Summer Beach Hair How To Get This Summer's Hottest Look

Give your hair a break from the straightener this summer and embrace a more natural look. That’s right, we are talking about that sexy, tousled, effortless ‘just from the beach’ look that we all lust after; beach hair. Think style icons and certified beach hair babes Erin Wasson, Lara Bingle the Olsen Twins and Elle McPherson.


Salty air, summer hair


Salt sprays are the key to creating the beach hair look, the salt adding texture and enhancing that natural wave you are constantly trying to tame with your GHD. In Australia, many of us have the luxury of taking a morning dip in the ocean in summer but there are ways to get summer beach hair without actually going to the beach.

If you are on of those lucky enough t have a natural wave to your hair, you are more than half-way there. Those that don’t will need a little extra help to get the beach hair look, and we have scoured every shelf in the country to find the best products to get you looking like the ultimate beach babe this summer.

  • Fekkai Beach Waves
  • Eleven Australia Sea Salt Texture Spray
  • Toni & Guy Sea Salt Texturising Spray
  • Redken Nature’s Rescue
  • Muk Beach Muk Sea salt spray
  • KMS California Hair Play

Want fuss-free locks? DIY

Not a fan of using a lot of product in your hair during summer? Try the dry shampoo technique. This is an essential product for any beauty kit as it is not only great for getting rid of greasy roots but is perfect for creating volume and styling. Spray around your roots, blow-dry out the excess, then brush out your locks for that perfect tousled summer beach hair look.



Rather spend your cash on a hot bikini to go with your summer beach hair rather than expensive styling products? Make your own! It’s super easy to make a salt spray for your locks at home to get the perfect beach hair look this summer.

  • 250mls water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp conditioner
  • ½ tsp hair gel

Toss these together in a spray bottle, shake to dissolve the salt and voilà! Beach hair here you come. When applying the spray don’t go to crazy, you will find a little goes a long way.



Loosely braid your hair or whip it up into a messy bun for a few hours (super trendy look this season too), then let it loose and you will find it has is full of volume and shape. Let flow naturally add a bit of product such as hair spray to keep the shap and texture of your DYI beach hair .


The perfect wave is not in the ocean

Expert celebrity hair dresser Mark Townsend, responsible for the Olsen Twins’ perfect fuus-free summer beach hairsays he achieves this look by keeping their hair natural, always using dry shampoo for texture and volume and never using more than five bobby pins!


Summer Beach Hair – Show It Off

So this summer, find the best to get your very own beach hair look using any one of or a combo of the tips above. Your tresses will thank you for a break from heat-styling and your style cred will sky-rocket!

Perfected the technique? Share your summer beach hair with us! Take a selfie of your look and post it on Instagram, tag @fashioncomau and #mysummerhairstyle.

Need the perfect summer skin to go with your perfect summer hair? Check out our ultimate SUMMER BEAUTY KIT

Heading to the beach to get your look? Check out our TOP 5 SUMMER BIKINIS

Complete your look with our SUMMER FASHION MUST HAVES






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