In the summer, I avoid blow-drying my hair as much as possible. My go-to style is usually some sort of bun on the top of my head, but if I sport that look too many days in a row my husband will say, “you’re wearing your hair like that AGAIN?” Eye roll. So I bust out my curl spray and rock my “just went to the beach” look.
This style is for all the girls with straight hair, and can work on just about any length.
The best part? It only takes about a minute to achieve the look!
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Questions or requests? Leave ’em in the comments!
I had no idea curl spray/creme/gel whatever would do ANYTHING for my stick straight hair. Now I wish I owned some, since I create “beachy waves” the best I can with a flatiron which is NO fun in the summer.
The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful says:
Imagine Sammy Hagar after he stuck his finger in an electrical outlet. That’s what I’m dealin’ with.
My hair is naturally curly, but in the winter I blow dry and flat iron. In the summer I give it a break since I’m in and out of the pool and wear it naturally. I do the same. Let it air dry to damp, I use the Tresemme gel, scrunch up and 5 mins later it’s done. Nice and easy for the hot summer days.
Thanks for that! Best part of the vid….”that’s disgusting” ha ha, made me laugh.
I have stick straight hair with zero body, and it is short (chin length). And I live in Phoenix, where it is a million degrees in the summer, and I hate blow drying my hair! So I am definitely going to try this – you give me hope that maybe I can do something different!
Ok I have wavy hair, so I have a question. Why would people with straight hair need to blow dry their hair? It’s just naturally straight and perfect. I don’t get it.
My hair has zero body if I don’t use mousse and blow dry it. It sticks to my head like a limp noodle and looks horrendous. Blowing it dry gives it so much more body, and I also use a round brush to give it shape.
I make my own version of “beachy wave” spray by mixing curl gel with water and a teaspoon of epsom salt. Shake it all up in a spray bottle and it’s essentially the same thing as the expensive sprays. If you have fine hair (which I do) it’s not quite as heavy as the curl spray alone. Definitely an easy look for summer.
I have a request! I can’t remember if you’ve done curly hair tips on here or not… but if not, I’d love to have guest tips or even a guest video for curly hair!
I’ve got past the shoulders curly hair – well, more flat/straight on top but corkscrews underneath or when it gets longer – and it’s very elastic/straight when wet, but curls quickly when drying. I’m now totally natural curls, never straighten or blow dry, unless it needs to be dry soon in which case it’s low heat and a diffuser. But I am often at a loss for different cuts or styles besides the obvious wear it down and air dry with products (which is very limpy until it’s totally dry)… because anything else tends to look poofy/frizzy. It’s a fine line to walk between wanting to let the curls do their thing, but trying to maintain a somewhat smooth/polished look that isn’t always boring.
You have the best hair! If I did that it would look like a cat had been sucking on my hair.