Red Carpet Hair by David Babaii Using Matrix Style Link

Actress Kate Hudson sported at sleek & sexy ‘do at the Rock The Kasbah movie premiere, in New York City, recently. Hudson was styled by celebrity hairstylist David Babaii using Matrix Style Link products. “I wanted to create something chick, sleek and effortless to compliment Kate’s personality," Babaii said. “What I love about this style is that it is so simple to create, and doesn’t require much product which can weigh the hair down.”

Follow the step-by-step below to recreate the look:

1. First, I used the MATRIX Style Link Smooth Setter Smoothing Cream to towel dried hair and massaged in from roots to tips, combing through Kate’s hair. Then, I blow-dried her hair using a round brush.


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2. I parted the hair down the center and divided into three sections: two in the front and one in the back. Before styling the hair, spritz MATRIX Style Link Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray for added heat protection.

3. The secret to her sleek, slicked back, look was achieved using a flatiron with rounded edges, which I used to create subtle bends at the end of her hair.   

4. Finally, I used a dime sized amount of the MATRIX Style Link Gloss Booster for added shine, and the MATRIX Style Link Style Fixer Finishing Hairspray to complete. 

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