By Erin Lukas
Sep 19, 2018 @ 10:15 am
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It happens to the best of us; You wanted loose, beachy waves, but you've ended up with tight, over-curled ringlets. The good news is that you don't have to start your style over. The bad news? You're going to have to spend a few extra minutes making amends.

Luckily, according to celebrity hairstylist David Lopez, the damage control is super simple. He says to take a blow-dryer like T3's Cura Luxe Hair Dryer ($285; dermstore.com) and a paddle brush like Conair's Velvet Touch Large Paddle Brush ($5; target.com), and use the tools to brush out the ends of your curls to loosen them up. Make sure the dryer is on low speed and heat when you're using it. 

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Once you've gone over your entire head, spritz a dry oil finishing spray like Kenra Professional's Dry Oil Control Spray ($19; ulta.com) on your waves for extra volume and hold. 

Easy, right? Hit play on the video above to see Lopez's complete tutorial on how to quickly fix over-curled hair.