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Figure Of Eight Tong & French Pleat Video Tutorial

With James Rowe
Duration34 minutes
Skill levelAdvanced
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James Rowe’s double dressing hair tutorial creates two stunning catwalk looks, with techniques that can be adapted for a variety of uses and events. James begins with a beautiful, timeless curl using figure-of-eight tonging techniques. This is followed by a stunning shape incorporating a double french pleat. It is recommended that an assistant is used to aid recreating these looks.

Members can also find below a detailed step by step guide to a figure of eight tong & French pleat.

Technical skills

  • Back Brushing
  • Blow Drying
  • Brick Wind Set
  • Diffuser Finish
  • Hair Up
  • On Base
  • Pleats
  • Smoothing
  • Straightening
  • Tonging


Contributor: James Rowe
Model: Ginger
Make-Up Artist: Holly Bellm
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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