Cabbage patch kids

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Cabbage patch kids

If you hadn’t gathered in recent weeks, I’m a bit of a reality TV freak. I like to think it’s part of my job spec to keep abreast of popular culture, but let’s face it, I just love trashy TV for the cringe worthy, stressful situations that I would never personally put myself in.

So I was in my element when the remaining Project Runway six were given the brief of making foodie fashion last night. Seriously – dresses, tops and skirts out of actual food. And nothing else. What does one do when faced with such a dilemma? Stock up on cabbage if you’re Ivana.

Now I’m not sure how you feel about returning contestants – I thought the whole welcome back Poh thing in MasterChef was a bit of a farce – but I’m rather thrilled that Ivana’s back as she’s amazing in my opinion. And the judge’s – who deemed her winning rainbow silverbeet and cabbage combo “fabulous, evolved and sexy” – obviously agree too.

However, throwing cabbage into the mix sent me into a pickle on the hair front. Not Joh Bailey though. The uber-cool TRESemmé super stylist whipped up a stylish bun in no time.

Here’s how to recreate one at home:

Step 1: spritz towel-dried hair with TRESemmé Thermal Creations Heat Protective Tamer Spray and blow-dry straight.

Step 2: pull hair up into a high ponytail using TRESemmé Freeze Hold Extra Strong Hairspray to comb the hair so that you’re free from strays.

Step 3: separate the ponytail in to two pieces (inner and outer sections).

Step 4: loop the outer sections under to create the bun. Do the same thing for the inner section and secure with bobby pins. Do a final spritz with TRESemmé Freeze Hold Extra Strong Hairspray to hold everything in place.

If you had to make an outfit from food what ingredient would you go for?

Image credit: arenatv.com.au 

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