How to Create a Wavy Faux Bob for Valentine’s Day

Alyssa François | 14 February 2019
how to create a wavy faux bob on red hair

Switch up your look for just one night!

For Valentine’s Day season we’re into fun and non-stuffy hairstyles. This wavy faux bob hairstyle is yet another reason why we L-O-V-E hair hacks. If you are in a rut and still figuring out how to style your long hair for V-Day date night, opt for a change that’ll blow your date’s mind (until you decide to reveal that you actually didn’t cut your hair off).

Whether you want to try out this look to see how short hair looks on you, or to impress your special someone, here’s how you can create this romantic wavy faux bob hairstyle for just one night. Read on:

Get the Look: Wavy Faux Bob

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Begin on clean hair.

To begin your faux short ‘do, wash hair with Suave Professionals Honey Infusion Strengthening Shampoo, and follow-up with Suave Professionals Honey Infusion Strengthening Conditioner. After washing your conditioner out, apply a dime-sized amount of Suave Professionals Honey Infusion 10-in-1 Leave-In Conditioner throughout your damp hair to help guard your hair against heat damage while drying.

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Section your hair.

After drying your hair, create a “U” shaped part at the crown of your hair, then clip the section away while you focus on the back.

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Gather your ends into low ponytail.

Use a small elastic hair tie to secure the ends of your hair.

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Roll hair up and pin.

Roll the ends of your hair all the way to the back of your head, right at the nape. Pin it in place and make sure it’s secure and flat.

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Almost there!

This is how your hair should look. Spread the hair apart so that it is balanced on both sides of your face.

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Create waves.

Release your top section of hair then use a hair wand to create waves. To create the perfect looking wave, simply curly hair forward, toward your face. Hold the wand in place for a few seconds, then remove but hold onto your curl. Allow the hair to cool then release.


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Add shine.

Add a few drops of Nexxus Oil Infinite Nourishing Hair Oil to add shine and prevent frizz.

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Final look.

Now it’s time to paint the town red with your new look!

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