run (one's) fingers through (one's) hair

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run (one's) fingers through (one's) hair

To pass one's fingers through someone's or one's own hair, as to tidy it or in an affectionate manner. I quickly ran my fingers through my hair to try to make myself look a little more presentable. I love running my fingers through his wavy chestnut hair.
See also: finger, hair, run, through

run one's fingers through one's hair

 and run one's hand through one's hair
to comb one's hair with one's fingers. I came in out of the wind and ran my fingers through my hair to straighten it out a bit. He ran his hand through his hair and tried to make himself presentable.
See also: finger, hair, run, through
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LONG AND LAYERED If you have longer layered hair, turn your head upside down and apply hairspray all over, flip your head back and gently run your fingers through your hair. This will immediately liven up and revamp your hair.
Just wet your hands and run your fingers through your hair to give you the chance to re-style your curls.
When your hair's completely dry, unclip, shake your head and run your fingers through your hair (see far right).
Run your fingers through your hair and gently massage your scalp as you go.