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How To Get Beachy Waves

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Do you enjoy the ruffle of sea wind in your hair? Do you like the lovely waves your hair gets when you are at the beach?

Would you want to carry that beachy wavy hair when you hit the town, or attend a party? With simple tricks and tips you can. The best part is that such beachy wave of hair never goes out of fashion!

Now let’s take a look at the tips and tricks on how to get beachy waves –


  • By braiding your hair

o    Begin by cleaning your hair properly by shampooing with a thickening shampoo. Make sure you use one that accentuates curls and waves. Avoid any kind of straightening product. After you rinse the shampoo use a conditioner of similar type. You can create one of your own by mixing apple cider vinegar and water in equal proportion.


How To Get Beachy Waves

How To Get Beachy Waves

o    Pat your hair dry. Now use a comb with wide tooth and work to detangle the hair. Pat your hair once again. Remember not to use a blow dryer at this moment. Keep your hair damp, although not dripping.


o    Now part your hair down the middle. Then braid your hair on both sides right till the tips. Make French braids that start at the root of the hair rather than at the neck region as in ordinary braids. Use hair ties to secure the ends.


o    Now leave your braids to air dry. You may keep them overnight. When your braids are completely dry, open them. Using your fingers create that lose wavy feel. Set this look with a hair mousse that would help you to hold the waves.


  • By texturing your hair with salt water spray

o    This step too begins with cleansing your hair just as mentioned above. Now when your hair is damp, apply it a generous spray of salt water.


o    You may buy sea salt spray from any cosmetic store for it is easily available. And if you want to do it yourself, you can mix together the following ingredients in the given proportion –

  • Hot water – 1 cup
  • Epsom salt – 2 tablespoons
  • Sea salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Almond oil – ½ teaspoon


o    Now give your hair a good scrunch. Also using your fingers roll your hair around them and keep them that way for a while before you release.


o    Now let your hair air dry. You shall find lovely waves in your hair.


  • By using curling iron

o    If you are in a rush to create your look, you may lose curling iron. If your hair is naturally curly or wavy you may select a large barreled iron. On the other hand if your hair is absolutely straight you need to curl it tighter and for that you need a narrow barreled iron.


o    Once you have curled your entire volume of hair, you may use your fingers to tousle your hair to ease the curls and turn them wavy instead of curly.

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