Be bold when it comes to your mid-length hairstyle. Go all out texture with a wavy hairstyle that’ll make your shoulder length locks the centre of attention. Flat waves will give your locks an edgy alternative from the wavy hair norm, guaranteeing to win you all the style points, whatever the occasion.
Make your hair flat wave-ready by prepping with a root lift spray and the ghd air® hairdryer for lift and volume at the roots. Create movement in your shoulder length hair with the ghd platinum® styler, giving you curled results in one stroke, then use the ghd detangling comb to dress your locks into playful wavy hair.
Bring sass and flair to your mid-length hair with flat waves. Get this hassle-free wavy hairstyle with the ghd styling essentials and by following our how-to guide.
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Here’s how to create flat waves
1. Use root lift spray to prep hair
2. Dry in product with hairdryer
3. Section hair from ear to ear
4. Point styler downwards at root, rotate half a turn away from face and glide
5. Release styler before hair ends
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5, but curl towards face
7. Repeat steps 4 and 6 across all hair
8. Bring one side down and place styler in hair
9. Glide with no rotation
10. At eyebrow level, turn styler away and pull section back
11. Repeat on other side
12. Dress curls with detangling comb
step one: Use root lift product to prep hair
Prep the hair with a root lift spray
step two: Dry in product with hairdryer
Twisting sections and drying up and down the length for texture, dry in the product using the ghd air® hairdryer.
step three: Section hair from ear to ear
Divide the hair at the bottom of the head from ear to ear.
step four: Point styler downwards at root, rotate half a turn away from face and glide
ghd platinum® styler pointing downwards at the root and rotate half a turn away from the face. Glide the styler pushing downwards.
step five: Release styler before hair ends
Release the styler just before the bottom of the hair for a straighter, more modern end.
step six Repeat steps 4 and 5, but curl towards face
On the next section, repeat the technique, but this time rotate the styler towards the face.
TIP: Changing the direction of the rotation creates a natural texture.
step seven: Repeat steps 4 and 6 across all hair
Continue the technique throughout the hair working in sections, always alternating the direction and leaving a straight end.
TIP: On the front sections we want to kick the hair off the face around the eyes.
step eight: Bring one side down and place styler in hair
Bring one side of your hair down over the face and place the styler in pointing towards your nose.
step nine: Glide with no rotation
Smooth the root out with the styler with no turn on it.
step ten: At eyebrow level, turn styler away and pull section back
When you reach eyebrow level, begin to turn the styler away from the face and pull the section backwards.
step eleven: Repeat on other side
Repeat on the other front section, rotating away from the face and pulling the section backwards.