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Jessica Alba Long Wavy Brunette Hairstyle

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Added: 10 Jul 2018
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

Loose waves are dressed through the sides and back of these chestnut locks to give the over-all style movement and bounce. 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.

Jessica Alba looks lovely here in a cool, casual wavy hairstyle. Having an oval face shape and rounded hairline, Jessica’s face looks best in ‘dos with a grown out fringe and longer layers around the chin and neck. This layered bob 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.

Jessica has a warm, fair complexion with golden undertones and dark brown eyes. This makes her suited to hair colors that have a yellow or gold base to them, like the chestnut 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.

Jessica Alba is an American actress, model and businesswoman. She has won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Casual
Length
Long
Elasticity
Wavy

Haircut Technique

Type
Scissor Cut

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
oval,oblong,square,heart,diamond,triangular
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
Brush through this 'do with a paddle brush after styling for a soft finish.
Tools
Blow Dryer and Curling Iron



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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 Medium Radial Brush

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A medium radial brush is used on medium to long hair types to smooth out wavy or curly hair textures or to add body to straight hair. 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 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. Use a Large Curling Iron

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A large curling iron is used to create large soft curls and can be used to add body.

7. 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.

8. Comb Hair

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Comb your hair into the desired direction that you require for styling.




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