Cropped Waves

Introducing the hottest new hair trend of this season - Cropped Waves. 

Wavy hairstyles aren’t just for long locks. Getting your tresses trimmed to your chin has become the style of the season, with women taking the chop for a short hair look. But short hairstyles don’t start and finish at the straight bob or blunt. Cropped waves have become the face of the millennial movement, thanks to its bohemian vibes and fuss-free appeal. Polished perfection is the past, messy texture is the now.

Super-cute and uber-cool, cropped waves will seriously up your style game. The great thing about this look though is that you can determine how short you go. You don’t need to have inch after inch chopped off – anywhere from your shoulders upwards will give you plenty of length for short wavy hairstyles.

How to style short wavy hair

Whether you’re looking for a deep, bold wave or a set of brushed out textured ripples, having short hair will be a dream to play with for cropped waves. Don’t be fooled into thinking it’s difficult to style short wavy hairstyles. Achieving cropped tresses perfection takes the exact same time, effort and technique.

The best way to tackle styling short wavy hairstyles is taking three steps – prep, style and brush out. You need a good base to work from, so ensuring you’ve spritzed your hair with the right products from the off. If you’re looking for lift and volume, use the ghd root lift spray, or for a deep wave, the ghd curl hold spray will be best.

Style your short wave just as you would on long hair – use the ghd platinum+® styler to create your desired wave, rotating the styler until you get the curl bounce you’re look for. Then to turn your curls in waves by working through your hair with your brush or comb of choice.

@jax_hair - Cropped Waves

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@morenaghd - Cropped Waves

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Short wavy hair inspiration

Get the most out of your short hair this season. Check out these three styles and achieve enviable cropped wave looks.




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