As the pendulum of beauty is rightfully pushed towards embracing different shades, shapes and hair textures, we hone in on the astonishing power of South Asian beauty to celebrate cascading curls and unbounded waves. Keep scrolling to see the stunning images from photographer Peter Ash Lee alongside a host of hair care recommendations to dial up your tresses’ radiance.
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Whatever your hair’s texture or length, a helping hand arrives in the form of Briogeo’s Be Gentle, Be Kind Avocado + Kiwi Moisture Superfood Mask, a powerfully hydrating hair treatment that boosts softness thanks to chia seeds and cocoa seed butter.
Rick Owens gown
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Play up your peepers with a jewel-toned wing courtesy of Laura Mercier’s Caviar Stick Eye Color, opting for a duo of intense and buildable Shimmer shades to enhance your eye shape’s natural definition.
Left: David Koma dress Right: Norma Kamali one-piece; Demarson earrings
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From left: Mônot bra and pants; Demarson earrings; Cup of Stars blouse and dress (worn as a skirt); Sophie Buhai earrings
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Pump up the drama courtesy of Christophe Robin’s Cleansing Volumising Paste with Rose Extracts. The thickening shampoo transforms into an airy foam that instantly lifts and adds body to your tresses, thanks to volumising ingredients including Moroccan volcanic clay and a blend of French rose and baobab leaf extracts.
Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello catsuit; Area earrings
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From The Roots
Healthy hair begins from the scalp. All it takes is a thorough cleansing session with Ouai’s Scalp & Body Scrub to revitalise your locks from root to tip.
Theophilio bodysuit; Hannah Jewett
Photographer: Peter Ash Lee
Stylist: Ron Hartleben
Make-up: Sena Murahashi
Manicure: Naomi Yasuda
Models: Deseni Fernando, Shaanti Chaitram and Amira Chandni Dhanoa
Words: Dominique Yohanes
Special thanks to Art Partner Licensing