7 Rita Ora Hair Looks That You Can Try This Festive Season

Total #hairgoals right here

By The Weekly | November 15, 2017

Rita Ora recently hosted the MTV Europe Music awards in her typical larger than life fashion style. But what caught our eye was the variety of incredible hair dos that Rita’s hair stylist, Brett Lawler created using the new ghd Nocturne collection. “I created 10 looks for Rita. Some I just had three minutes to create them! Good tools that don’t damage the hair are essential when creating different looks backstage fast and effectively, which is why I use ghd”

Take hair cues from Rita for your next festive party!

The ghd platinum nocturne styler, RM1, 290 will be available in December at salons and Sephora Malaysia outlets. 

Look 1 - Groomed _ Glam

LOOK 1: Groomed & Glam

“This look is more dressed hair. I curled it with just the large curling irons and then flat ironed the roots with the styler to lay the hair flat and make the hair feel much more groomed and glamorous.”

Look 2 - Editorial Blonde Blunt Bob

LOOK 2: Editorial Blonde Blunt Bob

“I wanted Rita to have a high fashion moment, with a very blunt and severe platinum blonde bob. To create the asymmetrical, sleek and super straight bob I used the styler, pressing the hair section by section to make sure every hair was completely poker straight and smooth.”

Look 3 - Relaxed Flat Iron Waves

LOOK 3: Relaxed Flat Iron Waves 

“This was Rita’s performance look and Rita wanted it to feel less done – more lived and natural . I ran the styler through the entire back section, and left the hair around the fcae softly curled, enhancing the curls using the styler to add movement. This gave the hair a relaxed look.”

Look 4 - Hollywood Glamour

LOOK 4: Hollywood Glamour

“Rita was wearing a long sequinned gown and wanted to have a very set and glamorous hair look. I used the ghd curve soft curl tong like you would use rollers. Curling the hair section by section back from the face and holding in place till cooled. Then I added a little back combing at the roots and hairspray. Finally the hair was brushed out to give a Hollywood glamour finish.”

Look 6 - Gothic Glamour

LOOK 5: Gothic Glamour

“This was Rita’s gothic moment. We wanted to create long slick and very dark brown hair, that was incredibly smooth and straight, with blunt ends. To create this the styler was pressed through the hair from root to tip. The look was finished with a little shine spray to seal down any fly away hairs.”


Look 7 - The Textured Pony

Look 6: The Textured Pony

“Rita and I wanted to create a fresh, fashion forward and modern look. A crimped high ponytail was what we decided on, giving the ponytail lots of volume and lift using the new ghd contour. Hair was low dried using the ghd air hairdryer and large ghd ceramic vented radial brush, to get lots of root lift. Although the ponytail was very sleek, we still wanted what’s in the ponytail to have volume. The hair was pulled back nice and tight, then secured high on the top of the head. I sectioned off small sections of the ponytail and crimped the hair using ghd contour, holding down for a few seconds until I got a nice strong indentation – this gave maximum volume when brushed out. After crimping all of the sections I brushed through the ponytail and sprayed hairspray to give a super full and almost fly away big ponytail, secured with a cute ribbon.”

Look 9 - The Fashion Fantasy (Front)

Look 7: The Fashion Fantasy 

“Saving the best til last!Rita is wearing Vivienne Westwood and I wanted to do something very over the top and creative with her hair. I straightened Rita’s hair with the styler; its impossible to do this look unless the hair is completely straight. Parting the hair in the middle and pulling it high up on the crown into a chignon, the rest of the hair we braided into small braids from the chignon down the back of her neck to mirror the same shape as the earrings and headpiece we made for this finale look. Its pure couture; a fashion fantasy!”

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