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NYFW FW’23: How to Create the Iconic Satin Long Ponytail from LaQuan Smith’s Show

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Iconic fashion house Laquan Smith closed NYFW FW’23 with a bang. Of course, All Things Hair had to step backstage to bring all the latest and hottest trends hair trends of the upcoming season to you! Thanks to celebrity hairstylist Lacy Redway‘s always-iconic hair styling, we now know that one of the most projected hair trends of 2023 is the satin long ponytail!

LaQuan Smith FW’23: How to Create the Iconic Satin Ponytail Designed by Lacy Redway for This Show

Want to learn how to achieve the iconic satin ponytail from the Laquan Smith FW 2023 show? Check out our step-by-step guide below, directed by Unilever and celebrity hairstylist Lacy Redway.

LaQuan has a lot of beautiful fabrics and silhouettes in his collection. I drew inspiration from the materials by noticing how the sequin and satin reflected and bounced off the light. I wanted the same feelings for the hair – shiny and reflective.
Lacy Redway.

Step One: Heat Protect Your Hair

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An on overview of key hair products used at LaQuan Smith FW 2023

Prepare your hair for your stylish ponytail by beginning to work TRESemmé One Step Blowout Balm into damp hair from roots to ends to smooth. This will help to protect against heat, reduce frizz, and boost shine. Then, rough-dry the product into the hair with a flat paddle brush.

Step Two: Part and Section Hair

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Part your hair in preparation for creating your perfect satin ponytail.

Once hair is completely dry, part out a large section of hair using the arch of the eyebrows as a guide on the width and parting back to the crown of the head for length. Proceed to clip this section of the hair away.

Step Three: Create the Long Ponytail

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Lacy Redway styling model at LaQuan Smith FW 23

Gather the remaining hair into a low ponytail positioned at the back of your head. Then, using TRESemmé’s Mega Control Gel, seal the look while providing the look with a long-lasting shine. Finally, secure the look in place with an elastic.

Step Four: Start Working on the Top Section of Your Hair

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Create a low ponytail beautifully at the back to form this look.

Release the top section from the clip. Then apply the TRESemmé Mega Control Gel with a wide tooth comb to create height and a raked effort. Afterward, use a second elastic to secure this section of hair into the ponytail as well.

Step Five: Add Extra Hold to Your Hair

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Secure your pony with a gel that helps create a satin finish

Apply TRESemmé Mega Control Gel to the parts of the hair to assist with extra hold. If you are creating this hairstyle for shorter hair lengths, lay the hair along the spine or middle of the neck while applying the gel.

Step Six: Add Finishing Touches to The Satin Ponytail

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The completed satin ponytail at NYFW FW’23

Finish off your look with finishing touches to complete the style with a satin finish. This can be achieved by applying TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum to the top of the head and the ponytail.

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