Grown Up Embellishment
Let your individuality shine through and accent your favourite straight hairstyle with hair accessories.
Showcasing personality has never been easier – let hair accessories and embellishments do the talking. Embellish your next straight hairstyle by adorning your locks with clips, pins and bands bespoke to your personal taste.
Follow the embellishment trend by taking your look from understated to decorated and escape the norm with grown up embellishments. Pair these stand-out hair accessories with gorgeous silky locks for ultimate wow. Set against a lustrous straight hairstyle, these adornments will really pop – perfect for creating a statement street style or taking your occasion look to the next level.
Find some different straight hairstyle inspiration and see how hair accessories can make your look stand out from the usual with this helpful guide.
Here’s how to create straight tresses and style hair accessories:
1. Prep damp locks with product
2. Blow-dry hair
3. Straighten your tresses
4. Add your hair accessories
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Step one: Prep damp locks
Spritz damp hair with ghd straight and smooth spray. This innovative product will help protect tresses from heat damage and add a silky finish to your final look.
Step two: Blow-dry hair
Starting at the nape of the neck, blow-dry the hair using the ghd air® hairdryer and ghd ceramic vented radial brush size 3, styling into a side parting. Take a 1-inch section and wrap it around your brush. Direct the air flow down onto the hair and move the brush from roots to ends with the hairdryer.
TIP: Keep the ends of the hair wrapped around the brush for a few seconds and use the cool shot button to set the hair into the shape of the brush, to achieve a soft bevelled finish.
Step three: straighten your tresses
Take a 2-3 inch section of hair and place in between the plates of the ghd platinum+ styler, starting at the root. Gently glide the styler from roots to ends, creating a high shine finish. As you come to the last 2-inches of hair, twist the styler inwards, to create a soft, bevelled look that frames your face.
Step four: add your hair accessories
Place the hair accessories on one side of your parting where your hair is thicker and aim to keep the pins and clips around eye level. Use as many or a few as you like to create your desired look.
Don’t go for perfection with this look - a little mismatching style and a collection of different pins will add to the drama and glamour of this look. Keep all the clips on one side of your head and don’t worry about spreading out evenly, to create a much more edgy look.
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