10 trendy styles for wavy hair !

Aug. 19
Wavy hair is a flattering and versatile style, but it’s harder to achieve than you might think. Once you’ve got your products and tools to hand (you’ll probably need hairspray and curling tongs to achieve waves if you’re not blessed with them naturally), it’s important to find a wavy style that suits your hair texture and length, and your personal style. Scroll down to find inspiration for your next wavy hairstyle and tips on how to achieve each one.
Groomed waves


This classic, polished style requires wrapping hair around wide-barreled curling tongs. The goal is to achieve super tight curls which you can then comb through with a wide-tooth comb to loosen. Finish the look with hairspray to maintain volume and height.
Beachy waves


For summer, nothing beats a beachy wave – and they’re totally foolproof to achieve. Towel-dry hair then mist with salt spray and blow-dry roughly until hair is 80% dry. If your hair struggles to hold a wave, use curling tongs to twist random pieces in different directions to amplify the tousled effect.
Layered waves


This style requires separating hair into three sections – the crown of the head and then two sections below. Use curling tongs to add waves evenly to each section, alternating direction for each one. The result? Buoyant waves that will last all day.
Hollywood waves


This retro-glam style requires a deep side part for a swept effect. Apply a volume-boosting mousse to roots and blow-dry loosely then use a wide-barreled curling iron to add a soft, loose wave. You’ll need plenty of hairspray to keep the shape in place, but choose a light formula that will maintain bounce.
Crimped waves


Remember crimpers? Well, it’s time to dig yours out again because the iconic 90s style is back. Crimp hair from the nape of the neck to tips, from the roots through the lengths, or just a few random strands to experiment with this textured style.
Sculpted waves


To achieve this groomed finish, you’ll need to start on clean, dry hair. Use a wide-barreled tong and curl wide 2-inch sections of hair, clipping each up for 20 minutes to set the curl. Once hair is cool, use a soft-bristles brush to gently brush out the curls.
Wavy ends


If you’re in a rush but still want to add a little finesse to your hair, this style is quick and easy to achieve. Use wide-barrelled tongs to loosely curl the ends of your hair – no higher than the bottom of your ears. Let hair cool then run your fingers through the lengths to finish this tousled look.
Long waves


If you don’t have a natural wave, use tongs to create one by wrapping random pieces of hair around the wand and lightly tousling with your fingers. This is also a great second-day hairstyle for hair that’s previously been in a more high-maintenance style.
Messy waves


To achieve a style like this one, add a wave-enhancing cream to hair while it’s still damp and air-dry or use a diffuser. If your hair struggles to hold a curl, use straighteners to add shape by twisting random pieces of hair.
Wavy ponytail


This low-maintenance style is effortless to achieve and will stay intact all day long. Just curl your hair from the nape of your neck and through the lengths to the tips, before tying into a loose ponytail and taming loose strands with a lightweight hair gel.
No matter what your hair length or style is, there’s plenty of choice when it comes to choosing a wavy hairstyle that works for you.
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