The Rockabilly

 

Read on to get step by step directions to achieve this cool rockabilly hairstyle.

PRODUCTS & TOOLS

  • 1-1.5″ CURLING IRON
  • FLAT IRON
  • light to medium hold HAIRSPRAY
  • HAIR PINS
  • SECTIONING CLIP
  • CURL CLIPS
  • TEASING BRUSH
  • BRUSH
  • COMB

DIRECTIONS

  1. Start at the center of the crown and using a COMB connect that point to just above the temple area on both sides.  This should create a triangle shape.  Section off the fringe area with a SECTIONING CLIP for later.
  2. Part hair from the point at crown down the center in the back.  Divide each of those sections into 2 or 3 horizontal sections depending on the density of hair.
  3. Starting with one of the 3 sections on either side take a 1-2″ section of hair and curl toward the face with a 1-1.5″ CURLING IRON.  Use a CURL CLIP to set the curl in place to cool.
  4. Repeat step #3 until all sections of hair are curled & set.
  5. Remove SECTIONING CLIP from the triangle section and FLAT IRON to smooth at root.
  6. Divide the hair into 3 horizontal sections and curl down and under towards forehead.
  7. Taking .5″ diagonal sections starting at the crown tease with a TEASING BRUSH.  Continue on the rest of section.
  8. Brush section forward and down curling the fringe under with fingers.  Secure with HAIR PINS and spray with HAIRSPRAY.
  9. Remove all curl setting clips and BRUSH through curls.


photographer ANGELA MARKLEW, hair ASHLEY LYNN HALL @ ART DEPARTMENT LA, makeup DEBORAH CHUNG, model RENATA GUERRRA @ PHOTOGENICS LA