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How To Create Effortless Messy Texture Using GHDs

5 October 2019

The messy bed head look is so on trend right now! This cool girl style is perfect for any occasion. And is the ultimate chic hair style no matter what the length of your hair. Now get ready to learn how to how to create messy waves with Melissa Timperley Salons!


1.   Start by prepping the hair

To make sure your textured hair looks more chic than shabby add a glossing spray to stop hair looking frizzy and dull.  Simply spray UNITE 7 seconds glossing spray throughout the hair before using any heat tools. Now you’re all set to start creating those chic effortless messy waves!

2.   It’s time to create your effortless texture

To create our effortless textured look, Melissa Timperley is using the GHD Straighteners. However, if you don’t own the GHD irons, don’t worry! You’ll be able to create your effortless messy style using similar hair straighteners at home.

Start creating those curls by taking small sections of hair and twisting the straightener as you go. When creating your look, it’s important to angle the heat tools downwards. As this creates a much more natural look!

Top tip: If a curl goes ‘too curly’ simply tap over it with the straighteners!

4. Now loosen your curls to create your messy waves

Once you’ve curled each section of the hair, it’s now time to create some super chic messy waves. Simply run your fingers through the curls to separate them.

5. Now simply set your messy waves in place

Now set your messy bed head style in place with the Unite Texturiza spray! Not only will this spray lock your style in place, it’ll also add texture to your hair, creating a beautiful volumised feel!


What you will need to create the look

To copy the effortless textured look brought to you by Melissa Timperley Salon, you will need the 7 Seconds glossing Spray to prep the hair.

Lock your curls in place morning till night with the UNITE Texturiza

And most importantly, you’ll need some straightening iron ! We’ve used the GHD platinum +.


Did you love learning how to create effortless messy texture? But if bed head vibes aren’t your thing, there’s plenty more tutorials available by Melissa Timperley Salons to bad hair days will definitely become a thing of the past!   


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