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Side-swept waves: an on-trend style for mid-length hair

Softly tousled and effortlessly cool, side-swept waves are many an off-duty model's favourite look! Channel your inner trendsetter this season with a fresh new mid-length hairstyle.

Get the right hair look

Shoulder-grazing mid-length hair with soft, long layers is one of those delightful (and rare!) hairstyles that don't need much to look fantastic. A deep side parting gives the look a modern edge, while the bulk of the hair softly sweeps over the forehead and along the side of the face to frame it. Meanwhile loose, barely there waves provide the style with plenty of movement and structure.

Thick and thin

Unfortunately straight, fine hair lacks the texture and volume needed to achieve this look, so it's strictly reserved for those with medium-to-thick locks. Our hair expert advises getting a layered hair cut to provide even more lift and form, while styling products will give subtle polish and control to this "undone" look.

Give the right texture to your hair

To create this natural-looking hairstyle, our hair professional recommends incorporating a texturizing spray into your hair styling routine. Simply comb through your damp hair and then generously mist your strands with the spray before blow-drying. For a stylist's touch, allow the hair to cool completely in a loose topknot to create those relaxed waves.

As this hairstyle isn't meant to look picture perfect, creating a parting with your fingers is key to getting that "just rolled out of bed" finish. Tuck one side behind your ear to display your latest ear cuff for the ultimate in cool girl style!

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