Looking for a little drama in your life that isn’t quite as extreme as your significant other falling in love with your best friend? Try a deep side part. The best part is, unlike most drama in your life, this is a decision that can be reversed easily should you decide it’s not your thing. We’ve even got two ways to style it, so choose the one that’s to your liking and give it a shot — what have you got to lose?
Get the Look: The Sleek Side Part
Step 1: Spray heat protectant onto your strands, like L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT Blow Out HeatSpray. Then run a flat iron through you hair so it’s super straight and smooth.
Step 2: Use a comb to make the part, and then section off the hair near the forehead. Twist it down toward your chin, stopping before your ear and insert a bobby pin to give it lift.
Step 3: Spray a finishing shine spray like Kérastase Touche Finale Supershine Polishing Serum.
Get the Look: The Curled Side Part
Step 1: Apply a heat-protecting spray that holds curl, like Redken Iron Shape II - Finishing Thermal Spray – Heat Protection Hair Spray. Then use a 2-inch barrel curling iron to add soft curls framing the face.
Step 2: Finish with a medium-hold hairspray, like Garnier Fructis Flexible Control Anti-Humidity Aerosol Hairspray.
Which of these looks do you prefer? Let us know in the comments!
Photos: Joshua M Shelton Photography
Hair and Makeup: Emma Willis for Contour Fossa
Model: Ally Avery