Whitney Cummings Long Straight Light Brunette Hairstyle

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Added: 18 Sep 2017
Hairstyle Suitability Rating: ★★★★★
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

Sleek layers are dressed through the ends of these dark blonde locks to give the overall style subtle movement and dimension. 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.

Whitney Cummings looks gorgeous here in a long, straight hairstyle. Having an oval face shape and low hairline, her face looks best in ‘dos with a grown out fringe and longer layers around the chin and shoulders. This simple layered 'do creates a nice frame for her face and allows her hair’s natural sleek texture to do its thing. This cut also highlights her strong cheekbones and jaw line thanks to the center part that allows the hair to drape nicely and fall past her shoulders. The center part is just right for her rounded hair line and keeps the focus on her large and expressive eyes.

Whitney has a fair complexion with warm undertones and light blue eyes. This makes her suited to hair colors that have a warm base to them, like the medium golden brown seen here. This natural-looking tone is ideal for her complexion and it brings out her eye color. The lighter blonde tips gives her 'do a beachy finish and brightens up her complexion too.

Whitney Ann Cummings is a comedian and actress from US. She is known as the creator and star of the NBC sitcom Whitney, as well as the co-creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Casual
Length
Long
Elasticity
Straight

Haircut Technique

Type
Scissor Cut

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
round,oval,oblong,heart,diamond,triangular
Hair Density
Medium
Hair Texture
Medium
Age
Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, 41 - 50, and 51 - 60
Height
Any
Weight
Thin/Average/Large
Forehead Height
Short/Average
Glasses
Yes

Styling

Time
20 minutes
Tip
Use a paddle brush to blowdry this 'do sleek and straight.
Products
Gel Spray, Smoothing Shine, and Hair Spray
Tools
Blow Dryer



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Styling Steps

1. Apply Gel Spray to Roots

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Hold the gel spray no closer than 3 inches from your hair and then evenly mist the gel spray into the roots to create a stronger hold style. Gel spray will hold well and will not look wet or weigh the hair down. Using your gel spray in this fashion will create added hold and a longer lasting style.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

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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