How to Liven Up a Boring Bob With Spring's Finger Waves

Lindsay Ferrier
Beauty & Style

Donna KaranThe '20s are back in a big way if top designers have any say in the matter.

From Prada to Yves Saint Laurent, dozens of designers opted to style their models' hair with Flapper-era finger waves for their spring ad campaigns.

Some have kept the look futuristically slick. Others, like Donna Karan to the left, tousled it up for a more romantic feel.

However you decide to do it, this look can really modernize shorter hair, and it's pretty easy to accomplish.

Find out how to get the look on your own -- and see more pictures of the look -- after the jump!





PradaThose with super-short hair might want to opt for a slick, Prada version of the look ...

FendiFendi makes it even easier, opting to remove the wave entirely and stick with a stark side part. Very Josephine Baker, don't you think?

Yves Saint LaurentYves Saint Laurent and Donna Karan featured my two favorite variations of the look, keeping it soft and simple yet interesting.

Want to know how to get these waves? Here's a step-by-step tutorial on giving yourself a traditional finger wave -- no rollers required!

And if you can get past the outrageous makeup, here's a SUPER easy way to get big, couture-style finger waves with something most of us have -- a straightener. You won't believe how simple it is!

And there you have it. Will you try this look? I'm tempted to try the straightener waves on my long hair!


Images (top to bottom): Donna Karan, Prada, Fendi, Yves Saint Laurent

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