The Breakdown: A Sleek Modern Wave

Ashley Streicher has created beautiful hair for everyone from Emily Blunt to Anne Hathaway. In this episode of The Breakdown, the LA based hairstylist is showing Yahoo Beauty how to get a sleek, modern wave using a surprising tool: a flat iron. Watch the video for all of Streicher’s tips and tricks for creating this cool beauty look.

1. Start by creating a center part. 

2. Section off the top of the hair. 

3. Working in sections, use a flat iron to create waves. 

4. Tame flyaways using the edge of your flat iron. 

5. Apply a hair serum to ends to create texture.

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