How to Get Beachy Waves with a Flat Iron

You've never seen this trick before

There’s a lot you can do with a flat iron besides smoothing out your ponytail crease. Exhibit A: You can use it to curl your hair. Yes, curl.

But we’re not talking about Goldie Locks ringlets here—instead, we’re here to show you how to achieve those sought-after beachy waves. You know, the ones that look like you dried your hair with nothing but salt the middle of winter. Watch to see how it’s done.

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