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How to Style Hair

Web Editor | July 10, 2011 | 6:18 PM

Shannon Lamm, owner of the Atomic Salon in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Goldwell national guest artist, did the cut and finish on this month’s cover, creating a commercial and an editorial variation. Here’s how to style hair:

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A. For the smooth look, the freshly shampooed and conditioned hair is sprayed with a leave-in treatment, lightly gelled, then blow-dried. B. Shannon applies a shine spray. Then, working from the exterior to the interior, he flat-iron sections the width of the iron.
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C. For the rough finish, he runs through the flat-iron lengths with a molding paste to prepare for finger-teasing. He selects sections, twists them almost to the ends. . . D. . . . feeds the twisted sections, minus the ends, into the flat-iron, . . .
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E. . . . wraps the section around the outside of the flat-iron and holds for a moment. F. He then goes back to each twisted section, clamps the ends between his thumb and index finger, and teases the strands up from ends to scalp.
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G. He finishes by accenting some sections with wax. That is how to style hair.  

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The finished looks.


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