Types of Finger Waves?

Answer Finger waves in the hair were all the rage back in the 1920s and 1930s, when more women began wearing cropped or short hair. Finger waving came about because the short, bobbed hairstyles of that ti... Read More »

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What are finger waves?

Finger waves first became popular in the United States in the Roaring Twenties. Lotion was applied to the hair and waves were created using fingers and left to dry. Actress Renee Zellweger made thi... Read More »

How to Do Finger Waves?

Finger waving is a hairstyle that has been used for many generations, because the hair products and accessories available to us today weren't always around. Finger waving was the technique used on ... Read More »

How to Take Out Finger Waves?

Finger waves, with their sleek, stylized look, were especially fashionable in the early-to-mid 20th Century, before electric hairstyling tools were available or affordable. The retro finger wave is... Read More »

How to Do Soft Finger Waves?

Soft finger waves are a hairstyle often associated with a vintage or pin-up girl look. This hairstyle was most popular around 1940, with actress Rita Hayworth making the style very trendy. Shorter ... Read More »