Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Quick and Easy Beach Curls/Waves!♡

I style my hair like this pretty much every day as it is so quick and easy, and looks so nice and girly. It's super simple, however I think it is more effective on longer hair. It looks great whether you're just wearing casual clothes or if you're dressing up!

This is the look to create: 


Step One

You may want to pre-heat your hair straighteners. I usually set mine to be on a high heat setting.
I am using my Toni & Guy straighteners.


Step Two

Once your straighteners are hot enough, you need to split your hair into two parts. Then, twist one part of your hair so that it looks like this:


Remember, the tighter you twist your hair, the tighter the curls and waves will be.

Step Three

Take your straighteners with your other hand, making sure that the twisted hair is held and kept tight at all times. Next, starting from the top of the 'twist', go down the hair just clenching the straightener together and holding it down for a few seconds per section.

(This was really hard to get a picture of)


This should be done using short presses of the straightener, not the 'pulling' motion used when straightening hair.

Step Four

You should be left with your hair looking like this:


Carefully pull apart the twist of hair, and you should see a few defined curls, like this:


Step Five

The whole procedure needs to be repeated on the other half of the hair. Then, I use a small amount of hairspray just to hold the curls. Sometimes I use a salt spray to make the look a bit more tousled. My favourite is the salt spray by Fudge Urban, as it does such a good job and smells like coconut!


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I really hope you find this helpful and that it works for other people, please let me know your thoughts on it!

As always..........
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Thank you for reading!
Laura 








12 comments:

  1. Hey, just found your blog on facebook.
    Love this little tutorial, I'm definitely going to try it out. My hairs pretty thick so I might have to do it in a few more sections but it seems pretty effective :)

    www.nailthelook.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you, please let me know how it turns out!X

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  2. I can't believe how easy that looks. I got to try it out!! Great post!

    marycontrarie.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you! I'd be so interested to hear how it turns out!X

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  3. Super cute idea! Never thought about doing it this way, thanks for the tutorial(:

    -Athenaxo
    modestlysophisticated.blogspot.com

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  4. Thanks for this really cool tutorial, I'm dying to try it!

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    1. I'd be really interested to hear how it turns out!X

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  5. Lovely hair! Im going to try this :) Your blog is so awesome!!

    visit mine?
    www.vt-chance.blogspot.com

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  6. I really enjoy your blog and I was interested in starting my own blog do you have any tips about customising my own logo(header) and blog layout etc:) thank you:)

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    1. Thank you so much! I can't offer too much advice as I feel a bit new and amateur myself to be honest! With your blog layout, i'd make sure that all of your links and stuff are in one place, like down the side of your blog as it makes it much easier for people to find them and it looks a lot neater! With your header it's probably best to produce it on a program like Photoshop, I know that's where my friend made mine! Sorry I couldn't be more helpful hahaha xx

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