I’m here to spread the good news that, no, you don’t have to buy a new hot tool every time you change your hairstyle.
It just so turns out that your trusty flat iron has got your back.
That’s right, loose curls and beachy waves can all be achieved with the right wrist maneuver. You just need the right tips and tricks.
While straighteners can't produce bouncy, perfectly rounded ringlets (you will need a curling iron or hot rollers for that), they can add life, volume, and gentle waves to your tresses.
When you use a straightener as a curling iron, you're heating hair on both sides whilst applying heat only to some sections of hair. This produces a looser, wavier effect.
So, here’s our easy to follow go-to guide to achieving well worn waves using just your straightener.