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What Kind of Hair Product for Finger Waves?

What Kind of Hair Product for Finger Waves?

Styling finger waves means you need at least a small arsenal of products to prep your tresses for '20s-inspired S-shaped curls -- sadly, they don't appear all on their own. Coaxing out these glamorous, blast-from-the-past waves is a cinch when you...

Finger-Wave Hairstyles for Curly Hair

Finger-Wave Hairstyles for Curly Hair

When your hair already has curls going on, harness those waves and make them do what you want. Create a seriously stylin’ retro look with a finger-wave hairstyle. You don’t need complicated styling tools or products to make this style...

Finger Wave & Pin Curl Hairstyles

Finger Wave & Pin Curl Hairstyles

If you're looking to go a little retro, try finger waves and pin curls. Sporting a look with one or both of these styles can take your look from average to super chic and totally old-Hollywood glam. The key is to learn a few stylish looks and...

How to Get a Finger Wave Hairstyle for Middle-Length Hair

How to Get a Finger Wave Hairstyle for Middle-Length Hair

If you're tired of the same old hairstyles, give vintage glam a spin with a classic look like the finger wave. Finger waves are timeless. Even red-carpet fixtures such as Heidi Klum and Kim Kardashian have worn these scalp-hugging waves. Though...

Can You Do Finger Waves on Natural Hair?

Can You Do Finger Waves on Natural Hair?

Finger waves are a vintage look -- think 1920s and '30s -- that women still wear today. Just about any hair type is suited for finger waves, including wavy, curly or ethnic hair. Whether your hair is long or short, you can create finger waves in...

Dresses That Go With Finger Waves

Dresses That Go With Finger Waves

If you're playing around with retro-inspired, glam finger-wave hairstyles, chances are you're feeling the itch to create an entire story for yourself. Whether you're rockin' this new style for a dressy occasion or have a penchant for pairing...

What Hair Texture Is Best to Style With Finger Waves?

What Hair Texture Is Best to Style With Finger Waves?

Finger waves, a classic style that can date back as far as the 1930s, results in a head full of glamourous, stylized waves, usually running evenly through the hair. Since then they have changed into a variety of styles in both classic and modern...

How to Do Finger Waves With a Weave

How to Do Finger Waves With a Weave

Looking to channel your inner 1920s diva? Well, then you're going to need the iconic hairstyle of the day -- finger waves. Nothing says old-world glamour like this sleek and sexy hairstyle. Finger waves can be worn "as is" with the wet...

How to Use Two Combs to Do Finger Waves

How to Use Two Combs to Do Finger Waves

Although trends may come and go during a fashionista's lifetime, some vintage looks are always in style. Just a hint of classic dress shapes, never-outdated outfits and timeless trifles, such as attractive retro accessories, can usually keep a...

How to: Dry Finger Waves & Hairstyles

How to: Dry Finger Waves & Hairstyles

Finger waves are a timeless hairstyle that has been around since the flapper days. Finger waves are set in the hair with gel similar to that used for many other sleek hairstyles, and you have to fully dry your hair for the waves to remain. To...

How to Build Waves With Coarse Hair

How to Build Waves With Coarse Hair

If your hair is naturally coarse, you are probably no stranger to heat styling or chemical straightening. Whether your hair is natural or relaxed, you might believe that wearing your hair wavy would require intense daily heat exposure. Nothing...

How to Do a Finger Wave Hairstyle Step-by-Step

How to Do a Finger Wave Hairstyle Step-by-Step

Finger waves can create 1920s or 1930s glamour or simply let you look like a Hollywood diva. If you need a red carpet ready look for short- to medium-length hair or are looking for a bridal style to go with a bias cut silk dress, set your hair...

How to Finger Wave Short Hair

How to Finger Wave Short Hair

Finger waves are an easy way to add curls to short hair, especially if your strands are too short to easily wrap around a curling iron. The finger wave is a vintage look that originated with the flappers in the '20s and stayed popular throughout...

How to Finger Wave Black Hair

How to Finger Wave Black Hair

Josephine Baker was a black chanteuse who rocked a head full of sensuous and sassy finger waves. In the 1930s, women flocked to stores to buy gels to copy her style. Today, finger waving is a quick and easy way to add vintage glam to your locks....

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