Met Gala 2018 – Rod Ortega’s Secret Behind Blake Lively’s Hair!
Blake Lively slayed the Met Gala 2018 with her on-point dress and hair! Here’s everything her hairstylist Rod Ortega has to share about the night’s hairdo.
Ever wondered if there is someone who doesn’t ever have a bad hair day? Well, the obvious answer would be Blake Lively! Blake Lively’s hair has always been on point, no matter what the occasion is. Our favorite Serena van der Woodsen has been gifted and not just when it comes to genes. Blake Lively owes her gorgeous hairstyles to Rod Ortega – her longtime hairstylist.
Taking a quick flashback at all the times you were jealous of Blake Lively’s hair? Yep, it was Rod Ortega behind the screens each time. Be it the waves or the Faux Bob, Rod Ortega has always done a fabulous job with Lively’s hair. And Met Gala 2018 was no exception!
At the Met Gala 2018 , Rod Ortega created a textured and loose up-do, giving Blake Lively a thorny headpiece. Rod Ortega shares details of the products and techniques he used to create this magnificent look for the Met Gala 2018.
I started with freshly-washed hair using René Furterer volumizing shampoo and conditioner. I then prepped the hair with volumizing spray which I combed through the ends with an Ibiza styling comb. For this look, I wanted a lot of natural texture, so I dried the hair using the T3 Cura Luxe dryer and the T3 SoftCurl diffuser attachment. I used my fingers to rake the roots, giving it body and lift.
When sharing further details about Blake Lively’s Met Gala 2018 look, Rod Ortega informed that he had planned the look in advance after the themes were announced. But he had kept space open for any last-minute change in textures and looks. Rod Ortega also gave Blake Lively’s Met Gala 2018 dress the credits for being the inspiration behind his hairdo ideas.
Rod Ortega has given all the ladies envious of Lively a huge tip! He has shared the secrets through which anybody can try to replicate Blake Lively’s Met Gala 2018 look at home!
If you want to recreate it, you can do all of the steps, but instead of leaving pieces out, you can pull all of the hair up, and use a rat tail comb to pull pieces out. This is much easier.
Blake Lively’s Met Gala 2018 look has surely given Upper East Siders something to talk about!