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Classic Waves Hair Tutorial

Classic waves, with numerous styles within one curling iron setting.  Fast, simple, and easy!  This should take you about ten minutes to style!!

Nothing makes me happier than to show you guys quick and easy ways to get so many great options with your hair.

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My hair has been getting longer, so I’ve adjusted my styling a little bit and incorporated in bigger curling irons or different curling techniques.

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In this tutorial I’m starting my waves a little lower, for more of a smooth, classic look, instead of my usual textured/beachy.  It’s good to have different versions of wavy hair!

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I’ve also been curling my hair a little lower due to some breakage towards the top of my head (chemical damage from a few too many highlights + heat damage from curling every day).  Hair is delicate, and you have to be careful and aware.  Really make sure to communicate with your hairdresser about the health and texture of your hair, just to raise their awareness.  If you know you are prone to breakage or have dry or sensitive hair, make sure you talk about it.  I like to point out specific places that my hair is struggling so that when getting highlights they can leave those pieces out.

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Of course I’m not going to be able to stop curling my hair, so I’m trying to use different techniques so I’m not going directly on those drier pieces over and over again.  I also always use a heat protectant on my hair so that it can help retain moisture and prevent future damage or breakage.  I am a forever fan of Kerastase Nectar Thermique and Ciment Thermique.  One is more for moisture, and one is more for damage, and I like to switch back and forth between the two.  Full breakdown of these two products HERE!  They are my favorite and I put about a quarter size in my hair when it’s damp.

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In this video I’m using an 1.25 inch barrel sized curling iron, which means in most of my previous tutorials that curling iron was one inch.  I like this size in this video because it’s still small enough to set the curls to last throughout the day, but not too tight that I look like I have ringlets.  The smaller the barrel, with wanting looser waves you can take bigger sections, which means faster curling time.

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To finish I used a little oil through my ends from Sally Hershberger to seal the dry bits and give a little bit of shine, and then finished with a dry texturizing spray from Oribe.  No matter if my hair is clean or dirty, I always like to use a texturizing or dry shampoo through the roots and an oil or milky cream through the ends to give a little bit of polish.

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I’ll let the video do the rest of the explaining, and I hope you enjoy!  Happy November 1st! Xx