Your heart is racing, your palms are clammy and you’re already worrying about what embarrassing anecdote is going to slip out of your mouth after a large glass of wine so the last thing you need to be stressing over is your hair. Date style is all about feeling comfortable in your skin leaving you to just exude confidence and infectious charisma naturally, which is why we are here to offer you a little helping hand in finding the right Date Night Hairstyle offering you a few great ideas for that perfect date this Valentines’ Day!
When it comes to dancing and romancing you can’t really go wrong with uber volume and big, bouncy curls and the best part is, it’s pretty easy to achieve too. Anything too intricate is bound to go wrong with those shaky hands and in this case, less is definitely more so this style is perfect for looking and feeling glamorous without seeming like you have spent too long in front of the mirror. To achieve the look smooth some Mizani Spradiance High Gloss Serum through the hair to tame frizz and boost lustre then tease big sections of the hair around the ghd Curve Soft Curl Tong for a soft, flirtatious finish.
Who better to emulate on date night than the iconic sex siren of the silver screen Brigitte Bardot, right? It’s by no coincidence that we have a tutorial on how to create her legendary ponytail. This look is great for dates as it creates alluring volume while pulling the hair off the face to show off that beautiful bone structure and glowing complexion. Another great thing about this ‘do is that it compliments with almost any outfit and call be tailored to suit any face shape. Those with high cheekbones can flaunt their contours with a high pony to match while those with a less sculptured silhouette can secure the ponytail lower to soften the look while still flattering your features.
If you have midi hair or a bob then smooth, sleek and simple is the way forward. After washing your tresses with the Redken Diamond Oil shampoo and following with the Diamond Oil conditioner, smooth some Moroccanoil Treatment through the ends and style using your ghd Eclipse styler. Tease the hair into a fashion-forward centre part and tuck one side behind the ear for a sultry-yet-chic look or tease the front section into a braid for a more adventurous finish.
First impressions are imperative and second impressions are almost just as important so we know how challenging it can be to find the date night hairstyle to suit you. If you’re still feeling a little overwhelmed by options and can’t quite decide wether to curl or not to curl then head on down to your nearest Regis salon where one of our trained experts will be more than happy to impart some pearls of wisdom and give you a fabulous makeover before you set off into the sunset.
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