Festival Waves with Braid
Easy to create but packing a powerful punch, this braided hairstyle makes any festival your personal catwalk. Make sure you stand out from the crowd with a splash of colour running through your locks and bring the rainbow with you.
Using the ghd platinum+ styler lets you add texture and softness to waves or keeps hair sleek and shiny while ensuring your style lasts from day to night, perfect for any festival or party! The first SMART styler from ghd that predicts your hair's needs teamed together with these step-by-steps will guide you through how to make a statement style perfect for rocking out.
So be the Queen of the Scene this festival season and let your true colours shine through.
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Step two: Take a section of the hair above the ear and pin up the remainder
Section hair from above the ear to the back of the head, making it easier to curl.
Step three: Take a section and place styler at the root vertically pointing down
Taking a one inch square section of hair place the ghd platinum+ styler at the root vertically pointing down.
Step four: Close styler and rotate the away from the face
Closing the styler, rotate away from the face 180 degrees (half turn).
Step five: Glide down to ends of hair
With the styler closed, glide down to the ends of the hair at a 90 degree angle.
Step six: Repeat
Repeat step five on the next section, rotating the styler in the same direction
Step seven: Repeat on the other side of head
Ensure that the styler is still rotated away from the face and repeat the technique on the other side of your head.
Step eight: Continue working in sections
Continue working throughout your hair in sections, always rotating the styler away from the face
Step nine: Dress out
Dress your hair with the ghd detangling comb to break up the curls & add texture.
Step ten: Colour hair with temporary spray
Using pastel pink hair spray, pick up small sections and spray from mid lengths to ends.
Step eleven: Rub in colour
Rub the colour in to hair to soften the shade
TOP TIP: Do this on every second section and for rainbow hair repeat using alternate colours
Step twelve: Add a braided hair piece
Take a pre-braided hair piece that you have sprayed with the same technique.
Step thirteen: Pin hair
Pin back the top section of hair allowing you to grip in the weft above the ear. Secure one side with grips.
Step fourteen: Release hair from pins and pull braid to blend
Release the hair and pin up the other side and pull the braid over and grip in place. Release all the hair down and pull on the braid gently to fatten and blend into the rest of the hair