7 trendy ways to style short wavy hair

Jul. 23
If you’re looking for that elegant and glamorous look this wavy hairstyle is for you! These classy waves are perfect for a date night or any other special occasion. The Classy Waves hairstyle will fit perfectly those occasions and is really easy to do! How to style:
  • Hollywood Glam
If you’re looking for that elegant and glamorous look this wavy hairstyle is for you! These classy waves are perfect for a date night or any other special occasion. The Classy Waves hairstyle will fit perfectly those occasions and is really easy to do!
How to style:
1. Separate the top section of your hair
2. Hold the curling iron vertically, start modeling larger sections and continue towards the lower parts.
3. Give a slight brushing to the waves.
4. Apply medium to strong hold hair spray and you’re done!
  • Rock and Waves
Feeling like some Rock 'n' roll and want to show it with your hairstyle? We’ve got you covered! This short wavy hairstyle will definitely add character to your look.
How to style:
1. Scrunch up your damp hair with some styling mousse and let it dry.
2. Create tight, messy curls with your fingers, and give some texture by lifting the sections up with your hands.
3. Apply shine spray and shake your head back and forth for that rock style effect!
  • Beach Waves
Perfect for getting that summer look and to feel as if you just got back from the hot, sandy beach. This short wavy hairstyle is very fun and playful, and you’ll only need a flat iron to do it!
How to style:
1. With a preheated flat iron, start curling about 3 cm wide hair sections from the top.
2. Give your head a little shake and brush the waves at the crown of your head for that messy and effortless look.
3. Apply a flexible hold hairspray for that natural look!
  • Half Bun Waves
Another trendy and youthful hairstyle perfect to enhance those short waves. Grab your elastic, a curling iron and let’s get started!
How to style:
1. With a preheated curling iron delicately go through all the sections of your hair from the top.
2. Grab two sections of hair from above the ear sides. Start pulling them up and back to create a bun.
3. Secure the bun with a elastic and apply hairspray to the waves for that long lasting hairstyle!
  • Braided Waves
One of the best easy short hairstyles you can rock with wavy hair. Delicate and romantic, those waves will take you right into spring. So grab a few bobby pins and let’s begin!
How to style:
1. With a preheated curling iron prepare your waves throughout the whole hairstyle.
2. Separate three sections above your ears on each side.
3. Start French braiding backwards and secure the braids with a few bobby pins.
4. Apply shine hairspray and you’re done!
  • Headband Wavy Pixie
If you have a pixie haircut and are wondering how to give it a bit of texture, try putting on a funky and colorful headband! 
How to style:
1.  Scrunch slightly damp hair with styling mousse.
2. With your hands, start grabbing sections of your hair and give them texture by scrunching it again in an upwards motion.
3. Put the headband around your head and behind the ears.
4. Tug some loose hairs on top of the band for that messy and playful look!
  • Back to the 20s!
Want to travel in time with your style? Planning to go on a special date or important event? Put on some red lipstick and get ready for those roaring 20s jazzy waves in no time!
How to style:
1. Apply a fair amount of gel to your hair and comb it tight to one side.
2. By making a slight twist from the top, wave your hair and secure the sections with clips. Wait for at least 30 minutes.
3. Remove the clips and finish up with strong hold hairspray.
If you ever find yourself wondering how to style your gorgeous short hair, remember to come back to this article! Short wavy hairstyles are always trendy, very easy to do at home and will give you that instant metamorphosis you’re looking for! Check out more hairstyle articles at Cherie.com and remember to always have fun with beauty!
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