Curls for long hair never go out of style. They give the image of femininity and even a certain festive touch. Now, thanks to the abundance of means of fixation and electrical appliances, you can experiment with the shape and diameter of the curls. Since the 2000s, a variety of types of curls have been in trend — from light and large to small and elastic.
Types of curls for long hair
Wavy hair looks very natural and spectacular. Owners of long hair may not be afraid that the styling will not work and the hairs will stick out in all directions, ugly framing the face. The longer the curls, the more beautiful they look. Among their most popular varieties, experts distinguish:
- beach waves;
- small curls;
- voluminous curls;
- curls at the ends;
- surf curls.
Some of the varieties described above are divided into subspecies. You can make such curls at home, using a curling iron or iron, curlers or improvised means. But for any solemn event, it is better to contact a specialist. Now, in the conditions of photo shoots, masters also practice broken curls, for the creation of which special curling irons have already been released. This form looks beautiful and interesting, not unnatural. Hairstyles with curls for long hair will be described below.
Big curls for long hair
Volumetric light curls are the most popular variety, especially among Hollywood stars. Large curls are appropriate always and everywhere, they give the girl femininity and charm, make the hair visually thicker, even if by nature it is not. They are suitable for any type of face and can decorate any image. They look especially impressive on tall, slender girls. But voluminous curls for long hair are not suitable for owners of short stature. And for girls with a round face, it is better to collect them at the back and not let the strands hang down on the sides.
It is easy to create curls at home with the help of an iron, curling iron or safer means. Curlers, for example. But it is better not to use the popular Velcro — long hair is heavy, so it will not hold its shape for long. Some prefer improvised means, among which socks and a bun on wet hair are in the lead. You can do a Greek hairstyle at night — as a result, in the morning you can get light curls, but without basal volume.
Small curls for long hair
All kinds of small curls perfectly mask the rectangular shape of the face, but the owners of a round oval will not work. Small curls look advantageous on light, streaked and brown hair. On dark, elastic round rings can look rustic, and they have not been in fashion lately. But black-haired girls can safely practice Afro-curls, which are now very popular. But they must be prepared for the fact that such styling will shorten the hair at least twice.
You can create such curls with the help of an iron and a pencil or “Daisies” curlers. Fine curls will look beautiful on long hair, wound wet on sticks for juice. They bend well, so you can sleep on them. Recently, corrugated curls are gaining popularity. You can create them in several ways — using a curling iron with a special nozzle or by weaving braids on wet hair.
Beach curls for long hair
Beach curls for long hair are also called textural or beach waves styling. The hairstyle looks like it has just dried out after swimming in the sea. This is the most natural and light styling, which makes the image more relaxed and independent. This hairstyle gives the face freshness and helps to «reset» a couple of extra years. It suits girls of different ages, face type, hair length and color. But it looks especially impressive on long hair.
It is easy to create such light curls at home. For example, you can simply apply mousse to your hair and squeeze the strands with your palms, and then dry with a hairdryer. Or braid the braid and iron it along the entire length. But it is better to do this on slightly damp hair, otherwise the curls will turn out to be too broken. It will help create beach curls for long hair and a bun made from wet strands.
Hollywood curls for long hair
This is the favorite hairstyle of celebrities. It is done mainly on long and medium hair. Curls give the image of femininity and charm, and therefore remain in demand for more than a decade. Hollywood waves have their own characteristics. At first glance, it may seem that these are just curls, but not all curls can be called true Hollywood curls. What is their uniqueness? Hollywood styling should consist of large and voluminous curls of the same size and thickness, neatly laid on one or both sides.
But the hairstyle should be lively and mobile, therefore, when creating it, special attention is paid to the selection of styling products — they should not stick together and weigh down the hair. Mandatory styling attributes are smooth lines, smoothness and shine. Most stylists prefer to comb their hair to the side, creating a vamp look. Hollywood curls for long hair give the image a special chic and go well with dresses of different lengths and styles. Make them real and at home with the help of ironing.
Surf curls for long hair
This is the name of the beach waves that are popular today. Their main advantage is the absence of restrictions. Beach curls for long hair is a slightly tousled, loose styling that looks amazing on young girls, but is not contraindicated for mature ladies. She is loved by many fashionistas for her ease of creation and naturalness. The ideal basis for this styling is wavy hair, not devoid of volume and vitality. Then, to create a hairstyle, you will need a minimum of time and styling products.
Actress Jennifer Aniston’s stylist Chris McMillian sprays her hair with salt water from a spray bottle to create surf curls right before going on the red carpet. Then he lightly fluffs the strands with his fingers for a slightly tousled effect. At the same time, Chris smoothes the ends of the hair with a small amount of sunscreen. Thin and straight hair is more difficult to style, so they may need additional support — their owners should focus on products with a medium or strong degree of fixation.
Hairstyle curls for long hair
Laying curls on long hair looks amazing if the hair is simply loosened and sprinkled with varnish. However, there are many other options. Curls give any hairstyle a zest that makes the image unique. Large light curls are preferred. With their help, you can easily create a variety of hairstyles — both everyday and festive.
High ponytail for long hair with curls
Wavy strands give a simple ponytail a festive touch. It is not recommended to do this hairstyle for owners of sparse hair, large ears and overly curly hair of medium length. The ponytail should also be abandoned for girls with a narrow chin and indistinct cheekbones. And the rest of the tail with curls for long hair is almost universal.
There are many high tail options. You can bouffant your head and take out a few wavy strands from the tail, creating a neat artistic mess on your head. Or comb the hair smoothly at the head and tightly pull the tail with an elastic band, but this option is only suitable for owners of an oval face shape. For girls who want to collect their hair in a high and beautiful ponytail, the masters recommend hiding the elastic band under a strand of hair and pinning an invisibility vertically under it to lift the collected curls.
Side curls for long hair
Asymmetry looks interesting and non-standard, because such hairstyles are very popular. There are many options — curls on the side for long hair, you can simply comb it a la Tina Karol, leaving it loose, or collect it. It can be a high or low ponytail, an airy side bun, a French braid or a Greek weave. The latter is ideal for a gala evening.
Curls with fleece for long hair
What it is? Curls with a bouffant for long hair (or buffat, that is, the effect at the roots) is a styling option when the hair in the immediate vicinity of the scalp is lifted with a bouffant, and their free ends are twisted. The result is a lush and beautiful styling that looks as fresh and natural as possible. This hairstyle looks especially elegant on long hair. You can create a basal volume using styling products and a hair dryer. You can use a curling iron with a corrugated nozzle.
Bun with curls for long hair
This hairstyle is ideal for romantic natures. Suitable for both an evening dress and a business suit or casual outfit. A bun with curls for long hair is in demand among brides. Distinguish high and low beam. The first is suitable for girls with a long graceful neck. The second is the perfect option for a casual look. It can be performed both in the center of the occipital part, and shifted to the side. It is complemented with bangs or curly strands on the sides, decorated with beautiful hairpins and even flowers.
Bun with curls for long hair
Different types of weaving are very popular this season, because they can be both festive and everyday. Alas, a braid with curls for long hair requires a certain density of strands. But the owners of less magnificent hair should not lose heart. Corrugation or bouffant will help to add volume to the hair to create a beautiful weave. This year, voluminous braids to the side are in demand, the Greek braid is relevant. On thick hair, a French waterfall and a French braid of 4-5 strands look luxurious. For less lush curls, a voluminous fishtail is suitable.
Curls with bangs for long
In combination with wavy hair, asymmetric, torn and semicircular bangs look advantageous. This season, many fashionistas, including Hollywood stars, also use elongated bangs on themselves, which suits owners of any face shape. At the same time, it can be thick, milled, even, oblique, even or with a side parting. It looks especially harmonious in combination with beach waves curls. Light curls for long hair will emphasize asymmetrical bangs. If the hair is curled finely or too coarsely, it is better to comb the bangs back and secure with a hairpin.
Wedding curls for long hair
On such an important day, every girl strives to look like a queen. For brides who want to make wedding curls for long hair, stylists give some advice:
- Owners of large facial features will not fit voluminous voluminous hairstyles. Curls will look perfect on girls with petite features.
- High hairstyles with curls are categorically not recommended for brides with elongated faces.
- Bangs in combination with long wavy hair will hide a low or too high forehead and visually soften the line of the nose.
Many brides prefer a lush high bun to loose hair, which can be supplemented with complex weaving or a natural flower. The beam can be lateral or central. For those who wish to leave their hair loose, stylists are advised to comb their hair to one side or make a “malvina” hairstyle. Another popular option is a variety of volumetric weaving. Any hairstyle will look even more beautiful in combination with a diadem.
Curls for long hair with a diadem
This bright decoration can make the image truly royal. Wedding curls for long hair with a diadem have been in demand among brides for many years. Gems look especially beautiful on owners of dark hair. The tiara can decorate both loose hair and hairstyles with a complex design.
If the dress is simple, then the hair should be styled more freely and simply. A great option is a Greek-style hairstyle, with loose or pinned hair, decorated with a diadem. High hairstyles look amazing with this decoration. The diadem itself can be inlaid with pearls, rhinestones, precious stones. Experts advise not to purchase an expensive product if the budget is limited, but you should not save on a master.