Wavy hairstyles are perfect for spring. Here are some of our favourite celebrity looks...
Wavy hairstyles remain one of the most popular style choices for both celebrities and regular folk alike. Whether you want classic glossy waves or a more natural tousled look, we’ve rounded up the hottest wavy hairstyles for you to recreate.
Whether you have blonde or brunette hair, thick hair or fine, long or short, there’s something here for everyone to give wavy hair a go. With summer just around the corner we’ve got lots of pictures of natural wavy hairstyles that are perfect for the beach and for wearing while on holiday. If you’re a fan of the more groomed look, we’ve got polished and glamorous styles too.
And if you fancy giving a retro wavy hairstyle a try, we’ve got that covered too. Click on through the gallery now to see our pick of the best celebrity wavy hairstyles. Prepare to be inspired!
First up, our Marie Claire cover star Amber Heard showed off her AH-mazing new hair at the Stella McCartney LA party last night. With her bronde hair in perfectly tousled waves, the actress looked ready to party in her lion-inspired mane.
Kate Bosworth always looks ready for the beach. Her naturally blonde locks perfectly frame her face in tousled waves that give us flashbacks to her Blue Crush days…
No-one does a wavy hair ‘do like Alexa Chung. Those festival-ready medium locks are always perfectly toussled with a little kink that looks so effortless.
Amanda Seyfried’s wavy hair is so natural-looking, we could be fooled into thinking she really did wake up like this.
Elizabeth Olsen must have mastered the art of wavy hairstyles from her twin sisters with their long, mermaidian locks. Hers looks best in a centre-part for a bohemian chic finish.
In a departure from her usual platinum ‘do, Rachel McAdams experimented with a rusty red hair colour to offset her soft porcelain skin.
Lily Donaldson opts for a crisp, beachy wave in her blonde locks giving it that scrunched effect with plenty of product.
Karolina Kurkova’s curl looks positively natural. Keeping it uneven in
places, this curly hairstyled girl looks like she was blessed with these
Jessica Biel’s wavy hairstyle is beach-chic at its best. She creates real roughed up texture and volume with the aid of a little up-turned-head styling.
Although the style is long and largely straight, Brit Marling incorporates a little wave in the ends from a low height.
Reigning queen of the wavy hair look, supermodel Gisele’s long tresses always look healthy and shiny.
To perfect Kristen Stewart’s characteristically laidback look, you’ll definitely need to master the art of the cool wave. Hers starts low, giving her lengths just a little bit of texture.
Not quite a curl but a wave, Kate Bosworth’s 1920s look has a rolled edge to give it that high shine effect.
For your ultimate festival look, channel Ahna O’Reilly’s undone wave and plait combination. Perfect for disguising not freshly washed locks.
Rita Ora rocks a short wavy hairstyle with her bob cut. She works in some thin strands of flattened curls to give her look some volume.
With a medium-length bob, Carey Mulligan’s look is feminine and ethereal.
Miranda Kerr can certainly make wavy hairstyles look sexy. She channels 1940s glamour with this high shine roll.
Mila Kunis certainly scrubs up well on and off the red carpet. Whether out and about with Ashton Kutcher or at a premiere of her latest film, her brunette locks always look effortlessly fabulous.
Isla Fisher, a keen curly hair devotee, is never without her long luscious waves. Her auburn hair really suits toussled curls because of the high shine finish.
Emilia Clarke wears a tight curl in her hair where, instead of brushing out her ringlets, she’s left the barrel-curled locks to fall in sections.
Katy Perry channelled a retro look recently, wearing her black hair in soft 1920s-inspired waves.
Keira Knightley is the master of short, curly hairstyles. Her lengths have barely two curls in them but it gives her hair some added volume and texture.
Gently tousled waves were the hairstyle of choice for Jessica Biel on the red carpet during awards season.
Looking for your next festival-ready hairstyle? Try Julianne Hough’s messy waves with a plait for a bohemian edge.
Creating a loose, low wave in her mahogany locks, Cheryl Cole wears a wavy hairstyle the red carpet way.
Leighton Meester’s half-up-half-down do features a relaxed wave to give it a softer, feminine edge.
Diane Kruger’s light blonde locks were given an extra dose of volume with some soft waves at last year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s natural waves are a perfect look to recreate during summer and on holiday.
Beyoncé Knowles is yet another star to favour the wavy hair look. Here she is sporting loose waves in her long hair, which creates extra body and texture.
If more grunge-inspired waves are your thing, then look to Ashley Olsen for inspiration.
Wavy hair isn’t just for those with long locks. Marion Cotillard added some oomph to her tresses with big bouncy waves.
Taylor Swift goes au natural with her wavy hairstyle choice. Love the healthy shine on her locks here too!
Soft retro waves, as seen here on Kate Hudson, scream old school Hollywood glamour.
Jessica Alba is another star who favours the natural wavy hair look. Recreate
this easily by gently tonging your hair.
Blake Lively opts for full-on waves in her hair for a glamorous turn on the red carpet.
Allison Williams channels the popular half up hairstyle look, with some gentle waves created around the tips.
Whether on the beach, runway or party, the stunning Victoria’s Secret model always has her glossy brown locks done to perfection.
Paloma Faith’s lightened locks look super-girlie with a vintage curl rolled through them. She starts the curl at the ears and makes small sections for each ringlet to avoid excess volume.
Drew Barrymore’s beachy hairstyle is the best way to do undone waves in the summer. She works a plaited effect into long straight hair to give it a light wave.
Kate Winslet brushes out the curl of her medium hairstyle to create a wavy hair effect.
The subtle wave in Emma Watson’s hairstyle is just enough to finish her look with a little edge.
Felicity Jones proves that bobs don’t have to be perfectly coiffed to feel red-carpet-ready. She wears her bobbed hair ‘do with a frizzy wave for texture and body.