From Chanel Iman’s pair up with dangly earrings, to Cara Delevingne’s wearing and wowing with the look at Cannes, it’s no wonder that the side sweep is a staple on the red carpets. Not only is it versatile and classy, the look is also as easy as 1-2-3. Don’t believe us? Try the side sweep out for yourself with these three steps:
For the side sweep to work, you need to texture and volume. Add texture by using a volumizer that suits your hair type, spritzing damp hair with volumizing spray and blow dry gently on low heat and combing it through with your fingers to prevent it from frizzing up.
Depending on the kind of curls you want, curl your hair with a curling iron and spritz on hairspray after each piece for a longer, stronger hold. But skip the hairspray if you’re going for a looser, wavy feel for your ‘do.
Once your curls are done, blast it with a final wave of cool air. Then pull your hair to one side, bobby pin it at the nape of the neck, spritz on the final layer of hairspray for that polished finish, and you have a red carpet-worthy side sweep that all the celebs sport!