Hairstyle Suitability Rating (?): ★★★★★

Long Curly Hairstyle

1 View
Added: 22 Jul 2010
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

Medium to long layers cut through the mid-lengths to ends of this fab 'do enhances the curl and encourages bounce around the back and sides. The bangs are smoothed out straight to create a contrasted look for a sassy finish.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Formal
Length
Long
Elasticity
Curly

Haircut Technique

Type

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
oval,oblong,diamond
Hair Density
Thin/Medium
Hair Texture
Fine/Medium
Age
Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, and 41 - 50
Height
Any
Weight
Thin/Average/Large
Forehead Height
Short/Average
Neck Length
Short/Average
Ears
Small/Average
Nose
Small/Average
Glasses
No

Styling

Time
30 minutes
Tip
This is an easy style to re-create at home.
Products
Mousse, Smoothing Shine, and Hair Spray
Tools
Blow Dryer and Curling Iron



Similar hairstyles you may be interested in...

Zendaya Coleman Long Curly    Brunette   Hairstyle
★★★★★
  Long Curly   Black   Updo
★★★★★
  Long Curly    Mahogany Brunette  Updo
★★★★★
  Long Curly   Auburn  Half Up Hairstyle with Layered Bangs  and  Red Highlights
★★★★★
  Long Curly   Light Caramel Brunette  Half Up Hairstyle   with Light Blonde Highlights
★★★★★
Rihanna  Long Curly    Bright Red  Half Up Hairstyle
★★★★★

... hairstyle categories








Styling Steps

1. Apply Mousse

Placeholder articles

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 Large Radial Brush

Placeholder articles

A large radial brush is usually used on long straight hair types or to smooth out wavy or curly hair textures. When selecting a radial brush, always use one with a pure bristle as this will not tear or damage the hair.

3. Blow-dry the Back Under

Placeholder articles

To blow-dry under, start at the nape/back and place your brush under the section of hair close to the nape. With the dryer held up over the hair, pull the brush from the roots and continue to the mid length's, keeping the blow-dryer following over the top. Once you reach the ends, curve them under. Repeat this step until the section is completely dry.

4. Blow-dry the Sides Under

Placeholder articles

To blow-dry the sides, take out a small section of hair from the front and clip the rest of the hair away. Next, place the brush under the section and then pull the brush and hair forward around your face (this curving motion creates body). Place the hair-dryer on top of the brush until you reach the ends and then turn the ends under. Repeat until dry.

5. Blow-dry Bangs Forward

Placeholder articles

When blow-drying your bangs forward, clip your hair back leaving only your bangs out. Position your bangs evenly in your brush, taking the hair in a forward direction. Blow-dry from roots to ends, keeping the tension consistent, and evenly distribute heat over the whole section of hair that you are working on. Repeat until the hair is dry. This will stop any frizz that may occur.

6. Use a Small Curling Iron

Placeholder articles

A small curling iron is used to create small and tight curls.

7. Use a Curling Iron to Curl the Back

Placeholder articles

Starting from the back, 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 roots. Hold the hair for 5 to 10 seconds and then release the hair by unwinding the strands backwards. Continue this step until the entire back section of your hair is completed.

8. Curl Mid-lengths and Ends with a Curling Iron

Placeholder articles

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.

9. Apply Smoothing Shine

Placeholder articles

Apply a very small amount of smoothing shine to the palms of your hands and then run it through the mid-lengths and ends of your hair. Be careful not to add any to the roots or a large amount to any section of the hair as smoothing shine can be very heavy on the hair, weighing it down and making it appear oily.

10. Apply Hairspray

Placeholder articles

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.




Recommended Hairstyles...

... hairstyle categories




Send Us Your Feedback

Your suggestions and ideas are important to us.


Face shape quiz

Hairstyle consultations

Virtual hairstyler





Powered by ProofFactor - Social Proof Notifications