Low-key, effortless beauty looks were all over the fall 2014 runways, providing ample inspiration for real life occasions. Try one of these easy ideas on for size this week using products in your arsenal and a few tips from Team Zoe.
For Work: Sleek Ponytail
Seen At: Ralph Lauren (L), Celine (R), and Prada.
Why We Love It: Wet-look hair might not be entirely wearable but a high-gloss, low ponytail or bun is a chic, not to mention easy, option for busy weekdays. Wear this look to the office with loose separates in one solid color or with a silk button down, wide-leg pants and platform heels.
Photos: Courtesy of Redken
Get The Look
How To: Create a glossy texture with a straight iron and hair oil then use a natural bristle brush to pull hair back into a smooth, low ponytail. Wrap the length of your ponytail into a chignon, loop into a loose bun or leave as-is. If needed, complete with an anti-frizz spray for added shine.
Let It Shine Finishing Spray
Bumble and Bumble
Boar Bristle Hairbrush
Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil
For Play: Windswept Updo
Seen At: Michael Kors (L), Dolce & Gabbana (R) and Diane Von Furstenberg.
Why We Love It: Classic twists and topknots were given a cool, youthful feel this season with loads of texture and purposefully imprecise finishing. For a night out, wear this hairstyle with a slim tux and pointy heels or a sequin midi dress for an effortlessly glamorous look.
Photos: Michael Kors, First View; Dolce & Gabbana, Courtesy
Get The Look
How To: The key to this style, whether you go for a bun or a twist, is all about creating a great texture before you begin. Use dry shampoo or styling cream to add tackiness and grip and a curling iron, if your hair is straight. While securing with straight pins, be sure to leave out a few loose strands and use fingers to create a bit of fuzziness before finishing.
Oval Rod Curling Iron
Pronto Dry Shampoo
For Weekend: Deep Side Part
Seen At: Rodarte (L), Peter Som (R) and Gucci.
Why We Love It: Flirty and sweet, a deep side part gives day-after hair a bit of polish and purpose, without requiring barely any styling time. We love this look for the weekend worn with a breezy maxi dress or boyfriend jeans, a paper-thin tee and flat, jeweled sandals.
Photos: First View
Get The Look
How To: Use dry shampoo to take oil out of unclean hair then create a deep side part using a rattail comb. To keep the heavy side of parted hair out of the way, add a stylish clip or simply tuck hair behind the ear and secure with straight pins.
Gold-Tone Studded Hairclip
Bumble and Bumble Pret-a-Powder
Carbon Rattail Comb