My new favorite hairstyle ~ Tutorial
- July 21, 2018
- The Glambassador
So about month ago, I started playing around with my hair and trying different ways to achieve a specific silhouette I was wanting. I love finding old photographs and puzzling out how to imitate the style. Here are a few photos of the silhouette I was striving for. I wasn’t really looking for the height so much, but the most important thing was that lovely wave in the fringe.
So this is what I’ve come up with
To create the wave in my fringe I set my hair like I normally do, aside from my fringe (see my set here) – and then I put a hair net on and slightly push it back along with the rollers. This was a total accident by the way, I always put a hair net on to make sure my rollers stay put while I sleep, but for some reason one night the net got pushed back and also pushed the rollers back and it created the most beautiful wave. So now I make sure that this “accident” happens each time.
For this set I rolled my fringe all down, away from my part, and I move the plastic bar around and secure it with a pin curl clip. This helps to stop that dreaded bend you can get with sponge rollers.
I usually do this style on day two or three of my set, so I’ve already brushed it out for a few days. So you just need to section off your hair in three sections. From your part down behind the ear (small side), From your part across the crown and down behind the ear (big side), I usually pull the rest of my hair back into a ponytail just to keep it out of the way.
Take the small side and start to twist it backwards (towards the back of your head). Nudge it forward to create a little bit of height and then pin it down with 2 bobby pins X’d to secure. Leave the tail end out for now.
Now take the big side and basically do the same twist, but make sure you are setting the twist behind that front wave, again pin it down with two bobby pins X’d. You should have a curl at the tail end of both sides.
Now at this point you can just secure the tails with bobby pins making them into a curl right at the part. Or you can tuck them back into the twist if you don’t want the curl.
I hope this was helpful, please feel free to ask me any questions about this style or tutorial.?
anchors&swallows21st Jul 2018 - 7:02 pm
I love the style! I’ve been trying to create that same gorgeous wave in the front for a while now, I can’t quite get it right – I will have to try your way! Xx
The Glambassador21st Jul 2018 - 7:06 pm
I was so excited when it happened. I hope it works out for you as well. Best of luck!
Suzanne Simmons22nd Jul 2018 - 8:01 pm
I believe you’ve nailed it! I can’t wait to play with my fringe & work something out. I’m growing my Betty Page bangs so it may take time. I love your posts and appreciate the detailed tutorials!❤
Jeannetta Stokes29th Feb 2020 - 5:24 am
I’m just beginning my vintage journey and this hairstyle is one I want to try! Thank you for the inspiration.