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40 Beach-Wave Looks to Inspire Your Summer Style

Jun 11 2013 - 5:05pm

Summertime means beach-wave time, which is ideal for us ladies. This no-muss hairstyle looks great on a bevy of hair lengths. Don't believe us? We're rounded up some of the best beachy waves in Hollywood. Just click through to get inspired and make some waves of your own.

Whitney Port [1] has the California-girl beach waves down to a science.

Lauren Conrad [2]'s two-toned waves define her cool-girl style.

Short hair can sport beachy waves as well, as Jessica Szohr [3] proved here.

Wavy hair and bangs are an alluring combination on Emma Stone [4].

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley gave her beachy waves a glamorous spin on the red carpet.

Smaller, less cohesive waves, like Jennifer Lopez [5]'s here, can be achieved by sleeping in braids to create the kinky style.

Ellie Kemper's loose waves gave the actress a playful vibe.

Looking like she'd just stepped out of the surf, Minka Kelly used her waves to show off a new hair hue.

Rosario Dawson [6] kept her otherwise polished look cute and casual with beach waves.

Jada Pinkett Smith [7]'s ombré locks looked darling twisted into beach waves.

Heather Graham [8] turned up the sex appeal with her beach waves and bedroom eyes.

Try a beach spray to get Jessica Chastain's textured, beachy waves.

Gwen Stefani [9] has the hip-lady waves on lockdown.

Your lob can get gorgeous with the addition of waves, like Carey Mulligan [10] showcased here.

The smaller the waves, the more casual the look, as evidenced by Ellen Page [11]'s low-key style.

Rose Byrne's textured waves added a subtle edge to her feminine dress.

Reach for a shine spray to achieve Padma Lakshmi's glistening locks.

Kate Mara accented her sideswept waves with a heavily lined eye-makeup look.

Volume is always the key to Sofia Vergara's red carpet beauty, and her waves were the perfect frame to her striking emerald necklace.

Ashley Madekwe was a vision in tousled waves and glowy makeup at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards.

Karolina Kurkova surely inspired many Summer beauty looks with her buttery-blond waves and neutral makeup.

Golden waves were a beautiful look on Lindsey Vonn at the CFDA Fashion Awards.

Beyoncé opted for a sun-kissed beauty look of lightened strands at the Met Gala.

Karolina Kurkova's beachy waves made her look like she'd just stepped out of the ocean. (And that's a good thing.)

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst [12] went with a more classic look with polished waves and a simple red lipstick.

Kirsten Dunst [13] went with a more classic look with beachy waves and a simple red lipstick at the Met Gala.

Amber Heard opted for a vintage look at the Met Gala with a spruced-up take on tousled beach waves.

Sienna Miller [14]'s bedhead beach waves were beautifully embellished with a spiked headband.

Ashley Olsen [15]'s style was a mirror of the grunge era with mussed waves and thick eyeliner at the Met Gala.

Beach waves and bronzed skin: that's the Gisele Bündchen [16] way.

A headful of random braids added to Mary-Kate Olsen [17]'s beachy waves.

Rita Ora's short hair looked adorable styled in some beachy waves.

Beachy bedhead was a great look on Stacy Keibler at the Met Gala.

Lily Collins added some blue to her beach waves for the Met Gala.

Over-the-shoulder beach waves lend themselves to a beachy vibe. Just ask Brooklyn Decker.

Kate Bosworth [18] is known for her beachy waves, and she rocked them well at the Met Gala.

Hailee Steinfeld's beachy waves would look even better on second-day hair.

Slight waves, like Allison Williams's here, are a great addition to normally straight hair.

Lea Michele [19]'s sexy waves looked even better when paired with grown-out bangs.

Model Erin Wasson is known for her bedhead hairstyles, and her beachy waves had the perfect balance of low-key and polished in LA recently.

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