22 Jan 2014
Short and spiky hairstyles are one of the most popular this season in fashion shows, red-carpet events, and movies. It is perfect for short Pixie cuts and layered hairstyles like bobs or lobs. Short and spiky textured hairstyles are popular among celebrities like Miley Cyrus and Cara Delevingne (who are also rocking short pixie cuts).
The back of this wild 'do is tapered into the head while the top is jagged or razor cut to achieve a textured look and feel. This look is perfect for those wanting a hairstyle that will wow any crowd. It needs strong hold product to keep this style in place all day. This short and spiky two-tone red hairstyle is suitable for round and oval face shapes with thin/medium hair density. Short hair color will work well with this hairstyle, as it is red and goes well with any complexion. The ends of your hair need to be curled before applying a dye to achieve the best results.
Using all-over wax and lacquer, you can create this textured two-tone look for a short hairstyle. Put some wax on and comb it through your hair to ensure it's even and doesn't build up in certain parts. The next step is to put some lacquer on, concentrating on the ends of each piece of hair, then use a paddle brush to tease your roots with hairspray while you do this.
Hairstyle Suitability Rating:
Hairstyle Popularity Rating:
Red and Dark Red Two-Tone
Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
Tease your hair at the roots for height and control.
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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.
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.
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.
Apply some hard wax to your fingertips and then rub it into your roots while lifting your strands for soft volume.
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.
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.