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Bridget Marquardt Long Wavy Light Platinum Blonde Hairstyle with Side Swept Bangs

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Added: 18 Nov 2010
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

This light blonde mane is layered through the edges to compliment the luscious length and encourage the soft movement of the waves added to the ends. This is s simple style best suited for those looking for a sexy 'do that's easy to re-create.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Casual
Length
Long
Elasticity
Wavy

Haircut Technique

Type

Suitability

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

Styling

Time
30 minutes
Tip
Use your smoothing shine to add a small amount of gloss and to reduce fly-aways.
Products
Mousse, Wax, Smoothing Shine, and Hair Spray
Tools
Blow Dryer and Curling Iron



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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. Part to the Left

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Using the corner of your comb and standing in front of a mirror find the middle of your left eye 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 left part. A side part is great for longer face shapes because it creates the illusion of width.

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 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.

5. 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.

6. Blow-dry Hair Under to the Right

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Take a section of your hair no wider than the diameter of your brush. Place your brush under and at the roots of your section. Then with your blow-dryer above, drag the brush up through the mid-lengths and ends of the hair following with your blow-dryer and pulling the hair to the right. Repeat until your hair is completely dry.

7. Use a Medium Curling Iron

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A medium curling iron is used to create medium sized curls.

8. Curl Mid-lengths and Ends with a Curling Iron

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Take a small section of hair and place the ends at the base of your curling iron barrel and then wrap the hair up around the barrel until you reach your mid-lengths. Hold the hair for 5 to 10 seconds and then release the hair by unwinding the strands backwards.

9. Piece the Ends Using Wax

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Apply a small amount of wax to your fingertips and then lightly piece and pinch the ends of your hair.

10. Style Bangs to the Right Using Wax

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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.

11. 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.

12. 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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