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Finger Waves


An old-fashioned technique that was popular in the 20s, modernized by leaving alone the ends of the hair. In the end you have two textures: a very sculptural, set look, and then the natural hair.

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1

Using a comb, create a clean center part on dry hair. Starting one inch above the ear on one side of the head, use comb to create a horizontal section. Clip hair on the top half of the hairline section to keep out of the way.

2

On the horizontal bottom section, use fingers to generously apply hardwear 16 super-strong sculpting hair gel to area beneath the created hairline.

3

Repeat step two in sections one inch apart, gradually making your way toward the top center part. Repeat process on the opposite side of the head.

4

Apply hardwear 16 super-strong sculpting hair gel to center part to emphasize the part and add shine. Apply gel to a comb and press hair down on either side of the part to flatten.

5

Starting at hairline at the crown of the head, simultaneously use fingers and a comb to push hair up, creating a finger wave effect. Ensure hardwear 16 super-strong sculpting hair gel is covering fingers and comb at all times.

6

Continue the wave effect throughout the section, using fingers to hold down hair while the comb brushes downwards on either side. Use pins to hold each wave in place.

7

After completing each section, liberally spray forceful 23 super strength hairspray at a close distance for a lasting hold.

8

Once you’ve reached the top of each ear, stop finger wave effect and leave remaining hair untouched and natural.

9

Gently blow dry hair to dry and harden gel and hold shape.

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