3 Tools for Super Easy Beach Waves

Get the waves without the beach.

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Unlike a curling iron, a hair waver will never leave you with tight, pageant-worthy ringlets.Getty Images

Hair wavers make it easy to achieve that windswept, beachy look. These tools can take a little getting used to, but the gorgeous results are worth the trial and error period.

Pretty in Pink

Alure Three Barrel Curling Wand
This three-barrel curling iron heats up to 410 degrees in just 1 minute.Amazon

Never worry that your hot tool is, well, too darn hot thanks to this curling wand’s LCD temperature display. While you can manage the temp of the iron, it’s important to use a heat protectant spray before you begin, just to ensure your strands are ready for the next styling steps ahead. The recommended temperature for fine hair is between 300 and 350 degrees, while thick or coarse hair can likely handle temps between 350 and 410.

Customize Your Waves

Bed Head A-Wave-We-Go Waver
Bed Head’s take on the deep waver adjusts so that you can create many different styles with just one tool.Amazon

For a natural look, use the adjustable barrels on this iron to alternate between looser and more defined waves. All you need to do is clamp a small section of hair between the barrels, hold for a few seconds and release.

The Go Big or Go Home Styling Tool

Revlon 3 Barrel Jumbo Ceramic Hair Waver
This one boasts 30 different heat settings for fine to coarse hair.Amazon

If you have a lot of hair, this oversize iron with 30 different heat settings and a temperature of up to 420 degrees will help you achieve loose waves fast. Divide your strands into smaller sections to make styling more manageable.

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