Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Finger Waves

With TV programmes such as Boardwalk Empire and the remake of The Great Gatsby in the news I find myself falling for the glamour of old, namely finger waves. According to "Techniques of the 1920's and 1930's": Finger waves were developed in the 1920's to add style to, and soften the hard appearance of, the bobbed hairstyles that became very popular during the flapper period. Many Hollywood movie stars wore the latest finger waves which contributed to the popularity and evolution of this style. Finger waving is the shaping or moulding of the hair while wet into "s"-shaped curved undulations with the fingers and comb. These waves when dried without being disturbed will fall into beautiful deep waves. Finger waving differs from marcel waving in that there are no heated irons used on the hair. Not only naturally curly or permanently waved hair can be finger waved, but it is equally successful on straight hair. Check out this hair tutorail and maybe if we're lucky hiar guru Ezara will really show us how its done!

Blau x


  1. love this inspiration might just have to attempt it x

  2. Cant believe I haven't visited before! Will be back :)