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Easy, Beachy Hair for Wavy Gals (+ Summer Hair Giveaway!)

This post is sponsored by Sally Beauty. Thanks for supporting this site! (And my hair.)

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First things first. My hair is SO LONG right now. I’m getting it cut tomorrow, and couldn’t be more excited. *cue fanfare*

Since it’s summer, I’m giving the good ol’ curling iron a rest, and enhancing my natural waves, which requires a LOT less effort. Hallelujah. Here’s how you can do it in 5 easy steps.

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Products used – Ion Summer Shampoo, Ion Summer Deep Conditioning Treatment, Ion Spray Gel for Wave/Curly Hair, and Ion Texturizing Sea Spray. Also, a hair dryer with a diffuser attachment. (All from Sally Beauty.)

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1. Wash and towel dry your hair, squeezing any extra moisture out of your hair. Try not to rub the hair – just gently squeeze it.

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2. Apply Ion Spray Gel all over your hair.

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3. Give it a good scrunch.

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4. If you have the time, let your waves air dry, but if you are pressed for time, use a hair dryer with a diffuser attachment to keep hair frizz at bay.

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5. After your waves are dry, spray Ion Texturizing Sea Spray to create definition and texture throughout for a true beachy look. I like to twist a few small sections of hair, however, the key is not to fuss with your hair too much – the more fuss, the more frizz. Seriously, that should be a t-shirt slogan. More fuss, more frizz. 

Voilá! Go forth into the summer months like a beachy, mermaid goddess.

Oh oh oh! Did I mention that Sally Beauty is running a fantastic sweepstakes right now? BEACHES RESORTS, PEOPLE. To be specific, a 4 day/3 night Caribbean Vacation to any Beaches Resort. Hmmm, should it be Turks and Caicos or Jamaica? You can enter between 7/1/14 and 7/31/14 right here.

Also! I’m giving away an adorable tote bag filled with Ion products – Ion Dual Voltage Ionic Travel Dryer, Ion Swimmers Shampoo,
Ion Miracle Leave-In Conditioner, and Ion Sun Protection Spray. Just leave a comment here before Monday, July 14th to be entered! And if you can’t wait, you can get a free tote bag when you Buy 3 ION products or 1 ION styling tool appliance at Sally Beauty. Click here for locations.

Cheers to summer!

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  • Sunshine

    July 8, 2014 at 6:15 am

    I love hair products!

  • Sarah

    July 8, 2014 at 6:19 am

    all that I know about hair styling, I’ve learned from this website!

  • moorni

    July 8, 2014 at 6:29 am

    always looking for ways to tame the frizz, thanks for the tutorial.

  • Mina

    July 8, 2014 at 6:44 am

    Frizz has been killing me this summer, regardless of what I do! I always do the texturizing beach type spray on my wet hair, going to try it on dry hair. Awesome giveaway!

    Mina

  • sarah coker

    July 8, 2014 at 6:52 am

    I’d love to win. I’m a product junkie!

  • Ris

    July 8, 2014 at 7:02 am

    Oh man, I love easy summer hair. This tutorial is right up my alley!

  • Sarah Christine

    July 8, 2014 at 7:14 am

    This curly haired girl would LOVE those products! Excited to see your new cut, I chopped mine last week and it feels so good!

  • Megan

    July 8, 2014 at 7:15 am

    I really need to master easy waves with my hair. The blow dryer is killing me.

  • Alicia

    July 8, 2014 at 7:19 am

    Awesome hair tips…yours always look great! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Jessica

    July 8, 2014 at 7:31 am

    My hair is a curly/wavy/frizz prone combo. I haven’t fussed with my hair routine in a while, but would love to try out Ion (and finally attempt to use my diffuser).

  • Kristen

    July 8, 2014 at 7:36 am

    Maybe if I use these products, my hair will have some beachy waves, instead of laying flat on my head? Or maybe I just need to go to Turks and Caicos to try out real beachy waves!

  • Marissa Johnson

    July 8, 2014 at 7:58 am

    Love this tutorial, and would love to win some new product :)

  • Leana

    July 8, 2014 at 8:44 am

    Great hair!

  • Jenn

    July 8, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Yeah summer hair!

  • Christina W

    July 8, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Just did an air dry this morning, wish I had some of that sea spray, would have helped. Thanks for sharing!

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