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Jessica Alba Long Curly Half Up Hairstyle

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Added: 25 Mar 2010
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

Soft waves through the mid-lengths to ends was enough to give this hairstyle movement and shape. Long subtle layers are added to the ends for a weightless finish.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Casual
Length
Half Up Long
Elasticity
Curly

Haircut Technique

Type
Scissor Cut

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
round,oval,heart,triangular
Hair Density
Thin/Medium
Hair Texture
Fine/Medium
Age
Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
Height
Any
Weight
Thin/Average/Large
Forehead Height
Short/Average
Neck Length
Short/Average
Ears
Small/Average
Nose
Small/Average
Glasses
Yes

Styling

Time
30 minutes
Tip
Direct your hair into position while applying the finishing products.
Products
Mousse, Smoothing Shine, and Hair Spray
Tools
Blow Dryer and Velcro Rollers



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Styling Steps

1. Apply Mousse

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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. Use a Large Radial Brush

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

3. Blow-dry the Back Under

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To blow-dry under, start at the nape/back and place your brush under the section of hair close to the nape. With the dryer held up over the hair, pull the brush from the roots and continue to the mid length's, keeping the blow-dryer following over the top. Once you reach the ends, curve them under. Repeat this step until the section is completely dry.

4. Blow-dry the Sides Under

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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.

5. Part the Middle

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Using the corner of your comb and standing in front of a mirror find the middle of your nose 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 middle part. A middle part is a great way to make small, round face shapes appear longer and thinner.

6. Place Large Velcro Rollers in Hair

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Take a section of hair no wider than the diameter of the velcro roller and comb it through to ensure there are no knots. Place the roller at the ends of the section of hair, being sure to smooth the ends under, and then twist the roller down the hair shaft to the roots. Continue applying the velcro rollers all the way through the entire hair for a full volume finish throughout the sides. Keep the rollers in your hair for approximately 20 minutes.

7. Pin Hair

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Once your hairstyle is complete, hold your hair into place and then pin your hair into your desired direction.

8. Apply Smoothing Shine

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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

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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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