One of the trendiest hairstyles of the moment is the side part. Whether your hair is short or long, straight or curly, this fun, dramatic do works on almost all hair types, and is perfect for every occasion. The versatility of the side part can be seen everywhere from the red carpet to today’s hottest TV shows.
How to Wear the Side Part
Add a touch of sexiness with a deep side part and cascading curls that fall to one side. To achieve this look, create a side part and then comb the hair falling below the part back and over to the opposite of your head<, until all the hair is laying across one shoulder. Then using a larger barreled curling iron, create large cascading curls.
Classic & Sleek
Look classic and trendsetting all at once with this short side part. You can keep it sleek or make it truly dramatic in just a few simple steps. For a more sleek look, create a short side part; a part that is little left or right of wear you would wear a middle part. Then smooth the hair with a flat iron. You can add a few curls at the bottom for a touch of movement. For a more dramatic look, add lift at the roots by applying texturizing styling spray. Then dry your hair with a round brush and hairdryer, pulling up from the roots. If your hair is already dry, use a large barreled curling iron to create large, flowing curls.
The Classic Look
The Sleek Look
Short Hair, Bobs & Pixies
Side parts aren’t just for long hair, they also work great on short hairstyles, bobs or pixie cuts. You can wear a deep side part with tousled curls or a short side part with sleek, smooth locks. You can create a punk or rock start side part by slicking down one side of your hair and tousling the other.
Braids are all the rage this year and nothing works better with a braid or up do than the side part. To achieve this style, create a deep side part and then comb your hair over to one side. Leave a few pieces loose on the opposite side to frame your face. Then, pull your hair into a sleek or tousled braid style, depending on how you like to wear your hair, and secure with a hair tie.