Alicia Keys' Pretty Pompadour
Alicia Keys' 'do is lovely, with an edge. Her style is also versatile and works on a variety of hair lengths. To recreate this look, begin by backcombing straightened or slightly wavy hair. Backcomb tresses over the entire head and spritz with hairspray. Next, smooth the hair nearest the front hairline and pull back a section from the top of the head, drawing it up and off the face maintaining as much volume as possible. For short hair, spritz the pompadour with a maximum hold hairspray and slick back the hair along the sides and back of the head. For longer hair there are several options for styling the sections that aren't incorporated into the pompadour. You could pull hair back into a French twist, a low ponytail or a bun that sits at the nape of the neck or directly behind the pompadour.
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