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How-To Hairstyles:
Farrah Flare Waves

Give your wavy hairstyle a retro-cum-modern feel with the Farrah Flare, as styled by ghd. 

Take inspiration from the grooving 70s and style icon Farrah Fawcett for your next look and give vintage, wavy hair a 21st century makeover. Voluptuous and voluminous, the Farrah Flare is a wavy hairstyle full of sass and bounce, perfect for a night out with the girls. 

With the ghd platinum+® styler, you can effortlessly recreate this iconic wavy hairstyle by simply rotating the styler and gliding through the hair. Then, turn your curls to waves by running your fingers through to loosen the tighter twists. 

Go against the norm for your next wavy hairstyle with the Farrah Flare. Learn how to create these bold ripples with the ghd step-by-step guide for enviable wavy hair.  


70s inspiration: How to make hair wavy

1. Prep hair with product  

2. Dry in using a hairdryer 

3. Section hair 

4. Curl hair, a section at a time 

5. Repeat throughout the hair 

6. Work fingers through finished curls

step one: Prep hair with product

To prepare dry hair, spritz generously with ghd curl hold spray. This will help your wavy hairstyle last all day long, without feeling heavy.

step two: Dry in using a hair dryer

Using the ghd air® hair dryer, fully dry the product into your hair to prepare your hair for the next steps in heat styling.  

step three: Section hair

Create a centre parting using the ghd paddle brush to smooth the hair. Then, on one side, create a diagonal section from the centre parting back to the nape of the neck.

Tip: Use the ghd tail comb for extra definition when parting the hair


step four: Curl hair, a section at a time

Take a one inch section of hair and place it between the plates of the ghd platinum+ styler. Then, slowly rotate it 180 degrees and gently glide through to the ends of the hair.  

step five: Repeat throughout the hair

Using the technique above, style the hair in sections until you have defined curls across your whole head.

step six: Work fingers through finished curls

Once you’ve curled your whole head and the style has cooled from the heat styling, loosen and stretch the twists and twirls with your fingertips to create a voluminous wavy hairstyle. Finish the whole look with a generous mist of ghd final fix hairspray to smooth any flyaways and lock in your look.


Get ready to embrace the fun, flamboyant vibes of cool ‘70s style.Follow these steps and create Farrah worthy waves with your ghd styler -–ready for your next big night or to make a statement through the day.

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