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It’s that time of year, girls. Cue the loose, carefree, summertime staple: beachy waves. We all want them but struggle with the “how”. Well put your struggle on pause as ThisThatBeauty shares the top 3 stylers for achieving gorgeous beachy waves . . .

Calista Tools Ion Hot Rollers

These aren’t your nana’s hot rollers! Designed to give hair maximum body, wave, and volume, Calista Tools Ion Hot Rollers is the modern way to create enviable hair. Curl your hair in less time, effort, and with less direct heat than traditional curling irons. Each roller is baked in shine-enhancing Ion minerals, which help to promote glossy, healthy hair. The set-it-and-forget-it nature of this system is really the kicker for me. . . heat them up, roll hair, go about the rest of your morning (do you makeup, fix the kids breakfast…go for it) — and when you’re ready, just pop out the rollers and hey there, Jessica Rabbit !

Sarah Potempa BEACHWAVER Rotating Curling Iron

Ever dream of those softer-than-soft, casually tossed curls worn by surfer girls seen on the beach? As hot summer days quickly approach, it’d time to perfect the I-just-just-came-from-the-beach-thanks-very-much coif. Sarah Potempa BEACHWAVER Rotating Curling Iron delivers that which it boasts: beach waves

The true secret to natural looking curls is switching up the ringlet direction at random; So, when using the BEACHWAVER, you have the luxury of clicking Left or Right, settling your ends into the clamp and waiting while the BEACHWAVER coils your locks around the barrel.  The only thing to remember is placing your tips in the proper direction of barrel’s movement.  It’s that easy.

Goody HEAT Wave Creator

If you like the feel of a traditional curling iron, Goody HEAT Wave Creator is the perfect choice. The frugalista-friendly ringlet wrangler heats up in about 30 seconds and has 10 heat settings to choose from. The swivel cord keeps everything tangle-free.The unique barrel shape hugs every strand and locks in beautifully spiraled waves.

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Are you #TeamBeachWaves this summer? Sound off!

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Lately I’ve been embracing & boldly rocking my natural curls. . . my hair hasn’t seen a styling iron for weeks. So to review Sarah Potempa BEACHWAVER Rotating Curling Iron, I enlisted the longest locks I know, my dear friend and daytime office-mate, Cannon. Read on as Cannon shares her quest for surfer girl hair . . . (ps – I’ll be giving BEACHWAVER a whirl in about a week or so…and will share pics)

Ever dreamed of those softer-than-soft, casually tossed curls worn by surfer girls seen on the beach? As hot summer days quickly approach us, perfecting the I-just-just-came-from-the-beach-thanks-very-much coif is one to occupy our cool rainy afternoons. So today I put Sarah Potempa BEACHWAVER Rotating Curling Iron to the test to see if it really delivers that which it boasts: beach waves.

First let me begin by explaining that I have unnaturally long, crazy-straight hair; and, like so many straight-hair girls, I want nothing more than crazy big, twisting curly locks.

After applying a sticky substance from Oribe called Rough Luxury Molding Wax (don’t even ask me how I applied it because TTB/ Felicia would shake her head with ashamed disapproval), I put began a close inspection of the BEACHWAVER. In all reality, it’s like your common curling iron except that it does the thinking & twisting for you – all you have to do is push a button, wait a few moments and release the clamp.

The true secret to natural looking curls is switching up the ringlet direction at random; So, when using the BEACHWAVER, you have the luxury of clicking Left or Right, settling your ends into the clamp and waiting while the BEACHWAVER coils your locks around the barrel.  The only thing to remember is placing your tips in the proper direction of barrel’s movement.  It’s that easy.

Curling is a bit faster and coils have a tendency to be a smidge tighter – ensuring longer-lasting curls.  Like most curling irons, I recommend curling entire head before regrouping and switching up the direction of some pieces (as well as mixing up the thickness of the pieces that you curl); and, to ensure that they keep all day, I recommend sprinting your hair with a light holding spray.  If you want a truly natural look, top off smaller pieces near the crown with a smaller-barreled iron moving in the left direction – this will give volume and a natural curl look.  Oribe’s molding wax will work to give piecey tangles one typically gets when enjoying a windy beach day.So that’s it!  The BEACHWAVER is a great starter iron for the girl who still can’t quite master a typical curling iron… or a grand quickie tool for the experienced curler (it took me approx the length of two songs on Grimes’ latest album to complete my entire head).  So give it a try and let us know what you think!

 Key Features:
360 Degree Swivel Cord
9 foot Heavy-Duty Cord
LED Digital Temperature Screen
Heats up to 310-450 F in 30 seconds
Cool Safety Stopper
Rubberized Cool Safety Stand
Fast Recovery Time
Ergonomic Handle
6.5″ Ceramic Rod
Automatically Rotates with “GO” button
1 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
30 Min Automatic Shut-Off

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Want to be the face of Pantene’s 2012 print advertising campaign? Well don’t miss the upcoming casting call on July 1 and 2 at Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Sign-up begins at 10:00 A.M.

Location:

MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER

2ND FLOOR- ROOM 226

900 CONVENTION CENTER BLVD

For complete information, visit Pantene

 

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Actress Liv Tyler was spotted at Sundance wearing long, loose, hippie inspired waves. For curly haired girls looking for a softer change of pace, Stylist Creighton Bowman for Leonor Greyl shares how he created Liv’s look for the Sundance premier of her new thriller “The Ledge”.

“On towel dried hair, I applied Condition Naturelle by Leonor Greyl from root to end, combined with Lait Luminescence Bi-Phase detangling milk.

Using a blow-dryer on a low setting, I wrapped her hair around my fingers, creating soft natural waves. Once fully dried, I used a couple of drops of Serum De Soie Sublimateur to finish her style with lots of shine and total frizz control. Her style lasted all day long and into the night.”

“On towel dried hair, I applied Condition Naturelle by Leonor Greyl from root to end, combined with Lait Luminescence Bi-Phase detangling milk.

Using a blow-dryer on a low setting, I wrapped her hair around my fingers, creating soft natural waves. Once fully dried, I used a couple of drops of Serum De Soie Sublimateur to finish her style with lots of shine and total frizz control. Her style lasted all day long and into the night.”

Voila!

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