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Queen of the Scene
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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-BY-STEPS

Step one: Spray curl hold spray through out the whole head

Step one: Spray curl hold spray through out the whole head

Spritz ghd curl hold spray through hair.

Step two:Take a section of the hair above the ear and pin up the remainder

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Step fifteen: Hairspray to fix

Step fifteen: Hairspray to fix

Add ghd final fix spray and add texture with your fingers.

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