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Voluminous Waves

Quick last minute decision to attend an event or a night out, Sunday morning christening when the salon isn't open? Want to look perfectly pruned and primed in the office or just simply. Why pay a stylist to make you look gorgeous when you can do that all by yourself? Well, here the fabulous Stephanie Brinkerhoff teaches you the easiest tricks in the book to get big, bouncy waves with little effort and time, we have tried this ourselves and by following Stephanies step by step guide we were onto a winner. Big hair rocks and this was how we got it!

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1. Section out the top half of your hair and clip it aside for later. Spritz the bottom half lightly with hairspray.
2. Using a 1 and a half inch curling iron, curl the bottom half of your hair away from your face

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3. This is what mine looks like after I curl it. I curl the bottom half pretty loose to preserve the length and help it lay better once it's all curled.
4. Let down the top section. This time spray each section individually before you curl it to make sure every section gets a good amount of hairspray.
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5. Continue to curl your hair away from your face, curling directly up and back on the very top.
6. Crispy curls! If anyone is considering just leaving it like this, I forbid it! This step is important though, using a lot of hairspray is what gives you a lot of body.

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7. Using a brush or comb,brush out your curls, brushing back away from your face. If you used a really stiff hairspray this will be impossible! I recommend using Kenra of another flexible hairspray.

The result? Soft with a lot of moveable volume.
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