MARK TOWNSEND

Mary-Kate Olsen Just Learned to Use a Hairbrush. What?

Mary-Kate Olsen Just Learned to Use a Hairbrush. What?

  by Valis Vicenty

We admit that when it comes to beauty, we can’t be experts at everything (some of us can’t use a blowdryer without dropping it on our heads). But it seems Mary-Kate Olsen is taking baby steps when it comes to her routine. When Elle [...]

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Backstage Beauty Beat: Elizabeth and James

Backstage Beauty Beat: Elizabeth and James

  by Lauren Kaplan

THE HAIR: For soft, feminine hair, Mark Townsend only used two products: Dove Dry Shampoo and Pure Care Dry Oil. He wanted the hair to look windblown, but touchable, so after spraying the dry shampoo into the roots and all over and working [...]

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Backstage Beauty Beat: Elizabeth and James Spring 2014

Backstage Beauty Beat: Elizabeth and James Spring 2014

  by Valis Vicenty

The Show:  Elizabeth and James The Hair: The Olsen's go-to stylist Mark Townsend crafted casual ponytails by first blowing out the hair with a bit of Chi's Silk Infusion. He then rubbed a little the brand's Pliable Polish in his [...]

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Exclusive: Mark Townsend Says Braids Aren’t Going Anywhere

Exclusive: Mark Townsend Says Braids Aren’t Going Anywhere

  by Valis Vicenty

Judging by the plentiful plaits that took to the runway this week, it seems we'll be testing our braiding skills for a good while. Celebrity stylist Mark Townsend was backstage at Elizabeth and James — created by his favorite clients, [...]

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Get the Look: Jennifer Lawrence’s Oscar Updo & Manicure

Get the Look: Jennifer Lawrence’s Oscar Updo & Manicure

  by Valis Vicenty

There was a collective gasp as soon as Jennifer Lawrence stepped onto the red carpet in Dior Haute Couture. Her swept back tresses and classic mani helped to transform her from Hunger Games leading lady to a true Oscar contender for Silver [...]

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