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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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Hair We decided to go full out for Forties glamour so instead of blow-drying Tracy's hair I combed in some deep finger waves. To create these I combed through a moussing wax after washing to give the hair texture and shine.
* Though it borders on costumey, we're kind of feeling the Gatsby-esqe makeup and finger waves on her.
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Featuring a ghd gold classic styler with red plates, limited edition travel hairdryer, protective plate guard, heat resistant quilted styler bag and 2 x ghd sectioning clips it is PS90 at hqhair.com Yogi Hair Wand FROM finger waves to ringlets the Yogi Hair Wand is beloved by many session stylists.
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."
Finger waves; 20s inspired looks are very popular at the moment for short or mid length hair.
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 skill in creating those finger waves is a real art.