Wanna turn ho-hum hair into a sultry, sophisticated look? Make a splash with flirty, flowing waves--also known as mermaid curls.
You don't need to be a mythical sea creature to pull them off. Check out Tinseltown's hottest tumbling twisters.
Achieve red-carpet glam with products that create or enhance natural ringlets. To catch a wave this summer, use proper conditioners, styling and repair treatments, and hair tools that minimize dry, damaged hair.
BEAUTY: Burt's Bees Hair Repair Shea & Grapefruit Deep Conditioner revitalizes strands with shea butter and citrus oils. BEACON: Supports The Greater Good Foundation. Also contains no sulfates, parabens or phthalates.
BEAUTY: Conair Infiniti Pro Spin Air Brush volumizes hair during the drying process while also minimizing frizz. You Curl Tourmaline Ceramic Styler creates free-flowing spirals with a cone-shaped barrel. BEACON: Supports American Red Cross.
BEAUTY: N. 4 High Performance Hair Care Super Comb Prep & Protect nourishes and shields strands with sunflower seed oil and black currant leaf extract. BEACON: Vegan and no animal testing. Also contains no sulfates, gluten or parabens.
BEAUTY: Organix Fortifying Lavender Soymilk Conditioner strengthens hair with lavender and marigold oils, soymilk proteins and vitamins. BEACON: No animal testing. Also contains no sulfates or parabens.
BEAUTY: Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Texturizing Sea Spray enhances volume and definition with Awapuhi plant extracts. Express Ion Curl Clipless utilizes a teardrop-shaped barrel and clamp-free design. BEACON: Established a solar-powered Awapuhi Farm in Hawaii. Each plant is harvested and processed by hand.
BEAUTY: Rusk Deepshine Oil Moisturizing Conditioner utilizes argan oil and aloe leaf juice to help protect against damage caused by chemicals, thermal styling and environmental factors. BEACON: Contains no sulfates.
BEAUTY: Suki Hair/Scalp Conditioning Oil controls fly-aways and split ends with organic neem, rose, rosemary and lavender extracts. BEACON: Cruelty free. Also supports fair trade, biodynamic processing and local sourcing.