Short Straight Formal Shag Hairstyle - Medium Red (Ginger)


Short Straight Formal Shag Hairstyle - Medium Red (Ginger)









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Description

(Added: 21st April 2017 )
The ends of this short and sassy 'do are jagged cut to achieve a choppy look and feel. Product is pinched through the top to add lift making this a fantastic style to complement a long or oblong face. This hairstyle is best suited for those with fine to medium hair and needs regular trims every 4-6 weeks to maintain shape.

Our model looks trendy and chic here in a layered, short ‘do. This hairstyle is ideal for her thick hair type as it adds volume and body throughout, especially in the crown area. This lifts the focus upwards and makes her face appear more oval. The long wispy fringe is another good feature for long faces, which benefits from layers around the eyes and cheekbones, in addition to some forehead coverage. To minimize a square jaw line, flicked out layered ends are a great way to add softness around this area.

Our model has a fair skin tone and brown eyes. This makes her suited to brown and blonde hair colors as well as red tones. Here she has opted for a multi-tonal look with a vibrant copper base with golden highlights throughout. This gives her hair color an all over warm and fiery finish that looks great with her eye color and complexion. Not to mention, it compliments her chic and edgy hairstyle perfectly.

Type

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

Suitability

  • Gender: Women
  • Face Shape: Oval, Oblong, and Diamond
  • Hair Density: Medium
  • Hair Texture: Medium
  • Age: Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, 41 - 50, and 51 - 60
  • Height: Any
  • Weight: Thin/Average/Large
  • Glasses: Suits with and without

Styling

  • Styling Time: 20 minutes
  • Products: Hair Spray and Moulding Cream
  • Styling Tip: Pinch wax through the ends for a funky finish.

Styling Steps

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1 . Part to the Left

Using the corner of your comb and standing in front of a mirror find the middle of your left eye and then drag the comb straight up slowly until you reach your hairline and then continue back in a straight manner to achieve an even left part. A side part is great for longer face shapes because it creates the illusion of width.

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2 . Use a Small Radial Brush

A small radial brush is used on shorter hair types to add more body or in longer hair types to create curl. When selecting a radial brush, always use one with a pure bristle as this will not tear or damage the hair.

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3 . Use a Blow-dryer to Kick Out the Back

Starting at the nape/back of the hair, place your brush on top of the section and blow-dryer down starting from the roots and using tension as you go. Next, place the blow-dryer underneath the hair and continue to blow-dry the ends out. Make sure to follow the brush with the blow-dryer in an outwards direction. If you like fuller flicks, hold the ends out and roll them up into the brush and apply the heat for longer.

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4 . Use a Blow-dryer to Kick Out the Sides

To blow-dry the sides, take out your first sections from the front and clip the rest of the hair up. Place your brush on top of the section, and starting from the roots, blow-dry down using tension as you go. Next, place the blow-dryer underneath the hair and continue to blow-dry the ends out. Continue this step until the hair is dry.

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5 . Blow-dry the Sides Under

To blow-dry the sides, take out a small section of hair from the front and clip the rest of the hair away. Next, place the brush under the section and then pull the brush and hair forward around your face (this curving motion creates body). Place the hair-dryer on top of the brush until you reach the ends and then turn the ends under. Repeat until dry.

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6 . Blow-dry the Crown

To blow-dry the crown/top sections, take a section of hair no bigger than the diameter of the brush and blow-dry the hair placing the brush under the section of hair. With your blow-dryer in front of the brush, follow the brush in an upwards direction at the roots and an outwards position at the ends for volume and softness. Continue until the section is dry.

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7 . 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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8 . Piece the Ends Using Moulding Cream

Apply a small amount of moulding cream to your fingertips and then lightly piece and pinch the ends of your hair.

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9 . 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.

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10 . Use Moulding Cream for Texture

Apply moulding cream to your fingertips and then pinch small clumps of hair in an up and forward motion. Pinch the clumps in different directions for a messier look.

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11 . Style Bangs to the Left Using Moulding Cream

Apply moulding cream to your fingertips then gently rake through your bangs, sweeping the hair to the left as you go. Be careful not to use too much product as it can become sticky and clumpy.

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12 . 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.

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13 . Blow-dry Bangs Forward to the Right

When blow-drying your bangs to the side, section your hair up and clip your hair back to leave only your bangs out. Remember to make sure that your bangs are damp to make blow-drying more effective. Next, take your brush and place it underneath the hair and then blow-dry starting from the roots, adding tension to the hair as you go. Slowly pull your section down to the ends and continue until dry.







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