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Three Steps to Tousled Beach Waves

My warm weather blood is in serious denial. It's March. It's the month of flowers, sunshine, and the renewal of iced coffee trips, right? My clock has been set ahead to "spring forward," and I'm ready to jump into spring styling. Take that, icy tundra.

In honor of my favorite season, I'm breaking out my Sedu clipless curling iron and perfecting the tousled beach waves once and for all. Here's how it happens. Psst! This works best with day-old hair.

1) First, add some thickening spray or creme (I used Dove's Style + Care Mousse when my hair was damp and added Bumble and Bumble's Grooming Creme to scrunch through when my hair was dry).
2) Use your styling wand (Sedu's is bomb--trust me) and wrap small sections of hair away from your face. Add as many curls as you'd like (the more, the better!).
3) Run your fingers through your hair to loosen the curls. Flip your head around, scrunch, go crazy. No, really.  

Bam! Three steps to tousled beach waves. Spring break, here we come!

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