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 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, effortless recreate this iconic wavy hairstyle by simply rotating the styler and gliding through. Then, turn your curls to waves by running your fingers through to loosen the waves up.

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. 

Here’s how to create Farrah Flare waves

1. Spray hair with curl hold spray

2. Dry in using hairdryer

3. Create centre parting

4. Create diagonal section from parting to nape

5. Divide into sub-sections

6. Place hair in styler, rotate one turn and glide through

7. Curl created

8. Repeat step 7

9. Work fingers through curls 

step one: Spray hair with curl hold spray

To prepare the dry hair, spritz with ghd curl hold spray ensuring a good even spread. 

step two: Dry in using hairdryer

Using the ghd air® hairdryer, fully dry all the product in. 

step three: Create centre parting

Create a centre parting with the ghd paddle brush

step four: Create diagonal section from parting to nape

Section the hair in a diagonal direction starting from the parting to the nape. 

step five: Divide into sub-sections

Then, take the diagonal section and split into sub-section. 

step six: Place hair in styler, rotate one turn and glide through

Place one of the sub-sections between the plates of the ghd platinum® styler, and holding the styler in the same diagonal direction, slowly rotate 360 degrees and gently pull through to the ends of the hair. 

step seven: Curl created

This technique will create a defined curl. 

step eight: Repeat step 7

Continue with step seven across the whole head until all of the hair has been curled. 

step nine: Work fingers through curls

Loosen and stretch the curls with fingertips to create voluminous wavy hair. 

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