Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle - Medium Brunette

Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle - Medium Brunette

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This short and wicked 'do is cropped short and close to the head maintaining a neat and edge up and around the ears. The top layers are left long enough to be styled up with straighteners for a wild look and feel. Product is needed for hold and shine.


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


  • Gender: Women
  • Face Shape: Round, Oval, Heart, and Triangular
  • Hair Density: Medium/Thick
  • Hair Texture: Medium/Coarse
  • Age: Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
  • Height: Any
  • Weight: Thin/Average/Large
  • Glasses: Suits with and without


  • Styling Time: 30 minutes
  • Products: Wax and Hair Spray
  • Styling Tip: Spray the ends with your hairspray to keep this style sharper for longer.

Styling Steps

1 . Wax Hair Down at the Back

Apply some wax to your fingertips and then pull through the ends of your hair in a downward motion to achieve a sculptured look. Pinch clumps of hair in different directions for a messier result.

2 . Style Sides Down Using Wax

Using a small amount of wax, work it through the mid-lengths and ends in a downward, pinching motion. For added texture, apply more pinching and more wax.

3 . Use a Straightening Iron

When straightening your hair, first make sure that your hair is completely dry. Then, section your hair off starting from the back/nape using a comb. Straighten your hair starting from the roots and working your way down to the ends using your comb as your guide. Make sure not to leave the straightening iron in one spot for more than 3 seconds. For more information about straightening techniques click here.

4 . 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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