31.7.11

Wavy Hair Tutorial with Hana Flat Iron


Some readers have asked how I curl my hair, so when Misikko sent me this Hana professional Flat Iron I decided to make a wavy hair tutorial! 

Like the Hana Flat Iron, I prefer to use a flat iron that can get to at least 450 degrees (my hair is really think so it needs to be at top heat!) But if you have more fine hair, I suggest you start at a lower temperature as it won't take as long for the hair to curl.


Tool:


How To:


1. Separate your hair into workable layers





2. Take the first piece of hair and place it in the flat iron



3. Pull straightener towards you, giving it a half-turn and glide it down until you reach the end of your hair, then release. (Hold the straightener horizontally to get more of beachy wave, vertically to get curls.)




4. Finish the layer of hair you have down, then let the next layer you want to work with down from the clips and work through the rest of your hair.


5. When finished curling all of your hair, take a small amount of product ( I use Moroccan Oil but you can use any product of your choice that is not sticky) and work it through your hair.  I prefer not using hairspray, but if you want your hair to set for a long day or night out, you can spray through a bit of hairspray too (again, I use Moroccan Oil Hairspray) 



6. And you're done! Finished Look


I get my hair done at Moods Hair Salon in Vancouver-

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110 comments:

  1. Stunning, effortless, boho. Gorgeous!!! x

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  2. Great post, you hair look great =)

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  3. Oh wow .. Im going to give this a go! Your hair is always perfection! :)

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  4. that looks amazing! i've tried similar techniques before and they've never worked, so i'll give this a go. x

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  5. NICE HAIR AND HAIRCUT!
    U LOOK SO NICE

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  6. YAY!! Finally I see how you get your gorgeous locks to look like that! Happy Days!

    Thank you for sharing
    x

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  7. ooh, I swoon over your gorgeous hair Cara, and this is such a great idea. I love the idea of also using my hair straightener to curl my hair ...will have to try this because it's beautiful! Hope you're having a fabulous long weekend. xx veronika

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  8. You have the prettiest hair, you make it look so easy!

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  9. Misakko sent me a flat iron as well, but I haven't had anything like this kind of success with it yet- I'm obviously out of practise, since it's been years since I owned a flat iron :) Thanks for sharing this tutorial, I'm going to give my new iron, and my skills, a test to see if I can recreate this look!
    xox,
    Cee

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  10. you are so incredibly gorgeous! great hair!

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  11. beautiful hair! great tutorial!

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  12. Wow, girl! You make it look SO easy!... I just love your hair like that.. it's super gorg!

    xx
    Jen

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  13. you look SO gorgeous!! i love the wavy hair on you! and i love the white minamalistic vibe of your room :)

    <3 steffy
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  14. Lovely Blog ^-^

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  15. I'm going to try this too! It looks great on you! Missiko also sent me one, the exact same one, so I'm going to try it!

    you look great as usual!
    xx

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  16. Hey I absolutely love your blog I check it almost everyday and would so appreciate if you would check out mine thanks sooo much for your great inspiration
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  17. Love this tutorial. Your hair looks so lovely.

    xo,
    Em

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  18. your hair looks totally amazing!!

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  19. You have UH-MAZING hair. I wish I had thick long hair like yours! www.casualglamorous.com

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  20. whoa, looks absolutely beautiful x

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  21. you look so darn pretty! your hair is always gorgeous babe, i will definitely try this =)

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  22. Thanks for your sweet comment...your hair is just as amazing! Love the beachy waves so cute.

    xo
    Kaitlin

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  23. Thank you so much for visit my blog !!, i love the tutorial, your hair it's amazing, i love the waves!!

    Kisses

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  24. your hair always look amazing! I have never used my straightener before. Thanks for showing :)

    xo Julia
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  25. it's a very useful post... I can try to do my hair in this way!
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  26. love your posts! this is great idea of post and love viewing your blog!

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  27. oh my goodness, thank you for sharing so much! ♥ I have to try this way of doing hair as soon as I can :D

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  28. Beautiful pics! Your hair looks great. I have a hana titanium too and i never realized i could curl with it, i'll def be trying this out tonight!!

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  29. beautiful!! love your hair!

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  30. I love this tutorial! Even though I've seen so many hair curling tutorials, you're end result totally inspires me to only use yours cause your result is just how I want my hair! To bad my hairdresser butchered my hair ): But when it grows back I'll be doing this all the time :p

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  32. I love this look! Natural looking and sexy

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  33. Oh this great! Thanks for the tutorial! I just did a cascade braid tutorial.. and was think it would be great to wave it down the back like this.. Thanks!

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  34. gorgeous !! <3
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  35. Absolutely gorgeous & perfect! You and the hair. :)

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  36. Lovely hair. I will have to try it out. Do you use product before you curl? Like a mousse, gel or some other type of hair product before your hair is dried, or just bare hair? Also, what in the world do you have on your lips? It is perfect. If that is your natural lip color, I envy you. Otherwise I would love to know. Thanks!

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  37. Beautiful!!! What size is your iron??

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  38. Is there anyway you could do a short youtube video of you doing a wave? That would be great!

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  39. White size iron? Is it a 1 inch?

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  40. Your hair looks gorgeous, but what the heck am I doing incorrectly? My hair ends up with one kink at the top and then stays straight the rest of the way down. Please help!

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  41. So easy!... at least I hope it's as easy as it looks cause I'm gonna try it tonight!!!

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  42. This is gorgeous! I'm going to try it out

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  43. This is simply gorgeous! I can't wait to try this out tonight for date night. Thank you for sharing!

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  44. Love the tutorial and your hair... but I've tried this... twice now (with my computer in the bathroom so I could make sure I was following word for word) and it didn't even come close to working! I wonder what I'm doing wrong? I have a CHI flatiron that gets really hot!

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  45. This is amazing!! I have really thick hair and have the toughest time getting cute waves! I'm going to try this tomorrow! =) thanks!

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  46. Lovely hair, but bummed I can't get it to work for me.. I still end up with straight hair and maybe a little kink at the ends. Not sure what I'm doing wrong but a video would be be great! Thank you!

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  47. I loved this tutorial! Never thought of curling my hair that way. Im definitely going to try this!

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  48. Love this! Have been searching all day for a tute about using a flat iron to curl! Thanks so much!!

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  49. So impressed! I saw the pic on pinterest! You made it sound so much easier than I thought!

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  50. Love it! Can you specify what type of Moroccan Oil you use?

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  51. Love your hair. Looks to easy to do, can't wait to try it. Thanks!

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  52. You look absolutely beautiful!! Thanks for the post!!

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  53. This tutorial is awesome! Thanks so much for the post, I´ve never tried this way so I´ll give it a chance now. You look gorgeous! By the way, I found content on my site that was originally sourced from your website and just wanted to verify that this was okay with you. The site is Pinspire.de, a website which is a vision board based social network. We’re a young start up from Berlin and we are eager to grow up! Our project is quite challenging! Here is the link, check it out: http://www.pinspire.de/pin/show/53119 Please, let us know any suggestions you have! Thanks soo much!

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  54. can you make a video of this tutorial? please! I love it! your hair is perfect!

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  55. This is the same way I do my hair and I use Moroccan oil and Moroccan oil hairspray as well... I get tons of compliments every time :)

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  56. This doesn't work. You are probably using a curling iron to touch up or something else. Pls share. Thanks!

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  57. I can't believe this actually worked! I've been searching for a simple way to get the beachy ways in my pin straight hair and this is it! I just did it to my own hair and it worked perfectly <3 thanks for sharing (:

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  58. I was cruising around Pinterest and saw this. I thought she looked familiar. Been following your blog for a while now :)

    I've tried doing it this way, just can't make it work though :( I've resorted to curling my hair with my head down and hair over my head (um, I don't know if that makes sense? haha).

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  59. Maravilhosa!!!
    wonderful!
    I really like to see this tutorial and you make it look so simple that this all week i've been using my old ftla iron but of course it doesn't compare to the Hana Flat Iron *.*
    You look gorgeus and thanks for sharing your dayly style and looks with us!
    Bisou Lu*

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  60. So beautiful! They are like the perfect beach waves!!
    xx


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    xoxo

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  61. I am going to try this tonight--I hope it turns out half as pretty!

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  62. I tried this last night. Some turned out, some didn't. It got better and better the more I did. This tutorial is helpful!

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  63. your hair looks amazing, but I still don't think I'll be able to make this work! every time I try doing anything with a flat iron besides straighten I get crazy kinks and weird lines in my hair because I'm not smooth enough with my actions! oh well!

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  64. Found this on Pinterest....LOVE and am now following your blog! Gotta love Pinterest!

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  65. Any tips on doing the back of your hair? My hair is just a little longer than shoulder length so I can't just bring my back hair over my shoulder. Thanks!!

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  66. What size flat iron is this 1.5? thanks!

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  67. You're beautiful. Thanks for the tutorial!

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  68. This was a great tutorial! I have been searching for one, that made sense for my hair forever. thanks!

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  69. Could you do a video PLEASE!!! :)

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  70. The end result is great, but I agree that the words and images alone are not enough to help replicate this look... Please post a video!

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  72. this looks like a great idea!! ill try it

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  73. LOVE :) Thanks for the tutorial <3

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  74. Im about to give his a try hope mine will look beachy!

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  75. Oh, it is very interesting, it is necessary to try! I thought the iron it is possible to do only smooth hairdresses! Thanks for a lesson!

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  76. What size flat iron do you use?

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  77. wow...i'm going to try it! right now!!!

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  78. I love the way your hair turned out. I have straight hair and am always looking for new way to add a little oomph to my locks. :-) Where do you get the Moroccan Oil Hairspray?

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  79. Do you have a youtube video of you doing this? I think I need to see more than just pics--I'm not able to visualize your instructions.

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  80. Such beautiful hair! Think I'll try this out tomorrow for my "birthday hair". =)

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  81. I'm with Kimbooly....video would be awesome...can you upload a video please? :)

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  82. i've tried a million times to curl my hair with a curling iron but none of the videos i've seen on youtube helped.
    i just came across your pictures and it made sense! curled my hair with my flat iron super quickly!
    thanks!!

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  83. You are so pretty! It looks so good on you, and thank you for sharing your technique!

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  84. This totally didn't work for me. It still just comes out straight.

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  85. So pretty! Question for you: what Moroccan oil product is it that you use if it's not the hairspray??

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  86. Wow! My question is answered. You make it look so easy! Love your blog!

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  87. can you do a video tutorial please!

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  89. yea i agree with anonymous... i learn much faster with a video tutorial so can you please so that... THANKS... and you are really pretty and you have really beautiful hair im jealous lol

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  91. thank you so much for the tips, ur hair looks amazing, I will try this out with my Karmin g3 salon pro which is amazing, and treats well my hair. :)

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  92. Tried this today and it did not work...not even close. A video would be really helpful. Thanks!

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  93. Didnt work for me :(

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  94. love this hairstyle! it looks so effortless and lovely. im just about to try it :)

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  95. Seems like a lot of work to be a girl. You gotta do hair and make up. I'm glad I'm a guy.

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  96. You have awesome hair! The finished hair looks uh-mazing like a celeb's hair done by a professional. The previous commenter is right,you should make a YouTube video.

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  97. awesome article! Loved the pictures - just an FYI from one blogger to the next, up in the first paragraph you said "my hair is really thiNk" and I think you meant to say "my hair is really thiCk".
    But thanks for the tip on curling! I always wondered how to go about doing it this way :)

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  98. I love how your hair turned out! I can't get mine to look that piecey though!
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  99. I LOVE THIS! My hair is always straight, limp, and boring… I wish I would’ve seen this first because I think I tried 1,000 things before I finally found something that worked for me. I’m still going to try this though! If you’re interested in trying out what worked for me you can get the instructions here www.weartostandout.com/blog/how-to-get-perfect-wavy-hair and tell me what you think! xoxo, WearToStandOut

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  100. THESE ARE NOT WAVES!!! THEY ARE LOOS CURLS!!!

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  101. I wish my hair would turn out like this and stay like this. By the time I finish the top layer, the curls start to fall out, even after spraying hair spray but im going to give this a shot though.

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