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Sebastian Saved My Style.

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Last month was one of my busiest months this year! It was packed with so much traveling, meetings, events and a small appearance during New York Fashion Week.

With so many things on the to-do list and all the traveling I’ve been doing, it really takes a toll on my hair. Since hair is so important to me, it’s my everyday accessory, I like to always have my hair look great. Products have a lot to do with that, of course, especially when your life is always on-the-go. It’s important to have key products that fit in your bag or carry-on to help you have gorgeous hair days, everyday. Sebastian’s Hair Emergency kits are definitely life savers. I relied on their Flat Fix Kit and their Frizz Fighter to save me from having flat looking hair and ensure my style stayed flawless throughout the whole day. I loved that they were mini bottles, perfect enough to fit in my purse (see below photo on ‘What’s in my Bag’ for example)

I was so happy to partner up with Sebastian Professional during New York Fashion week to help get me through a couple of days of appointments, meetings and events. The humidity in New York during September really makes my hair suffer, so the #SebastianSavedMyStyle campaign definitely came at the right time. Their first ever hair emergency simulator, which consisted of a wind tunnel in the middle of the bustling Meatpacking District- that helped anyone who was having a bad hair day transform emergencies back to fierce style, using the Sebastian Professional Emergency Kits– the new collection of (4) hair styling kits tailored to tackle the worst hair emergencies. This was a fun and exciting way to not only fix your hair dilemma, but interact with the Sebastian Professional styling team. Icing on the cake was having your photo taken to show off our new killer hair looks at the end of the wind tunnel!

Earlier that day, we filmed a cool video of my day in New York and how no matter how busy I get, I always try to maintain my hair looking flawless whether its spraying hairspray in the middle of the street when I’m on the go, or just carrying my favorite Sebastian Professional products with me. Hope you enjoy our video- I love it!

Make sure to follow along for great tips + new products: Twitter- @SebastianProUSA, Instagram- @SebastianWNA

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A little diary of what my day in NYC looked like with Sebastian Professional!

Video by Wade Koch for Sebastian Professional x Sincerely Jules
Thank you Sebastian Professional for sponsoring this post. My writing and opinion remain my own.

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LFW: Todd Lynn SS ’14 #hairmeetwardrobe

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Greetings from London! Touched down yesterday morning and checked into the beautiful new hotel they just opened two days ago, The London Edition. We were greeted with outstanding service as well as the most chic room; I was excited to settle in after a long flight! We were scheduled to meet at noon to meet the TONI&GUY HairMeetWardobe team at the Style Hub, where we would get to meet and interview Lulu Kennedy, the beauty & creative force behind Fashion East.

My flight was delayed an hour, so I missed meeting up with them at noon, which I was so bummed about. As soon as I checked in, I changed quickly to meet with the rest of the team and get my hair done with the new haircare line products by TONI&GUY.

We arrived at the Style Hub and was immediately taken care of- my hair went from bad hair day to runway-like hair. I was happy. After my hair was nicely polished, we then headed backstage to the Todd Lynn S/S ’14 show to see how the Global Hair Ambassador of TONI&GUY HairMeetWardrobe, Mark Hampton, works his magic on the models!

Take a sneak peek at a few of my favorite shots of what went down backstage plus my hair-do; a super messy low nautical pony tail. I picked the casual look from one of their 4 style collections and it fit perfectly with my look… casual grunge!

Follow us along for the next few days in London for fashion week: @hair_wardrobeus (instagram), @hair_wardrobeus (twitter) and hashtag #hairmeetwardrobe

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Mark adding some plumping mousse all over their hair to help give the illusion of damp hair.

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Model staying cool and calm while she’s being transformed into her new hair look.

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Model waiting for her hair to be ready to style… I even like her hair this way actually!

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Ta-da! My hair style in the Casual Nautical Knot. Loved it’s messiness and imperfect look!

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The four looks to choose from; I was between the Casual and Glamour.

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Was excited to shoot my hair styled this way, but as soon as we went outside, it started raining! My hair lost its texture due to the rain but it was a nice way to welcome us though!

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[do action="rstyle-post-links"]Dress: Finders Keepers
Jacket: Anine Bing
Flats: Chanel
Backpack: 3.1 Phillip Lim
Neon Sweater: J Crew[/do]

Outfit photos by: Helena Glazer

This post is sponsored by TONI&GUY Hair Meet Wardrobe, a product by Unilever.

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Hair Care.

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So, I recently went to get my hair re-touched because I was in much need to freshen up the brown in my hair. Many of you always ask me where I get my hair done and what the technique is called. Well, I go to Salon Benjamin and my colorist is Deanna and cut artist is the man himself, Benjamin. I don’t say the technique to my colorist anymore because she knows what I want, but for all of you that ask, tell them you want the ombre look in the balayage technique.

Make sure you give them specific details of how you DON’T want it. That’s important! But Make sure you tell them you don’t want the ombre look that is dip dyed (just the ends) or that there’s no depth in your hair and looks very one dimensional- it doesn’t look natural! You also have to be specific about what you DO want; I always tell them I want it to look super natural, sun kissed, beachy golden waves, and I have them add strands of golden brown around my face to help frame it. Please bring lots of photos of the actual color/style you want! These people are visual artists so they need to see it so its easier to understand .

I’ve had this color for a while now, and yeah, I need a change (just waiting to grow out my long bangs to meet the rest of my hair for the new change!) but it’s honestly, the most convenient color/style for me. It’s so low maintenance that I don’t have to worry about going in to get retouches often, which is great if you want to save money! The color complements my skin tone as well; which I love.

Deanna always does a phenomenal job with the color; always looks so fresh, young and natural! And Benjamin is a genius at cutting! Never been able to find anyone that I love how they cut my hair, but Ben, I love his work.

We thought it would be fun to shoot some photos while I got my hair done, especially so I can tell you where I get it and what its called! Enjoy! Leave a comment with any specific questions..

Thank you Sarah for the amazing photos!

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Chit chatting with the people behind my hair: Benjamin and Deanna.

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Cutting away a few inches; looking forward to chopping a big chunk off sooner than later!

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Matchy-matchy with my skinnys and cell phone case! I love me some camo.

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Loose waves are always my go-to; so easy and gives you an effortless look.

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The salon has the coolest decor; so much inspiration!

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All freshen up!

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Photography by Sarah Shreves

[do action="rstyle-post-links"]Camo skinnies: Gap (other camo jeans herehere + here)
Tee: Lovers & Friends (other ones here, here + here)
Sneakers: Isabel Marant
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These are my go-to hair products I use religiously (i’ll do a detailed post on these products later):