It has literally taken me until now to try and figure out a way to try and create this desired look that so many of us crave to nail over the summer months, we want that, just got out of bed, just rolled in the sand, Lauren Conrad natural looking hair and we want it easy. Well, here come my tips to try and create this look...
To create the look of 'just rolling out of bed' I tend to leave my hair to dry straight from the shower, instead of hair drying it, this way it gives it that rough looking texture. If your hair dries a bit flat and straight then I suggest shoving in some hair moose or texturizing spray whilst it's wet so it dries with a bit more consistency. When your hair is dry, add some heat protection to it, as you are going to be using curling tongs - do not miss this step, you will eventually regret it if you do. Once everything is set in place and your curling tongs are hot - take a large clump of hair (as displayed below) and wrap it around your curling tong - leaving it on for around 10 seconds (taking a large clump of hair will work better for this look - to create the large natural waves). You don't want to leave the curling tongs on your hair for too long because we don't want a really defined curl - we want a rough looking 2-3 day old curl.
The trick to making this look a bit more edgy and not so prim and proper is not to curl every chunk of hair, this way the curls don't look so planned out and more sporadic therefor it looks natural and like the imaginary dry salt in your our has created this look.
I have used the Lee Stafford curling tong here which has become my new secret weapon when it comes to my hair, because of the style of the wand/barrel (whatever you want to call it) no two curls are the same, which is ideal for this type of look. I will be doing a full review of this curling tong soon, so be sure to check that out!