Channeling Brigitte Bardot: How to Get Bombshell Hair

Brigitte Bardot’s signature, sexily undone hair is iconic – and with its effortlessly chic vibe and pinup volume, it’s also a great style to rock this summer. The best part? With the right tools and few simple tricks from Rue’s very own hair stylist, Rachael B., taking your tresses from flat to bombshell is a cinch.


What you’ll need:

How to do it:

  1. Separate your hair into sections to curl, starting with the bottom. Spray each section with hair spray as you go.
  2. Wrap hair around the curling wand, alternating the direction of the curl for a tousled look. Tip: if the curl just won’t take, grab less hair and try again. Repeat until each section is curled.
  3. Use the thin styling iron to lightly flat-iron the ends of curls for a less polished look.
  4. Part hair from your right ear straight up to the top of your head. Repeat on left side and pull both sections into a high ponytail. Secure with a thin, clear elastic band and lightly tug until desired pouf is achieved. Add a “Bardot” bow to complete the look.

Bonus tip: polish off your locks with a shine-boosting mist (try this one by Corioliss) for extra protection against frizz and flyaways.

Our Corioliss Boutique opens Friday, August 2, at 11AM ET.

By Alex Tighe, Staff Writer

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