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Get the Look: Brooke Charvet’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Pompadour
No one earned a perfect score on Dancing with the Stars this week (though J.R. Martinez came close), but Brooke Charvet managed another perfect hairdo on Monday night’s episode, pairing her sparkly blue Mandalay mini dress with a puffed pompadour.
Just like last week, we asked the stylists at Hotheads how to achieve her look at home. There are several ways to create a pompadour, but the easiest is to follow these steps from stylist Sheenon Olson:
1. Section the hair on top of the head in the shape of a horseshoe. Be sure to make the horseshoe large enough so that it includes the hair at parietal ridge (where the bones of the head begin to curve toward the top).
2. Using hairspray and a Mason Pearson brush, start to spray and brush the sections on the side of the head to the back. You will want to smooth down the hair as you go, using the hairspray and brush. Once you have achieved the degree of smoothness, take both sides of the hair and connect with a small rubber band.
3. Make small sections and backcomb the hair to create the desired volume and shape. Be sure to keep back-combing at just the root to the mid shaft — don’t back-comb all the way to the ends. Once you have built a substantial base, begin to gently smooth the hair to a desired shape using a teasing brush and a lot of hairspray.