How to Have Farrah Fawcett Hair

By LeafTV Contributor

In the '70s, lots of teenage girls wanted to have Farrah Fawcett's feathered hair. Using do-it-yourself cutting to an easy styling technique using a little styling gel, you too can look like the popular television star. If you have long hair and are a "Charlie's Angels" fan or a Farrah wannabe, you can get Farrah Fawcett hair.

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Tools for Farrah Fawcett hair styling

Step 1

Get the Farrah Fawcett hair trim. With hair completely wet (such as right after shampooing), massage with a body-building, leave-in styling gel, then bend over at the waist and comb hair straight towards the floor. Gather hair and twist to the right until it's very tight near the end. Trim off about a 1/2 inch of hair. Then, twist hair to the left until very tight near the end, and trim off another 1/2 inch of hair. This naturally layers your hair to be shorter near your face and longer in the back.

Step 2

Get "big" Farrah Fawcett hair puffiness. In the bent-over position, blow-dry hair completely from roots to tips. Your previously applied styling gel should cover hair from scalp to ends, and drying your hair this way gives you "big" hair.

Step 3

Get Farrah Fawcett hair feathering and curls. Stand upright and comb out tangles. With a curling iron, piece by piece wrap the ends of your now "big" hair into a curl (wrapping the curling iron in the ringlet position, going away from your face as you wind each piece of hair). An alternative to the curling iron is to dampen the last 3 inches of hair, add a little more styling gel, then wrap each piece in a round brush the same way you did the curling iron, blow-drying again until each new curl is completely dry and set. Fluff hair, then add a fake or real suntan and a home teeth-whitening regime to complement your Farrah Fawcett hair.