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Brushed through waves are added to the sides and back of this style to give it movement and shape. This casual 'do is easy to re-create with the right tools and needs product to tame fly-away hair. Regular trims will also help maintain a healthy look and feel by preventing split ends.
Katharine McPhee has striking cheekbones and an overall strong bone structure, which is nicely highlighted by her soft wavy tresses here. Having an oblong face shape, Katherine has a high hairline and prominent chin to contend with. Voluminous hairstyles that have lots of body and volume around the jaw and neck area are ideal for her as they balance out her face shape the best. This simple wavy bob does just that for Katherine. The blunt ends give her hair a thicker appearance in addition to added body and volume. She would also look great in bangs as it would give her broad forehead some coverage, however the center part and grown out fringe is working well for her too.
Katharine has a warm, fair complexion with dark amber eyes. This coloring is best paired with light brunette or caramel locks. Here, she goes for a brunette base at the roots while the lengths and ends are a dark golden blonde. This color brightens up her complexion and gives her an all-over warm glow, while bringing out her dark eyes even more.
Katharine McPhee is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She gained fame in May 2006 as the runner-up on the fifth season of American Idol.
- Scissor Cut
- Face Shape
- Hair Density
- Hair Texture
- Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
- Forehead Height
- 20 minutes
- Use a waving iron to create this look if you have straight hair.
- Curling Iron
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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. Scrunch Dry the Hair with Fingers
Tilt your head forward and then run your fingers through, scrunching as you go, until dry. Once your hair is dry, place the strands into the desired position.
3. Finger Dry the Back with Blow-dryer
Use your blow-dryer and your fingers to dry the back of your hair by moving your hair around to allow the heat to pass through it.
4. Curl Mid-lengths and Ends with a Curling Iron
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.
A paddle brush is used for detangling the hair and can be used to smooth out straight hair when blow-drying or styling. It is a must have for every household.