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Old Hollywood: it's the epitome of glamor, and while its name might suggest otherwise, it never goes out of fashion. The sirens of the golden age of Hollywood continue to influence every area of fashion and style today, whether it’s the red lip, a bold slick of eyeliner or, of course, a classic set of tumbling Hollywood waves. Ultra feminine and flattering, there's little not to love about this look, so it's hardly surprising style-savvy girls are still championing gorgeously glossy old Hollywood waves with aplomb.


Whether you’re going all out for a special event, or you’re an everyday vintage vixen, there's a set of perfectly-coiled Hollywood waves waiting to be worn. And you don’t need to head to the salon to recreate them. Using professional-quality products, it’s not as hard as you might think to create the stylish, sophisticated look of the silver screens from the comfort of your sofa. Want proof? Top TRESemmé hairstylist Jeanie Syfu reveals the tricks of the trade with this six-step Hollywood waves tutorial below. Pin-up-ready, glam curls: yours in an instant.


Step 1: Prepare your hair by washing with TRESemmé Perfectly un(Done) shampoo and conditioner. Enriched with sea kelp extract, the Perfectly un(Done) system helps remove dirt, oil and impurities, and infuses hair with texture so it's ready for styling.


Step 2: Towel dry your tresses and work a palmful of Perfectly un(Done) Sea Foam Mousse from root to tip to help add extra texture and hold.


Step 3: Blow dry your hair in sections with a round brush, starting from the root and angling upwards to create volume. In order to get the classic ‘S’ wave shape associated with the glamor of Hollywood, you’ll needto use a curling iron. Take a 1.5 inch curling wand and curl your hair in sections. As you create each curl, take it in your palm and let it cool, then gently clip to your head using sectioning clips. Leave to cool completely to set the wave.


Step 4: Once cooled, release the clips and pull down each curl gently. This should give you perfect control, but if you find the curls a little tight or stiff, use a wide toothed comb to soften them.


Step 5: Mist over Perfectly un(Done) Ultra Brushable Hair Spray to secure the bounce – the weightless formulation with Fleximax Fixers helps hold your look without stiffness. 


So what are you waiting for? Shake up your style with some serious old Hollywood waves glamor and get ready for those compliments to roll in. Watch the video to help you get the look with the TRESemmé Perfectly un(Done) Collection.


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