One of the hottest hair trends for the summer is to have hair that looks like you just got out of the sea and been hanging out by the beach all day. Don’t worry even if you’re the wash-and-go type of girl, this hairstyle is perfect for you. Simply work your wet locks with some of these styling tips before leaving the house. It is really that easy to achieve. The trick is in the type and amount of styling products to use.
For this modern-day mermaid hair look, saturate locks with lots of styling gel and scrunch to create this slightly rumpled look.
For this Baywatch babe hair, mix a hair oil like OGX Coconut Water Hydrating Oil and a styling cream like Oscar Blandi Polish Blow Out Crème to give it this drenched effect.
To create Create this slicked-back, half-up pompadour style, brush back the top half of your hair and apply gel throughout, leaving the bottom half alone.
For this glossy chic style, create a side or centre parting and use a high-shine, strong-hold hair gel. Don’t be afraid to really coat the hair. Comb through for this ultra sleek look.
What, when, how
Hair gel: Use with a comb for super slick and straight hair.
Hair mousse: Traditionally used to create curls by scrunching or straight styles when used with a hairdryer.
Styling cream: It has very light hold so use a whole palmful of it.
Hair oil or shine serum: Helps hair retain moisture and leaves a sheen. Smooth a handful of oil down to the ends.
Fixing hairspray: This finishing product holds your hairstyle. Spray all over generously to fix hair in place.
OGX Coconut Oil Weightless Hydrating Oil Mist
O&M Style Guru Styling Cream
Oscar Blandi Polish Blow Out Crème
Professional Salon Hairdressing Hair-styling Plastic Comb
Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Fashion Gloss Mousse
Sebastian The Profession Re-Shaper Hairspray
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Text: Cynthia Chew