Fall Hair Trends with Agave Lead Stylist Joel Calfee



Low ponies and hair buns were the biggest hair trends on the catwalk during fall 2013 fashion week. Agave lead stylist Joel Calfee gives tips on how to get each of these looks at home in less than 5 steps. What’s the key secret to all of these styles? Agave Healing Oil ($40), a non-greasy, lightweight formula that smoothes, hydrates, restores and transforms naturally frizzy hair. Follow these simple tips to get the look at home with Agave!

Low Pony

Whether they’re tame or wild, every girl loves a great pony. Simple and sleek or loose and lived in, this fall, ponies are everywhere. They're a versatile and easy style accessory for all hair types.

Messy Pony

1. Start by washing hair with Agave Shampoo ($25) and Conditioner ($25). Towel dry and apply Agave Healing Oil to damp hair from mid-length to ends, using hands to work residual product upwards just off the roots.

2. Blow-dry hair with the Bio Ionic Style Dryer, using your hands to create a loose natural texture or a wide-tooth comb for hair that’s slightly unruly to give it more control.

3. Once dry, add a small amount more of Agave Healing Oil to create shine and softness.

4. Finally, Gather hair back at hair line and secure in pony.

Tip: For added looseness, tip your head forward slightly to where you just see your toes and gather hair back at hairline and secure while head is still forward.

Sleek Pony

1. Start by washing hair with Agave Shampoo and Conditioner. Towel dry and apply Agave Healing Oil to damp hair from mid-length to ends, using hands to work residual product upwards just off the roots.

2. Set a deep side part and begin to blow-dry hair downwards with the Bio Ionic Style Dryer until about 80 percent is dry.

3. Finish drying using the Agave Natural Bamboo Paddle Brush from scalp to ends. You can also use a round brush for hair that’s slightly unruly to give it more control.

4. While tipping head slightly upward, gather hair at hairline and secure in pony.

5. Bring head forward. Using a finishing spray, smooth down fly-aways. Add a small amount of Agave Healing Oil to hands and apply to pony tail and head for added shine and smoothness.

Hair Buns

Hair buns are great for effortless style. They can be a simple and transitional look, moving you from a daytime to a quick evening look, or recycle a look for second day style. Follow these steps to create a modern feel on this classic look.

Classic Bun

1. Start by washing hair with Agave Shampoo and Conditioner. Towel dry and apply Agave Healing Oil to damp hair from mid-length to ends, using hands to work residual product upwards just off the roots.

2. Blow-dry hair backwards with the Bio Ionic Style Dryer and using the Agave Natural Bamboo Paddle Brush from scalp to ends, or use a Bio Ionic Blue Wave Round Brush for hair that’s slightly unruly to give it more control.

3. Gather hair behind the high point on the backside of your head and secure into a high pony.

4. Using a finishing spray, smooth down fly-aways. Add a small amount of Agave Healing Oil to hands and apply to head for added shine and smoothness.

5. Backcomb pony for added volume, smoothing lightly with a Bio Ionic Silver Classic bristle brush and spray.

6. Wrap hair in circular shape and secure ends with a bobby underneath the bun. Add additional pins for support.

Messy Bun

1. Start by washing hair with Agave Shampoo and Conditioner. Towel dry and apply Agave Healing Oil to damp hair from mid-length to ends, using hands to work residual product upwards just off the roots. 2. Blow dry using a Bio Ionic Universal Diffuser to set hair for a natural, wavy look. For added texture, twist hair.

before diffusing.

3. Once dry, gather hair behind the high point on the backside and begin twisting hair to the scalp.

4. Keep twisting hair until it begins to wrap around itself.

5. Secure ends with a bobby pin underneath the bun. Add additional pins for support.

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