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Old 02-15-2009, 08:49 PM   #1
 
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i would like to create kind of a 1930's inspired look with my makeup and hair to wear to work(im a makeup artist). Is there any way i can create fingerwaves? should i band my hair, then use gel, or do you think it will draw up and look like a mess?
Maybe i should get a wig, idk, but i want the look. any suggestions would be most helpful.


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Here are a few links concerning fingerwaves
http://www.urbancurlz.com/2008/10/19...-comeback.html

http://www.urbancurlz.com/2008/10/o-...age-waves.html

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Thank you.
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I've wanted to do FWs many times myself as a natural. I still love them! If they work out PLEASE let us know how you did it.
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ok, i will
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Hum, there are two versions. One is more of a wet look that you can do on your natural hair and set with gel (that won't flake) without it drawing up ( think of how we set our hair with twisouts, braidouts). The other is more of a dry/softer look where you use something that gives light hold, like a setting lotion. Here is a webpage showing different variations of the waves with instructions. Scroll to the bottom and you will see a wet (gel) version and a dry version (mousse, setting lotion).
http://weenblog.wordpress.com/2008/09/21/go-retro/

You may also need finger wave clamps (pinch your hair into the clamp). They look like these:
https://www.gigibeauty.com/images/AN...S/p8190524.jpg

I remember the stylists on America's Next Top Model using them on Eva Pigford's hair for the infamous turantula shot:
http://p1.p.pixnet.net/albums/userpi...1164123863.jpg

One last thing I thought of was just using those colorful long tube-like rollers that you can find at the beauty supply store, likely Sally's. Using a good setting lotion, you can probably roll the hair over like a hump, then on the same strand, roll it under to get a wave and continue this for the length of the hair. Just play around with these things and see what you come up with. Let us know how it turns out and post pics if you can. I'm curious to see, even if you just get a wig.
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Thanks paraty. i was also thinking maybe using rollers would help in getting bigger curls then setting that way also?
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to create the fingerwaves that look like the pictures posted in this thread is pretty much impossible to do with highly textured curly hair (3c, 4a, 4b, etc) because our wave/curl patterns are too tight. the only way to get around that is to straighten your hair first and then create fingewaves on dry hair. the second you try to add water or gel or any other product with moisture, the natural curl pattern is going to come out. which stinks because ive been trying for years to find a way to do it!
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to create the fingerwaves that look like the pictures posted in this thread is pretty much impossible to do with highly textured curly hair (3c, 4a, 4b, etc) because our wave/curl patterns are too tight. the only way to get around that is to straighten your hair first and then create fingewaves on dry hair. the second you try to add water or gel or any other product with moisture, the natural curl pattern is going to come out. which stinks because ive been trying for years to find a way to do it!

That's what i was thinking. Banding it or putting in some rods or whatever, then styling it.
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Excuse my ignorance but what is banding?
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Excuse my ignorance but what is banding?
Banding is when you take wet kinky or curly hair and you stretch it out, using hair bands, by putting it in either a ponytail, then stretching out the ponytail with bands, or you can create a bunch of stretched out hair all over your head. when it dries, you have straight hair. it's a healthier alternative to using heat....something like that.
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i would like to create kind of a 1930's inspired look with my makeup and hair to wear to work(im a makeup artist). Is there any way i can create fingerwaves? should i band my hair, then use gel, or do you think it will draw up and look like a mess?
Maybe i should get a wig, idk, but i want the look. any suggestions would be most helpful.


I saw this tutorial video this morning and I immediately remembered this thread. The end results look kinda like fingerwaves......really close, I just wonder if you want to use all that heat. Anywho, check it out; http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?vid=...0-00e07147ac32
If you do it I'd love to see how it turns out.
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i would like to create kind of a 1930's inspired look with my makeup and hair to wear to work(im a makeup artist). Is there any way i can create fingerwaves? should i band my hair, then use gel, or do you think it will draw up and look like a mess?
Maybe i should get a wig, idk, but i want the look. any suggestions would be most helpful.


I saw this tutorial video this morning and I immediately remembered this thread. The end results look kinda like fingerwaves......really close, I just wonder if you want to use all that heat. Anywho, check it out; http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?vid=...0-00e07147ac32
If you do it I'd love to see how it turns out.
i tried, still working on it, lol. No im not using heat at all on my hair.
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