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Medium Curly Formal Bob Hairstyle with Side Swept Bangs - Light Blonde Hair Color


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Added: 23 Aug 2018
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★



Description

Bouncy corkscrew curls are added to the ends to give this casual hairstyle volume and movement. The top is parted on the side and with the body and volume, this 'do is great to frame a long or angular face. Product is needed for hold and shine and regular trims will help prevent split ends.

Our model looks lovely here with a curly shoulder length hairstyle with extra va-va-voom! This 'do has been styled with large curls in the ends that add body and shine. This is ideal for her face shape, which is an oblong shape, as it benefits from the added fullness around the face and chin area in particular. Our model has a high forehead with a round hairline which is ideal for wearing a side part and grown out fringe or side-swept fringe, as seen here. Our model has teased the roots of her hair and bangs for a tousled, sexy finish.

Our model has a warm complexion with yellow undertones and light green eyes. This makes her well suited to gold and yellow blonde tones the best. Here, she goes with a warm, light golden blonde base color and white highlights. This color works well for her and lightens up her complexion, plus it makes her eye color the center of attention. This is a great choice for our model's coloring and it gives her locks a healthy, shiny finish.

Type

Hair Category
Formal
Hair Length
Medium
Hair Elasticity
Curly

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
oval,oblong,diamond,triangular
Hair Density
Medium
Hair Texture
Medium
Age
Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, and 41 - 50
Height
Any
Weight
Thin/Average/Large
Glasses
No

Styling

Styling Time
20 minutes
Styling Tip
Products
Mousse, Hair Spray, and Moulding Cream



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Styling Steps

1. Apply Mousse

Mousse

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

Partright

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 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.

4. Blow-dry the Back Under

Backunder

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.

5. Blow-dry the Sides Under

Sidesunder

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.

6. Blow-dry the Crown

Crown

To blow-dry the crown/top sections, take a section of hair no bigger than the diameter of the brush and blow-dry the hair placing the brush under the section of hair. With your blow-dryer in front of the brush, follow the brush in an upwards direction at the roots and an outwards position at the ends for volume and softness. Continue until the section is dry.

7. 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.

8. Use Medium Hot Rollers

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A medium hot roller is used to give your hair looser curls and can also be used for body.

9. Apply Hot Rollers Vertically to the Side

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Take a section of hair no wider than the diameter of the hot roller and comb it through to ensure there are no knots. Place the roller at the ends of the section of hair, being sure to smooth the ends under, and then twist the roller vertically, making sure to roll it backwards, along the hair shaft to the roots and secure it with a pin or clip. Keep the rollers in your hair until they cool.

10. Apply Hot Rollers Vertically in the Back

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Take a section of hair from the nape no wider than the diameter of the hot roller and comb it through to ensure there are no knots. Place the roller at the ends of the section of hair, being sure to smooth the ends under, and then twist the roller vertically down the hair shaft to the roots and secure it with a pin or clip. Continue this step until the entire back section of your hair is completed. Keep the rollers in your hair until they cool.

11. Tease Hair

Tease

Pick up a small selection of hair from your mid section no bigger than your tail comb. Place your comb at the roots and then comb up and down until the hair is standing up by itself. Continue to the crown and finish at the sides. Repeat this step if you require more volume.

12. Scrunch Hair Using Moulding Cream and Fingers

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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.

13. 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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