How To: "House of Cards" Hairstyle
Haircut and color of the moment might just be “Claire hair,” inspired by that gorgeous, icy villainess Claire Underwood, played by Robin Wright on the Netflix hit, “House of Cards.”
Two-toned, with a lighter top and dark underside (mirroring the character herself), the pixie cut “is definitely becoming increasingly popular,” says Jamie Mazzei, the creative director of nuBest Salon and Spa, where he’s been doing a couple of Claire-cuts a week.
Lisa Hiller was ready to go Claire. The exercise physiologist, swim and strength coach said, “I think Claire’s so smart and cool and I just love her look. I watched the series and I would stalk her haircut, looking at it from every angle.”
First up, a cut, “close cropped to the head in the back, piecey bangs with a lot of texture on top, “Mazzei said. After that, a two-step coloring process, by nuBest color director Christian Fleres. “We have softened up the base and highlighted with a honey blond,” he said. It takes time to get Claire hair … more than three hours.
For more on the Newsday article written by Anne Bratskeir, click here: The Claire Underwood Hairstyle