The Marla: Create the voluminous hairstyle for day and night

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Toni & Guy - The Marla - Final look



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Everyone has their hair heroes, right? Kim Kardashian with her perfect dark tresses and Vanessa Hudgen’s boho mane are popular style mavens du jour; but if you’re after something extra special for the summer months ahead, you’re going to need an utterly timeless look.

There’s no denying that voluminous, loose waves have provided showstopping moments for A-list stars for decades now, being effortlessly chic and elegant. And guess what? We just so happen to have the perfect tutorial to help you create the style at home. We call it The Marla.

The Marla: Get the voluminous look in 6 steps



Cleanse hair.

The Marla is all about adding volume to your tresses, so we suggest cleansing and nourishing your hair with the Toni&Guy Volume Addiction Shampoo and Conditioner. This will enhance volume and body, all with a weightless feel.

Toni & Guy The Marla - blonde model looking in the mirror with wet hair

Prep hair.

On towel-dried hair, reach for the Toni&Guy 3D Volumiser Spray and generously spritz it all over your tresses, focusing on the roots to boost lift. This will give fullness from root to tip, with a touch of shine bonus!

Toni & Guy The Marla - blonde model adding volume spray to long hair



Blow dry your roots.

Blow dry your hair, paying particular attention to your roots, as we want this look to be full of volume. Don’t worry too much about your blow-drying technique at this stage, as we’ll cover that in the next step.

Toni & Guy The Marla - blonde model using hairdryer on long hair

Add movement.

Blow dry the rest of your tresses using a round brush. When you get to the tips, curl some of your hair under and some outwards for added movement. This will give your look it’s retro ‘60s vibes.

Toni & Guy The Marla - blow drying long hair

Secure your style.

The Marla is perfect for day to night, so it’s important to secure your style. We suggest using the Toni&Guy Body Amplify Creation Hairspray to amplify your look and fix your voluminous style in place.

Toni & Guy The Marla - blonde model adding product to long hair

Final look.

Finish your look with a light mist of the Toni&Guy Illuminating Hair Perfume. This sophisticated blend of zesty citrus’ and floral scents is the perfect sensory boost for any style, with the benefit of adding shine.

And just like that you have glamorous hair fit for the silver screen.

Toni & Guy The Marla - blonde model adding finishing product to long hair


If you loved this look and want to see more, head on over to our Long Hairstyles page, which is packed full of video tutorials and updos for just about any occasion.

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