Disco Curls and Waves Are Currently Trending—These Haircare Products are Key to Achieving the Look



Ready to boogie? The hair world is officially in its disco era with larger-than-life curls and waves back in a big way for spring and summer.

With the resurgence of this popular ‘70s hair trend, it’s almost as if we’ve been transported back to the Studio 54 days where hair was bigger, bouncier, and bolder than ever. Despite only being a few months into 2024, we’ve already seen quite a few celebrities give off some major disco queen energy with their hair—from Blake Lively and Kiernan Shipka to Saweetie. Considering that this voluminous style looks good on nearly everybody and makes such a serious statement, don’t be surprised to see this trend stick around for quite a bit.

For anyone hoping to tap into the disco era with some super-sized curls and waves, you’ll be happy to know that this retro look is easier to achieve than you may think. With the right products in your arsenal like BaBylissPRO’s newly revamped NanoTitanium 1” Curved Styling Iron and some good volumizers, you can have big, bountiful curls and waves in no time. 

Ahead, we’re sharing all of the incredible products that you need to achieve the disco hair of your dreams.

UNITE BOOSTA Shampoo and Conditioner Duo

For hair lacking texture or volume, build incredible body from the start with some help from a volumizing shampoo and conditioner duo like UNITE’s BOOSTA Shampoo and Conditioner. Created for all hair types, these products work together to cleanse and condition hair to remove buildup and give lifeless locks a serious boost.

Shop: UNITE BOOSTA Shampoo and Conditioner Duo, $69.50

Bumble and bumble Sunday Shampoo

When it comes to prepping hair for voluminous style such as disco curls, using a good clarifying shampoo is essential for those with fine hair. This deep cleanser is perfect for removing product buildup, excess oil, and built up pollutants—all of which can totally weigh down your hair and dull its shine. 

Shop: Bumble and bumble Sunday Shampoo, $34.00

Color Wow Xtra Large Bombshell Volumizer

Disco curls and waves are all about volume—with the more of it, the better. To create big, bouncy, and voluminous hair, you ‘ll want to be sure an amazing volumizer, like this one from Color Wow, is within reach. Free of alcohol, this mousse delivers instant fullness from root to tip thanks to its proprietary polymer complex that creates weightless body. With just a few pumps of this product, prepare to have luxe, mega-volume for days!

Shop: Color Wow Xtra Large Bombshell Volumizer, $26.00

ghd Helios 1875w Advanced Professional Hair Dryer

This professional hair dryer from ghd has so much to be excited about like its lightweight, aerodynamic design and brushless motor technology which allows for a quick, salon-worthy blowdry. Equipped with a contoured nozzle to support precise styling, this dryer provides smoother results and increased shine to all hair types and textures. With this powerful tool at your side, styling beautiful curls and waves will be a whole lot easier.

Shop: GHD Helios 1875w Advanced Professional Hair Dryer, $279.00 

R + Co CHAINMAIL Thermal Protection Styling Spray

Before styling with any heat, it’s vital to first prep the hair with a heat protectant like this one from R + Co. Offering up to 450°F protection from heat damage, this spray not only safeguards your hair, but leaves it feeling soft and looking extra shiny. As this spray is super brushable and reshapable, it couldn’t be more perfect for creating smooth and voluminous styles. 

Shop: R + Co CHAINMAIL Thermal Protection Styling Spray, $36.00

BaBylissPRO NanoTitanium 1” Curved Styling Iron

When it comes to styling disco waves or curls, you’ll want a tool that truly does it all—straightens, curls, and creates glamorous waves—like this newly launched styling iron from BaBylissPRO. This iron has curved side plates which make it ideal for achieving the perfect ribbon curl or wave and offers 5 adjustable LED heat seat settings reaching up to 450°F for all hair types. Plus, its plates are coated with Sol-Gel Nano Titanium to reduce friction and the likelihood of causing damage to the hair. Best of all? There’s even an automatic shut-off feature to provide peace of mind after you finish styling your gorgeous curls or waves.

Shop: BaBylissPRO NanoTitanium 1” Curved Styling Iron, $159.99

ORIBE Italian Resin Wide Tooth Comb

Brushing out curls will be an absolute breeze thanks to this wide-tooth comb that’s made from custom-designed Italian resin. It is made with an ergonomic handle for perfect grip and has the ability to softly and easily glide through hair so you can style your curls without any strain or difficulties. 

Shop: ORIBE Italian Resin Wide Tooth Comb, $50.00

OUAI Texturizing Hair Spray

When it comes to achieving the disco curls or waves look, a good hairspray is crucial to setting your style. This one by OUAI checks all the boxes—it’s lightweight, delivers buildable volume, enhances natural texture, and provides supreme hold.  

Shop: OUAI Texturizing Hair Spray, $14.00 (travel-size)


Give your curls a healthy dose of shimmer and shine with a few spritzes of this lightweight finishing mist. Formulated with Vitamins C and E, Immortelle, bamboo, and baobab, this shine spray delivers a beautiful glossy finish without weighing the hair down or leaving behind any oil residue. And considering that it not only looks good, but smells good too, don’t be surprised if you find yourself reaching for this mist on a daily basis.

Shop: KEVIN.MURPHY SHIMMER.SHINE Repairing Shine Mist, $35.00

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