The cut, color and signature chic style
For a multi-faceted woman who has spanned as many eras as Victoria Beckham – from popstar to ’90s style icon, WAG and fashion designer – it’s only natural that VB’s hair has undergone so many changes. From short, spiky extensions to faded, highlighted extensions, Beckham’s hairstyles have evolved over time, but it’s her modern style honed over years of practice, a mid-length length with natural honey highlights that fans love. can’t get tired. From the cut, to the color, to the style of her effortless hairstyle, here’s how to get Victoria Beckham’s iconic hair according to the experts.
How to Get Victoria Beckham’s Haircut
Victoria Beckham’s current hair ranges between medium and long. “It sits right in between, which makes it super versatile but also chic and can give a more grown-up feel,” says Dom Seeley, celebrity hairstylist and international creative director at ColorWow.
Seeley recommends asking for a fairly blunt cut (depending on the thickness of your hair) to keep some strength in the cut (if your hair is thinner) and soft layers throughout. Ask for a long bob with a few long layers across and a few shorter, choppy layers around the face, starting around the cheekbone, agrees celebrity hairstylist Neil Moodie.
The fashion designer also keeps the bangs slightly longer, Seeley adds. “This sweep to each side from the middle makes the cut more fun and playful and is so easy to style in different ways. It’s also great because she often wears her hair back or up in the air,” he adds, “so having the layers and pieces fall out gives a great face frame and keeps her hair from having looks too harsh.
How to Recreate Victoria Beckham’s Hair Color
Want to bask in the warm glow of VB’s chic and sophisticated tones? “You want to ask for rich tones, golden balayage highlights and warmer brown undertones,” says Moodie. When you’re in your colorist’s chair, ask for a shade that’s rich in tone, “think expensive brunette instead,” Seeley says. Ask for subtle highlights, with more of a “sunny sweep” around the face rather than heavy, lighter areas, to enhance the overall look and add dimension. The highlights should stay within the “gold tone family,” Seeley says, to complement the rich brunette hue and add to the expensive feel.
How to get Victoria Beckham’s hairstyle
Victoria Beckham is rarely seen with an out of place hair, so regular color and cut appointments are essential. His hair always looks nicely polished and slicked back, so keeping it in good condition is key to recreating VB’s hairstyle.
“Color Wow’s Dream Coat Supernatural Spray will be your best bet when looking to get Victoria Beckham’s hair,” Seeley says. “It acts as a waterproof barrier when applied to the hair, to lock in all the moisture from the outside air, plus it coats your hair with humidity-resistant technology and stops frizz in its tracks. .” Her hair still has a great base, so a blow-dry is always a great first step, then add some soft waves to give a lived-in feel.
“Apply Matrix High Amplify Wonder Boost Root Lift to towel-dried hair,” explains Moodie, “then blow-dry with a large bristle brush, remembering to achieve a root lift by lifting the hair in the brush and once the roots are dry, then fix with cold. air from the dryer.
“Once all the hair is dry, use a large curling tongs to create random waves and texture, using a hairspray such as L’Oreal Infinium on each section to allow the wave to hold. Finally, use Biolage Thermal Active Setting Spray and Sam McKnight Cool Girl Barely There Texture Spray for more volume and that effortless texture.