This gorgeous hair blast from
the past is back and with an even bigger bang than before. It’s renowned for
its boosting effect, giving even the limpest locks some “oomph.” But what’s the
best way to pull this off without looking like you dressed up as Baby Spice for
Halloween? Follow our easy tips, below. Happy crimping!
First of all, to get this
look, there’s no need to have a real crimping iron *phew*. We’re going more for
the tousled bedhead look, and less for the electrical-shock look. Simplicity is
really the key, so settle in for some easy tips that can help you get this
style in an instant.
comb to part your hair, a towel, hair ties (preferably smaller ones), a hair
dryer and some ‘90s inspiration.
After washing your hair,
gently pat it with your towel and detangle. Make sure your hair stays damp—but
not sopping. Dampness is a key element to achieving the crimps.
Part your hair into small or
large sections (depending on the size you want the crimps to be) and then braid
your selected sections as tight as you can and fasten with some small hair
ties. Previous looks show crimps that are smaller together, frizztastic, but
recent re-production of the ‘80s and ‘90s craze has seen a change towards
bigger crimps, which are more suited for all; a loose wave look.
To get Mary-Kate’s bedhead
look, make the plaits slightly bigger.
The best—and easiest—step:
Simply, go to sleep. After your zzzs, you’ll awaken the next morning and take
out each braid. Blow dry your locks for 5 min on a cool setting to lock the
style in place and get rid of any remaining dampness.
Do NOT brush your hair out;
simply run your fingers through it or fluff it up a little. Enjoy your newly