Going short for summer doesn’t just apply to hemlines—it’s a seasonal given for haircuts as well. And with spring beauty’s glorious low-maintenance vibe, combined with the fact that a new beach spray launches seemingly every day, treating your bob, lob, or even pixie to a tousled, wavy, and undone style is a must. If these celebrity looks don't convince you to ditch your flatiron and call up your salon, we don't know what will.
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When this Vampire Diaries star cut off her hair, we were shocked. But after seeing her rock the cropped ‘do with a deep side-part and voluminous waves, we were shocked she didn’t take the plunge sooner.
Taraji P. Henson
Go for big time volume like Taraji with Hollywood waves instead of summer’s classic beach variety.
Cara Delevingne went with a singular slight bend mid-way down the lengths of her hair, and it made her entire look.
It’s no secret: Lucy Hale’s bob is an Internet sensation. Oh, and it looks just as good with a ripple effect as it does sleek and straight.
Thick, blunt bangs like Kelly Rowland’s can completely transform a wavy bob.
Kim Kardashian West
Kim K.W’s beachy waves almost seem wet, mimicking what your hair would look like after emerging from the salt water.
Gabrielle Union left the ends of her tousled waves straight to create this undone chin-length style.
If you have hair that dries naturally straight, Kendall Jenner’s lob-length haircut should be your main source of inspo. Let it air-dry and mist in a lightweight wave spray for a tousled vibe.