How To Get French-Girl Hair Right Now
There is just something about a French girl: Her charming accent, chic-without-trying-too-hard style and perfectly disheveled hair. Those of us who don’t come by that je ne sais quoi naturally have to work a little harder to cultivate the effortless cool of a born-and-bred Parisian. Rocking designer duds and speaking fluent French may require a serious commitment, but copying their fab hairstyles is more attainable. Follow these strategic tips and you too can achieve the messy-but-still-put-together ’dos French girls have mastered. C’est magnifique!
The Shaggy Fringe
So you just got bangs and now you're wondering how to style them. The American way to do it would be to blow-dry them with a round brush until they're perfectly voluminous and in place. The French away: apply a leave-in conditioner to wet hair and towel dry. Voila!
- Leave In Conditioner, Sachajuan $28
The Natural Wave
This look is by far the easiest to achieve. Rub a volumizing powder on your scalp and spritz with a sea salt spray. Tightly tie into a high bun and keep in place until you have gotten dressed and done your makeup. Let hair down and finger comb to create a more lived-in look.
The Too-Cool-To-Care Curl
A mix between disheveled and fabulous, this look can score you a head seat at the cool kids table. Curl random pieces of air-dried hair with a variety of curling wand sizes and smooth out with a boar brush. Extra points for parting your bangs down the middle.
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