Top 10 Wavy Hairstyles You Can Don


Wavy hairstyles are the perfect way to wear your hair this summer. They go well with hair of any length and texture. They add an element of fun and playfulness to your look. What’s more, you can even modify your fun day look slightly to go all glam with wavy hair for an evening out. We tell you here top 10 wavy hairstyles that you can don this year to make an impression a la some of the hottest celebrities.


1.  Amy Adams – long and wavy

Amy Adams - long and wavy

If you have medium length hair, you can put on your rollers and let your long and wavy locks flow. Sweep them on a side in the evening and transform yourself into a dazzling diva like Amy Adams has done here.

2. Scarlett Johansson – short and wavy

Scarlett Johansson - short and wavy


Chop your hair to the length of your jaw in layers. The length of the hair has to be jagged and once you curl your hair, you will have the curls framing your face and falling on either sides of your face, right from the temple to your jaw.

3.  Jessica Alba – Semi formal medium length hair

Jessica Alba - Semi formal medium length hair

If you have medium length hair, you can part it gently on the side or in the center and soft loose waves are created using minimum product to hold the hair in place. This hairstyle goes really well with people having long or oval faces.

4. Kate Dennings Halo like hairstyle 

ate Dennings Halo like hairstyle

 Pull back a bit of your hair from the front and add a jeweled accessory to create a halo like effect around your hair.  Let the rest of your hair fall freely around your face. You are all set for an evening out.

5. Becki Newton girl next door waves

Becki Newton girl next door waves

Make a partition in the center and mix in some larger waves with smaller ones and let your hair fall on your shoulders. Don this hairdo with a flirty or floral dress and you have your chic girl next door look.

6. Taylor Swift –  Wavy Ponytail

Taylor Swift -  Wavy Ponytail

The side ponytail is her trademark hairstyle. But this time around, Taylor Swift has flowing curls on her forehead for a really soft look. Her naturally wavy hair is secured in a low ponytail. The look can be held together with a light hairspray.

7. Jennifer Garner Half Updo

Jennifer Garner Half Updo

Jennifer Garner works even a simple look like a half updo with her wavy hair. This hairstyle works well with even light waves as well as it works on heavy waves. Apply some styling cream on your waves and pull back a bit of your hair in a half updo and you are all set to go!

8. Miley Cyrus Long Wavy Extensions

Miley Cyrus Long Wavy Extensions

If you don’t think that your hair is voluminous enough to curl it and let the waves bounce off you, then get the volume the Miley Cyrus way- get extensions in colors matching your hair color and clip them on and gently curl them by wrapping them around a curling iron. There! as simple as that you have wonderful flowy wavy hair.

9.  Keira Knightley’s Wavy Bob

Keira Knightley's Wavy Bob

If you have the kind of bone structure that Keira Knightley boasts of, then this spring is the best time to try this look. Her elfin face if perfect short bobbed hair cuts. Just part your hair on the side and let your waves flank your high cheekbones.

10. Kate Hudson’s glamorous waves

Kate Hudson's glamorous waves

Even if you don’t have goddess like golden hair that Kate Hudson has, this is one look that you should try if you have medium length hair. Part your hair in the center and comb down your hair and curl the ends such that the ends of your hair have heavy waves. They can make you look gorgeous in no time!

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Aparna Anand

After a stint in an MNC in Bangalore, Aparna has now started doing what she loves the most- writing. Travelling and cooking come a close second and third. She lives in Mumbai with her husband.