The Old Hollywood wave is a classic, and chances are you’ve watched a tutorial or two trying to figure it out. But can we let you in on a secret? The real magic doesn’t lie in your styling skills – it’s the products you use that are critical to the results you achieve. Today, LA stylist @cynthiadhimdishair is breaking it down for us, including the only styler she trusts for creating soft, touchable, perfectly glam waves. 

The Old Hollywood wave is a classic, and chances are you’ve watched a tutorial or two trying to figure it out. But can we let you in on a secret? The real magic doesn’t lie in your styling skills – it’s the products you use that are critical to the results you achieve. Today, LA stylist @cynthiadhimdishair is breaking it down for us, including the only styler she trusts for creating soft, touchable, perfectly glam waves. 

STEP 1: 
STEP 1: 

Create a deep side part. Using a large curling iron, wave the hair on the side with the deep part toward your face, and the other side away from your face. Let cool.

Create a deep side part. Using a large curling iron, wave the hair on the side with the deep part toward your face, and the other side away from your face. Let cool.

STEP 2: 
STEP 2: 

Spray hair and your brush with Color Wow CULT FAVORITE HAIRSPRAY before brushing out curls. Unlike typical hairsprays, its firm but flexible, color-safe formula allows hair to stay soft, smooth and glossy while providing long-lasting hold - making it the KEY player in achieving such a glam final result.

Spray hair and your brush with Color Wow CULT FAVORITE HAIRSPRAY before brushing out curls. Unlike typical hairsprays, its firm but flexible, color-safe formula allows hair to stay soft, smooth and glossy while providing long-lasting hold - making it the KEY player in achieving such a glam final result.

Cult Favorite Firm + Flexible Hairspray

CULT FAVORITE
Firm + Flexible Hairspray

CULT FAVORITE
Firm + Flexible Hairspray

Finally a non-sticky, non-stiff hairspray that won't yellow or darken hair

Finally a non-sticky, non-stiff hairspray that won't yellow or darken hair

$26.00
STEP 3: 
STEP 3: 

Tease your fringe for va-va-volume.
Spray with Cult Favorite and clip away to set.

Tease your fringe for va-va-volume.
Spray with Cult Favorite and clip away to set.

STEP 4: 
STEP 4: 

Pin back the side of your hair opposite your deep part with a festive clip. Fill in any gaps in hairline with Color Wow ROOT COVER UP. Its mineral powder formula thickens and perfects without chance of smudging or fading. Lasts until next shampoo.

Pin back the side of your hair opposite your deep part with a festive clip. Fill in any gaps in hairline with Color Wow ROOT COVER UP. Its mineral powder formula thickens and perfects without chance of smudging or fading. Lasts until next shampoo.


ROOT COVER UP

Best root touch up that covers greys
+ dark roots, refreshes highlights,
thickens + perfects thinning hairlines

ROOT COVER UP

Best root touch up that covers greys
+ dark roots, refreshes highlights,
thickens + perfects thinning hairlines

  • Root touch up powder covers grey seamlessly, even covers dark roots + extends highlights without peroxide
  • Precise application, no mess like root cover up sprays
  • Never stiff, sticky, or waxy like mascaras or crayons
  • Looks completely natural, mimics hair's reflective qualities
  • Water-resistant formula, you can even swim in it
  • No waxes, dyes, or parabens
  • Can also be used to fill in hairlines and cover gaps to create the look of thicker hair
  1. Root Cover Up in Platinum Blonde/Light Blonde
    ROOT COVER UP

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