• Thick, wavy hair is the envy of all who weren't born with it, as evidenced by the abundance of wave-creating wands and extensions on the market (and red carpet). These gorgeous hairstyles for thick wavy hair are for those of you lucky enough to be born with it. We'll just be over here trying to fake it.

    Brooklyn Decker
    For a perfectly placed deep side part, use the arch of your eyebrow as a guide.

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  • Rachel McAdams
    This super-easy style is ideal for when you just want to get long hair out of the way. Twist it all up into a top knot, securing with a hairband, then wrap a length of black silk ribbon about an inch back from your hairline.

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  • Cheryl Cole
    Long, wispy bangs look amazing on thick hair types, and a high, voluminous ponytail draws attention to the cheekbones for a slimming effect.

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  • Shakira
    Thick hair makes for the best messy braids.

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  • Minka Kelly
    Use a fine-tooth comb to tease hair at the crown to add volume to a half-up hairdo.

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  • Drew Barrymore
    A center part on wavy hair makes for a pretty bohemian vibe.

  • Mandy Moore
    A collarbone-grazing cut takes the weight out of thick, heavy hair.

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  • Charlize Theron
    Use a curling wand on unmanageable waves for smooth, controlled texture.

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  • Lea Michele
    Pin shorter front layers back and away from the face to keep the focus on your features.

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  • Greta Gerwig
    Get second-day texture without greasy roots by running a pomade through the lengths of dry hair.

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  • Vanessa Hudgens
    To get a loose wave at the ends like Vanessa, try blow drying only the roots and top section of your hair fully and let the rest dry naturally.

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  • Kate Beckinsale
    Loosen strands around the face for a softening effect that offsets the severity of a super-high ponytail.

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  • Selena Gomez
    Leave the front sections out of a low ponytail for a classic, romantic look.

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  • Zooey Deschanel
    This '60s-inspired look is super-cute, especially with blunt bangs like Zooey's.

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  • Shenae Grimes
    A messy-on-purpose pony looks effortlessly cool on slightly dirty hair.

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15 Perfect Hairstyles for Thick Wavy Hair


15 Perfect Hairstyles for Thick Wavy Hair

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