A-List hair: glossy vs messy Hollywood waves

/ 11.10.2014
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Glossy or messy, which hairstyle gets your vote?

Hollywood waves, the hairstyle that has been gracing famous heads on famous red carpets for the best part of a century, is a really versatile look. You can wear it glossy and sculpted, or you can go for something with a little more texture.

The question is, how would you style it?

Tousled chic

Messy waves have been trending for quite a long time now, and they're a really great look to bring a classic hairstyle like side-swept waves right up to date.

How to style it
Spray your hair - dry or damp - with Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Tousle Waves Spray then blow-dry it all in large twisted sections. Shake your fingers through your hair, then flip it all over to one side. Pin the hair on the smaller side back, then finish with hairspray.

Smooth curves

This hairstyle has become an enduring classic for a reason, so if you want to keep the style as it is, you'll get no argument from us!

How to style it
Part your hair deep on one side, then apply Advanced Hairstyle SLEEK IT Iron Straight Heatspray throughout. Use a medium-sized iron to curl the mid-lengths and the ends. When you're done, gently brush the curls through and set with hairspray.

The verdict

We love both takes on this look and would happily alternate between the two! That said, to amp up the glamor of our everyday beauty looks, we'd go with the tousled style. What about you, which version of side-swept waves would you pick?

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