Hair Styling Essentials Unit C

In this unit, you’ll be introduced to a new set of styling techniques including finger waves, pin curls, braids, and bridal updos. You’ll also learn about different types of hair extensions, how they are applied to the hair, and which types you should use. Finally, you’ll learn about male styling and grooming.

Finger Waves, Pin Curls and Braiding

In this book, you’ll learn how to

  • Finger wave the hair
  • Create different types of pin curls
  • Create different styles of braids
  • Style with braids


In this video, you’ll learn how to create the following braids:

  • Three-strand
  • Four-strand
  • Rope
  • Dutch
  • Ladder
  • Fishtail

Finger Waves

In this video, you’ll learn how to

  • Prepare the hair for finger waving
  • Section the hair and pin properly
  • Create a wave pattern
  • Create pin curls
  • Brush the style out

Updos, Hair Extensions and Male Grooming

In this book, you’ll learn how to

  • Create updos from basic techniques
  • Create intricate bridal updos
  • Attach hair extensions
  • Style hair for men

Bridal Updos

In this video, you’ll learn how to

  • Style a top-knot updo
  • Weave braids into an updo
  • Create flattering updos based on face shape

Male Styling and Grooming

In this video, you’ll learn

  • About male styling products and tools
  • How to work with a receding hairline
  • How to create a neat and tidy style
  • How to style a pompadour