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Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle


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Description

This dazzling 'do is tapered into the neck and layered through the sides and back to sit flat for a smooth polished finish. To complete the over-all look, a touch of color was added to the front for contrast.

Type

  • Hair Category: Alternative
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Hair Elasticity: Straight

Suitability

  • Gender: Women
  • Face Shape: Oval, Oblong, Square, and Diamond
  • Hair Density: Thin/Medium
  • Hair Texture: Fine/Medium
  • Age: Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
  • Height: Any
  • Weight: Thin/Average/Large
  • Glasses: Suits with and without

Styling

  • Styling Time: 10 minutes
  • Products: Smoothing Shine, Hair Spray, Straightening, and Moulding Cream
  • Styling Tip: Apply a small amount of smoothing shine to your top sections for shine and hold.

Styling Steps

Straighteningbalm
1 . Apply Straightening Balm

Squeeze a small amount of straightening balm into your palms and then rub your hands together before smoothing the product evenly through damp hair.

Dryoff
2 . Use a Blow-dryer and Fingers to Dry Your Hair Off

Using your blow-dryer, dry your hair using your fingers, separating the hair and allowing it to dry at the roots first then the mid lengths and then the ends. Making sure the roots are dry first will ensure that your hairstyle does not fall flat.

Backdown
3 . Style Hair Down at the Back Using Moulding Cream

Apply some moulding cream to your fingertips and then pull it through the ends of your hair in a downward motion to achieve a textured look.

Sidesdown
4 . Style Sides Down Using Moulding Cream

Using a small amount of moulding cream, work it through the mid-lengths and ends in a downward motion. For added texture, pinch the ends as you go sparingly.

Topsmoothforward
5 . Flatten the Top Using Moulding Cream

Apply moulding cream to the palms of your hands, and then starting at the top-back area, drag your hands forward, flattening your hair down as you go. For a longer lasting style repeat this step.

Bangsforward
6 . Style Bangs Forward Using Moulding Cream

Apply a small amount of moulding cream to your fingertips and then using your fingers, rake through your bangs to the ends for hold and texture.

Smoothingshinefinishing
7 . Apply Smoothing Shine

Apply a very small amount of smoothing shine to the palms of your hands and then run it through the mid-lengths and ends of your hair. Be careful not to add any to the roots or a large amount to any section of the hair as smoothing shine can be very heavy on the hair, weighing it down and making it appear oily.

Hairsprayfinishing
8 . Apply Hairspray

To finish, apply a minimal amount of hairspray from an arms length distance to the top, sides and back. Take care not to use too much or you will end up with a white, flaky residue which looks like dandruff.

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