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Cristy Marrero Long Wavy Formal Hairstyle with Side Swept Bangs - Dark Brunette Hair Color

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Added: 11 May 2015
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★



Description

Beautiful waves and curls are added to the sides and back of these brunette tresses to give the over-all style bounce and movement. The bangs are smoothed down and swept across the forehead to soften the face and completes the style brilliantly. Regular trims is needed to prevent split ends.

Cristy Marrero looks lovely here in a medium length wavy hairstyle with a side swept fringe. She has a square face shape, so the soft waves work to soften up her angles while the fringe provides added contour around the forehead. This brings the focus up to her striking brown eyes and minimizes any heaviness around the jawline. This hairstyle would also look stunning on Cristy worn straight and sleek.

Cristy’s color has a rich chocolate brown base and warm auburn highlights throughout to create a multidimensional look and add the appearance of more volume. This shade of brown works well with her medium complexion that has a hint of golden undertones to it. Her highlights are concentrated on the top layers to give her a sun-kissed look. This color would suit women with warm complexions and any eye color nicely.

Cristy Marrero is the Editor-in-Chief of Siempre Mujer—a magazine written for and by successful Latina-American women.

Hairstyle Type

Category
Formal
Length
Long
Elasticity
Wavy

Haircut Technique

Type
Scissor Cut

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
oval,oblong,square,heart,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
Spray your hairspray over your bangs for extra support.
Products
Mousse, Wax, Smoothing Shine, and Hair Spray
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. Use a Medium Radial Brush

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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 the Back Under

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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 Left Side Back

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Take a section of your hair from your ear to your temple that is the same diameter as the brush. Place your brush on top of the hair starting at the roots and pull the hair slowly in a backward direction with your blow-dryer following in front. Be sure the section is dry and then repeat the step on a new section of hair directly behind.

5. Blow-dry Right Side Back

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Take a section of your hair from your ear to your temple that is the same diameter as the brush. Place your brush on top of the hair starting at the roots and pull the hair slowly in a backward direction with your blow-dryer following in front. Be sure the section is dry and then repeat the step on a new section of hair directly behind.

6. 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.

7. Use a Medium Curling Iron

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A medium curling iron is used to create medium sized curls.

8. 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.

9. Piece the Ends Using Wax

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

10. Apply Smoothing Shine

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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.

11. Apply Hairspray

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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.




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