18 May 2024

Get the Look! Emilia Clarke’s Modern, Chic Updo by Celebrity Hairstylist Adir Abergel

Celebrity Hairstylist Adir Abergel used the ghd Air ELITE and Platinum Styler to create Emilia Clarke’s modern updo for a chic, fresh look at this year’s Emmys – learn HOW TO!

This look is a modern take on a classic updo featuring a duality of textures with architectural influences. The dress is always a huge inspiration for me when I think about how to style hair. I loved how beautiful, sleek and modern this Versace dress felt. I wanted to embody that look in the hairstyle by bringing some structural build to it and incorporating some great classical elements at the same time,” says Adir.

TIPS/TECHNIQUE: Start with wet hair and apply Leonor Greyl Mousse Au Lotus Volumatrice from roots to mid shaft all over to create hold and memory for a style that will last all night. Then use the ghd air™ ELITE  Hairdryer with a round brush to smooth the ends and create a bouncy voluminous blowout.

Next, separate the hair into two sections: a top half and a bottom half. Use the ghd platinum™ styler on the bottom half create a beautiful smooth finish. Using the Leonor Greyl Gel a l’Hibiscus, slick the bottom half into a very tight ponytail a couple of inches above the neck. Then, Take the top portion of the hair, part it down the middle, and tie it together with the bottom ponytail making sure you leave the top loose and undone in texture.

Now, smooth the Leonor Greyl Gel a l’Hibiscus over he entire ponytail then fold the ponytail onto itself and secure with hair pins. To get a high finish texture with both shine and hold, use the Leonor Grey Laque Souple hair spray all over.

Photos: Getty Images


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