How to get beachy waves sans hot tools

One of the biggest mistake when I was moving to the States, is leaving my Cloud Nine hair straightener

I relied on the iron to get the beachy waves of my dreams and without it, my hair looks sad and boring. Putting my hair in a bun with some spritz of dry shampoo doesn't work.

On a lucky day, I came across this tutorial video from Byrdie.  Ashley Streicher (one-third of the Streicher sisters), a hairstylist shows us how to create waves without any hot tools. 

I recreate this look with Oribe Gold Lust Oil (as the de-frizzer) and Living Proof Dry Volume Blast, (my favourite texturiser). Shoes by Manolo Blahnik.


Ashley keeps reminding us that touching the hair constantly causes more frizz. My mind is blown.

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