Embrace the sleek sophistication of Photo Finish Hair — the tress trend of the moment

With awards season in full swing, London Fashion Week coming to a close, and Milan and Paris fashion weeks just around the corner, the breakout hair trend of the year is making its mark: picture-perfect, sleek, silky, photo finish hair. According to hairstylist to the stars and industry stalwart Sam McKnight, there’s been a definitive move (back) towards more done hair, where subtle volume, shine, and gloss reign supreme.

A step back from slick buns, the idea here is a cool girl ponytail with a luxe, mirror-shine finish. To achieve the look, cleanse hair — thoroughly rinsing to avoid conditioner residue, before using heat tools to completely smooth any frizz or flyaways. Once light and fresh, sweep the hair into a tight pony using lightweight styling products to boost shine, before finishing with an oil — the secret to runway-ready locks.

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Photo Finish Hair Products
Gisou Honey Infused Hair Oil from Revolve
Olaplex Clarifying Shampoo from Adore Beauty
Ceremonia Papaya Scalp Scrub from Revolve
ARKIVE Future Youth Treatment Mask from Mecca
Mason Pearson Mix Hair Brush from Revolve
Hair by Sam McKnight Lazy Girl Hair Cleanse Cloths from SpaceNK
OUAI Leave In Conditioner from Sephora
Bumble and bumble Invisible Oil Mask from Mecca
Briogeo Scalp Revival Massager from Mecca


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