what products do i need to create beach waves?
ready to get salty? you're going to need a few care and styling products up your sleeve.
1. shampoo + conditioner
great beach waves start with clean strands so shampoo and conditioner are a must.
your usual shampoo and conditioner should do the trick. if you’re unsure, read our guide to building a simple hair care routine, where you’ll find the low-down on the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair type.
that said, our strands are often under added stress during the warmer months, thanks to harsh uv rays and the drying effects of salty sea water. sound familiar? consider ritual salvation shampoo and conditioner (for added nourishment) or the therapist shampoo and conditioner (for extra hydration).
2. sea salt spray
introducing today’s hair hero: salty dog salt spray. this salt spray gives touchable beachy texture and volume with a natural matte finish. it's the secret to creating natural body and separation.
wondering how to use sea salt spray? more on that in a moment... but long story short, simply spritz into damp hair, twist or scrunch, and you’re ready to go.
3. texture paste
sometimes, beach waves need a little extra oomph – and that’s where the shag beach paste comes in. this texture paste creates beachy texture and volume in all hair types.
if you’re opting for a more polished beach wave look, created using hot tools, you’ll need to add a leave-in treatment to your routine, to moisturise, strengthen and repair damaged hair. opt for happy campers wearable treatment: the over-achieving, do-it-all daily styling formula.