Top 10 Wavy Hairstyles of 2021
Wavy hair is a major benefit for almost all hairstyles that exist – adding some waviness into the mix gives you volume, size, style, and can make a boring haircut look amazing. Whether your hair is naturally wavy or not, knowing about some of the best wavy hairstyles can only help you when picking out your hairstyles. Not only is wavy hair versatile, but it’s also easy to style – all you need is a bit of product in your hands and you can utilize hundreds of different styles. In this article we’ll be going over some of the best looking wavy hairstyles in 2021.
What Are Wavy Hairstyles?
Wavy hairstyles can be classified as any hairstyle that makes use of wavy hair, whether natural or styled. So, as you can imagine, there is an almost infinite amount of possible wavy hairstyles. However, some of them have been increasingly trendy this year and look absolutely fantastic.
How Can I Style My Hair To Be Wavy?
If you don’t have naturally wavy hair, achieving it is relatively easy and can be done with a little bit of effort and product. For short and medium hair, it can be achieved by dampening the hair and applying some product, like a salt spray, or blow drying your hair, using your fingers to twist sections of your hair and mess it around a bit to create the volume and shape you want. For long hair, You’ll want to prepare the night before you want to have your hair styled. Before bed, either take a shower or dampen your hair and leave it in a messy bun while you sleep. Once dried, take out the bun and apply some hairspray to solidify your waves.
Long Layered Wavy
The long layered wavy hairstyle starts with the right cut and the hair falling about shoulder length. You’ll need either a quality light styling cream or clay to separate and define the waves so they’ll stay in place all day.
Messy Wavy Fringe + Lower Taper Fade
This look is desirable because the low taper fade looks sleek, fresh, and is easy to maintain while sporting the classic fringe look. Apply a quality product into the hair from root to tip then pull your hair forward for a messy and teased look. It should end up having a carefree look.
Side Swept Quiff
An asymmetric take on the classic Quiff hairstyle. This look is very simple to achieve, simply apply a high quality pomade or clay and push the hair back angling slightly to either side of the head.
Loose Strands with Tapering Sides
The style that takes advantage of the rouge, rebellious nature of wavy hair. Styling this cut begins with a quality fade and is followed by sectioning off waves to be held in place with a light pomade or gel.
Wavy Regulation Cut
Pair this cut with a cleanly lined beard for a respectable and easy to maintain vibe. Ask your barber for a hard part on either side of the head and a high fade. Simply swoop your hair over with a light product and create little barrel waves.
Curly Fringes with Taper
This is a super attainable look if you have naturally wavy hair! Use an anti-frizz serum and light pomade or clay to keep the hair in place and to avoid poofing. Ask your barber for a taper of your liking. Shorter face shapes fit this style the best.
Short Length Wavy Top
This may be the easiest style on our list – as simple to maintain as gently blotting wet hair dry. Blotting helps prevent frizz or loss of desired shape. The key to this hairstyle is frequent trips to your barber.
Messy Waves with Shaved Neckline
Longer waves in the front with neat sides, mix in a touch of spice and personality with cuts in the back that adds to this otherwise simple hairstyle.
Curled Brushup with Highlighted Strands
This hairstyle features a longer fade with a spiked top swooshed into waves towards the forehead. With a touch of highlights the look becomes accentuated and effortless. Ask your barber for light at the top to sport a look like this.
Wavy Pushed Back Strands
Wavy hair at its finest- when it’s allowed to do it’s thing. This look requires a bit of length and has some texture cut in for max volume. Either push your hair back frequently throughout the day or go for a “wet” look by adding in some light product.
Any hair length or texture can be worn in a wavy hairstyle! Utilizing waves whether natural or not can give the perception of a laid back, easygoing, windblown look that looks timeless and effortless. It’s always a good idea to have a photo handy for your barber to have an idea of the look you’re going for! The use of quality styling products will ensure your hair stays in the place you intended for throughout the day.