Beauty Trend Alert: Slicked Back Hair

kim_4The slicked back hair do is probably the Marmite of the hair and beauty world- you either love it or loathe it!

A firm favourite of the catwalk, slicked back and wet look hair has been doing the rounds for quiet some time, but now it’s taking the red carpet by storm.

Kim Kardashian-West’s now infamous blond do, which she revealed during Paris Fashion Week, was completed with a her favourite slicked back look.


Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez are also fans of the trend, along with Mollie King who favoured a more relaxed, tousled look at the Elle Style Awards.


Rita Ora has made slicked back hair her signature look lately, most recently sporting the style at the launch of the U.K’s The Voice.

rita-ora-wet-slicked-back-hair-trend-w540So if you are a fan of this look, the good news is that it’s very low maintenance and it’s pretty simple to recreate at home!


For a very sleek look, like Kim’s, take a blob of gel and using a fine tooth comb work the product through the roots until it reaches the crown. Then simply tuck the rest of your hair behind your ears- couldn’t be easier!

For a more relaxed take on the trend, like Mollie’s look, use some matte hair paste and work it through in the same way, but this time using a wide tooth comb.

Complete your look with a stand out statement eye and lashings of mascara!

(Images: Look, Glamour, Lipstick)


1 Comment

  1. Danielle
    17 March 2015 / 01:03

    just looks so greasy I hate it!

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