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Retro Glam Waves Tutorial / Hair How to / How to do Hollywood Waves

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Hey Glam Fam!! So everyone is always obsessed with old Hollywood style Glamorous waves, and I wanted to show you a simple way to achieve them in this how to video! I hope this tutorial proves helpful when you are trying to create GORGEOUS hair! To buy the mannequin I'm using, click here: http://amzn.to/2kUYSjx Here are the products you need to do this: A 1 inch Marcel iron: http://amzn.to/2giczXz OR A ceramic 1 inch Marcel iron: http://amzn.to/2f7L8A1 A Denman Paddle brush: http://amzn.to/2gxifwR Duckbill clips: http://amzn.to/2fVqPBl Amika Hairspray: http://amzn.to/2gxmXdE To SUBSCRIBE, click here: https://goo.gl/XWHAoF To watch our last video "How to curl hair like a pro," click here: https://youtu.be/lwFv6QgJGyI To check out our BRAIDING playlist, click here: goo.gl/9P6r6P To watch our WIG REVIEW VIDEOS, click here: https://goo.gl/r67oMe Be sure to share this video with someone you know that wants to learn how to curl hair, create glamorous waves, or simply be a better hairstylist. If you have any questions or video requests, don't hesitate to ask! Thank you SO much for watching! Alison and Linwood GlamFam~ Interested in the background music? Here are all the details on that: "Rainbows" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ This description box contains affiliate links, which means I can potentially earn a small commission if certain items are purchased. This never affects what products I recommend, as I only recommend products that I use and believe in.
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bruno felizz (1 month ago)
if I dont have one of those brushes, what can I use?
YourzTruely, Anastasia (1 month ago)
Very flat to very flattering 😂
GlamFam (1 month ago)
Lol thanks for watching!
Cliff Pierce (2 months ago)
It’s actually pronounced “uh - ME - kuh” (Amika). No shade whatsoever, just figured I’d spread the knowledge. :) gorgeous finish & tutorial though!
Cliff Pierce (2 months ago)
GlamFam absolutely! Glad u didn’t take it as me being shady. I just know how I look and sound when I mispronounce so many things like “aquage” or “majirel” by L’Oréal 😂 among other things. Lol. & thank YOU for the tutorial. Most likely gonna attempt to try this on my client next week for prom. I’m keeping my fingers crossed 🤞 lol..
GlamFam (2 months ago)
Good to know! 😂 I’ve been pronouncing it wrong for YEARS! 🤦🏽‍♂️😂 Thanks so much for the heads up! Also, thank you for watching 🙏🏽
LindsayCaught Frostbite (2 months ago)
What do you do if you don’t have duck bill clips? Can you use Bobby pins instead?
missvalerie93 (2 months ago)
I learned how to do a new hairdo! I can't wait to try this!! 💕 Thank you so much!!
Crystal Marie (4 months ago)
Bob Ross of Hair Styles 💜
Mitzy Sandi Vallejo (4 months ago)
Can't wait to try it out! But first, let's watch the how this hair was curled video 😄
Farah Jade (4 months ago)
U give me hope lol super talented
Lila Johnson (4 months ago)
Great job. So professional. Love it
GlamFam (4 months ago)
Thank you kindly dear! Thanks for watching!
MAMI BELLA (5 months ago)
Loveseee it
Junior Houston (5 months ago)
Is this human or synthetic hair?
Your Ego (6 months ago)
You are truly an artist. Your fingers are magic. Your eye sees perfection
GlamFam (6 months ago)
Aww thank you so much! Thanks for watching!
rlkat hry (7 months ago)
Literally the best wave video ever. It's so beautiful
GlamFam (7 months ago)
Aww thank you so much! Thanks for watching!
Pamela Veazey (7 months ago)
Beautiful, best tutorial on waves I've seen so far
ELSA MARQUEZ (8 months ago)
You are so good
Maria Gutierrez (9 months ago)
I did learn something new. To lightly tease croen are for added body!!
haybaby1000 (9 months ago)
VERY: Professional and Informative. Thankful i came across your videos. Thank you.
MissVersaStyles (9 months ago)
Wonderful video! Love!
GlamFam (9 months ago)
Thank you dear! Thanks for watching!
Rosedoux (11 months ago)
Your nails 😍
GlamFam (11 months ago)
Indy Keningar (11 months ago)
Hi! Just want to ask but is that real hair or synthetic wig?
WhippetOut (11 months ago)
Great video and really informative. Just one other piece of feedback. That background music is awful.
Jiose Roberts (1 year ago)
Yes I love it great job
Robert Arthur (1 year ago)
Such a beautiful hairstyle 💁‍♀️
Torona Prahm (1 year ago)
chigirl l24 (1 year ago)
New subie here
Betty Foster (1 year ago)
Linwood I can tell you're from the ol' school. I graduated in 1983 when the Hours total 1220. It's up to 1500 now. We are a great teacher.
GlamFam (1 year ago)
My techniques give it away huh? Lol! Thanks so much dear!
Sea (1 year ago)
You’re amazing!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
Thank you! Thanks for watching!
Amy HEWITT (1 year ago)
Love your video. I have long hair (down to bra strap) and it seems all I can do is this glam style. I do love it, but wish there were more videos on different styles you can do with the longer hair.
Forever Zyyy (1 year ago)
Do you synthetic hair?
GlamFam (1 year ago)
Yes, I’m able to work with synthetics as well. The technique is totally different though.
Erik Petrie (1 year ago)
Now that I happened upon your channel, I'll be binge watching your videos so I can also learn how to do awesome styles like the one I just saw. That fingerwave looks pretty cool. My mom just bought me 2 new mannequin heads and I can't wait to start trying new styles on them.
cj222100 (1 year ago)
I wish I could have you style my hair like this! I've always wanted to wear my hair like this but it winds up a poufy mess when I've tried it
Elyssia Reedy (1 year ago)
That voice! I need to take a nap and dream of blissful things now.
jstrife (1 year ago)
Beautiful work and your voice is soothing AF
khadejah 88 (1 year ago)
Woow bueatefull
MsHahax (1 year ago)
Thank you for using the official names for the accessories that you use. Now I know that they are called 'duckbill' clips!
Rachel (1 year ago)
haha the model's name is Rachel
Maddie Peterson (1 year ago)
This is GENIUS! And you seem like such a sweetheart! Thank you, I'm gonna try this for my birthday this week. :)
Mrs Kdee (1 year ago)
Loveeeeee itttt doing this for my weddin thnks so much
Karla Diaz (1 year ago)
L.J. Chasco (1 year ago)
Very talented, love!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
Thank you kindly dear!
Ateli Makahili (1 year ago)
The best video out there!! Thank you so much!!!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
Thank you very much! 😊😊
Valeria Monice (1 year ago)
Wow! Beautifully done. I’m gonna try this on my synthetic wigs.
GlamFam (1 year ago)
I wouldn’t typically recommend the curling iron portion on most synthetic hair, but wet setting, boil setting, or steam setting it tends to be ideal.
Alexandra Salas (1 year ago)
GlamFam (1 year ago)
Thank you 😊!
Athalie Freeman (1 year ago)
I've always been so bad at fingerwaves. I just couldn't get in school. Please help 😞(my pitiful puppy dog face lol)
GlamFam (1 year ago)
I actually have a finger waving tutorial! Type GlamFam fingerwave in the search bar and it should pop right up. 😊👍🏽
Kristin Koyon (1 year ago)
Aww thank you! I always wanted this hair style!!!
Ginny Rose (1 year ago)
This is the best retro waves tutorial out there. Thank you.
What a fun style!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
Courtney Mathis (1 year ago)
Learning a lot from your videos ❤️
Traci Russell (1 year ago)
Love it!!!
Angie Viviana (1 year ago)
Kay Mejía (1 year ago)
I laughed SUPER HARD when you said "even do her eyes don´t actually burn" Thanks for sharing! nice work!
Kristina Brown (1 year ago)
Amazing video
GlamFam (1 year ago)
Thank you!
The_Jazzy_ Doll (1 year ago)
😍😍😍 love it!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+The_Jazzy_ Doll thank you!
bob boo (1 year ago)
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+bob boo thanks so much!
thatjwgurl (1 year ago)
Best video on these waves that I've seen and I've spent the last 3 hours on YouTube
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+thatjwgurl aww thank you!
Xecholitzal (1 year ago)
You're the fabulous version of Bob Ross. 💁
Lesbia Diaz (1 year ago)
I love u
Everett White (1 year ago)
You did that! ❤️
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Everett White thanks!
tams_chillestvibes (1 year ago)
The mannequin looks like Thora Birch to me
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+tams_chillestvibes omg she does!
Abby (1 year ago)
You are wonderful! Thank you for sharing.
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Abby thank you so much! ❤️😊
Delia Rose Beauty (1 year ago)
Just found your page and I'm so glad I did! You very informative!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Amanda Pacheco thank you so much! I am so glad to help!
Deb c (1 year ago)
Everett White (1 year ago)
Deb c So are you.
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Deb c thanks!
Sharon Byrd (1 year ago)
Love your vids. Is this hair style appropriate for a fluffy 64 year old CPA type? If not, what is?
GlamFam (1 year ago)
My pleasure dear 😊
Maria Jones (1 year ago)
GlamFam Thank you!
Maria Jones (1 year ago)
Sharon Byrd Honey, this style is classic and timeless at any age!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Sharon Byrd of course! Honey you could so rock this!
Tomeko White (1 year ago)
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Tomeko White thanks!
qLady Jean-Francois (1 year ago)
I love this video! Thanks for posting!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+qLady Jean-Francois my pleasure! Thank you for watching!
blkstang46 (1 year ago)
You just popped up in my feed and I have been devouring your videos. This particular hairstyle I'm so in love with. I guess I'm an old Hollywood style glam girl, because this would be my signature style. I just subscribed.
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+blkstang46 I'm glad you like it! Thanks for subscribing and welcome to the GlamFam!
knesmith23 (1 year ago)
I just found your channel and am loving it...I am a Future Professional. Are you by chance trained or an educator through PMTS?
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+knesmith23 thank you so much! No, I'm not an educator for Paul Mitchell, though I used to educate for Farouk Systems many years ago. I will say that I LOVE PM schools though!
Yair Medina (1 year ago)
Nice channel im subscribed! Also great helpful video. Can you do a tutorial on the hair style that Katy Perry has on her Killer Queen Fragrance add. Thanks a lot!
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Yair Medina sure! Thanks for the suggestion/request!
valkolakk (1 year ago)
You sort of remind me of Bob Ross, making happy little waves! haha So lovely, this video is super helpful!
GlamFam (4 months ago)
Honey Byfield (4 months ago)
Omg i thought of the same and chuckled too
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+valkolakk lol! Love it!
Crystal Blue (1 year ago)
I always thought you had to do croquignole curls the figure - 8 method to get the finger wave look. At least that is what they tell you at the State Board.
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Crystal Blue 😊 you'll find in this industry that there are several ways to accomplish the same things, especially where haircolor is concerned. State board and cosmetology school is interesting that way 😊❤️
Thank you! Very useful video ♥
GlamFam (1 year ago)
+Анна Разумовская my pleasure! I'm glad it's helpful to you!
Mrs. Harvey (2 years ago)
I freaking LOVE YOUR WORDING! "encouraging the wave" "from flat to flattering" you're awesome!!!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+brandy harvey thank you so much! I barely even notice how I speak! lol that's great that you like it though!
Oonagh72 (2 years ago)
You said "facilitating a happy relationship". Yes.
Susan Cushley (1 year ago)
Oonagh72 Golden
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Oonagh72 lol that's the life of a hairstylist! Facilitating happy relationships between women and their hair and everything! ❤️😂
Rayne Love (2 years ago)
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Rayne Love thanks so much!!
Joey Dela Cruz (2 years ago)
thank you so much for all the tutorials that you made and will be making!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Joey Dela Cruz it is truly my pleasure! Thank you so much for watching!
blqdyzyz (2 years ago)
is this doable on myself?
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+blaqselenite yes, but it can be a bit difficult on yourself
Linahs lifewithlee (2 years ago)
couldn't help but subscribe...ur good👌👌👌👍👍👏👏
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Linahs lifewithlee thank you! 😁❤️
Mary Ann (2 years ago)
you are a genius!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Mary Ann thank you so much!
carla walker (2 years ago)
Great tutorial
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+carla walker thank you!! 😊
Melanin&Curves (2 years ago)
How did just find you guys! I'm obsessed
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Melanin&Curves aww thank you! I'm so glad you are enjoying the content!
bzvic (2 years ago)
Woah!! Your shirt?? I never noticed, are you from bell county 254 area?? That's so cool. I love your videos babe you have me snatched every time ❤️❤️
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Unicorn meat. Lol yes I am in Bell county. Thank you! I'm glad you like the videos! God bless!
zara ;v; (2 years ago)
great tips!! thanks
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+zara · my pleasure! Thanks for watching!
jackie heredia (2 years ago)
I tried doing them the problem I'm having is that he duck bills left a big dent on my hair and I can't seem to make the waves more noticeable and big any tips?
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+jackie heredia my pleasure!
jackie heredia (2 years ago)
GlamFam thank you for your quick response I will be taking it into consideration 😊😗
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+jackie heredia it sounds like you may have a couple of issues. The first could be the size of the curls, especially on shorter hair than the mannequin has. Smaller curls will give you more definition. The second sounds like you may be using a little too much hairspray, try to mist it from a distance. Using too much spray makes the impressions from the pins show more. If you are looking for an alternative, you could also use open ended hairpins, they tend to leave less lines in the hair as well. I hope that helps, and thank you for watching!
EVA FRANK (2 years ago)
I know I'm supposed to be learning, but your manicure is so nice and perfect, it's distracting me, I'm a nail tech/hairdresser, your hands are nice
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Barbie Barbie aww thank you so much! I really appreciate that!
Imane (2 years ago)
Im impressed by how great the hair turned out to be with what seems like a simple yet efficient technique. I was wondering tho, I have frizzy hair (around my face and nape) that tends to get back to it’s natural frizziness with the first wave of heat and drop of sweat. Do you have any idea on how to keep this look frizz-clean during a summer night event ? PS: You rock !
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Rho Jack thank you so much! I'm glad you are enjoying the videos! That really means a lot to us! 😊
Rho Jack (2 years ago)
GlamFam awesome videos I'm on my third one
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Imane Morocco?? That's AMAZING! Thank you so much! 😃
Imane (2 years ago)
BEST.CHANNEL.EVERRRRR. Thank you for your kind and quick reply, I will surely follow the steps you gave me, ill even try to show you what your curls look like on me ! Greetings All the way from Morocco ! Know that people follow you from the other side of the Atlantic too ;) Thank you for your amazing work again.
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Imane thank you! Your first thing is to deep condition the hair with moisture. The more moisture you push into the hair, the less likely it is to revert when you get around humidity, etc. Second, you can use humidity blocking products or smoothing serums to create a barrier on the hair. This way the outside moisture has a harder time penetrating. Third, (but not necessary and totally optional) you can do smoothing treatments. Now they have some that last 2-4 weeks, some that last 4-6 months, and some that are permanent. So there are options for differing levels of commitment. I hope that helps, and opens up some possibilities as well!
jade Burnett (2 years ago)
Can you do my hair where are you located
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+jade Burnett I'm located in central Texas.
Briana Phillips (2 years ago)
so happy i found this channel! growing my hair out and i want to learn it all! :)
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Briana Phillips we are happy you found us as well! Welcome to the fam! Thanks so much for watching!
paulinanila (2 years ago)
I want something like this for prom but i have bangs. Could you do a tutorial or give some tips? Thanks!!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+paulinanila depending on how thick the bangs are, they can easily be incorporated into the style. If they are thicker bangs, sweeping them to the side can still look quite beautiful. Thanks for watching!!
Amy Simmons (2 years ago)
I love your videos. You make it look so easy!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Amy Simmons thank you very much dear! I greatly appreciate it! Thanks for watching also!
Wayne Washington (2 years ago)
Your voice is hella soothing..
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Kobi Lynx lol I hear that a lot! Thanks for watching!
lauren perkins (2 years ago)
I loved the video and the waves are beautiful! I've wanted to do this hairstyle for prom for awhile but I don't have anyone to do it for me, so I was wondering if you had an tips on how to do it on yourself?
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+lauren perkins it may help to do hot rollers or to roll your hair on soft rollers overnight. That way all you have to do is take them out and brush the waves into place. I hope that helps!
Missy K (2 years ago)
SO helpful!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Missy K thank you! I'm glad you find it to be helpful! Thanks so much for watching!!
Juzels (2 years ago)
I love this style! This is exactly what I was thinking about for prom. I will now have amazing hair at prom. Thank you!!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Julia H awesome! Enjoy prom!!!
Jake Oakley (2 years ago)
''Tis is awesome 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Brenda Meeks thank you dear!
Cesar Ramirez (2 years ago)
Beautiful work there
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Cesar Ramirez thank you very much!!
Elizabeth Garcia (2 years ago)
Than you so much for every video you do! Thanks to you and your great. teaching skills i can finally do this look !
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Elizabeth Garcia awesome! Thank you so much and thanks for watching!
Linda Pelletier (2 years ago)
and you are so adorable!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Linda Pelletier aww thank you very much! 😊
Linda Pelletier (2 years ago)
i have never had anyone explain how to style hair as well as you have! I am so very impressed and i look forward to watching more from you. thank you for your contribution! cheers!
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Linda Pelletier thank you very much! I'm glad you enjoyed the video! Thanks so much for watching dear!
Be Your Own Beautiful (2 years ago)
i have a question ??
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Be Your Own Beautiful check out the description box, I placed a link for it in there honey 😃👍🏽
Be Your Own Beautiful (2 years ago)
where can i get a curler like that ??
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+Be Your Own Beautiful what's up dear?
SmileKidOFMusic (2 years ago)
going to a themed party this weekend im excited to try this out.
GlamFam (2 years ago)
+SmileKidOFMusic awesome! Best of luck and have a blast at the party!

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