How-To Video: Combo Waves for Fallayage Color

Searching for a look that’s going to showcase your client’s new Fallayage color? Watch as L’Oréal Professionnel Ambassador Anh Co Tran (@anhcotran) and Color Specialist Min Kim (@minkimcolorist) use a combination of Nu.Waves and Lived-In Waves to add texture, body and a whole lotta color-enhancing style. “It gives the hair a little body with a lot of movement to it, and because it isn't in one direction you also get a lot of texture,” says Anh Co Tran about his combo-wave technique. “All the waves blend together so it isn’t as mechanical."


  1. Shampoo and condition with L’Oréal Professionnel Vitamino Color A OX.  
  2. Spritz L’Oréal Professionnel Vitamino Color A-OX 10 in 1 throughout and apply L’Oréal Professionnel Hollywood Waves Spiral Queen Mousse throughout the roots. Blast with heat and brush to create body and movement at the scalp.
  3. Use a Marcel iron to start creating waves. 
  4. For the deep waves, hold the section straight out and press the barrel of the Marcel iron onto the top to create a dip. Continue by moving down the hair shaft, clamping the Marcel iron section by section as you work.
  5. For lived-in waves, use the Marcel iron to create a classic spiral curl but leave ends out. 
  6. Style the sides first. For the face-framing sections, use the lived-in wave technique. 
  7. Create body and movement by alternating the two different curl techniques and their direction throughout. 
  8. Finish by brushing with a wide paddle brush and a spritz of L’Oréal Professionnel Next Day Hair.

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