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Wet Directional Set Tutorial

With Roy Hayward
Duration20 minutes
Skill levelFoundation


Roy Hayward's session catwalk tutorial demonstrates a classic wet directional set, a traditional technique reinvented for modern high drama.

The final result is instant red carpet glamour and haute couture campaign hair - dramatic and elegant. .

Members can also download our step by step guide to this wet directional set.

Technical skills

  • Back-brushing
  • Back-combing
  • Barrel curls
  • Creating curl
  • Creating volume
  • Directional wind set
  • Off base
  • On base
  • Over-direction
  • Winding point to root


Contributor: Roy Hayward
Model: Tatjana
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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