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Funky waves are dressed through the mid-lengths to ends of this red mane to give the over-all style plenty of shape and movement. This is easy to re-create with the right tools and needs product to tame fly-away hair.
Karen Gillan looks stylish and sexy here in a wavy shoulder length bob. She has an oval face shape with a high rounded hairline and a medium straight hair type. This means she is best suited to hairstyles that add softness around her face through layering and waves, and ones that give her some coverage to balance out her high forehead. This bob does just the trick, with large loose waves throughout that add body and volume to her hair and frames her features nicely. The messy off center part gives this â€˜do a cool edgy finish.
Karen has a cool porcelain complexion and green eyes, with dark eyebrows. This means that she can pull off warm brown, red and blonde tones the best. Here, she goes for a vibrant medium copper tone all over, which gives her compliments her complexion and makes her green eyes more pronounced.
Karen Gillan is a Scottish actress, director, and former model. She is known for the role of Amy Pond in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who.
Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, and 41 - 50
Use your fingers to pinch the styling product through your hair to create a textured finish.
Mousse, Wax, and Hair Spray
Blow Dryer and Curling Iron
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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. Use a Medium Radial Brush
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
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
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. Use a Large Curling Iron
A large curling iron is used to create large soft curls and can be used to add body.
6. 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.
7. Piece the Ends Using Wax
Apply a small amount of 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.