How-to Hairstyles: Perfectly Polished

Get some control in your life. The new ghd aura® hairdryer with Laminair® technology gives you control of the airflow to precisely where you want it, for super-smooth shine.

Tame your unruly flyaways with a wavy hairstyle that’s bound to wow. The idea of being undone doesn’t come close to this look, it’s all about perfectly polished ripples and a super shiny finish. Achieving this red carpet luxe style doesn’t need to cause you trouble – let ghd give you sultry style with an easy to create wavy hairstyle.

Featuring our patented Laminair® technology, the ghd aura® hairdryer is a styling must-have for this look. This is a styling tool like no other, offering you both speeding root-lifting volume and super smooth shine, meaning your wavy hair will look and feel luxurious. Partner the aura® hairdryer with a ghd ceramic vented radial brush and you’ll get voluminous tresses in no time. 

Up your wavy hair game with polished ripples. Follow these simple step-by-steps for smooth and shiny waves.

Here’s how to get perfectly polished wavy hair

1. Apply ghd total volume foam and dry hair from roots to end

2. Blow dry hair with ghd ceramic vented radial brush then pin into curl

3. Tame hair around hairline with ghd aura® hairdryer

4. Repeat step 2 on sides of head, taking 45 degree angled sections away from face

5. Take horizontal sections and work upwards to front until all hair is pinned into curls

6. Allow curls to cool, release pins and tease curls at root with ghd oval dressing brush

step one: Apply volume foam and dry hair from roots to end

Apply ghd total volume foam to wet hair. Then using the ghd aura® without the nozzle, start to dry the hair with your fingers, lifting and directing airflow into the root then down to ends.

step two: Blow dry hair with ceramic brush then pin into curl

Blow dry the top of the hair using a ghd ceramic vented radial brush, lifting and directing airflow at root. Continue down slowly rolling hair upwards. Set with cold shot of air and pin into a barrel curl.

step three: Tame hair around hairline with dryer

Working through the side sections, place the ghd aura® heat setting onto medium heat and tame any unruly hairs around the hairline, directing the hair away from the face.

step four: Repeat step 2 on sides of head, taking 45 degree angled sections away from face

Blow dry the sections either side of the head following the same process as step two but take the sections on a diagonal 45 degree angle away from face.

step five: Take horizontal sections and work upwards to front until all hair is pinned into curls

Working at the back starting at the nape, take horizontal sections working upwards to the front until the whole head is set and pinned into barrel curls.

step six: Allow curls to cool, release pins and tease curls at root with oval dressing brush

Once the hair is cool, release barrel curls and tease at the roots slightly with a ghd oval dressing brush. Smooth out to the ends to create the desired look and lock the look in place with ghd final fix hairspray.

HAIR: JO MARTIN AND ANDREAS STAVROU

PHOTOGRAPHY: THANASSIS KRIKIS

MAKE UP: ZOE TAYLOR

STYLING: THEA LEWIS-YATES

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