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Think bobs are for the prim and proper? This Mad Men stunner begs to differ! Find out how to steal her effortlessly
sexy shoulder-dusting ’do for a look that’s anything but stuffy.
Photo: KEYSTONE Press
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Wind of change
It appears we’ve been witnessing a paradigm shift of sorts lately, with a bevy of Hollywood starlets redefining a
shorter, more carefree coif as the new über-sexy hairstyle.
Gone are the days of nearly hip-grazing locks for celebs the likes of Ashley Greene, Peaches
and Miley Cyrus. But it was catching a glimpse of January Jones’ wispy Emmy look on our TV sets that truly encapsulated
the less-is-more hair motto for us. Simple and feminine yet tough, this leading lady’s messy bob perks up any ensemble
with a healthy dose of nonchalance. The first step in claiming her look: paying a visit to your hairdresser. Take in
a photo of your desired style and request a medium-length cut with long layers to avoid anything too choppy or pouf-prone.
Not only will your tresses instantly feel lighter but you’ll also cut the drying time in half. Now that’s true
When styling your new coif, begin by lathering your locks with a featherweight shampoo-and-conditioner combo to maximize
the wisp factor. Soak up the bulk of the moisture by wrapping a towel around your head for a few minutes; then finish
up the drying process with a blowout, using a large round brush for ample lift and smoothness. Now comes the fun
part! Achieve January’s bed-head bliss the heat-free way by introducing a heap of movement with large Velcro rollers.
Wrap your strands around the barrels shortly after blow-drying and mist some loose-hold hairspray all
over. Let the waves set while you paint your mug and step into your outfit du jour; then unravel your tresses to reveal
a sublimely swinging ’do. For that extra-messy appeal, polish off your coif by running your mousse-coated
fingers through it. January’s bob philosophy: always fab, never drab!