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Short Straight Casual Hairstyle


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Description

This is a fun style with plenty of layers achieving height and definition. Textured layers have been added to the back to avoid creating any weight lines, and the sides have been jagged-cut to create softness through the front and blend in with the funky top layers. What's great about this look too is that it's easily re-created with a little wax or molding gum.

Type

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

Suitability

  • Gender: Women
  • Face Shape: Round, Oval, Square, Heart, and Triangular
  • Hair Density: Medium/Thick
  • Hair Texture: Fine/Medium
  • Age: Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, 41 - 50, 51 - 60, and Over 60
  • Height: Any
  • Weight: Thin/Average/Large
  • Glasses: Suits with and without

Styling

  • Styling Time: 30+ minutes
  • Products: Mousse, Lacquer, and Moulding Cream
  • Styling Tip: Use your fingers to add height and texture into this style and allow the products to dry naturally.

Styling Steps

Mousse
1 . Apply Mousse

Apply styling mousse to damp hair, using your palm as a measuring guide, and evenly distribute it along the hair shaft. Styling mousse will add hold and can help achieve better results.

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.

Backout
3 . Style the Back Out Using Moulding Cream

Using moulding cream and your fingers grab the mid-lengths of your hair and then drag it out and upwards for a full and messy result.

Sidesout
4 . Style Sides Out Using Moulding Cream

To get your sides to sit out, apply a small amount of moulding cream to your fingertips and then working mainly on the ends, pinch them while dragging the hair in an out and upwards motion. The more moulding cream and the more pinching that you apply, the more textured and pasty the result.

Toplifting
5 . Lift Roots Using Moulding Cream

Apply some moulding cream to your fingertips and then rub it into your roots while lifting your strands for added body. Be sure not to use too much moulding cream at the roots as this can result in a glugy and thick uncomfortable feel.

Topmohawk
6 . Create a Mohawk Using Moulding Cream

Apply moulding cream to the palms of your hands, then starting a few inches above your ears; drag your hands through your hair until they met in a triangular fashion at the top of your head. For a longer lasting style, strong gel is recommended to achieve this look.

Topspikes
7 . Spike Top Using Moulding Cream

Apply moulding cream to your fingertips, then grab a small section of hair and rub the moulding cream into the roots before twisting and pulling your hair upwards. For messier spikes, use a generous amount of moulding cream while twisting your hair in different directions.

Lacquerfinishing
8 . Apply Lacquer

Lacquer is great for strong hold. A small amount is all that is required to finish and should be applied from an arms length distance to the entire style.

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