Hairstyle Suitability Rating (?): ★★★★★

Katy Perry Short Straight Alternative Asymmetrical Hairstyle - Light Blonde and Brunette Two-Tone Hair Color

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Added: 08 Mar 2017
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★



Description

The back and sides of this short sassy 'do are tapered into the head, blending into the longer top layers that are swept to the side for shape and style. The front is flipped over and off the forehead to soften the face and completes the over-all look brilliantly. Product is needed to keep this style in place and regular trims is needed every 4-6 weeks.

Katy Perry is looking chic and trendy here in a short hairstyle. This short 'do is perfect for her oval face shape as it shows off her strong cheekbones and large facial features. Her eyes are especially complimented by this short’ do and her side swept bangs focus the attention on her visage. The end result is a chic, modern and sophisticated look for Katy that is a departure from her usual raven black Old Hollywood-style locks.

Katy is a natural dark ash blonde with blue eyes and a cool complexion. Here, she goes for a natural looking dark brown base with a platinum blonde top for a dramatic contrast. This gives her an overall cool tone with a hint of warmth in the front that flatters her skin tone and brings out her eyes while creating dimension and interest to her cut. An edgy cut like this always looks best in bright and bold colors.

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer and songwriter. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel music as a teenager.

Hairstyle Type

Category
Alternative
Length
Short
Elasticity
Straight

Haircut Technique

Type
Clipper Cut

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
oval,oblong,diamond,triangular
Hair Density
Medium
Hair Texture
Medium
Age
Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
Height
Any
Weight
Thin/Average/Large
Forehead Height
Long
Glasses
Yes

Styling

Time
10 minutes
Tip
Scrunch dry the hair for a casual wash-and-go feel.
Products
Mousse, Wax, and Hair Spray
Tools
Blow Dryer



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Styling Steps

1. Apply Mousse

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.

2. Part to the Left

Partleft

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.

3. Blow-dry in Circular Movements with Fingers and Palm

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Using a blow-dryer on a low heat setting, use the palm of your hand in slow circular movements to dry off the hair and to create a disorganized effect.

4. Finger Dry the Back with Blow-dryer

Fingerdry

Use your blow-dryer and your fingers to dry the back of your hair by moving your hair around to allow the heat to pass through it.

5. Use a Medium Radial Brush

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A medium radial brush is used on medium to long hair types to smooth out wavy or curly hair textures or to add body to straight hair. When selecting a radial brush, always use one with a pure bristle as this will not tear or damage the hair.

6. Blow-dry Bangs to the Right

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To blow-dry your bangs you will need to take your brush and firstly make sure the section is no wider than the diameter of the brush. Next, place your brush on top of your head and under your section. Using your blow-dryer on a medium setting, blow-dry your hair from the roots, slowly working your way to the ends. Make sure to keep the blow-dryer in front of the brush at all times. Continue this step until the bangs are completely dry.

7. Style Bangs Up and to the Right Using Wax

Bangsupright

Apply a small amount of wax to your fingers, then starting at your roots, apply the wax as you drag your hair in an upwards, to the right, motion.

8. Tease Hair

Tease

Pick up a small selection of hair from your mid section no bigger than your tail comb. Place your comb at the roots and then comb up and down until the hair is standing up by itself. Continue to the crown and finish at the sides. Repeat this step if you require more volume.

9. Apply Hairspray

Hairsprayfinishing

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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