- Wavy hair at Burberry Prorsum and on Elizabeth Olsen. Photos: Luca Cannonieri/GoRunway.com; Getty Images
I was already obsessing over Elizabeth Olsen's loose, ever-so-slightly wavy hair when I saw the Burberry Prorsum runway look that debuted at London Fashion Week yesterday. The texture here is so natural and relaxed, and I love that it's a little bit piece-y but soft and shiny, too. I've seen hairstylists accomplish this look a couple different ways: one, by wrapping hair very loosely around a wide-barrel curling iron, heating it for just a second to create a bend; and two, by blowing it out and twisting the ends around a skinny round brush.
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Contrast the texture with Mariah Carey's hairstyle from her first American Idol appearance the other day.
- Mariah Carey wears waves for her first appearance as an American Idol judge. Photo: Getty Images
The difference is subtle, but see how Mariah's waves look like they were made with a curling iron? They're more uniform and stiff, which is a look I'd argue is starting to feel dated.
Are you loving these loose waves? Or are you partial to a tighter, bouncier curl?
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