15 Wash and Wear Hairstyles for Every Hair Type to Try This Summer
Mark your calendar because come June 21st your tresses embark on a summer-forever fiesta that excludes fussy hairstyles. With the right wash and wear products (ahem, Air Dry Foam), you can make the impossible—storing away heat tools for three months—OUAI possible. Ahead, discover a roundup of easy, heatless hairstyles for every hair type that laugh in the face of your flat iron.
1. Coarse & Wavy
2. Short & Wavy
Girls with a wavy or curly shorn 'do: apply Air Dry Foam, our kale extract-infused wash & wear foam, onto towel-dried hair then have a field day doing OUAI less in the morning, and OUAI more when the wind hits those wispy bangs just right.
3. Long & Kinda Wavy
One of our favorite wash & wear hacks includes spritzing with Leave In Conditioner post shower then tying half our hair up. A little volume and a lot of natural wave is what you can expect when air dried.
4. Straight & Fine
5. Curly & Coarse
6. Wavy & Medium-Thickness
These lived-in French girl-looking waves can be yours with the Wonder Woman of wash & wear: Air Dry Foam. The invisible-feeling formula enhances natural wave pattern while fighting frizz and adding softness.
7. Curly & Thick
How to get a curly updo to cooperate? Simple: Curl Jelly and a OUAI Condom Hair Tie.
8. Short & Frizzy
The wash & wear lifestyle inevitably comes with a few frizzies. When the frizz comes out to frighten, rub an Anti-Frizz Hair Sheet over your hair. Made of hemp paper, the purse-portable sheet's shea butter adds shine while coconut oil smooths down flyaways.
9. Curly & Full
Dear anti-mousse: mousse is your wash & wear friend—especially Soft Mousse. The volume-boosting foam gives hair body and defines curls sans the crunch your mom's old mousse left behind.
10. Mid-Length & Full
Wet look wanderlusting for your lob? Spray Wave Spray evenly onto towel-dried hair from roots to end to create beachy air-dried waves (no iron required) then coat them from mid-shaft to ends with 1-2 pumps of Hair Oil.
11. Thin & Short
12. Big & Curly
Fact: Curly bangs bring all the boys to the yard. To get the best coiled results, shampoo with Curl Shampoo and Conditioner, and after showering wrap your hair in a micro-fiber towel. Scrunch Curl Jelly into strands, leaving bangs out. Follow up with Air Dry Foam on your still-damp fringe, and out the door you flow.
13. Curly & Fine
Fine, curly strands usually could use a pep in their step which means a spritz of Texturizing Hair Spray is in order. But not before you've applied Air Dry Foam to towel-dried hair and let it air dry.
14. Curly & Wavy
15. Short & Wavy