Watch our step-by-step tutorial on how to get the perfect Beachy Waves with Redken Artist and Rio’s own Sami Skinner.
Begin by preparing your hair with Redken’s Beach Envy Shampoo and Conditioner. For Beachy Waves, follow this up by treating your hair with Redken’s Wave Aid. Be sure not to brush or even run your fingers through your hair while this product is drying – you do not want to end up with a big, frizzy mess!
Once the product is dry, you can enhance your waves even further. If you have naturally have smaller waves, then your should use a smaller iron. For bigger beachy waves, use a bigger size – the point it take what you already have and enhance your waves further.
Look at the surface of your hair for lazy or flat sections. These are the areas you want to use the curling iron on. Grab one inch sections at a time to curl. You only need to focus on the visible areas to enhance and give definition to your hair.
The final step to achieve the perfect Beachy Waves is to finish with Redken’s Wax Blast. This will add texture and shine to your look. Hit it with the blow dryer for the Wax Blast to take effect. Again, you don’t want to brush your hair through during this step. You can just lift chunks of your hair to make sure the heat hits everywhere.
We hope you enjoyed our first video hair tutorial! All of the products used are available for purchase at the studio located at 9823 Tapestry Park Circle, Suite 8 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Have questions? You can find Sami on Facebook and also be sure to check out all of her amazing work on her Instagram!
Book an appointment with one of Rio Hair Studio’s hairstylists today! Call Rio at 904-733-8495 or book online here.
Summer is heating up in Jacksonville! Here are our favorite beach hair looks to make sure our hair matches our favorite summer destination.
Easy Beach Hair
What to do after spending time enjoying a dip in the Atlantic Ocean with no easy access to a blow dryer? Twist your hair up while its still wet and add a fun hair clip. Once its dry, you can take it down and voila….instant beach waves! For the full steps, go here.
For beach waves when you haven’t actually been out to any of Jacksonville’s beaches, follow these steps from Redken and even the islanders will be jealous.
Thick, Summer Braid
There are so many great ways to style braids in your hair but this is one of my favorites. This thick, relaxed braid will keep the heat off your next and looks good at beach or for a night out. The key is that after you’ve braided all your hair gradually to one side, pull at the braid to give it more thickness and a relaxed look.
One Minute Knotted Half-Up
Simple, quick and easy but gives your hair that extra little bit of magic. Plus, it keeps your hair out of your face when facing that ocean breeze.
Sometimes we don’t want to style our hair because our destination means that any effort will be ruined – like when you’re cruising down 1st to meet up with some friends at the beach. That’s why this hairstyle is perfect – a minimal amount of effort that a lot more fun that a regular ponytail and practical enough to keep your hair out of your face – even with the crosswinds.
If you’ve got questions about your hair or you’re looking for a new summer look, book an appointment for a consultation with one our hair stylists today! Call Rio at 904-733-8495 or visit our website RioHairStudio.com.
Want that fresh out of the ocean beach hair? Bring out your natural summer beach waves with Redken’s sea salt-infused texturizing spray, inspired by the casual-cool style of surfers. This medium control hair texturizing sea spray for beachy waves for that fresh out of the ocean look. To use, shake well and mist through damp hair in sections, allow to air dry or diffuse.
Hot Tip!: To achieve loose waves in straight hair, and enhanced definition in wavy hair, mist liberally onto damp hair and scrunch. Continue to reapply until desired texture is achieved. Mist fashion waves 07 on damp hair and air-dry, then re-apply throughout the day to re-animate wave.
Beach Waves Spray has gained popularity lately; however many of the sea salt sprays are also drying to the hair, as salt pulls moisture and natural oils out. Be sure to use a conditioning shampoo and conditioner by Redken or Pureology. Redken 07 Fashion waves uses Magnesium Sulfate (aka Epsom Salt) instead of Sea Salt, this makes it less drying and it contains some natural oils (aka Conditioner) to replenish your hair.
Check out this tutorial for more information on how to style your hair with Redken’s 07 Fashion Waves.