Mercedes-Benz Spring '12 Fashion Week NYC: J.Mendel

While the hair at J. Mendel is usually safe and pretty each season, Paul Hanlon for TIGI decided to mix things up for spring and give it a more rock 'n' roll feel. "It's a little dangerous and very effortlessly cool," Hanlon said of the grungy style. "Think Debbie Harry at Studio 54." Hanlon created a low side part and applied Session Series Salt Spry to make the hair more matte and give it a rough, wavy texture. He wanted the hair to stay stiff and remain hanging over the eye, so he used Working Hairspray to excess, resulting in a severe, heavy look.

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