We like to think of spring break as a week-long summer pre-game party. Though unlike summer, time is OUAI more limited during spring break which means this roundup of effortless hairstyles will especially come in handy if 'to play hard' is your priority. From five-minute beachy waves to a romantic ponytail and every quick but cute look in between, the hairstyles ahead are perfect for any spring break outing be it a first date, girls' night out or family dinner.
Spruce up a half-up lob with a micro-bun and wispy tendrils. All you need is a few bobby pins (to secure the bun) and OUAI Texturizing Hair Spray for a lived-in finish.
Dinner with the Girls
Anything freshly washed hair can do, day three hair can do just as good with the help of OUAI Dry Shampoo Foam. For a quick, effortless updo, start by massaging a dollop into roots until the white disappears. Gather the hair into a low ponytail then create a bun, wrapping the end of the tail around the base of the bun. Touch up the tendrils with a curling iron then apply OUAI Finishing Crème wherever looks frizzy.
Half-up space buns for the curly huns have a better chance at buoyancy when OUAI Curl Jelly is involved. Apply our gel-oil hybrid to damp hair then dry with a diffuser on low heat. Secure each bun then apply OUAI Hair Oil on select strands.
In a bind to get to brunch? Leave it to that scarf you never wear to upgrade bedhead hair via a simple, low ponytail. Then call on OUAI Rose Hair & Body Oil to infuse smoothness and shine.
Flaunt your curly fringe or fake bangs for the night with an updo. The key? OUAI Leave In Conditioner followed by OUAI Curl Jelly on damp hair. Once dry, pile your curls high and secure into a bun then pin select curls towards the front.
Wavy hair types, keep it simple with a beachy textured look that lets OUAI Wave Spray do the heavy lifting so you have more time for play.
Pair a little vitamin sea with frizz-free air-dried waves, courtesy of our weightless wash-and-wear hero, OUAI Air Dry Foam. Cute headband, optional.
Bejeweled braids look their best with a pinch of grit. Nail the lived-in look with OUAI Dry Texture Foam for spring break after party-worthy body and texture.
Afternoon at the Winery
A big bun is the perfect hideaway for coils seeking a break from heat styling during spring break. Start with OUAI Curl Shampoo and Conditioner then style with OUAI Curl Jelly combined with OUAI Hair Oil for silky-soft tendrils that frame the face.
A flirty half-up ponytail that photographs well poolside starts with OUAI Volumizing Hair Spray. Volumizing polymers add long-lasting volume and make hair appear fuller.
The très chic chignon? It’s easier than you think. Simply incorporate your favorite scarf into a regular three-strand braid , leaving the scarf’s ends out, then fashion it into a bun. Glide a OUAI Anti-Frizz Hair Sheet from root to bun for glossy, frizz-free shine.
Self Care Day
Self care days are perfect for amping up your mane’s moisture. Before running a bath, massage deep-cleansing OUAI Scalp & Body Scrub and rinse then apply OUAI Treatment Masque (now in a tube!) from mid-lengths to ends. In just five minutes, artichoke leaf extract will have made your locks will feel virgin-like.
Fun buns are the vibe for karaoke night. Start with OUAI Curl Jelly on damp hair then create two buns. Tamp down flyaways with OUAI Matte Pomade at the hairline and center part. Add our favorite throwback snap clips and you're good to sing your heart out.
Glow head to toe while away on spring break with OUAI Hair & Body Shine Mist. Spray from mid-lengths to ends for glossy shine plus anywhere on your bod that could use the bling-worthiness of diamond powder.
Before making a first impression, protect your hair from the romantic look you style for the night. Spray our high-octane heat protectant OUAI Memory Mist on dry hair in sections before curling each section (it’ll memorize your look until your next wash). Swipe a brush through the curls to loosen them then secure into a low ponytail. For a light reflective shine and less frizz, rub OUAI Finishing Crème at the crown.
Trip to the Museum
Imbue a basic bun with edge via a bandana, leaving the tendrils out. Swipe on a red pout and off to the museum you go.
For a sleek family outing, keep frizzy coils in check from the get-go with OUAI Smooth Shampoo and Conditioner. Continue the polished path with OUAI Curl Jelly then diffuse curls for uniformity and softness. Adorn the length of your side part with hardware accessories to make the style pop.
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