These Products Are Key to Achieving Festival-Ready Beachy Waves



Festival season is officially upon us, thanks to Coachella kicking things off this month. If you’re  planning on attending Lollapalooza, Stagecoach, Bonnaroo or any of the other epic music festivals happening this spring and summer, it’s time to start thinking about what killer hairstyle you’ll be rocking on the grounds.

As far as festival hairstyles go, effortless, beachy waves are a classic. And it’s easy to see why—beachy waves radiate ultra-cool vibes. They’re also super versatile and can be easily amped up by adding temporary color, baby braids, or fun accessories like butterfly clips. Plus, they totally align with the boho-chic aesthetic that we’ve come to associate with so many of our favorite music festivals.

While beachy waves do take some effort to achieve, having an amazing selection of products in your festival hair stash, such as BaBylissPRO’s new Nano Titanium™Compact Ionic Deep Waver and a couple wave sprays, can make styling this hairstyle an absolute breeze. Below, find all the products you need to create head-turning beach waves this festival season.

amika Velveteen Dream Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner

In order to create the beach waves of your dreams, you are going to need to start with clean hair. Give your strands a good wash with this smoothing shampoo and conditioner from amika that works to cleanse, soften, and smooth strands while also offering protection from humidity. Perfect for all hair types, this duo will ensure your hair stays frizz-free and looking its absolute best.

Shop: amika Velveteen Dream Smoothing Shampoo, $28.00, amika Velveteen Dream Smoothing Conditioner, $28.00

Rizos Curls Vitamin C Hair Repair Mask

To make sure your hair is in the healthiest state possible before any heat styling, you’ll want to make sure that you have a good hair mask, like this one from Rizos Curls, is a part of your pre-festival hair prep. Made with Vitamin C technology and natural ingredients such as argan oil, murumuru butter, and shea butter, this product works to deeply moisturize, repair, and shield your hair from damage. Not only does this mask help improve the health of your hair but it also minimizes frizz, enhances shine, and improves the overall manageability. 

Shop: Rizos Curls Vitamin C Hair Repair Mask, $30.00

Briogeo Section + Style Pin Tail Comb

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Styling your beautiful waves will require a versatile tool like this multi-use styling comb from Briogeo. Ideal for all hair types and textures, it comes with a pin-tail handle that can part and section hair with ease, as well as a fine-tooth comb for more precision styling. 

Shop: Briogeo Section + Style Pin Tail Comb, $12.00

Moroccanoil Perfect Defense Heat Protectant Spray

Keep your strands safe, you’ll definitely want to make sure to reach for a good heat protectant, like the Moroccanoil Perfect Defense, before doing any heat styling. This weightless, no-hold spray protects hair up to 450°F and is formulated with nourishing argan oil and hydrating panthenol to boost shine and moisture. Suitable for all hair types, this spray can be used on both damp or dry hair.

Shop: Moroccanoil Perfect Defense Heat Protectant Spray, $30.00

BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium™Compact Ionic Deep Waver

When it comes to creating effortless, beachy waves, this newly launched compact waver from BaBylissPRO is unmatched. Small, but mighty, the BaBylissPRO Compact Deep Waver operates with full-sized power and has deep wave plates that make it ideal for achieving gorgeous, frizz-free waves. The beauty of this waver is that it has the ability to create two completely different hair wave patterns—a “M-shape” for a glam wave and a “U-shape” for a textured wave—by simply flipping the tool upside down. This incredible styling tool also offers LED temperature control with three heat settings (355°F, 395°F, and 430°F) and Sol-Gel Nano Titanium technology for gentler styling and even heat distribution. Plus, this iron is equipped with an automatic 60-minute shut off feature, meaning that if the iron does not detect any change in temperature (using of the iron) for 60 minutes, it will shut off. Because this iron is compact in size, it’s perfect to throw in your bag for on-the-go styling this festival season. As always, be sure to allow for adequate cooling time before packing!

Shop: BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium™Compact Ionic Deep Waver, $64.99

Oribe Apres Beach Wave and Shine Spray

If you’re hoping to achieve tousled, touchable beachy waves, this wave and shine spray from Oribe is one product that you’ll certainly want in your arsenal. Formulated with a blend of rich extracts and exotic oils, this moisturizing spray gives hair natural lived-in texture while also adding shine. Whether you use it after heat styling your waves or on damp hair that has been air dried, you’ll definitely appreciate its specially-designed nozzle that sprays into the hair to create wavy, piecey texture. 

Shop: Oribe Apres Beach Wave and Shine Spray, $46.00

XMONDO WAVETECH Wave Setting Spray

To ensure your beachy waves will last all day long, you’ll definitely want to lock them in with this max-hold setting spray from XMONDO. Its lightweight formula is designed with the brand’s Waveflex technology for maximum wave enhancement that will ensure your hair stays defined, frizz-free, and well-protected from humidity.

Shop: XMONDO WAVETECH Wave Setting Spray, $28.00

Coola Scalp & Hair Mist Organic Sunscreen SPF 30

The last thing that anyone wants to worry about while dancing the day away at a music festival is a burnt part. That’s why it is so important to have some SPF haircare, like this water-resistant sunscreen mist from Coola, in your festival hair stash. Formulated with nourishing monoi oil, this lightweight, ocean-scented spray offers broad spectrum SPF 30 protection to keep your scalp and hair safe from sun damage and sunburn.

Shop: Coola Scalp & Hair Mist Organic Sunscreen SPF 30, 28.00

Good Dye Young One Night Only

Get your beach waves festival-ready with some help from this vivid temporary hair makeup from Good Dye Young. Its clean and flexible, single-use formula works with all hair types and textures to add vibrant color without requiring any lightning or bleach. Whether you use it to experiment with fun streaks, color blocking, or dip dye, simply rinse it out at the end of the day and the color will disappear after just one wash. Choose from five cool shades ranging from a bold hot pink to a dazzling purple and prepare to turn heads at your upcoming festival!

Shop: Good Dye Young One Night Only in Orange, $13.00 (other colors available)

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