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Aveda's Technical Education Specialist Allison Hamill
talks about creating the perfect beachy wave at home.
This is a quick style that can be done in under
15 minutes and it will last for days.


Create beachy waves at home


STEP 1: Prep by washing hair with nutriplenish shampoo light moisture and conditioning with nutriplenish conditioner light moisture.

STEP 2: Spray in with nutriplenish leave-in conditioner throughout hair from roots to ends for hydration, protection from the drying effects of the sun, and thermal protection up to 450 degrees. Blow dry hair in the direction of the cuticle - the natural direction your hair grows and falls.

STEP 3: Spray in texture tonic throughout hair to help achieve your effortless, tousled look. Again, dry in product with blow dryer.

STEP 4: Section hair into two sections, using your temples as your guide. Clip top section on top of head. Spray in heat relief thermal protector & conditioning mist for 450 degree thermal protection.

STEP 5: Using a 1 1/4" curling iron, take medium to large sections and wrap hair within curling iron away from face. Pro tip: to achieve that effortless, beachy wave, leave ends straight by leaving out of the curling iron. Repeat this step on top section of hair.

STEP 6: Lightly spray in air control light hold hair spray. With a wide tooth comb, gently comb out curls to create your beachy waves. Finish your look with another spray of air control light hold hair spray throughout your hair to set your style.