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HOW-TO: Soft, Loose Waves for Men

June 5, 2017 | 9:41 AM
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STEP 1: Create a horseshoe parting at the top of the head following the partial ridge. Next, create a guideline in the center back holding the hair at a 90 degree angle.
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STEP 2: Cut the hair following a traveling guide from the center back to behind the ear.
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STEP 3: Repeat on the other side and back by keeping your hands palm-to-palm.
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STEP 4: Connect the temple area to the guideline behind the ear to create increasing length
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STEP 5: Connect the top middle part to the length below the crown area to create a stationary guide. Cut using gradation for a soft perimeter.
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STEP 6: Using stationary guide from the crown, connect to front perimeter.
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STEP 7: Detail the perimeter with The Esquire Five Piece Trimmer.
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STEP 8: Apply The Esquire Texture Gel for hold.
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STEP 9: Finish styling/drying hair with The Esquire Brush Dryer.
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STEP 10: Finish styling/drying hair with The Esquire Brush Dryer.  
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Learn how to re-create these soft, loose waves for men by Esquire Grooming.

  1. Create a horseshoe parting at the top of the head following the partial ridge. Next, create a guideline in the center back holding the hair at a 90 degree angle.
  2. Cut the hair following a traveling guide from the center back to behind the ear.
  3. Repeat on the other side and back by keeping your hands palm-to-palm.
  4. Connect the temple area to the guideline behind the ear to create increasing length
  5. Connect the top middle part to the length below the crown area to create a stationary guide. Cut using gradation for a soft perimeter.
  6. Using stationary guide from the crown, connect to front perimeter.
  7. Cut the perimeter at the sides and nape.
  8. Detail the perimeter with The Esquire Five Piece Trimmer.
  9. Apply The Esquire Texture Gel for hold.
  10. Finish styling/drying hair with The Esquire Brush Dryer.

For more information, visit www.esquiregrooming.com.

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