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

Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

3 Views
Added: 29 Sep 2009
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★



Description

This stunning hairdo has class and plenty of shape thanks to the textured layers cut through the crown blending down to the nape. The front layers are cut asymmetrically to add the "wow-factor" and completed this look magnificently.

Hairstyle Type

Category
Alternative
Length
Short
Elasticity
Straight

Haircut Technique

Type

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
oval,oblong,square,diamond
Hair Density
Thin/Medium
Hair Texture
Fine/Medium
Age
21 - 30, 31 - 40, and 41 - 50
Height
Any
Weight
Thin/Average/Large
Forehead Height
Short/Average
Neck Length
Short/Average
Ears
Small/Average
Nose
Small/Average
Glasses
No

Styling

Time
30 minutes
Products
Wax, Smoothing Shine, Hair Spray, and Moisturizer
Tools
Straightening Iron



Similar hairstyles you may be interested in...

 Short Straight Alternative    Hairstyle
★★★★★
 Short Straight Alternative    Hairstyle   - Light Golden Blonde Hair Color
★★★★★
 Short Straight Alternative  Mohawk  Hairstyle with Side Swept Bangs  -  Caramel Brunette Hair Color with Light Blonde Highlights
★★★★★
 Short Straight Alternative    Hairstyle   - Dark Mocha Brunette Hair Color
★★★★★
 Short Straight Alternative    Hairstyle   - Black Plum  Hair Color with Purple Highlights
★★★★★
 Short Straight Alternative  Pixie  Hairstyle with Layered Bangs  - Pink  Hair Color with  Red Highlights
★★★★★

... hairstyle categories








Styling Steps

1. Apply Moisturizer

Moisturizer

Apply a small amount of hair moisturizer to the palm of your hand and distribute it evenly through the mid-lengths and the ends. Moisturizer will help your hair to maintain good condition and protect your strands from heat as you style.

2. 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.

3. Use a Straightening Iron

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. Style Bangs to the Right Using Wax

Bangsforwardright

Apply wax to your fingertips then drag through your bangs, sweeping the hair to the right as you go. Pinching the ends will create soft texture.

5. Style Sides Down Using Wax

Sidesdown

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.

6. Flatten the Top Using Wax

Topsmoothforward

Apply wax 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 wetter look use more wax.

7. Pinch Hair for Texture Using Wax

Toppinching

To finish the look, apply wax to your fingertips, making sure to smooth the wax over all of your fingers, then simply pinch the wax onto the ends of your hair, applying as much or as little as needed.

8. Apply Smoothing Shine

Smoothingshinefinishing

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.

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.




Recommended Hairstyles...

... hairstyle categories




Send Us Your Feedback

Your suggestions and ideas are important to us.




Virtual hairstyler

Face shape quiz

Hairstyle consultations




Powered by ProofFactor - Social Proof Notifications