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JCI Hair Blog: Keep the Halloween Spirit Alive

01
11.2016

If you’re like us, you love Halloween! It might be all over for 2016, but you can still have fun adding costume inspiration to everyday looks. Try these Halloween ideas out anytime and you’ll see just how fun it is to celebrate throughout the year.

Flapper Girl

flapper hair tutorial flapper hair bob

To channel your inner Flapper Girl at any time, start with a deep side part, and blow dry hair. Take small horizontal sections from the part, curl under and pin to your head. Continue on the rest of the hair in the same way until everything is curled. Use a wide bristled brush to smooth out the curls into waves. By pinning the ends under with bobby pins, you can make any hair length look like a short bob. 1940’s fun anytime! 

Space Girlhalf up space buns space buns glitter

Start by parting your hair all the way down the middle from front to back. Brush into high ponytails and secure. Backcomb at the base of each pony until all the hair is back combed and messy. Wrap hair into big, messy buns and secure with bobby pins. For extra, festive fun you could even add some glitter. 

 Ballerina

ballerina bun  top knot bun 

Who doesn’t know how to do a top knot by now? For an extra ballerina look, slick it all down with some gel and really wrap the ends tightly around the high ponytail base with bobby pins. Simple, pink lips but a dark lined eye will bring it all together.

  Pin Up

pin up hair  1940 hair style  

This look will take a little more styling, but is well worth it! For victory rolls, start with a side part, and blow dried hair. Start on the larger side of the part, take thin slices of hair from fringe to apex and back comb aggressively. Do this for around 5-6 sections, then gather all of them into your palm. Using a brush, smooth the top surface but leave the underneath backcombed. Roll hair, starting from the ends to the base. Fan out the roll to get a large roll and pin inside to the base. Spray like a madwoman to set it! Do another roll on the small side either rolled in the same way, or slightly asymmetrical. Smooth all the hair left out and roll under and pin or curl it and leave it down. Get your pinup on with black winged liner and a bright lip! 

Whatever you end up doing, make sure your hair looks great and you can pull anything off!


Hair Blog contributor: Elissa Wolfe, JCI HAD Grad & Instructor

Hair Stylists and Colour Technicians are sought out in some of the most exciting and fast-paced industries in the world including film, fashion, TV and photography. The Hair Art Design Program at JCI is the only accredited hair school in BC approved for a 520-hour curriculum. The program is 20 hours per week and offers the option of morning, afternoon, evening or weekend classes so that students can work at their current jobs while retraining for a new career. Our faculty is comprised of top working professionals and guest instructors whose focus is on the future of hair. This is a modern hair styling course providing a strong foundation of cutting and colouring techniques.

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