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a hairdo characterized by deep regular waves that are made by a heated curling iron

make a marcel in a woman's hair

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This was the show that brought some of TV's most memorable characters to awful life, so the world met the appalling Sid Snot, leather-clad biker, the hideous hairdresser Marcel Wave and the Aussie boozer Bruce Droop (Bruce/brewers, geddit?) And what about the overpowering evangelist Brother Lee Love, not forgetting Angry of Mayfair, a ranting, right-wing city gent - in stockings and suspenders - a real hullo to hypocrisy.
For a timeless style, look no further than the Marcel wave. Named after French hairdresser Francois Marcel, it's synonymous with 1920s Hollywood.
Highlights include the star's impersonations of all three Bee Gees and it is another chance to meet crazy characters such as Marcel Wave, Sid Snott and the voluptuous Cupid Stunt.
His farming couple may not actually have existed--the artist's dentist and sister, who in real life had hair set in fashionable Marcel waves, modelled for it--but they're emblematic of the old survivors: farmers who loved their land and fatherland.
Long before we saw Lea Seydoux sporting her loose Marcel waves for James Bond, Leisa was creating glass-like pin waves for clients, the hot look of the season.
History Repeated is a collection which fuses period references with vintage "worn-in" and well- loved hair, from Pre-Raphaelite lengths romantically tucked behind ears with flirting wisps, 1920s Marcel waves tumbling loosely around the neck line with lived-in feel, to regal and rolled "faux bobs" with strong centre partings.
The Kenny Everett Video Show, written by Barry Cryer,Ray Cameron and Everett, was to introduce characters such as Sid Snot (thecigarette-catching biker), Marcel Waves (the ludicrous Frenchman) and Cupid Stunt (of the inflated breasts, who did everything ``in the best possible taste'').
The very latest Marcel waves could be created - a style that become hugely popular in the 1920s.
Winona comes to the Oscars as a 1920s flapper girl complete with gorgeous Marcel waves, diamond-encrusted earrings and Bobbi Brown-perfect make-up.
LOOK 1 Marcel waves; BELOW AND RIGHT For Garbo-esque glamour, hair is Marcel-waved with a tendril left free at the front; DIY Marcel waves; DIY Barrel curls; ABOVE AND LEFT For show-stopping locks, create barrel curls using a large tong, then pull the rest of the hair back into a tight bun or chignon for a sleek contrast
Or, if your hair's straight or only slightly wavy, train it into flapper-style Marcel waves - a la Winona Ryder.