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Carrie Underwood Long Wavy Bright Blonde Hairstyle

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Added: 05 Aug 2009
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

Carrie made a great impression at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards with this very sexy and free flowing hairstyle. Gentle curls and a right part were used to create a great flow and lots of body throughout her hair. This is a great hairstyle for anyone with thick hair and can be re-created in naturally curly hair or with the use of a curling iron.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Formal
Length
Long
Elasticity
Wavy

Haircut Technique

Type

Suitability

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

Styling

Time
30+ minutes
Tip
Add a light crisp curl to the very ends of your hair to create this glamorous look.
Products
Mousse, Lacquer, and Moulding Cream
Tools
Blow Dryer and Curling Iron



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Styling Steps

1. Apply Mousse

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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. Part to the Right

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Using the corner of your comb and standing in front of a mirror find the middle of your right eye 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 right part. A side part is great for longer face shapes because it creates the illusion of width.

3. Use a Paddle Brush

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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.

4. Blow-dry Using a Paddle Brush

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Working in sections starting from the back, place the paddle brush close to the roots and drag it through the strands slowly, taking care not to overheat your hair. Once dry, continue to a new section, completing the back, the sides and then the top section last of all.

5. Use a Large Curling Iron

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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

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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 Moulding Cream

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Apply a small amount of moulding cream to your fingertips and then lightly piece and pinch the ends of your hair.

8. Use a Small Radial Brush

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A small radial brush is used on shorter hair types to add more body or in longer hair types to create curl. When selecting a radial brush, always use one with a pure bristle as this will not tear or damage the hair.

9. Blow-dry Bangs Forward to the Left

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To blow-dry your bangs to the side, clip the back and side sections up, leaving just your bangs out. Place your brush beneath your bangs, holding your hair to the side and remembering to hold the tension between your hair and brush. With your blow-dryer on a low setting, apply heat by starting at the roots and make sure to stretch your hair out to the ends. Repeat until your hair is dry.

10. Apply Lacquer

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Lacquer is great for strong hold. A small amount is all that is required to finish and should be applied from an arms length distance to the entire style.




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