1 Style, 3 Lengths: The Damp and Wavy Hair Trend

Alyssa François | 19 March 2018
damp and wavy: lob

A hair trend you need to try now.

Ever since the wet look hair trend began to surface, drying your hair completely has been a thing of the past. Don’t get us wrong, we know there are many women that have left their house with wet hair for ages but they probably were only doing that to make better use of their time. Drying your hair on the go does help kill two birds with one stone but now it’s the key to a hairstyle we all want a part of. Say hello to the damp and wavy hair trend.

Don’t you hate when you come across a new hair trend and it isn’t suitable for your hair length? We’ve all been there before and it doesn’t feel good. Well, this damp and wavy style is for everyone (unless you have a buzzcut)! Read an as we give you some tips on how you can achieve the look on a bob, lob or super long locks right at home:

Damp and Wavy Hair: How to Get the Look on Three Different Hair Lengths

damp and wavy: bob
The classic bob gets a fun and textured update. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

1. The Length: Short Bob

Depending on your hair type the method you use to create the damp and wavy style can create more shrinkage than you actually want. If you have naturally curly or wavy hair, here’s a trick, dry your hair completely straight to avoid shrinkage when styling. Once your hair is dry, apply a gel of your choice to the very ends of your hair to create the semi-wet look. Crunch hair with your hands to create waves and your style is complete.

damp and wavy: lob
Wet, wavy, and chic. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

2. The Length: Lob Haircut

This is the perfect bedhead look to try on a lob haircut. After washing your hair in the morning, focus on blow-drying the roots to mid-length of your hair then use a salt spray like Suave Professionals Sea Mineral Infusion Texturizing Sea Salt Spray to enhance the texture of your ends. Scrunch the product through and then finish your look by adding shine with a serum like TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum.

damp and wavy: long hair
No time to style your hair, no problem! Make the damp and wavy trend work for you. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

3. The Length: Long Hair

Not in the mood for a sleek blowout or simply don’t have much time to blow-dry your hair before beginning your day? Give it a rest and exchange it for this effortless wavy style. Spritz the ends of your hair with water to dampen just a bit and then set with a hairspray that also provides your hair with a healthy dose of shine like Catwalk by TIGI Camera Ready Shine Spray. If you need to go in and define a few strands you can rake a pea-sized amount of Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel through your strands to clump sections of hair together.


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