7 Ways to style naturally wavy hair

All Things Hair | 11 November 2016

Wave hello to these beautiful hairstyles!

If you’ve got naturally wavy hair, then you’ll be pleased to hear, that you can easily rock a super on-trend ‘do, without having to rely on any heat styling tools (yes, really!). And since natural waves never fail to look utterly amazing, regardless of the time of year, it’s no wonder the look has transcended the seasons to become one of the hottest styles of 2016! 

But what makes this look so great, is that there’s an entire spectrum of naturally wavy hairstyles out there, perfect for taming frizz, and showing off your undone and tousled locks! So, it’s like they say, there’s no time like the present – start scrolling, and take a look at our top 7 ways to rock your naturally wavy hair, right now. 

Got naturally wavy hair? Style it like a pro with these 7 looks


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7 Ways to style naturally wavy hair: Beach waves. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Beach waves

This naturally wavy hairstyle dominated summer trends, thanks to its laid-back texture and understated aesthetic! But a big part of its appeal, is down to its easy-to-achieve nature – simply apply a healthy dose of the VO5 Give Me Texture Sea Salt Spray, and scrunch the product into your tresses using your hands. This will instantly allow you to inject a beachy texture into your waves, for a relaxed and lived-live finish. 

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7 Ways to style naturally wavy hair: Braids and waves. Credit: Faraz Essani Photography

Braids and waves

Due to the voluminous nature of many waves, sometimes it can be overwhelming to wear them down. However, a great way to keep some of your unruly strands off your face, is to braid those misbehaving front pieces! And, believe it or not, braids also look amazing in the wintertime, adding a fun and playful dimension to your hair (as well as protecting them from the cold!).

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7 Ways to style naturally wavy hair: Bedhead waves. Credit: Indigitalimages.com

Bedhead waves

One of this season’s hottest trends, is to truly embrace the natural texture of your locks and basically let them do their own thing. Yes, bedhead hair has been huge this year, and works best on hair that already has plenty of movement, shape, and texture!

And if it’s the celebrity seal of approval you’re after, just look to Taylor Swift for inspiration – she effortlessly adds dimension to her sandy lob, by sporting bedhead waves to die for! To accentuate your own bedhead ‘do, we’d recommend using the Toni&Guy Glamour 3D Volumiser, to really ramp up the body of your look. 

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7 Ways to style naturally wavy hair: Half-up half-down wavy hairstyle

Half-up, half-down

If you want to tame your waves, but have a load of hard-earn length you want to show off, then a half up, half down hairstyle gives you the best of both worlds! And all it takes, is to scoop up half of your hair and create a pretty braid. But the best part is, that there are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to experimenting with this look – like this bloomin’ beautiful braided flower bun! Come on, have you ever seen such a stunning braid ‘do in all your life? 

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7 Ways to style naturally wavy hair: Waves and layers. Credit: Indigitalimages.com


If you have thick, wavy hair, you might want to consider incorporating layers into your cut, as this is a great way to add lightness, shape and movement to your hair. Also, by strategically cutting your tresses at different lengths, you’ll simultaneously be tackling some of that unmanageable bulk that comes with this hair type!

So, if this sounds like the cut you’ve been dreaming of, take a spin around our Layered Hairstyle page, for tonnes of innovative way to rock a layered look. 

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7 Ways to style naturally wavy hair: Bun. Credit: Indigitalimages.com


There’s no denying, that when you need to get your head down and work without any distractions, a bun hairstyle is exactly what your look needs! And as much as we love naturally wavy hair, it can sometimes be exhausting having to style it every single day, which is why a messy bun is the perfect look for all you time-poor ladies out there! With a universal appeal and a perfectly-undone finish, this easy updo never fails to look cool, stylish and super chic. So, what are you waiting for? 

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7 Ways to style naturally wavy hair: High wavy ponytail

High wavy ponytail

Quick, simple, and surprisingly edgy, a high ponytail is certainly worthy of its fashion-forward status. And thanks to the runways being awash with this classic hairstyle, the look has never been more stylish! But if you need a little more convincing – or are struggling to see the interest in rocking a ponytail for your wavy locks – then you need to check out these 5 ways to make a ponytail less boring. Trust us, you won’t think it’s so dull after seeing these ‘dos!


Loved all of these hairstyles for naturally wavy hair? Well, if you’ve got a hankering for more ‘dos, then don’t forget to check out our Wavy Hairstyles page, for loads of wonderful waves and ways to wear them!

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