How to Do Hair in a French Roll

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The french roll hairstyle or 'french twist' is a versatile and classic way to wear your hair up and, with a few adjustments, it compliments any face shape. Any hair type can pull it off whether your hair is straight, wavy or curly, and it is a quick way to make your hair look put-together before you go out. This style is easier to achieve if you have long or medium length hair but if you have short hair you can use hair clips to pull back any shorter pieces on the sides.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Aerosol hairspray
  • Hair brush
  • Rat tail comb
  • Hair clips

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  1. 1

    Section out your fringe if you have them and brush your hair back while spraying an aerosol hairspray to smooth it out.

  2. 2

    Brush and pull your hair in the back almost all the way over to the left side of your head. Starting at the bottom, slip some hair clips securely against the back of your head to form a vertical line. This will hold your hair to the side. Stick in as many as it takes to keep your hair in place.

  3. 3

    Use the handle of a rat tail comb or your finger to roll your hair in a clockwise motion so that it meets with the back of your head. This may take a few tries before you get it down. You can fold the top of the roll down if it sticks up or you can leave it out.

  4. 4

    Hold your hair in the roll against your head while you slip some hair clips horizontally into the seam of the roll. Use as many as you feel you need until the roll is secure against your head.

  5. 5

    Spray a few more times with the aerosol hairspray to smooth out any stray hairs or bumps.

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