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The Mermaid Wave Hair Trend That's More Thom Browne Than Disney Princess

Never heard of mermaid waves? While you're about to, because it is all the rage right now. From the Kardashians to Demi Lovato, all the celebrities are donning it - here's the step-by-step guide on how to achieve it for yourself.
mermaid waves

Image: @kimkardashian’s Instagram

First of all, what exactly is ‘mermaid waves’? The closest style to it might be the classic beach waves, famous for its natural-looking and effortless vibe. Mermaid waves, however, is slightly more glossy and more glamourous – it won’t look out of place on the red carpet or for a night out. With an emphasis on texture, the mermaid waves hairstyle still retains a carefree aura, albeit with a more elegant twist.

mermaid waves

Image: @jlo’s Instagram


So, how do we start achieving this look? There are some basics you need of course – think hairspray, mousse, curling iron etc – but the most important thing is practice, practice, practice. Ready? Then click next and check out the 4-step guide right now.