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Just wondering about any tips people might have for this.
I love this look, not least cos i am waaaay too lazy for blow drying and straightening :-) And it seems a whole lot more acceptable to wear your hair like this every day in the summer, hurrah.
To try and make it beachy, i dry the front bit of my hair, leave the rest to dry naturally, then sleep on it and in the morning wet and scrunch a bit with Bumble & Bumble Creme Contour (a Sali Hughes recommendation). But its all a bit hit and miss.
I wash my hair the night before, then section it off whilst damp, twist each section round and round then flip the ends up to my scalp and fix with cross crossed bobby pins. In the morning unpin, and gently separate the twists. Use sea salt spray and scrunch a little.
You do look a little Princess Leia when its all pinned up but does work.
Sometimes I take the GHDs very gently over the waves to tame if necessary.
Umberto ginnai (sp - sorry!) salt spray is very good I find (it s on 3 for 2 in boots at the moment- get their protein repair spray too it s brilliant)
I have thick thick hair - and love beaky waves - one of the most important things for it is a good cut and explaining to the stylist that you sometimes want to style your hair that way. Some subtle layers and cutting really help it.
I get out of the shower and blast my hair with the hairdryer to take the sopping wetness away and then go over it with the hairdryer on the cold setting. Once it's damp rather than wet I plait my hair really roughly all over, in all different sizes, doesn't matter how, there's no art to it. I sleep with the plaits in and in the morning it has a splendid beachy/boho vibe. Waaaay better than sweating to death trying to straighten!
Bumble and bumble surf spray is great and I've just tried their shampoo and conditioner. It's pricey, but I've got the travel set for £16-18 with spray, shampoo and conditioner so I could try.ni found the travel size spray lasted a while.
I've been in the sea today thhough so have perfect beach hair!