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Piecey Hair: How to Create The Chunky Effect Yourself


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I've always admired the "piecey" look: The somewhat chunky effect some women have and most of us don't. I wondered, what's the secret to this look? Turns out it's all in the hair cut (you need long, chunky layers) and in the finishing product. Pomades, waxes and putties work to bind hair together, creating a "piecey effect."

How to get it in 2 simple steps:

  1. It's important to start with dry hair. Rub a small amount of product between hands, then apply to random chunky pieces of hair. It's best to apply product from mid-shaft of hair down. (Get too close to the crown and hair could turn greasy).
  2. Separate chunks of hair to create the piecey effect.

This is a great look for short, layered hair but will work on other lengths as well.

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