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The latest runway hairstyles are oh-so-chic! Now you can recreate these sexy looks with our quick, easy tips.

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The latest runway hairstyles are oh-so-chic! Now you can recreate these sexy looks with our quick, easy tips.


Volume Up

The bouffant front takes centre stage on the Fall Winter runways of Ferragamo, Proenza Schouler and Prabal Gurung. This is a flattering hairstyle for those with fuller cheeks as the volume at the crown helps to elongate the face. Yann Beyrie, owner of Yann Beyrie Paris, shares tips and tricks for you to get this look quickly and easily.

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Prabal Gurung; Ferragamo


1 Apply a volumising mousse on to wet hair.

2 Blow dry all the hair away from the face, focusing on the hair above the forehead. Position the hair dryer nozzle upwards near the hair roots. 

3 Use a medium-hold modelling gel on the top and side to create a stylish wet look and finish off with strong-hold hairspray. 

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Free of parabens and dyes, this mousse provides a medium hold and gives a glossy hair effect. Davines More Inside Volume Boosting Mousse, $42 (250 ml).

Tease your hair at the roots before applying this mousse to amplify the hair volume. The product is colour-safe and even helps to preserve the life of coloured hair. Revlon Modular Mousse, $32 (300 ml).

For a long-lasting hold, this next generation of hair wax keeps the hair volume up throughout the day. KMS Claywax, $34 (50 ml).

The bouffant helps elongate the face, and helps it look slimmer.

– Yann Beyrie, Founder, Yann Beyrie Paris

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Oscar De La Renta; Miumiu; Chanel

The Sleek Centre

The unassuming centre part allows your makeup to stand out while also keeping your bangs away from your face, which is great in this relentless tropical heat. For ladies with an oval-shaped face, this hairstyle highlights the symmetry of the face. Leading Stylist Elyn Ho, from Salon Vim, shares easy ways you can recreate this runway hair trend.


1 Spray your hair with water to wet it before spritzing on sea salt spray for some texture.

2 Then blow dry the hair before applying a shine-enhancing gel on the surface of the hair.

3 With a fine tooth comb, part the hair at the centre. 

4 Spritz hairspray all over to keep hair in place.

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For those with dry hair, apply this intensive hair oil to seal in moisture in the hair cuticles for manageable hair throughout the day. Kerastase Oleo-Relax Hair Oil, $40 (125 ml).

Known as the miracle leave-in balm, it helps to prep the hair for styling by moisturizing and defining the hair, whilst protecting it from frizz and humidity for up to 72 hours. Percy & Reed Perfectly Perfecting Wonder Balm, $40 (75 ml).

Spritz this all over the hair to add texture for easier styling. KMS Sea Salt Spray, $32 (200 ml).

For a flattering hairstyle to accompany this look, tie hair in a ponytail. Leave a section long enough to cover your hair tie and secure it with a bobby pin.

– Elyn Ho, Leading Stylist, Salon Vim

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Off-White; Kate Spade; Kate Spade

Ride The Waves

This super wearable feminine hairstyle is a look perfect for both work and play. As seen on the runways of Kate Spade, Off-White and Michael Kors, the loose heavy waves is a refreshing take on the straight bobs and lobs that we have seen for a few seasons now. Corner Hair Salon hairstylist Tan Wen Xin shares key tips to get this look.


1 Divide hairom sections. into top and bottom sections.

2 Start with the bottom section and curl the hair inwards, emphasizing the curls on the face-framing hair sections.

3 Wind the hair around the ironing rod twice. Don’t worry if your hair ends aren’t in the tong for this step.

4 Next, remove one round of the hair before curling the remaining hair right to the ends.

5 For the top hair section, curl the hair with the same method but in an outward direction and at a lower temperature.

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Perfect for curls, this cruelty-free hairspray balances sufficient hold and natural movement for your hair. KEVIN. MURPHY SESSION. SPRAY FLEX, $42.80 (400 ml).

This eco-friendly hair oil nourishes the hair with keratin and organic Argan oil for instant hair smoothening and heat-protecting effects. Biomed Hairtherapy Ultra-treatment Oil (Huile Concentree), $58 (150 ml). 

Get rid of frizz and define your curls with this product that also helps in maintaining hair volume throughout the day. Goldwell Kerasilk Style Enhancing Curl Crème, $58 (75 ml).

Loose waves look best when there are no flyaways as it would look dry and frizzy. So, the secret lies in choosing the right styling products! 

– Tan Wen Xin, Hairstylist, Corner Hair Salon

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Alexander McQueen; Rochas; Nina Ricci

Go Low, Low, Low

The classic low ponytail hairstyle goes sleek and glossy this season. Great for any event from dressier evenings out to meetings in the boardroom, the key to perfecting this look is to hydrate your hair well with an intensive hair mask and serum before styling. Carmen Chew, Master Trainer at Picasso Hair Studio, shares her tips.


1 Apply a hair smoothening spray or cream to wet hair before blow drying.

2 Make a super clean centre parting, then flat iron out the rest of the hair.

3 Comb the hair behind the ears and pull it down to a low ponytail. Polish off the look with a hair smoothening cream or a shine-enhancing serum.

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For superb shine and softness, spritz this all over hair to smoothen out the hair fibres and prevent frizz. Kerastase Spray Fluidissime, $50 (150 ml).

To get long lasting silk-straight hair, apply this serum to smooth the hair and protect it from heat and humidity up to 24 hours. Goldwell StyleSign Just Smooth Sleek Perfection Thermal Spray Serum, $40 (100 ml).

Suitable even for fine hair, this hair mask works to nourish and intensely hydrate dry hair. Apply to wet hair in the shower and leave it on for three minutes for fine hair and up to ten minutes for those with a thicker mane. Phyto PhytoElixir Intense Nutrition Mask, $85 (200 ml).

Use hair smoothening spray or cream to create a sleek, polished ponytail suitable for all occasions. 

– Carmen Chew, Master Trainer, Picasso Hair Studio