0
Behind The Hair - Sarah Potempa Blog
Viewing posts tagged celebrity hair.

Follow Us

Emily Blunt's Elegant Crown Braid

If there's one person who loves braids and waves as much as our founder and celeb stylist Sarah Potempa, it's Emily Blunt! When Sarah styled her hair for a charity gala for the American Institute for Stuttering in NYC Monday night, Emily opted for a soft, ethereal crown braid (accentuated with face-framing Beachwaves) to match her stunning Christian Dior gown. 

Here, Sarah shares all the deets on how she did it! 

1. Curl with the Beachwaver S1 for texture and volume.

2. Section the hair behind and just below the ear, and use a Darby Clip to section the rest of the hair out of the way. 


3. Separate the hair into three pieces, and begin braiding, repeating the mantra, “Left under the middle, right under the middle.” Continue to Dutch braid, adding hair from the root as you work your way around the head, leaving out a couple of the Beachwaved pieces around the hairline.


4. When you’ve gone all the way around, complete the braid to the ends of the hair, and secure with a clear elastic. Take the tail of the braid and tuck it under the side you started. Secure the ends with two bobby pins.


 

Emily Blunt: Golden Heart Awards

As usual, Emily Blunt looked beautiful at last night's Golden Heart Awards in NYC! With fresh-faced makeup and dress by Michael Kors, Sarah completed the look with soft, relaxed waves. To give the illusion of shorter hair, she pulled the waves loosely into a low, knotted braid- simply stunning. 


 
 

365 Days of Braids : This Week's Recap

This week featured some fun braids, as it was New York Fashion Week. This week included: a Dutch Fishtail Braid Updo on the beautiful Reese Witherspoon, Warrior Braid with Feathers, Double Half Up Skinny Braids and a Loose Low Braid, Rainbow Braid, Low Fishtail Braided Bun on Jamie King, NYFW-inspired Turtle Neck Braid + NYFW-inspired Forward Mohawk Braid. Keep up with the excitement of all 365 days by following @sarahpotempa on Instagram!

 


 
 

Reese Witherspoon: Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris

Last night aired 'Best Time Ever' with Neil Patrick Harris! Sarah prepared Reese Witherspoon's hair for all that comes with being the first star announcer. Reese's braids and beachwaves looked beautiful as an announcer, as well as a daredevil! 


 
 

Jamie Chung

Last night, Sarah styled the beautiful Jamie Chung with this simple braid and beautiful hair piece for the Nine West and InStyle event. Since January 1, Sarah has been posting a new braid every day. By December 31, she will have posted 365 braids. Can you believe it? This braid was number 252 of 365, and if you aren't already following @sarahpotempa on Instagram, be sure to do that! There are many more braids and beautiful hairstyles to come!