Fin­ger waves are back. The style, which is achieved by set­ting the hair into waves by hand, ini­tial­ly gained pop­u­lar­i­ty in the 20s and 30s is now mak­ing it’s way back to the main­stream.
In the past few months, the style has resur­faced on the red car­pet as celebs such as Zen­daya and Cia­ra both haave been spot­ted rock­ing the style.

Zendaya 2015 Kids Choice Awards
Zen­daya 2015 Kids Choice Awards

This past week alone, the style has popped up on three more famous faces.
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Justine Skye May 19, 2016

A few days ago, star of BET’s real­i­ty show, The West­brooks, India Love shared a pho­to of her new cropped coif. Love was known for rock­ing long tress­es but took a trip down mem­o­ry lane when she debut­ed old school fin­ger waves.
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India Love May 2016

The oth­er day Kaer­ruche showed off her plat­inum blonde fin­ger waves.
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Kar­rueche May 2016



…and if you’re won­der­ing if Fin­ger Waves can be done on nat­u­ral hair? Look no fur­ther than this tuto­ri­al

Would you rock fin­ger waves?

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3 Comments on "Finger Waves: An Old School Classic Hair Style That’s Making a Return to the Spotlight"

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Jennifer flippen

Yes,i’m a can­cer sur­vivor. And my hair is short,finger waves would be the ide­al style for me. Could you post more ways to do short hair.


I am con­fused why is Kar­ruche here , any­way.


Yes, I would wear fin­ger waves. I LIKE them very much!