How I Style My Short Hair – Messy Waves

Do you ever wonder how to get that effortless wavy short hair ? I know I did, which is one of the reasons I chopped my hair. Short hair is so in. All the celebrities have the short cut and do the cute effortless waves. I finally have mastered the look and I am ready to share it with all of you! This look is super easy, effortless, and trendy! Follow along with me to achieve this look!

What You’ll Need:

What To Do:

  1. Start by applying dry shampoo to your roots and heating up your straighter.
  2. Then section off your hair (I do 3 sections, the first is shown in the picture above) 1st section is behind my ears, 2nd section is at my temples and the last section is the top layer of my hair.
  3. Spray your heat protectant (do this separately for each section to make sure it evenly distributes throughout your hair).
  4. Take your straighter and start on the front pieces of the 1st section. Take a piece of hair holding it in between the straighter, close the straighter and gently wrap the hair around it while pulling down and through, keeping the straighter closed. (I usually leave the ends straight)
  5. Do this for all 3 sections until all your hair is curled.
  6. Once finished let the curls cool for 5 minutes then, spray hairspray and tousle the hair with your fingers to “mess” it up.

I’m obsessed with this hair style! I love how effortless it is and how quick it takes me to do! I have tried this on my hair when it was longer so if you have long hair follow the same steps! Usually I will do this look on 3-7 day hair. I only wash my hair once a week so this is a great look when my hair is “dirty” which is why I add the dry shampoo. I hope you all enjoyed and I hope you all love this look as much as I do! Happy Sunday! Thanks for reading(:


Hello loves! My name is Theresa Marie. I am a 21 year old college student, living in NY. I love iced lattes, animals, the fall and winter seasons, fashion, beauty, diys and food!
I started this blog in January of 2017 so that I can share the things I love and have a place for my passion of writing. Theresa Marie Daily (TMD), is a place of comfort, where you can come for recipes, beauty tips/favorites, see my personal style, fashion tips, lifestyle tips/tricks, diys, and other miscellaneous posts. I have a category called “Talks With Theresa Marie” (TWTM), where each month, I post about an occurring issue, or something random that I just feel like talking about, and I give my opinion/view on it. TWTM, gives you a personal insight on who I am and my beliefs/opinions on certain things. I hope to inspire each and every one of you to go outside the box with your food, lifestyle and personal style, and just enjoy life. Thank you so much for following along and reading!


  1. March 14, 2018 / 3:40 pm

    This was so helpful!! Recently cut my hair short and there’s days where I struggle to know what to do with it. Thanks for this!

    • March 14, 2018 / 4:31 pm

      I totally understand girl! Thank you so much for checking it out(:

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