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DIY Hair Styles: A Chic, Shorter Bob

DIY Hair Styles

Sometimes it’s fun to wear your bob even shorter than how it’s cut — especially mid-summer, when you want to keep your hair off the back of your neck. Celebrity hairstylist Cash Lawless shows you exactly how to pull off this look.Make Short Chic Hairstyles1. Add Body with Root Lifter. Spray a volumizer, like Michael O’Rourke Rock Your Hair Size Matters Big Volume Root Pump, over and under the first two inches of your root along your part. This will give your hair a nice grip and texture.photos of short hairstyles2. Blast your Hair with a Blow Dryer. Using your hands, rough-dry your hair with a blow dryer.short hairstyles3. French Braid a Section of Hair Above your Ear to Keep it Hidden. Take a three-inch section, starting at your temples, and separate the rest of your hair by clipping it back. Make sure to leave a one-inch section of hair in front of the braid and leave it down to frame your face. Then, start French braiding from the above your ear back to the center of your head, and secure with a hair tie. Repeat on the other side. “If you want a shorter look, pull more hair into the braid from the nape of the neck as you go,” Lawless says.picture of short hairstyles4. Clip the Ends of the Braids Against the Back of Your Head. Crisscross the remaining hair that’s sticking out of the elastic bands and clip them down.women short hairstyles5. Let Down the Rest of your Hair and Curl it. Quickly wrap one-inch sections of hair around the barrel of a medium-size curling iron. Hold the iron vertically for a loose bend. Be sure to alternate directions of the wave (wrapping it over and around the barrel, and then under and around), and leave the ends out so they remain straight, giving the style an edgier look.Chic Shorter Bob6. Add Texture with Pomade. Take a dime-size amount of pomade and warm it in your hands, and then gently drag the product through the ends only to separate some strands of hair. Try Garnier Fructis Power Putty Surfer Hair, which model and blogger Jaclynn Brennan used here.

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