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When Rihanna hit the red carpet at the 2010 American Music Awards she showed off yet another hairstyle destined to become a must have.
No stranger to starting hairstyle trends (just check out our range of Rihanna hairstyles to see what we mean), this new curly look had everyone talking, and it's not hard to see why!
The beautiful corkscrew curls are full of volume, and the definition and shape in the curls are a curly-haired girl's dream. And that's before we even get to the deep red hair color! The richness of her hair tone totally enhances her curly hairstyle and does a great job of drawing attention without being too in your face.
We expect this hairstyle and color will be everywhere so brush up on some curly hair tips with our article, Caring for Curly Hair, and find out how to choose and maintain your hair color if you're going to give this fantastic red hair color a try with our Red Hair Coloring is Hot!
A combination of medium to long layers cut all around the sides and back balances out the body and bounce of this style. The jagged cut ends create a well defined shape and style which is best suited for those with long face shapes.
- Scissor Cut
- Face Shape
- Hair Density
- Hair Texture
- Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
- Forehead Height
- Neck Length
- 30 minutes
- Tease the top of the hair to add height and to help direct the hair into position.
- Mousse and Hair Spray
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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. Flip Head and Use a Diffuser and Fingers
Tip your head upside down and move the diffuser up to the ends, motioning the diffuser to the scalp in circular movements. Make sure the blow-dryer speed is on low and try not to completely dry the hair off. Leaving a little bit of moisture will allow the hair to dry naturally.
Pick up a small selection of hair from your mid section no bigger than your tail comb. Place your comb at the roots and then comb up and down until the hair is standing up by itself. Continue to the crown and finish at the sides. Repeat this step if you require more volume.
4. Piece the Ends Using Gel-wax
Apply a small amount of gel-wax to your fingertips and then lightly piece and pinch the ends of your hair.
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.