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Celeb-inspired party hair and makeup tutorial: Miranda Kerr

Allison Pynn has worked on the faces of Paula Abdul, America Ferrera, The Band Perry, Bret Michaels, and Sarah Palin. She grew up in rural Indiana running around corn fields and digging up worms, but always with lip gloss on! Allison has...

Side swept hair and vampy lips

Since vampy-colored lips had a major moment in 2013, here are two tutorials to recreate Miranda Kerr's perfect party hair makeup with a dark twist.

Miranda Kerr's perfect party hair makeup with a dark twist
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Side swept hair And vampy lips

Since vampy-colored lips had a major moment in 2013, here are two tutorials to recreate Miranda Kerr's perfect party hair makeup with a dark twist.

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The hairstyle tutorial

Supplies:

  • 1-1/2-inch curling iron
  • Comb
  • Paddle brush
  • Hair clips
  • Smoothing pomade or shine serum
  • Hairspray

Instructions:

1

Take a comb and make a deep part into the hair.

Miranda Kerr braided hairstyle tutorial

2

Using a 1-1/2-inch curling iron, curl 3-inch sections of hair at a time, rolling the barrel under. Clip each section in place as you go. This will allow the hair to cool in this barrel shape.

Miranda Kerr braided hairstyle tutorial

3

Let hair down and brush through with a wide paddle brush. Take a smoothing pomade and smooth hair down to tame all flyaways for a polished effect. For extra shiny hair, add a shine serum or spray before pomade.

Miranda Kerr braided hairstyle tutorial

4

On the parted side of your head, add 2 French braids. To do so, take a 2-inch section of hair, French braid about 5 inches back and bobby pin into place, hiding the bobby pin. Add hairspray lightly over your hair to keep it in place.

Miranda Kerr braided hairstyle tutorial

Photo credit: Andres Otero/WENN.com

More party looks

Kate Bosworth's gold and black eye makeup
Jessica Alba's top knot and heavy glitter eye
Kerry Washington's pretty blue eye makeup tutorial

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