Effortless Beach Waves


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By: Sarah Dizon

Question, what’s the longest you’ve gone without washing your hair? My record at this moment is 5 days. I know, kinda gross if you think about working out, sweating and all that good stuff. When I started doing hair I didn’t realize we really don’t need to wash our hair daily, it’s not healthy for our hair. 

Here’s one style you can do with second day hair without it looking oily. *PRO TIP: when prepping for wearing “second day” hair, I like to dry shampoo my hair the night before so it’s less oily when I wake up* This is my go to, second day hair style loose beach waves. 

What you will need:

  • Clips (for sectioning)
  • Curling iron (1inch barrel from Bio Ionic, but my go to is a 1 ¼ curling iron from Babyliss Pro)
  • Dry shampoo (IGK First Class Charcoal Detox)
  • Hair serum/oil (Olapex No.7 Bonding oil)

Step 1: Section

section hair using a butterfly clip, or really whatever you have on hand.

Step 2: Start Curling

*PRO TIP: when curling hair, do not start from the bottom, it will burn the hair and the rest of the hair won’t curl.* Start from the mid section then feeding the hair through and leaving the ends out.

When releasing the curl from the barrel, I like to twist it out and straighten the ends. I like to curl away from the face, it’s a more natural look. Continue till the whole head is curled. 

Step 3: Dry Shampoo

Section the hair and dry shampoo that sucker hahah, but really, dry shampoo enough so your oils have been soaked up. Don’t put too much because your hair will feel like it has way too much product. Trust me, I’ve done it before and ended up washing my hair out. 

Step 4: Scrunch

Scrunch in some hair serum/oil and break up the curls with your fingers. Play around with it til you get your perfect style. I like parting my hair down the middle for this look. 

There you have it, a fun beach wave for your second day hair. Also, this style doesn’t have to be for your second day hair, I personally try to wear it every chance I get. Hope it wasn’t too much trouble. The more you practice with your hair you’ll be nailing it down in no time! 

XO, Sarah


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