The Easiest Way to Get Perfectly Wavy Hair Using a Flat Iron
By Liz Ritter, Executive Editor |
Hair styling expert and educator Stephanie Brinkerhoff just posted THE ultimate perfect-hair hack on her Instagram account—and you only need a flat iron. (Full disclosure: This is not a stick-straight strands style.)
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One of the techniques I taught at #btccolor2016 at the @ghd_northamerica booth using the Platinum Styler. The #scandiwave! I posted a video of this technique about a week ago, but I had to post another video to prove that it doesn't take super long, and that it doesn't fall right out! Love this technique. #hairandmakeupbysteph #hmsbyghd #btcquickie #hairvids #hairtutorial
Using a ghd Platinum Styler flat iron, Brinkerhoff illustrates one of her go-to techniques for perfect waves. While making a sort of “S”-shaped curve with a section of hair, she then runs the flat iron through it, slowly “tapping” down the length.
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We gave the trick a test run and while we didn’t end up with as good of a finished product as the video, we weren’t that far off (the hardest part is “feeding” your hair through the flat iron as you make your way down). Plus, it doesn’t take that much time to make it look like you spent some serious energy on your locks.
Something else unexpected we learned? This technique is seriously hypnotizing to watch. See more below: