Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has won (and is still winning) a lot of hearts around the world. Her poise and elegance can give you goosebumps, and her beauty is beyond captivating. And most importantly, she also has a heart of gold, as seen in her efforts to promote Philippine culture and tourism and her advocacies for children.
It’s natural that a lot of us want to be like Catriona Gray. We all can’t be Miss Universe, but we certainly can copy her signature hairstyles. Get ready to be a #CopyCat by taking cues from some of her winning looks.
Catriona Gray’s Signature Hairstyles
1. Sleek and Straight Hair
Don’t know how to use a flat iron? Watch this video and soon, you’ll be straightening your hair like a pro.
Editor’s tip: Before ironing your hair, don’t forget to spritz heat protectant on your hair first to prevent heat damage. Same goes with blow drying or using any heated styling tool. We highly recommend the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray for straight hair ironing.
2. Side Sweep Waves
Put your long, wavy hair on one side to create a softer, more romantic look. Credit: ShutterstockIt’s actually two trendy looks in one: the Side Sweep and sexy, romantic waves. If you’re thinking of an elegant look to wear at a formal event, go for this hairstyle. Side sweep waves also go well with cocktail dresses or your favorite LBD.
Learn how to create sexy romantic waves by watching this tutorial video.
The size of your waves depends on the size of your barrel curler. When going for big, loose waves, go for wider barrels that measure 2.5 to 3 cm in diameter. Meanwhile, if you want tighter curls, use slimmer barrel curlers.
Editor’s tip: After styling, don’t forget to polish your ‘do with extra shine. Apply a few drops of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops.
When to Slay Like Catriona Gray
1. When you want to look stylish at work
Office attire doesn’t have to be boring, especially when you have gorgeous hair to go with it. Keep your hair beautiful all day by freshening up and applying leave-on cream by lunchtime.
2. When jazzing up a casual look
Walk any hallway like Catriona Gray by complementing a stylish outfit with a simple but sleek hairstyle. You won’t go wrong with straight and shiny hair!
3. When nailing a boho-chic look
Big, loose waves can complement a long, flowy dress. Part your hair deeply on one side and scrunch your hair to add a bit of bounce.
Editor’s tip: Let your beach waves last long by spritzing TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray on your hair before curling.
4. When going out on a Friday night
Sleek, straight hair has an understated elegance that makes evening looks stand out.
5. When going on a date
Head to your favorite restaurant in style with long, beautiful waves. Your beau won’t definitely take his eyes off you.
6. When you want to be a princess
We think it’s only logical to have the queen as your style peg for your royal costume. We mean, if not her, who else?
Editor’s tip: Apply some Cream Silk Standout Straight Leave-On Cream on your hair so it’s soft and bouncy.
7. When you’re invited to a ball
Curls are always welcome to the ball! You’ll surely stand out like a true queen from the crowd with Catriona Gray’s signature waves.
Editor’s tip: Make your curls last all night long with TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray. Don’t worry, this product won’t leave your royal hair stiff and sticky!
8. When you want to sport accessories
Big and statement accessories need a simple yet chic hairdo to go with them. Catriona Gray’s signature looks are just perfect!
9. When you got bored of your straight hair
From time to time, it’s okay to switch up your look. Creating curls and waves to spice up your straight hair is no crime — and we’re actually here for it!
Editor’s tip: Just don’t forget to spritz TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist on your hair before styling with hot tools!
10. When you just want to look chic
Yes, we will grab every opportunity we can to cop Catriona Gray’s signature looks! Can you blame us?
Catriona Gray: We’re Loving Her New Hair Color!
So, our Miss Universe has changed her hairstyle and hair color and revealed it on her Instagram. Guess what? We’re falling head over heels in love with her make-over and are inspired to copy it! Her bronde (brown + blonde) hair color perfectly suits her silky morena skin and is a favorite among celebrities. This in-between color is a perfect alternative to light blonde which is usually more suitable for fair-skinned girls. Let’s see the different ways we can wear this hair color as inspired by Catriona.
1. Wavy Bronde
This hair color is a little lighter than what Catriona Gray dons and is more suitable for lighter skin tones. The soft waves look more sultry with the bronde color, and looks more voluminous.
2. Bronde on Full Curls
Bronde on full curls looks stunning and oozes with sex appeal. Even if your hair is messy, it will still look amazing. In fact, it’s best to just keep your hairstyle messy and just finger-comb it to give it volume and luster.
Editor’s tip: Even if your curly hair already has volume, it can still greatly benefit from a volumizing mousse like TONI&GUY Volume Plumping Mousse. You’ll feel your hair falling gracefully around your shoulders and bouncing with your every move.
3. Matte Bronde
So, we’re seeing more and more girls wearing the matte hair color and they’re all looking fabulous. Unlike most other hair colors, matte bronde doesn’t have to be shiny. It requires shorter prep time, so you can head out in just a few minutes. Best of all, this hair color gives you the same impact and head-turning factor like other colors.
4. Bronde Ombre
Want to stand out with a new and fabulous hair color? Then, go for ombre-style hair coloring and be mistaken for Catriona Gray (who doesn’t like that?)! Seriously, ombre is the trend today and with bronde, you’re definitely changing the hair coloring game!
5. Bronde Balayage
Don’t we all love the balayage hair coloring technique? It’s unique, edgy, and revolutionary! Once you go balayage, you’re never going back to full hair coloring! Bronde complements it very well and will definitely turn you into a Miss U in your own right!
Catriona Gray is indeed an inspiration to women all around the globe. Her style isn’t the only thing worth copying, but also her actions. It’s time to be a #CopyCat, won’t you agree?