8 Ways to Get Effortless Beachy Waves on Every Type of Hair

Achieve effortless waves by air-drying hair twisted into two buns secured with pins. Apply curl-enhancing mousse for added shape and volume.

How to Get Beach Waves Without Heat

Braid slightly wet hair into loose braids and let it air dry or tap with a flat iron for quicker results. Alternatively, create loose braids on dry hair and lightly tap with a flat iron.

How to Get Beachy Waves Naturally

Use a flat iron vertically, facing down, and a shine spray to create shiny waves. For best results, face the flat iron to the floor.

How to Get Beach Waves with a Straightener or Flat Iron

Section hair and curl strands with a curling iron, twisting away from the face and stretching each curl for a beachy look. Alternate curling direction for natural-looking waves.

How to Get Beach Waves With a Curling Iron

Wrap hair around a curling wand leaving ends unstyled for imperfect waves, alternating directions and finishing with sea salt spray. Mist heat protectant and hairspray for added hold.

How to Get Beach Waves with a Curling Wand

Twist hair around a fabric belt, securing with hair ties, and sleep with buns for heatless waves in the morning. Finish with hairspray for hold.

How to Get Beach Waves Overnight

Use a small barrel curling iron on large sections of hair for quick, voluminous waves. Wrap hair flat around the wand to maintain natural texture.

How to Get Beach Waves on Long Hair

Use a 1-inch curling iron on low heat, curling in vertical sections and alternating directions for effortless waves. Finish with hairspray to set the style.

How to Get Beach Waves on Short Hair