Gretchen Mol at Elton John’s 60th Birthday Party

Gretchen Mol Hairstyle

Gretchen Mol has kept her hair pretty much all-one-length so far this year, however, she’s gone from a strawberry blonde, to a sassy redhead at the Oscars to this now all blonde color in a short time frame.   Though her hair is basically considered short, she has incorporated some extreme sweeps that are clipped back into place with some low riding twists in the back created to top off her formal attire.   Brushing hair far over from one side goes against hair’s natural gravitational pull and therefore creates "lift" from the scalp in this area.  Using this for height and avoiding backbrushing gives it that slight, dramatic flair perfect for a night out.   Clipping it into place around towards the back gives short hair the mock appearance of an updo.  Twists are done to hold shorter hair into a coil that were first curled with a curling iron to help them to stay in place.  One big twist or a couple of smaller ones can be used, all rolled closely together and pinned down to give the illusion of a faux French twist, all integrated together for a great formal style.  
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