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Hairstyles with Centre Parting

Hairstyles with Centre Parting
Timelessly beautiful: a centre parting highlighting a casual, undone look is appealing, laid-back, and feminine
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No two centre partings are alike. It’s simply a question of how they are created and how the rest of the hair will be styled. We’ll show you a range of looks, from inexact partings to messy-chic styles to wet looks. We also have one or two variants that you’ve certainly never seen before…

  • A centre parting is a true classic that can be styled in many different ways. Those who consider it slightly dull or ordinary will soon think twice, as the classic centre parting can be pepped up and styled in some rather extraordinary ways…

    Take a look at the most beautiful centre parting styles in our picture gallery.

  • Gallery: Beautiful Hair Styles with Centre Parting

    Hair Style with Centre Parting and Braid Feature

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    Hair Style with Centre Parting and Braid Feature

    Centre parting meets kittenish braid: Comb your hair into a precise parting and gather a small bunch of hair from each side. Braid each one loosely to the tips. Tie each end with a thin hair band and sweep the rest of the hair into a loose chignon at the nape of your neck. Tug out a few wisps of hair on each side for a slightly more casual look

    Style with Centre Parting for Two-Tone Hair

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    Style with Centre Parting for Two-Tone Hair

    A centre parting to go with the two-tone look: Styling proves that a timeless classic like the centre parting can easily be combined with modern trends. With its vertical lines, a centre parting brings perfect symmetry to the horizontal two-tone look

    Style with Centre Parting and Half Ponytail

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    Style with Centre Parting and Half Ponytail

    The centre parting can also be interpreted in very elaborate ways. For example, style the left side of the parting down and the right side up. Sweep the rest of the hair half back, and pin loosely to the back of your head

    Styles with Centre Parting and Wet Look

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    Styles with Centre Parting and Wet Look

    The centre parting takes on a particularly sexy and striking appearance with a fashionable wet look. Looking as if you’ve just stepped out of the rain, the effect is fresh and refreshing. Create a precise centre parting. Rub some hair gel into your hands and run through dry hair. Comb into place, fix with hairspray, lightly blow dry, and you’re done!

    Hair Styles with Centre Parting and Soft Waves

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    Hair Styles with Centre Parting and Soft Waves

    A centre parting in the wavy clavi-cut is a very simple look. The parting doesn’t need to be perfect, and the hair can be artfully undone. Relaxed and laid-back is the effect

  • Hair Styles with Centre Parting Anything but Average

    The centre parting enjoyed one of its heydays in the 1970s, during the hippie era. This straightforward, simple look associated with the 'flower children' is very well known: long hair with a centre parting. The style has lost none of its popularity since then; the great thing about a centre parting is its timelessness and adaptability. Elegant and mature with smooth, silky hair, or fresh and playful in a messy, matte style.