THE LOOK Half-up waves HOW-TO Rodney Cutler recommends covering hair in heat protectant spray and then blowing it dry. When hair is dry, create a center part and using a medium-size curling iron, "Wrap the hair in a spiral around the barrel so the ends remain a little straightened," says Cutler. Brush out the curls with your fingers, pull two sides back from the temples and secure with pins in the back and finish with hairspray. INSIDER TRICK Curl differently-sized sections of hair so that it's not all uniform. BUY ONLINE NOW Hot Tools curling iron, $48; at planetbeauty.com.