Do you have thick wavy hair that’s also rather lengthy? While you’re probably the envy of many, we know that it can be hard to find new styles for your fabulously long locks. So, to answer your hair prayers (we’ve been listening), we’ve created an unmissable round up of hairstyles for long wavy hair that’ll totally inspire your next look!
Whether you’re after an on-trend change or just want to fawn over long wavy haircuts, here’s 11 gorgeous wavy long hairstyles you should see! Go on, those strands aren’t going to style themselves…
11 effortlessy chic long wavy hairstyles you need to try
When it comes to popular hairstyles for long wavy hair, this timeless, red-carpet worthy side swept look always manages to surface at the top. Wondering why? It’s the quickest way to take long thick wavy hair from drab to fab in seconds, and is univerally flattering! Credit: @sharonypark
The half top knot
Let’s face it: styling long wavy hair in the mornings can be a nightmare! But if you fancy to getting to work on time (sans the bad hairstyle!), refresh your second day tresses with the Toni & Guy Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo.
Then simply fashion your hair into a half-up top knot a la the picture above. See? Long hairstyles for natural waves don’t need to be complicated to look good!
Braids and waves
If you find yourself getting bored of your simple top knot, incoporating some cornrows (AKA box braids) into the mix is a quick way to give your style a little boost. And we’re sure you’ll agree, this mega-babe’s long thick wavy hair looks stunning! Honestly, is there anything braided hairstyles can’t do? Credit: @lilithmoonlife
Half woven crown
Looking for wavy long hairstyles that don’t incorporate braids in them? Then adjust your gaze to this deceptively easy, ethereal half-up, half-down woven crown!
So, if you’re itching to flaunt this hot hybrid hair look for all your upcoming events, follow our easy step-by-step guide to get the look, stat!
Long wavy hairstyles are the ideal hair type to work a tonne of creative ‘dos! And we think we’ve just found our new go-to for the season ahead: the bubble ponytail. This flirty take on the classic ponytail dreamingly shows off waves, while also keeping your mane in check. Pretty and practical? Sign us up! Credit: @blohaute
Loosely twisted back
Think thick wavy hair is hard to style? This loosely twisted half-up hairstyle will convince you otherwise! Simply separate 2 front sections of hair, and loosely twist them back to get this pretty and occasion-ready hairstyle. Oh, and to give your mane an extra bit of volume and texture, mist the VO5 Sea Salt Spray all over your mane.
Desperate to find practical, head-turning long hairstyles for natural waves? Whether you’re about to go to a HIIT class, brunching with friends or heading to a dinner date, know that these stylish fishtail plaits have got your back.
Double milkmaid braids
If braided hairstyles for long wavy hair are you’re cup of a tea, why not try a gorgeous double milkmaid braid? While this ‘do looks complicated, it really isn’t (it’s just 2 pigtails pinned up!). Unconvinced? Just follow our milkmaid braid tutorial and remember to divide your hair into 4 sections, instead of 2!
Long wavy hair with blunt bangs
Eager to do something drastic with your mane? Why not give bangs a go? Ask your stylist for a long, full fringe, that has very subtle layers worked in at the ends. See? Long wavy haircuts can be refreshing and totally fashion-forward, too! Credit: @kristinabazan
Not a master when it comes to creating braids? Well, a simple 3-strand side braid might be the answer to your problem! We particularly love how this fashionista has chosen to amp up her thick wavy hair with some festival-worthy hair rings – pretty neat, right? Credit: @sophiamiacova
Sexy? Check. Romantic? Check. Super easy? Double check! If you’re looking for a simple but stylish ‘do to rock on the weekends, this beautiful high bun hairstyle is certainly the one for you. Credit: @beyondtheponytail
Editor’s tips: Finish off with some TRESemmé Perfectly Undone Ultra-Brushable Hairspray, to give your off-duty style tonnes of staying power!
Loved these hairstyles for long wavy hair but want more #hairinspo for your long mane? Take a look around our Long Hairstyles page. With all its expert advice and top styling tips, you’re sure to find the look of your dreams!