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Butterfly’s “Josie Maran Holiday” Looks

(Photo via Josie Maran’s Blog: Chicological)

Butterfly’s Margaux Martinez styled Josie Maran’s “Holiday” campaign shoot on Fashion’s Night Out. Margaux played with five inspiring hairstyles behind a Sephora store front window, with pedestrians looking in from the sidewalk outside. On Josie, Margaux transitioned the following looks from one to the other, which you can try when going from a day to night ensemble during the winter season. You can also pick any one of these easy, stunning looks for a holiday party or festive night out.

Butterfly Signature Blow Dry – Margaux chose a smooth blow out with lots of body as her canvas to help create the effect of beautiful, tousled waves.

Easy Elegance Updo – Go chic in minutes. Create a side part and pull front sections of hair back, away from the face for a half up/half down style. This polished look is great for the occasion when you don’t want to be too casual but also want to keep it simple.

Romantic Updo – A day to night transition from the “Easy Elegance Updo.” Start by pulling pieces from the half up/half down look and pinning them back loosely. Go for softness that is a bit disheveled with this style.

Edgy Ponytail – Start with hair that has lots of texture or volume. Pull hair back loosely with either one or two ponytails (one atop the other) – keeping fullness at the crown. This is a look that is pretty and has a touch of rocker glam.

Wind Blown Locks – Natural texture is key in making this look. Start with hair that is really full, has lots of texture, and has been worn in a pulled back or put up style. After some time, simply take down the hair, allowing it to fall without brushing it out. Shake up the look with your fingertips. Having lots of product in the hair helps keep the texture appear winded.

Butterfly's "Josie Maran Holiday" Looks

(Photo via Josie Maran’s Blog: Chicological)

Butterfly’s Margaux Martinez styled Josie Maran’s “Holiday” campaign shoot on Fashion’s Night Out. Margaux played with five inspiring hairstyles behind a Sephora store front window, with pedestrians looking in from the sidewalk outside. On Josie, Margaux transitioned the following looks from one to the other, which you can try when going from a day to night ensemble during the winter season. You can also pick any one of these easy, stunning looks for a holiday party or festive night out.

Butterfly Signature Blow Dry – Margaux chose a smooth blow out with lots of body as her canvas to help create the effect of beautiful, tousled waves.

Easy Elegance Updo – Go chic in minutes. Create a side part and pull front sections of hair back, away from the face for a half up/half down style. This polished look is great for the occasion when you don’t want to be too casual but also want to keep it simple.

Romantic Updo – A day to night transition from the “Easy Elegance Updo.” Start by pulling pieces from the half up/half down look and pinning them back loosely. Go for softness that is a bit disheveled with this style.

Edgy Ponytail – Start with hair that has lots of texture or volume. Pull hair back loosely with either one or two ponytails (one atop the other) – keeping fullness at the crown. This is a look that is pretty and has a touch of rocker glam.

Wind Blown Locks – Natural texture is key in making this look. Start with hair that is really full, has lots of texture, and has been worn in a pulled back or put up style. After some time, simply take down the hair, allowing it to fall without brushing it out. Shake up the look with your fingertips. Having lots of product in the hair helps keep the texture appear winded.

Holiday Gift Guide: Butterfly’s Top 10

1. Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Kit ($68)


This holiday season, give the gift of the most luxurious hair elixir infused with precious camellia oil. This kit includes a complimentary travel size Essence nourishing protective oil for just the price of a single full sized oil. Travel size Essence Absolue (30ML) is also available on its own for $24.

2. Kérastase Holiday Gift Set ($82)


The ultimate gift of beauty for LESS! Sets include a full size shampoo ($36 original value), a full size masque ($60 OV), and a travel size Elixir Ultime ($24 OV). Available In – “Reflection”: Bain Chroma Riche, Masque Chroma Riche, Elixir Ultime. “Nutritive #1”: Bain Nutri Thermique, Masque Nutri Thermique, Elixir Ultime. “Nutritive #2”: Bain Satin 2, Masquintense For Fine Hair, Elixir Ultime.

3. Kérastase Travel Size Favorites ($15-26)


Our TOP choice for a stocking stuffer! Add a Bain shampoo, a mini conditioning Masque, a heat-protecting Thermique, or your favorite leave-in beautifying oil (Elixir Ultime, Oleo-Relax Serum, etc) to your gift bag.

4. Sir Elton John Holiday Candles by NEST ($36-46)


The delightful scent of evergreen trees, balsam fir needles, rich woods and a sparkling citrus accord blended together is available in a single 8.1oz crowned deep purple glass, or a gift set of six votive candles. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of Sir Elton John’s Holiday Candle benefits the Elton John AIDS foundation. TIP: Purchase a votive set and separate in singles or pairs for an easy stocking stuffer!

5. NEST Fragrance’s Holiday Collection Candles ($16-34)

A warming scent combination of a sparkling holiday season is created by blending Pomegranate, Mandarin Orange, Pine, Cloves and Cinnamon with a hint of Vanilla and Amber. This gift pairs the comfort of a traditional seasonal fragrance with festive red velvet packaging to send your love or to say “thank you”!

6. Kérastase Chronologiste Treatment Kit ($145)


Give the special gift of a complete rejuvenating cure for the hair and scalp. Hair is left incredibly soft, supple and shiny with the hair fiber renewed, deeply nourished and strengthened. Scalp is regenerated, soothed and hydrated. Approximately 10 applications per box.

7. Tata Harper Skincare Deluxe Beauty Set ($65)


Treat the beauty lover to a complete regimen with these 8 essential products. We’re Tata Harper addicts, so we’re always recommending this mini-set to others for a full experience of Tata’s facial products and body treatment! Not to mention, it’s a fantastic travel addition. Includes: Regenerating Cleanser, Hydrating Floral Essence, Rejuvenating Serum, Rebuilding Moisturizer, Repairative Moisturizer, Replenishing Nutrient Complex, Resurfacing Mask, and Revitalizing Body Oil.

8. Kérastase Homme Men’s Collection ($15-36)


Getting a men’s gift can sometimes be a challenge, but they appreciate products more than you think! The line covers every man’s hair issues – from an oily scalp to those needing a boost in their hair’s density – and has the clean smell of a luxurious men’s cologne. The flexible molding paste and non-sticky sculpting gel are best sellers!

9. SS Platinum Miniature Styling Iron ($36)


A great stocking stuffer for short hair, bangs, touch-ups, and roots – or for a frequent flyer! The super flat surface of Nano-Reflect Titanium plates are smoother with less friction for an incredible glide and reaches a temperature of 400 degrees F in 30 seconds.

10. Malin + Goetz Essentials Travel Size Kit ($30)


This head to toe kit is ideal for your gym-loving friend to throw in their bag, for someone who frequents a weekend get-away, or for the product enthusiast in your family! Includes a travel sized: Grapefruit Face Cleanser, Vitamin E Face Moisturizer, Bergamot Body wash, Peppermint Shampoo, Cilantro Hair Conditioner, and B5 Body Moisturizer.

Holiday Gift Guide: Butterfly's Top 10

1. Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Kit ($68)


This holiday season, give the gift of the most luxurious hair elixir infused with precious camellia oil. This kit includes a complimentary travel size Essence nourishing protective oil for just the price of a single full sized oil. Travel size Essence Absolue (30ML) is also available on its own for $24.

2. Kérastase Holiday Gift Set ($82)


The ultimate gift of beauty for LESS! Sets include a full size shampoo ($36 original value), a full size masque ($60 OV), and a travel size Elixir Ultime ($24 OV). Available In – “Reflection”: Bain Chroma Riche, Masque Chroma Riche, Elixir Ultime. “Nutritive #1”: Bain Nutri Thermique, Masque Nutri Thermique, Elixir Ultime. “Nutritive #2”: Bain Satin 2, Masquintense For Fine Hair, Elixir Ultime.

3. Kérastase Travel Size Favorites ($15-26)


Our TOP choice for a stocking stuffer! Add a Bain shampoo, a mini conditioning Masque, a heat-protecting Thermique, or your favorite leave-in beautifying oil (Elixir Ultime, Oleo-Relax Serum, etc) to your gift bag.

4. Sir Elton John Holiday Candles by NEST ($36-46)


The delightful scent of evergreen trees, balsam fir needles, rich woods and a sparkling citrus accord blended together is available in a single 8.1oz crowned deep purple glass, or a gift set of six votive candles. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of Sir Elton John’s Holiday Candle benefits the Elton John AIDS foundation. TIP: Purchase a votive set and separate in singles or pairs for an easy stocking stuffer!

5. NEST Fragrance’s Holiday Collection Candles ($16-34)

A warming scent combination of a sparkling holiday season is created by blending Pomegranate, Mandarin Orange, Pine, Cloves and Cinnamon with a hint of Vanilla and Amber. This gift pairs the comfort of a traditional seasonal fragrance with festive red velvet packaging to send your love or to say “thank you”!

6. Kérastase Chronologiste Treatment Kit ($145)


Give the special gift of a complete rejuvenating cure for the hair and scalp. Hair is left incredibly soft, supple and shiny with the hair fiber renewed, deeply nourished and strengthened. Scalp is regenerated, soothed and hydrated. Approximately 10 applications per box.

7. Tata Harper Skincare Deluxe Beauty Set ($65)


Treat the beauty lover to a complete regimen with these 8 essential products. We’re Tata Harper addicts, so we’re always recommending this mini-set to others for a full experience of Tata’s facial products and body treatment! Not to mention, it’s a fantastic travel addition. Includes: Regenerating Cleanser, Hydrating Floral Essence, Rejuvenating Serum, Rebuilding Moisturizer, Repairative Moisturizer, Replenishing Nutrient Complex, Resurfacing Mask, and Revitalizing Body Oil.

8. Kérastase Homme Men’s Collection ($15-36)


Getting a men’s gift can sometimes be a challenge, but they appreciate products more than you think! The line covers every man’s hair issues – from an oily scalp to those needing a boost in their hair’s density – and has the clean smell of a luxurious men’s cologne. The flexible molding paste and non-sticky sculpting gel are best sellers!

9. SS Platinum Miniature Styling Iron ($36)


A great stocking stuffer for short hair, bangs, touch-ups, and roots – or for a frequent flyer! The super flat surface of Nano-Reflect Titanium plates are smoother with less friction for an incredible glide and reaches a temperature of 400 degrees F in 30 seconds.

10. Malin + Goetz Essentials Travel Size Kit ($30)


This head to toe kit is ideal for your gym-loving friend to throw in their bag, for someone who frequents a weekend get-away, or for the product enthusiast in your family! Includes a travel sized: Grapefruit Face Cleanser, Vitamin E Face Moisturizer, Bergamot Body wash, Peppermint Shampoo, Cilantro Hair Conditioner, and B5 Body Moisturizer.