Wavy Hair Tutorial: How To Get Glam Hollywood Waves

Get glam Hollywood waves in just 7 steps! 
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Often find yourself envious of those big, glamorous waves worn on the red carpet by A-listers for the big Hollywood events? Yeah, us too. The good news is, although this uber-sophisticated hairstyle is likely to have been created by a hair professional for the celebs on these special occasions, it actually doesn’t require an entire glam squad to create it! I.n fact, with our step-by-step wavy hair tutorial, it’s now possible for you to achieve this look at home

So read on and follow our guide to getting Hollywood-worthy waves, now.


Prep your hair.

Apply some of the VO5 Big Volume Mousse to damp hair before blow-drying. This will help you create soft, voluminous waves when you come to curl your hair.


Create A Deep Side Parting.

Brush through your hair to remove any knots, and then use a comb to create a deep side parting.


Section Your Hair.

Now, you’re going to want to section the front part of your hair, as you’ll use this section to create a sweeping wave later on. To section, start from your deep side part, and then use your comb to draw a sectioned line from the middle of the top of your head down to your ear.


Curl The Front Section.

Spray some Toni&Guy Prep Heat Protection Mist over your hair, then take the front section and wrap it around a large-barrel curling wand, ensuring that your hair is wrapped towards your forehead, as opposed to away from it, as this will help create that iconic Hollywood-style wave.

Once you release this section of hair from the curling wand, pin it in place and let it cool to help set the curl.


Curl The Rest Of Your Hair.

Now that you’ve curled the front section, you can make a start on the rest of your hair. Take 2-3 inch-wide sections of hair at a time, and curl them using your curling wand, this time, ensuring that they are facing away from your face. Make sure that you pin them in place after to help them set.


Brush Out Your Curls.

Once all of your pinned curls have cooled, release them one by one to reveal your gorgeous waves. Then, take a paddle brush, and gently brush through your waves to soften and loosen them. To help set your curls, spray some VO5 Invisible Ultimate Hold Hairspray, then mist your hair with the TIGI Bed Head Headrush Shine Spray to help add that Hollywood-worthy, high gloss finish.


Final Look.

Ultra glamorous, vintage-inspired waves = sorted! Now get ready to rock your very own red carpet runway!

Psst! All Things Hair are going to be at Goodwood Revival at Betty’s Salon, so don’t forget to come say hello!

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