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Alicia Silverstone Long Straight Light Brunette Hairstyle

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Added: 10 Apr 2017
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

Long and loose is the main idea for this hairstyle that is ideal for showing off thick, healthy locks. This casual style is easy to re-create at home with the right tools and needs a little product to tame fly-away hair. Regular trims are needed to prevent split ends.

Alicia Silverstone looks lovely here in a cool, straight hairstyle. Having an oblong face shape and high rounded hairline, Alicia’s face looks best in ‘dos with a grown out fringe and longer layers around the chin and neck. This layered style creates a nice frame for her face and allows her hair’s natural texture to do its thing, adding body and bounce all over. A center part finishes this ‘do off nicely and works well with her high forehead and prominent cheekbones. For an extra sleek finish, a flat iron can be used to create ultra straight locks.

Alicia has a warm, fair complexion with golden undertones and blue eyes. This makes her suited to hair colors that have a yellow or gold base to them, like the light golden brown seen here. This natural-looking shade is ideal for her complexion, plus it brings out the intensity of her eye color. It also gives her cheeks a nice rosy glow. The subtle caramel highlights throughout give her 'do a nice finish with lots of shine.

Alicia Silverstone is an American actress, producer, author, and activist. She made her film debut in The Crush, earning the 1994 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Casual
Length
Long
Elasticity
Straight

Haircut Technique

Type
Scissor Cut

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
round,oval,oblong,square,heart,diamond
Hair Density
Medium
Hair Texture
Medium
Age
Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, and 41 - 50
Height
Any
Weight
Thin/Average/Large
Forehead Height
Long
Glasses
Yes

Styling

Time
20 minutes
Tip
Use a paddle brush to blow-dry straight long locks into place.
Products
Smoothing Shine, Hair Spray, and Moulding Cream
Tools
Blow Dryer



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Styling Steps

1. 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.

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 Straight Back

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Using your brush, blow-dry in small sections starting from the nape/back. Tilting your head forward, place the brush an inch below the roots to hold them taut and aim the dryer above the brush for a few seconds before continuing to the ends.

4. Blow-dry Straight on the Sides

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Using your brush, blow-dry in small sections starting from the sides. Tilting your head forward, place the brush an inch below the roots to hold them taut and aim the dryer above the brush for a few seconds before continuing to the ends. Repeat this step on a new section directly above the dry one.

5. Blow-dry Left Side Forward

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Take a section of your hair from your ear to your temple the same diameter as the brush. Place your brush underneath the hair starting at the roots and pull the hair slowly in a forward and downward direction with your blow-dryer above. Be sure the section is dry and then repeat the step on a new section of hair directly above.

6. Blow-dry Right Side Forward

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Take a section of your hair from your ear to your temple that is the same diameter as the brush. Place your brush underneath the hair starting at the roots and pull the hair slowly in a forward and downward direction with your blow-dryer above. Be sure the section is dry and then repeat the step on a new section of hair directly above.

7. Blow-dry the Crown

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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.

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. Style Sides Down Using Moulding Cream

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Using a small amount of moulding cream, work it through the mid-lengths and ends in a downward motion. For added texture, pinch the ends as you go sparingly.

10. 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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