America Ferrera Medium Wavy Hairstyle

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Added: 11 Nov 2010
Hairstyle Suitability Rating: ★★★★★
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

America made the perfect choice for her face shape with this wave-filled hairstyle at the ABC Upfront event. Loose, full waves were added throughout her hair to create this sassy style. Here, America is looking sophisticated and mature in a shoulder length wavy 'do. This frames her face nicely and gives her a sophisticated look.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Formal
Length
Medium
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
Yes

Styling

Time
30+ minutes
Tip
Add a large, backwards directed wave to the ends of your hair to achieve this look.
Products
Mousse, Hair Spray, 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. 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.

3. Part the Middle

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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.

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. 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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