Chrissy Teigen’s 6 Hair Looks from the Billboard Music Awards by Jen Atkin

Chrissy Teigen absolutely stunned hosting this year’s Billboard Music Awards. With 6 hair and outfit changes, she showed us exactly how versatile she is with her image. Hairstylist Jen Atkin shared with us how she created each look.

 

RED CARPET SCULPTED WAVES

chrissy teigen red carpet billboard music awards 2015

  1. Blowdry hair with an Ibiza boar bristle round brush and GHD blowdryer.
  2. Create a deep side part over the arch of one eyebrow, then ‘set’ curls with a  T3 1 ¼ inch curling iron, misting with Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray and pinning each curl into place.
  3. Let curls cool for at least 15-20 minutes, then remove pins and brush through with a Sonia Kashuk boar bristle brush to relax the curls.
  4. Pull one side behind the ear, then use a KBeautyHair flat iron to relax the curls where needed.
  5. Finish with Leonor Greyl Eclat Natural to smooth and control frizz.

 

LOOK 2: MESSY HAIR FLIP

chrissy teigen messy hair flip

  1. Use a T3 1/2 inch curling iron on 1 inch sections of hair, leaving ½” ends straight.
  2. Run a T3 flat iron through random sections to create separation and more natural texture.
  3. Use a comb to lightly backcomb through sections of hair, creating fullness.
  4. Flip hair to one side, teasing at the root if needed, then spray with Oribe Dry Texture Spray.
  5. Run a small amount of Osmo Clay Wax through hands, then rub palms together with hair sandwiched between.

 

LOOK 3: MIDDLE PART WAVES

chrissy teigen billboard music awards beachy hair

  1. Spray hair with Balmain Dry Shampoo then use a rat tail comb to create a clean center part.
  2. Create large curls through mid lengths with a Babyliss 1 ½ inch  curling iron, leaving at least 2 inches of the ends straight.
  3. Use a GHD flat iron to smooth top section and to create random separation through ends.

 

LOOK 4: HIGH TEXTURED PONY

chrissy teigen high pony billboard music awards

  1. Spray Sachajuan Ocean Mist through hair, then rough dry with fingers to create piecey texture.
  2. Separate hair into 2 sections, one in the back and one in the front.
  3. Gather back section with a Mason Pearson brush securing with hair with an elastic at the base of the pony.
  4. Combine top section with bottom pony, gathering with your brush and securing with a hair bungee. Pull on either side of the base of the pony to create more fullness and lift.
  5. Mist pony with Oribe Dry Texture spray then backbrush with a small wooden brush to create fullness.
  6. Use a toothbrush to create texture around the hairline or mist with R+Co hairspray and use to brush away flyaways.

 

LOOK 5: TEXTURED SIDE BRAID

chrissy teigen side braid billboard music awards

  1. Brush through hair with a Sonia Kashuk paddle brush, then create a deep side part, gathering hair to the opposite side.
  2. Create a regular 3 strand braid to one side, securing the ends with a BLAX hair elastic.
  3. Use a 1 ½ inch FHI curling iron to curl any loose hairs and create definition around the front.
  4. Secure any loose hairs with French hair pins.
  5. Spray with R+Co Hairspray to finish.

 

LOOK 6: SLEEK LOW PONY

chrissy teigen sleek low pony billboard music awards

  1. Create a clean center part then blowdry strands smooth with an Ibiza boar bristle brush.
  2. Use a GHD Flat Iron to smooth through the top couple inches of hair from the roots down.
  3. Separate hair into two sections, one in the front and one in the back.
  4. Gather back section with a fine tooth comb and Oribe Gold Lust Oil, running extra oil through ends and securing with a Blax hair elastic.
  5. Use more oil and your comb to gather remaining hair with your pony, securing with another elastic.
  6. Mist a toothbrush with Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray use to smooth the hairline and brush away frizz and flyaways.

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