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7 Beach hair looks that never fail

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Go-to hairstyles for the beach that will never go out of style

Sun, sea and chlorine — they all can wreak havoc on your hair. Before you kick beauty to the curb for a day of fun in the sun, we consulted renowned NYC hairstylist Mark Garrison to show how you can recreate eight hot celebrity looks at home — perfect for the beach or pool.

7. Wavy bob

Go-to hairstyles for the beach that will never go out of style

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"I love this; this is so cute," Garrison says, of this layered bob with an angled bang. "This is about working with the natural wave in the hair." To get this look on straight hair, use a one-inch barrel curling iron and curl the hair in one-inch sections, being careful not to curl the ends—to give it that "flicky" look. Then, finger tousle and push it into a side swept part. To define curls even more, use a curl crème and take finger sections and spiral curl them around your finger.

"Let them dry naturally," he says. And voila.

More: Check out our guide to finding the best hairstyle

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