How to get perfect tousled waves right now

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New spring wardrobe sorted. Time for LOOK’s Beauty Editor, Lydia Thompson, to give her hair the same treatment…

Switching up your look for spring isn’t just about your clothes. Nope. Saying adios to dull, winter hair is right up there too. Let’s face it, after months of indoor heating, bracing winds, hat hair and static, spring is the time to inject some fun back into your life and let loose – literally.

As Beauty Editor, Lydia Thompson, paves the way for pretty dresses and playful cover-ups, a super-sexy, soft hairstyle is the perfect finishing touch for a new, flirty wardrobe. And what better look than the perfectly undone one – the much sought-after tousled wave.

A natural, effortless style that can take you from beach-ready to red-carpet hot, it’s the style that’ll see you effortlessly through spring and summer – no fuss. We say no fuss, but to look this natural, you may have to put in a little effort. Luckily, with the right products, that’s not a problem.

Here’s how to get the look, and the products you’ll need to tame those tempting tresses …


1. Prep your hair, obvs! After shampooing, rough dry your hair, then apply Schwarzkopf got2b Volumaniac bodifying mousse, RRP £4.07, from roots to the ends (for up to four times more volume!) and blow dry.


2. Section the hair and create medium-sized curls using a barrel wand. Curl hair in the same direction.


3. To add texture to your style, spray got2b Beach Matt texturizing salt spray, RRP £4.07, on your locks, concentrating on the mid-lengths and ends.

4. Give hair an extra boost of volume by dusting got2b Powder’ful volumizing styling powder, RRP £4.07, on the roots, using your fingertips to work it in.

Simple. And you don’t even need to be blessed with natural curls to get this runway look! For more inspo, head to Boots or Superdrug for all your Schwarzkopf styling needs.

Tip: For super rich locks use Schwarzkopf LIVE Intense Colour in Urban Brown, RRP £5.49. Boost brunette hair further with LIVE Colour Refresher for Cool Browns, RRP £4.29 – it brightens and conditions in just three minutes!