is.
The back or ponytail part of your hair, all you’ll need to do is to apply Shine Flash 02 and comb it to the ends for that wet look.
Finish this hairstyle by taking the clips behind your ears out.

slick back hair

This wet look hairstyle is perfect is you’re going for an edgier look. It’s sleek and modern, perfect for the modern woman who’s one tough cookie. If you want another variation of this hair trend, check out all our other wet look hairstyles.

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