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Short Straight Formal Hairstyle - Dark Brunette Hair Color

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Added: 23 Mar 2011
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★



Description

This sleek and smooth 'do is wispy cut through the back and sides to maintain a jagged look and feel all over, with the side layers left out to frame the face for a simple yet glossy finish. This low-fuss hairstyle is great for those with naturally straight hair.

Hairstyle Type

Category
Formal
Length
Short
Elasticity
Straight

Haircut Technique

Type
Scissor Cut

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
round,oval,heart,triangular
Hair Density
Medium/Thick
Hair Texture
Medium/Coarse
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
20 minutes
Tip
Apply a small amount of smoothing shine to your top sections for shine and hold.
Products
Wax, Smoothing Shine, Hair Spray, and Moisturizer
Tools
Blow Dryer



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Styling Steps

1. Apply Moisturizer

Moisturizer

Apply a small amount of hair moisturizer to the palm of your hand and distribute it evenly through the mid-lengths and the ends. Moisturizer will help your hair to maintain good condition and protect your strands from heat as you style.

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 Straight Back

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Using your brush, blow-dry in small sections starting from the nape/back. Tilting your head forward, place the brush an inch below the roots to hold them taut and aim the dryer above the brush for a few seconds before continuing to the ends.

4. Blow-dry Straight on the Sides

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Using your brush, blow-dry in small sections starting from the sides. Tilting your head forward, place the brush an inch below the roots to hold them taut and aim the dryer above the brush for a few seconds before continuing to the ends. Repeat this step on a new section directly above the dry one.

5. Blow-dry Hair Under to the Right

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Take a section of your hair no wider than the diameter of your brush. Place your brush under and at the roots of your section. Then with your blow-dryer above, drag the brush up through the mid-lengths and ends of the hair following with your blow-dryer and pulling the hair to the right. Repeat until your hair is completely dry.

6. Wax Hair Down at the Back

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Apply some wax to your fingertips and then pull through the ends of your hair in a downward motion to achieve a sculptured look. Pinch clumps of hair in different directions for a messier result.

7. Style the Right Side Forward and Wispy Using Wax

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Apply wax to your fingertips and then grip the right section of your hair from the mid-lengths and drag it in a forward and down direction for a wispy and textured result.

8. Style the Left Side Forward and Wispy Using Wax

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Apply wax to your fingertips and then grip the left section of your hair from the mid-lengths and drag it in a forward and down direction for a wispy and textured result.

9. 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.

10. 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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