8 Easy Wavy Hair Tutorials to TrySeptember 27, 2023
As someone with wavy hair and limited hairstyling abilities (I’ve only just come to terms with the fact that I’ll probably never be able to do a French braid), I’m always looking for cute, easy hairstyles to switch up my daily look. Too many of the tutorials I watch require too much time, too steady a hand or too many hot tools to bother with for my everyday routine — even if the end result is envy-worthy. If you’re in the same boat, don’t worry — below, you can find some of the quickest, easiest tutorials from wavy hair influencers on Instagram. Whether your waves are short, thick, fine or prone to frizz, you’re bound to find a style that inspires you.
Mini BraidsA half-up, half-down style is an easy way to refresh second- or third-day hair and requires very little time to recreate. Here, @maybeitswavybaby makes her look stand out with face-framing baby braids and a ’90s-inspired zigzag part.
Baby French Braids
If, unlike me, you have managed to master the art of the French braid, this is a relatively simple and very cute way of keeping your hair up and out of your face. Simply braid back your face-framing pieces and secure them with mini elastics — the Kitsch Clear No-Snag Elastics are ideal for minimizing tangles and damage.
Mini Messy Bun
This dual-bun style is perfect for creating volume on short or fine, wavy hair. The Matrix Fixer Hairspray will enhance your hair’s volume even more and keep the style in place all day.
This updo may look like one that would take hours to replicate, but it’s surprisingly simple — two looped buns and strands of hair concealing the elastics give it a chic, elevated effect.
A half-slick back style will help fight frizz and stand up to humidity all day. To keep your hairline looking extra glossy and sleek, be sure to coat any flyaways with a hair mascara or a dab of gel on a spoolie brush — we love the Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Gel.