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Easy hairstyles for long hair: The Socialite

Get that sought-after socialite style on your summer break with the ghd step-by-step guide, which shows you how to achieve this stunning wavy hairstyle.

For when only the glam will do, up the style factor to create this laid back luxe look. Slicked back roots combined with loose, carefree wavy locks will help you channel cool summer vibes with ease.

Slick back, relax and let ghd help you craft your dream summer hairstyle. Follow our step-by-step guide and create these elegant wavy hairstyles yourself. 

How to get slicked back wavy hair

1. Blow-dry hair

2. Twist wrap hair with a curl tong

3. Comb back hair with detangling comb

4. Set in shape with cool air


step one: Blow-dry hair
Blow-dry the hair away from the face using the ghd air® hairdryer, ensuring the hair is smooth and sleek. Use ghd paddle brush to smooth your hair back for a silky, smart look.

step two: Twist wrap hair with a curl tong
Using the ghd curve® soft curl tong, create loose movement in the hair using a twist wrap technique. Simply twist a 2-3 inch section of hair and then wind it around the styler. This technique creates a looser, more natural looking curl that looks great when it drops into a wave.

Tip: Once the hair has cooled, use your fingers to loosen curls further to create your perfect wavy hairstyle.

step three: Comb back hair with detangling comb
Apply gel around the hairline with your fingers and comb back through your hair, using a ghd detangling comb. Wet look gel creates a distinctive, slicked back finish that will get you noticed. Add product gradually to avoid product build up that may detract from the style.

step four: Set in shape with cool air
Set the hair into shape with a blast of cool air from the ghd air® hairdryer. 


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