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Last updated: October 11, 2022

Elegant Gatsby-Inspired Faux Bob from Joico

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Elegant Gatsby-Inspired Faux Bob from Joico

Just in time for New Year’s Eve, Joico’s Glam Hair Expert Katie Bilovol gives you the perfect holiday ‘do—this elegant Gatsby-style faux bob! Short on time? No problem, with just a few clever tucks, twists and braids—you can create a faux shape that is long on style and absolutely stunning. The finished bob is elegant and elaborate—the perfect hairstyle to ring in the New Year!

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    Set hair by combing Joico Power Whip Whipped Foam through it while it is wet. Blow-dry the hair, then curl the hair with a large 1-inch barrel curling iron, spraying each section with Joico Power Spray Fast-Dry Finishing Spray. Pin hair up keeping it in place with pins. After hair has cooled, pull out the pins and brush the hair out. Create a deep side part.

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    Part the hair behind the ear on both sides. Gathering the back section, hold the ends of the hair together then use a brush to gently back comb from the bottom up. Use a clear elastic to tie down this section at the bottom two inches of the hair.

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    To create the faux finger waves, take the heavy side of the parting. Placing your hand in the middle of the section, create a ridge with your comb. Pin the ridge with a hair clip, creating an “S” pattern.

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    Take a 1-inch wide piece of the hair at the temple area underneath the finger wave. Repeat on the other side. Pull the sections to the back of the head to meet in the middle, fastening with a small clear hair tie.

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    Taking the back section, roll it up into the nape of the neck, and tuck it into the other clear hair tie. Fasten the roll with bobby pins.

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    Place the Gatsby-inspired hair accessory on the head. Take the finger wave pins out after placing the accessory.

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    Take the remaining hair of one of the side sections and start braiding it back towards the roll. Tuck the braid crisscross into the back. Repeat on the opposite side, tucking into the back while reinforcing the braids with bobby pins if needed. Finish off with Joico Power Spray.   

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