5 Products to Help You Get Beach Waves This Summer (With & Without Heat)

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* Summer is the ideal time to embrace your natural texture
* Whether it’s straight, wavy or curly, beach waves are within your grasp
* Products and hacks to get waves with or without heat styling 

Loose, beachy waves are a summer staple and one that can be achieved in many different ways. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of a few key products that will make it immensely easier to achieve the tousled, beachy, and shiny waves everyone is currently coveting. Whether you’re a pro with the styling tools or prefer to stay away from heat altogether, there is a product below for you.

1. Texturizing Spray

Create beach-worthy waves with the Fekkai Soliel Beach Waves Spray . An editorial favorite (…and soon to be yours) this spray was created by celebrity hairstylist Frederic Fekkai to give you the effortless, yet chic wavy look with minimal effort. This spray adds sea-side texture, volume and frizz control to your hair to help coax along your waves.

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2. Sea Salt Spray

Sun Bum’s Beach Formula Sea Spray contains specially sourced black lava sea salt which adds ample texture to your locks. In addition to helping you create natural waves, this lightweight spray provides UV color protection that will help shield your hair from the elements and block humidity that can cause frizz.

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3. Curling Rods

Heat-free curling rods are another great option for getting those beachy waves overnight without damage. This pack from Tifara includes 42 foam rods in various different sizes that will create curls of all sizes depending on your preference. If you want tighter curls, it is recommended to go with a smaller rod size and for more natural, beachy waves, the larger rods would be ideal. Once you remove the rods, spray your tousles with your favorite sea salt and/or texturizing spray (above) for all-day hold.

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4. Use a Diffuser Attachment While Blowdrying Hair

Depending on your hair’s natural texture, a diffuser attachment for your hair dryer can do wonders when trying to achieve the beach waves. The Bed Head Diffuser Hair Dryer is designed to enhance and define natural curls and waves to achieve the ultimate texture and shine. This hair dryer can be used two ways – without the diffuser attachment to dry hair or with it to create your ideal waves.

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5. Rotating Curling Iron

Another option to get those loose beachy waves is to go old school and use a curling iron. However, the Beachwaver S1 is not your old school curling iron – this one has been souped up to provide easy, quality waves in minutes. The Beachwaver Automatic Curling Iron was created as the first ever rotating, ceramic curling iron that makes it extremely easy and efficient to create defined curls, loose beachy waves in just minutes.

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