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Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail

Sans How To

We love this simple and easy to do style that will have you looking fresh and modern for those back-to-work days.

Hair by Sans [ceuticals] Creative Hair Director Matt Benns. Skin by Kath Gould. Photography by Greta van der Star. 

Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail
Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail
Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail

Wash and condition your hair with your prescribed Sans Ceuticals Wash & Hydratant and blast dry.

Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail

Choose a sea salt spray or thickening spritz and evenly disperse through your hair.

Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail

Split your hair into four medium sections. Blow dry each section with a boar bristle round brush to lightly smooth your hair.

Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail

Take a radial section leaving the front out, then elastic into a low smooth ponytail.

Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail

Take the left side of the remaining hair and wrap around the right side of ponytail and secure with a U-Pin. Repeat on the other side.

Sans How-To | The Low Twist Ponytail

The Low Twist Ponytail leaves you looking sleek and groomed, without hassle.

Sans Specialist Tip: Use pH and Shine Corrector once a week to flatten the hair cuticle so it reflects light, creating incredible natural shine.


Sans Step by Step | The Braided Bun

Sans How To

We love the pared-back beauty of a softly braided bun. This chic look can be whipped up in a flash too, simply follow this step-by-step by Sans [ceuticals] – the specialists in hair and skin.

Sans Step by Step | The Braided Bun
Sans Step by Step | The Braided Bun

Sans Beauty Prep: To create the perfect healthy foundation for this look, use Sans [ceuticals] Balancing Hair Wash to gently cleanse without stripping your hair of vital elements.

Sans Step by Step | The Braided Bun

Spray your hair in sections with sea-salt spray.

Sans Step by Step | The Braided Bun

Take your hair back into a low ponytail, being sure to leave some soft pieces around the face.  Tie off with elastic.

Sans Step by Step | The Braided Bun

Braid the ponytail and tie the end off with another piece of elastic.

Sans Step by Step | The Braided Bun

Take the braid and wrap it up and around into a bun. Secure with U pins.

Sans Step by Step | The Braided Bun

Tuck the front pieces of hair behind your ears, leaving some pieces a little wispy and loose for a lived-in softness.

Sans Beauty Tip: For silky smooth arms, use Sans [ceuticals] Bio Active Body Exfoliant. Loaded with vitamin E, it actively boosts hydration and minimises pores, while smoothing and plumping the skin.


Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob

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This tousled and textured bob exudes a nonchalant, rock-n-roll glamour.

A look easily achieved at home, here’s the simple how-to from Sans [ceuticals] – the specialists in hair and skin.

Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob
Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob

Sans Specialist Tip: For those with fine hair wash with Sans [ceuticals] Volumising Hair Wash and Sans [ceuticals] Volumising Hydratant.  The protein in the volumising series provide fine hair with a thick, healthy lustre.

Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob

Load your hair up with sea-salt spray.

Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob
Create a side part using the end of a tail comb.

 

Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob
Take a section and twist. Blast dry with a hairdryer while twisted.

 

Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob
Loosely pin up the twisted sections as you go.

 

Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob
Allow your hair to cool down and then massage out curl.

 

Sans Step by Step | The Textured Bob

The key is not to overwork the hair, leaving it looking loosely textured and lived-in.

Sans Specialist Tip: For lustrously strong locks use Sans [ceuticals] Moisture and Protein Infusion 20 once a week.


The Soft Grecian Braid

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One of our favourite summer looks, this soft grecian braid is graceful yet playful. It’s super simple to whip up, so you can spend more time enjoying your long summer days.

Here’s the how-to by Sans [ceuticals]: the specialists in hair and skin.

The Soft Grecian Braid
The Soft Grecian Braid
The Soft Grecian Braid

Prep dry hair with a volumising or sea-salt spray.

Sans Beauty Prep: For incredible shine, spray Sans [ceuticals] pH and Shine Corrector through the midlengths and ends of wet hair, after using your prescribed Hair Wash and Hydratant.

The Soft Grecian Braid

Blast dry your hair as you take sections, twisting them around your finger

The Soft Grecian Braid

Use the end of a tail comb to part hair from your middle parting down to the nape of the neck

The Soft Grecian Braid

Tie off each section at the nape with elastic

The Soft Grecian Braid

Braid each ponytail and tie off with elastic.

The Soft Grecian Braid

Take each braid and wrap it up and around your face and secure with U pins.

The Soft Grecian Braid

Sans Beauty Tip: For silky smooth arms, apply Sans [ceuticals] Baobab Regenerative Body Cream. Perfect to apply before you walk out the door, it has  incredible absorbency with no residual greasiness, leaving skin looking plump and fresh.

Sans Beauty Tip: For incredible shine, spray Sans [ceuticcals] pH and Shine Corrector through the midlengths and ends of wet hair, after using your prescribed Hair Wash and Hydratant.


Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail

Sans How To

There is something elegantly nonchalant about the perfectly positioned ponytail. Achieving this look is purely about finding the right balance, as simply illustrated here in this Sans step-by-step.

Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail
Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail
Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail

Sans Tip: For lustrous shine that doesn’t compromise on body we used a pre-treatment of Sans [ceuticals] Moisture & Protein Infusion 20. This serum contains a powerful combination of proteins, bio-lipids and natual AHAs to balance pH and to protect and soften the hair.

Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail

Prep hair with volumising or sea-salt spray. Blast dry, twisting hair and working with the natural textures.

Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail

Using a metal ended tail comb, take a hard side part. Or, as a more relaxed looking option. keep the parting loose and a bit erratic.

Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail

Take your hair into a ponytail at the occipital bone and tie off with elastic. This placement is always flattering and keeps the look feeling fresh and current.

Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail

The beautiful final touch? Take a bobby pin and loosely pin fringe off face so it sits at eye level.

Sans Style | The Low and Loose Ponytail

Sans Tip: For a natural, luscious pout apply Sans [ceuticals] Lip Aid, our rich and velvety lip treatment loaded with papaya enzymes.


The Soft Twist

Sans How To

For a fresh Spring look, sweep your hair into soft twists.

Recreate this effortlessly sophisticated look at home by following this step-by-step guide, brought to you by Sans [ceuticals] – the specialists in hair and skin.

The Soft Twist
The Soft Twist
The Soft Twist
The Soft Twist

Take a clean “U Section” by parting your hair from the left eyebrow, down to the lower crown, then back around to your right brow. Brush the section out of the way and clip up.

The Soft Twist

With the remaining unclipped hair, create two 2″ sections, elevating them at 90 degrees. Knot them together at the base and tie off with another knot near the end of the section. Continue creating these sections until your base layer is all swept up and knotted.

The Soft Twist

Unclip the top U Section, bring hair forward and tying the sections into two knots again.

The Soft Twist

Take U Pins and consolidate hair, being sure to check the shape in the mirror constantly, moving your head around to check the silhouette is balanced.

The Soft Twist

A little texture around the front is beautiful, finish with a light spray. Remember don’t over think it, the more you do the more over done it will look.