How to Style Beach Waves
Hair has an essential role when it comes to your overall appearance. Hair has personality and allows you to put your creativity to the test, playing with different hairstyles. It is extremely fascinating trying beautiful, messy hairstyles that can change and upgrade your look in seconds. Still, a gorgeous hair is above all healthy. During hot summer days it is utterly important to take care of your tresses and protect them against sun rays, humidity and chlorine. Use nourishing and repairing masks, after sun shampoos with UVA/UVB protection and thermo-polishing care and protective products.
There are so many ways to style your hair during summer, yet no trick seems to better describe the romantic spirit specific to this season than surfer, beach waves. This lovely, sultry ‘do is so versatile and can be worn day or night regardless the event you have to attend. Besides, it can be done in no time and looks absolutely stunning without giving the impression of trying too hard. If your hair is tousled enough and the texture allows you to, you are so lucky as you don’t need special tools and products. For a youthful flair just add some mousse to towel-dried hair and then dry.
If the natural texture of your hair is not that permissive, keep in mind that wavy hair can also be obtained using a few basic tools and styling products. First of all, you need a large-barreled curling iron or a hair straightener, protective serum, a comb, and shimmering serum. For volume you can use a mousse and apply it before you start making the curls. Since the finish is the one that can transform your look, you have the possibility to choose the effect you want to get.
So, let’s start with the first step. Take the curling iron and begin making loose curls. Don’t forget to apply some protective serum before tonging. For a fresh, playful result, tong away from your face, roots and ends. If you want to make the process easier, divide your hair into sections and only afterwards start creating the curls. For the ultimate laid back aspect, wave just the mid-lengths and leave the ends untouched.
Once you have finished, it’s time to get the lightweight texture and bring out that sexy disheveled aspect. Tousle and brush out the curls using a comb. You can also use your hands and rake through your hair for a softer finish. Scrunch the ends and apply some shimmering serum.
Creating smooth waves doesn’t require a curling iron as a hair straightener can work too. Making this look utterly effortless and hot is so simple and achievable even without heat styling. Start by washing your hair as you usually do. Towel dry and brush it. Next, apply some mousse to add volume and put in foam rollers. You can sleep with them or blow dry for a fast result. After hair is dry, apply some hairspray.
Still, the easiest way to get beach waves on damp hair is to braid it or make a bun and leave them for a few hours until hair is dry. So fresh, youthful and summer-appropriate!
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