Here’s How to Recreate a Natural Beach Wave for a Night Out

Recreate your favorite summer style for a night out.

Saying goodbye to long summer days and early evening barbecues with friends doesn’t have to mean saying goodbye to your coveted beach wave. If you’ve finally made this summer the season of learning how to air-dry or you’ve been lucky enough to be wearing salt-infused locks straight off the beach and you don’t want to let them go, you’ve come to the right place. With these key products and easy technique, you can recreate your favorite beach wave for a night out anytime between now and the next time you get to the beach. Curious about these insider stylist secrets? Read on:

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Even the girls with pin straight hair get a little bit of wave from the salty ocean water and for those of us lacking body and volume in our strands this is very exciting. This tutorial is equal parts smoothing and texturizing to help you find that perfect middle ground.

Start off by washing your hair with Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner to infuse your hair with heavy moisture and some very necessary keratin proteins. After that, gently squeeze out excess water from your hair and prepare for phase two of this laughably simple styling routine.

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Grab a bottle of Bed Head by TIGI Queen Beach Salt Infused Texture Spray and go heavy-handed spritzing it all over your hair. Our mantra is, ‘the more salt spray, the better’ so don’t be shy.

Once you’ve given your hair a heavy dose of salt spray you’re ready for the trickiest part: don’t touch your hair. Flip your strands over into a deep side part and let them air dry and react naturally to the salt spray formula. You’ll be left with the easiest, beachiest waves of your life. Pair them with a red lip and a killer heel for a look that’s truly evening-ready.

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