With so many festivals this season, I wanted to share a quick and easy look you can re-create. I usually don't style my hair regularly, so when I do, it allows me to express myself creatively and transform my look. Personally, I don't spend too much time doing my hair (and am also not great at doing elaborate hairstyles either... lol) so this ‘do is perfect for me!
I wash my hair everyday in the morning, so my first step in any routine is drying my hair. I used the Bed Head Pump Up The Volume dryer, which you can get at any Ulta beauty store, or online. What is super unique about this dryer is that it has volume control! I had never heard of a feature like that, so I thought it was very original. It has 5 different volume settings: mute, nice n' easy, just right, bumpin', and full blast! I went the safe route and chose “just right”. However, I definitely want to play with the settings and experiment with “full blast” next.
Since my hair is very straight, I make sure to always section it, so my hair strands don’t get in my face when curling. I generally part it in two sides, clip each half, and start taking a 1.5” sections starting at the front.
This is a little embarrassing to admit, but I didn’t learn how to curl my hair ‘till last year. Before, it was Cristina always doing it for me, until I realized it was time for me to learn 😅 I had never used a tapered wand before, so I was excited to create curls with this tool! The Curlipops™ 1" Reverse Tapered curling wand creates volume up top, and tight curls on the bottom. I curl away from the face, and leave the ends uncurled. I do this to create a more casual look.
By the time all my hair is curled (it usually takes me 40 min...i’m on the slow side), my curls will have fallen (#straighthairproblems) which I prefer. I usually like bigger curls/waves, especially for a festival hairstyle. You then grab, the top section of your hair, pull it backward, and with the bottom half make a messy bun. I don’t mind little hair sticking out, as that's the look you should be trying to achieve. I finish it off with hair spray (I used one with a stronger hold) so it lasts all day long.
Hope you enjoyed reading this! This post was sponsored by Bed Head Styling and Her Campus Media.