January 30, 2014 at 8:00 am , by Tiffany McHugh
While most people can’t stop talking about Miranda Lambert’s rockin’ new bod (girlfriend looks amazing), we can’t stop talking about her gorgeous retro look at the Grammy Awards last weekend! This side-swept hair and red lip combo is vintage perfection. Here’s how to copy her look.
Start by plugging in a set of hot rollers so that they heat up while you blow dry (we love Remington Ionic Protective Hot Rollers). While it might seem counterintuitive to give yourself a blowout when you’re going to be curling your hair, heat styling is key when creating the deep-side part we see in Miranda’s look. Blow dry your bottom layers as usual, but as you move towards the top and the part you’ve created, use a round brush to dry your hair in the direction you want your curls to fall in.
Once you’ve finished drying, divide your hair into sections so that you can begin curling the bottom layers first. Take 1-1/2-inch sections and spritz them with a medium hold hair spray (try Herbal Essences Set Me Up Stylers hairspray in medium hold) then wrap the hair around the roller and curl it in toward your face pinning it in place at the scalp. Continue this process throughout your entire head. When the rollers cool, you’ll know it’s time to begin unraveling. Begin taking each roller out individually, resisting the urge to mess with the shape of the curls (you won’t look like Shirley Temple for long — we promise!). Once your hair is roller-free, take a paddle brush and gently comb through the curls, sweeping them all to one side. Lightly mist your hair again with hairspray to set, but don’t go overboard, this style is meant to look soft and romantic.
Not feeling the hot rollers? Check out our step-by-step retro waves tutorial with a standard curling iron here!
For more on Miranda’s glamorous look check out:
February 5, 2013 at 1:31 pm , by Maggie Niemiec
We looked at 81 different Grammy categories—and multiple songs within every category—to pick our 15 favorite songs you need to hear before music’s biggest night. Take a listen, and even if you don’t know your Fun. from your Frank Ocean, you’ll be an expert by Sunday!
1. “We Are Young” – Fun. Featuring Janelle Monáe
record of the year, song of the year, album of the year, best new artist, best pop duo/group performance, best pop vocal album
2. “Thinkin Bout You” – Frank Ocean
record of the year, album of the year, best new artist, best urban contemporary album
3. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift
record of the year
4. “I Will Wait” – Mumford and Sons
album of the year, best rock performance, best rock song, best Americana album
5. “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” – Kelly Clarkson
record of the year, song of the year, best pop solo performance, best pop vocal album
6. “Lonely Boy” – The Black Keys
record of the year, album of the year, best rock performance, best rock song, best rock album
7. “Somebody That I Used To Know” – Gotye Featuring Kimbra
record of the year, best pop duo/group performance, best alternative music album
8. “Payphone” – Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa
best pop duo/group performance, best pop vocal album
9. “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” – Eli Young Band
best country duo/group performance, best country song
10. “Madness” – Muse
best rock song, best rock album
11. “Wide Awake” – Katy Perry
best pop solo performance
12. “Love On Top” – Beyoncé
best traditional R&B performance
13. “Wanted” – Hunter Hayes
best new artist, best country solo performance, best country album
14. “The Motto” – Drake
best rap song, best rap album
15. “We Take Care Of Our Own” – Bruce Springsteen
best rock performance, best rock song, best rock album
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