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finger wave

1. A type of wavy hairstyle achieved by using the fingers and a comb on damp hair. She looks so glamourous with her red lipstick and finger waves.
2. rude slang Raising the middle finger (a rude gesture of anger or displeasure) at one. What are you giving me a finger wave for, I didn't even say anything insulting! I gave my brother a finger wave after he said that he'd never seen a worse basketball player than me.
See also: finger, wave

finger wave

n. the act of giving someone the finger; displaying the middle finger upright as a sign of derision. (see also give someone the finger.) The salute turned into a finger wave when the Major turned away.
See also: finger, wave
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Amie and Carl specialise in creating 1940s, 50s and 60s inspired styles - including 40s victory rolls, glamorous finger waves and the iconic 1960s beehive.
com priced PS40 Yogi Hair Wand FROM finger waves to ringlets the Yogi Hair Wand is beloved by many session stylists.
It was a "look" from the finger waves, to the hair jewellery, feathered head pieces, fringed dresses and embellishment.
To create finger waves use a fine tooth comb and the lengths of the fingers to create ridges and waves in the hair, then grip into place and use the cool shot of your hairdryer to set them.
And one of the strongest hair influences is coming from the '30s when Greta Garbo was queen of Hollywood with her Marcel-style waves - sometimes called finger waves.
Among the best dressed was Tess Daly in a floor length red gown complemented by some very '40s inspired finger waves in her hair.
Natural or finger waves, loose hair ups or plaits, as well as sleek, brushed forward blow dries have all been demonstrated through Dannii's bob and it is this that has resurrected the cut.
The starchy, thick 60s look is creeping through too, while finger waves are fantastic in shorter hair and Marcel waves work well with G-Force gel for an edgy, quirky style.
The skill in creating those finger waves is a real art.
Fusions of 20s and 40s finger waves and glassy, super-shine finishes.
All those elegant 1920s fashions, sharp sleek bobbed hairstyles and lots of finger waves.
Fearne Cotton's 1940s finger waves Fearne went all Marilyn at her show for London Fashion Week and Kelly Brook also rocked the look at a party for designer Karen Millen recently so this vintage inspired style is the new hot look for Liverpool's fashion conscious.