In addition to its amazing “blow-dry-and-go” ability, another perk to a short crop like Anne Hathaway’s is the many versatile styles you can pull off just by switching up the texture. Her sleek pixie at the New York City premiere of Les Miserables was a welcome change from her tousled, low-key styles, and held a graphic edge thanks to its glossy finish. “I wanted to create a glamorous, high-drama look appropriate for a New York movie premiere,” said her hairstylist Adir Abergel. “The diagonal side part is a dramatic look within itself, but paired with Anne’s short hairstyle, the drama factor was taken up a notch.” While the star’s strands were still wet, Abergel formed a side part that started at the corner of her eyebrow, sectioning her hair at an angle for a dramatic effect. He added texturizer to boost volume, and after a quick pass with the blow-dryer, he slicked on a hair gel to impart a sleek, mirror-like texture. “The final result was a smooth, high-shine hairstyle that brought the entire look together, and gave it a super-chic finish,” Abergel added. We agree!
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