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70s-chic: long waves with a fringe

If the runways of Fashion Week have taught us anything lately, it's that 1970s bohemian style is back in full force. In 2015, hair stylists predict that long, soft waves paired with a thick heavy fringe will rule the streets. Here's what you need to know about this fashion-forward hairstyle for free spirits!

All about the look

Long, loose waves are created by curling the mid-sections of your hair while leaving the roots and ends straight. By pairing the look with a fringe, you can create a versatile style with a distinctly vintage feel that's as at home on those with a feminine look as those who have a more tomboy style!

Added bonus? This look doesn't require losing a lot of length to make maximum impact!

Best left to the professionals

Professional stylist Steve Rowbottom, Creative Director of Westrow claims this look is best achieved by "keeping the lengths and layers more textured and choppy with soft bangs, shaping the face." Fringes may suit everyone, but cutting one is best left to the professionals: a professional stylist will be able to evaluate which style fringe- whether blunt, textured, side-swept, or rounded- best suits your face shape and hair texture.

Caring for your new hairstyle

Fringes require quite a bit of maintenance, and some stylists will offer free fringe trims in between regular hair appointments. Also be sure to keep in mind that, like any hairstyle, this one looks best on glossy, no-frizz looking locks! Regular trims and a weekly conditioning masque should keep your hair feeling nourished and looking beautiful.

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