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Slight 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.
Sophie Hopkins has striking facial features and an oval face shape with a strong jaw line, which is softened up nicely by her waved tresses here. 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 and low forehead the best. The blunt cut ends give her hair a thicker appearance in addition to added body and volume, which is important for her fine hair type. A center part finishes this 'do off with a chic look.
Sophie has a warm complexion with bright blue eyes. This coloring is best paired with brunette, auburn or black locks. Here, she goes for an espresso brown base with some subtle chestnut highlights through the ends. This color works nicely with her complexion and gives her an all-over warm glow, while bringing out her blue eyes even more.
Born Sophie Lisa Hopkins in Singapore. Sophie grew up in East Yorkshire, attending York College (City of York) where she studied Performing Arts and Musical Theatre. She has worked for ITV, BBC, The Discovery Channel U.S and is currently appearing in BBC's Doctor Who spin-off titled 'Class' airing late 2016.
- Scissor Cut
- Face Shape
- Hair Density
- Hair Texture
- 21 - 30, 31 - 40, 41 - 50, and 51 - 60
- Forehead Height
- 20 minutes
- Use a large barrelled curling iron to add these waves to straight hair.
- Hair Spray and Moulding Cream
- 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. 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.
4. Use a Medium Curling Iron
A medium curling iron is used to create medium sized curls.
5. Scrunch Hair Using Moulding Cream and Fingers
Apply your moulding cream to the ends of your hair and then lightly pinch and scrunch the hair before allowing your moulding cream to set.
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.