Long Wavy Hairstyles

| July 14, 2014
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Long wavy hairstyles are pretty hairstyles which will make your waves look sexy, chic and bouncy. Long wavy hairstyles can be styled on ladies with either straight or naturally curly hair. For straight hair, you will have to curl your hair to create cute waves in your hair while for naturally curly hair you will just curl your hair to emphasize the curls.

Long Wavy HairstylesFor more texture to your curls, you will need some texturizers and volumizing spray or root lifting products to make

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your waves look thicker and voluminous. Long wavy hairstyles are mainly styled by white ladies as compared to black or African American women coz they have naturally long straight hair which is quite easy to throw it into a long wavy curls while African American women have naturally short curly hair which is a little difficult to style as it tends to get frizzy shortly after washing.

However, with the help of human hair extensions and wings, African American ladies can as well style their hair into various long wavy hairstyles to look pretty and match with the trend. In this article, we have featured the best and hottest long wavy hairstyles for both white ladies and black or African American women which will make you look elegant and sophisticated.

Come with me as I walk you through the best and cutest long wavy hairstyles which we have featured in this post with detailed step by step instructions or directions on how to re-create and style each hairstyle, the hair products and tools you will need plus the recommended face shapes which look great with each long wavy hairstyle.

Long Wavy Hairstyles

Long Wavy Hairstyles

 

LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES WITH BANGS

Long Wavy Hairstyles With Bangs

Long Wavy Hairstyles With Bangs

Long Wavy Hairstyles With Bangs

 

MESSY BEACH WAVES

This long wavy hairstyle works best on ladies with naturally long hair. In case your hair is short, you can opt for extensions to increase the length and thickness of your hair. It looks pretty with a finished look which motivated you to share it with you. Check out the steps below on how to style this pretty long wavy hairstyle.

HOW TO STYLE MESSY BEACH WAVES

  1. Begin with clean dry hair then comb through to make it straight and free from any tangles or knots.
  2. Section your hair into 4 to 5 sections depending on the thickness of your hair so that you can work on one section at a time.
  3. Starting from the back with the bottom section, apply heat protectant then comb through that strand or section to evenly distribute the product.
  4. Grab a flat iron then wrap your hair in that strand / section under and around the flat iron. Turn the flat iron till when the hair is sticking out of the iron at the bottom
  5. When you are done creating curls in that section, release another section and repeat the same techniques and procedures till when all the hair on your head is curled.
  6. Allow the curls to cool and set for about 5 minutes.
  7. In case you have bangs, you can go over the parts that are sticking out and blend them into the waves.
  8. Finish up the style with a texturizing spray to hold the waves in place and you will be good to go.

Hair products & Tools you will need

  • Hair comb
  • Hair brush
  • Hairclips
  • Heat protectant
  • Flat iron
  • Texturizing Spray

Recommended Face Shapes

  • Oval Face Shapes
  • Oblong Face Shapes
  • Heart Face Shapes
  • Triangular Face Shapes
  • Diamond Face Shapes

Messy Beach Waves

Messy Beach Waves

Messy Beach Waves

 

LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES FOR WOMEN

Long Wavy Hairstyles For Women

Long Wavy Hairstyles For Women

Long Wavy Hairstyles For Women

 

HALF UPDO LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLE

This is a half up half down hairstyle which you can style and wear to formal and special occasions such as prom, homecoming, weddings or any other formal occasion you might think of. Recreating and styling this cute half updo long wavy hairstyles it’s easy as it will take you less than 10 minutes to achieve a finished look.

HOW TO RE-CREATE & STYLE HALF UPDO LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES

  1. Begin by applying some dry texturizing shampoo to your hair around the crown then tease to add some volume and thickness at the crown.
  2. After teasing, smooth down the top layer at the crown, gather it and pin it to the back.
  3. For a smooth and sleek long wavy hairstyle, apply small amounts of oil to your hands each time you grab a section.
  4. Gather all the hair above your left ear and split it into 2 or 3 sections depending on the thickness of your hair.
  5. Twist them separately in one direction away from the ear. For that section on the left side, twist it clockwise. Continue twisting the strands till when you reach on the other side of your head then secure them with an elastic band. Fluff them a little to make the waves look larger and softer.
  6. Use a small drop of hair oil, drop it up in the center of your hands then rub your hands together to evenly distribute it in your hands before picking hair above your right ear then split it into 2 or 3 sections depending on the thickness of your hair.
  7. Repeat the previous process on the opposite side of your head but remember for the right side, twisting away the strands will be in a counter clockwise direction.
  1. To secure the strands or twists in the right side, tuck the hair under the left section before securing and you’re done creating this cute half updo for long wavy hair.

Hair Products and Tools You Will Need

  • Hair Comb
  • Teasing Brush
  • Hair Clips
  • Hairspray
  • Hair Oil
  • Bobby Pins

Recommended Face Shapes

This long wavy hairstyle looks great on ladies with all face shapes. Style the half down hair round your face in a way that best suits your face shape and you will be good to go.

Half Updo Long Wavy Hairstyles

Half Updo Long Wavy Hairstyle

Half Updo Long Wavy Hairstyles

 

LONG WAVY BOB HAIRSTYLES

Long Wavy Bob Hairstyles

Long Wavy Bob Hairstyles

Long Wavy Bob Hairstyles

 

GORGEOUS LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES

Just from the name of the hairstyle its self, you can tell that it really looks cute and elegant to suit all occasions including formal, special and many casual occasions. Well I should say that if you are looking for a gorgeous long wavy hairstyle which is easy to style, then this soft curls for long wavy hairstyle will be the alternative choice for you to try on your hair.

HOW TO RE-CREATE & STYLE GORGEOUS LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES

  1. Begin by washing your hair with clean water then apply hair shampoo to remove excess oils from the scalp and hair conditioner to make your soft and shiny after washing.
  2. Place a clean dry towel around your head to gently towel dry your hair.
  3. Completely dry your hair using a blow dryer from the roots to the tips or ends of your hair. Note: To avoid burning your hair, keep the blow dryer at a safe distance from your hair.
  4. Create beautiful curls in your hair by curling your hair from the top as you move all the way to the back. To curl your hair, you will use curlers or rollers to create beautiful and bouncy curls in your hair.
  5. Curly your hair right from the roots (by wrapping it around hot curlers) using the hot rollers to give it a natural volume all over. Secure the rollers or hot curlers in place with bobby pins.
  6. When setting of the rollers or curlers is finished, apply the hot air to heat the curls using the dryer for about 3 to 5 minutes. Allow the curlers to set and cool for about 2 to 4 hours then gently remove them one by one.
  7. Run your fingers through the curls to separate them then grab a flat iron and start to create mixed curls with compact multi straightener.
  8. Use the flat iron to make outward curls for hair around your face. Curl your hair on the sides inwards from the middle to create a voluminous and vibrant long waves or curls.
  9. Finish this gorgeous long wavy hairstyle with a medium hold hairspray and you will be good to go to any occasion and look gorgeous and outstanding.

Hair Products and Tools You Will Need

  • Water
  • Shampoo And Hair Conditioner
  • Clean Dry Towel
  • Comb
  • Blow Dryer
  • Thermal Protector
  • Hot Rollers Or Curler
  • Bobby Pins
  • Flat Iron
  • Hairspray

Recommended Face Shapes

This long wavy hairstyle looks great on ladies with all face shapes. Style this gorgeous long wavy hairstyle round your face in a way that best suits your face shape and you will be good to go.

Gorgeous Long Wavy Hairstyles

Gorgeous Long Wavy Hairstyles

Gorgeous Long Wavy Hairstyles

 

LONG LAYERED WAVY HAIRSTYLES

Long layered Wavy Hairstyles

Long layered Wavy Hairstyles

Long layered Wavy Hairstyles

 

SIDE SWEEP LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES

This is a cute and simple long wavy hairstyle which you can style and wear to school, your place of work or any formal occasion.

Begin with already curled hair with beautiful waves in it to create a nice and cute wavy hairstyle.

Part all your hair to the preferred side, say right then grab a little section of your front hair, push it to the back then pin it in place.

If you have kind of more hair, use a couple of bobby pins and that’s it. You’re done and good to go.

Side Swept Long Wavy Hairstyles

Side Swept Long Wavy Hairstyles

Side Swept Long Wavy Hairstyles

 

LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES FOR BLACK WOMEN

Long Wavy Hairstyles For Black Women

Long Wavy Hairstyles For Black Women

Long Wavy Hairstyles For Black Women

 

SIDE PINED PONYTAIL

Grab a rat-tail comb to part your hair into in the middle

Grab a small top layer section of hair from the parting on one side of your head, pull it to the back then secure it in place using a bobby pins. Repeat this step on the other side of your head of the parting.

Take the rest of the hair to the back and tie it with a little rubber band to make a ponytail and you will be done.

 

LONG BLONDE WAVY HAIRSTYLES

Long Blonde Wavy Hairstyles

Long Blonde Wavy Hairstyles

Long Blonde Wavy Hairstyles

 

BLACK LONG WAVY HAIRSTYLES

Black Long Wavy Hairstyles

Black Long Wavy Hairstyles

Black Long Wavy Hairstyles

 

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