How to Pull off These Gorgeous Pinterest Hairstyles
#Pinterestfail prone? Here, your step-by-step guide to getting the exact hair you pinned
1. Start by sectioning dry hair in a deep side part the opposite direction from where you usually wear your part. Spray a root lifter spray like Alterna Bamboo Volume Uplifting Root Blast for volume then flip your hair back over.
2. "The base for this style is better with a slight wave," says Gonzalez. Either work in a beach spray (we're obsessed with the pretty packaging of Olivine Love + Salt Beach Hair and Body Mist) to play up your natural texture, or if you have straighter hair use a 1- to 1 1/2-inch curling iron to add some waves. (The iron pictured is Revlon Healthy Hair Rose Gold Curling Iron.)
3. Create a deep side part and push your hair over the opposite shoulder. "With its casual cool nature, the key to this style is definitely not perfection," says Gonzalez. "In fact, it's ok to be messy here!" Gonzalez suggests spraying dry shampoo or adding in more beach spray for more control and texture when braiding. Loosely start forming a three-strand braid, securing with an elastic at the ends.
4. Gently pull out layers as you go and wrap them around a large barrel curling iron. Finish with hairspray and a bonfire at the beach.
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