If you Google “beach waves” you’re likely to find a labyrinth of online tutorial videos, pages upon pages of how-tos.
Instead of doing enough research to write a book on the subject, Walmart shoppers are opting to buy one styling tool that costs just $25 and produces magazine-cover-worthy locks. And no, it’s not a curling iron — it’s better.
The Bed Head Wave Artist Dual Waver has a unique barrel and clamp design to create long-lasting waves with minimal effort. It’s better because unlike curling irons and wands that create uneven curls and require a third arm to get the job done, this tool is all about simplicity.
One shopper called the Bed Head Wave Artist Dual Waver their “Holy Grail hair tool,” and notes that the tool doesn’t just create gorgeous waves, it boosts volume.
“I can't praise this item enough,” the ecstatic customer wrote “It takes my fine, thin, limp hair and gives me body, waves, and the head of hair I've always wanted. I like that the heat is adjustable so I don't have to fry my hair to get it how I want. I hesitated to get this originally, but my worry was unfounded. This is a fabulous hair tool!”
The tool’s unique clamp design makes it seamless to achieve perfect, beautiful waves every time. Just grab hair in small sections, and you can rest assured knowing the Dual Waver will replicate those beach waves with each clamp.
Thanks to the tool’s tourmaline ceramic technology, heat is evenly distributed throughout for optimal style-setting. The tool allows the user to adjust the heat setting to their liking and takes mere seconds to get it up to its highest temperature of 400 degrees.
You don’t have to worry about multiple passes, either. One pass does the trick! You simply clamp and move on to the next section — no matter your hair type.
According to reviewers, the tool is versatile enough for use on different hair types and bouncy beach waves that can hold for days. It
“I have thin, straight hair,” wrote a five-star reviewer. “Even with thickening products, it falls flat easily. I love to curl my hair because it gives it some volume and stays most of the day, but I'm a mom, and that takes time I do not have. But with this waver, I get cute waves in 10 to 15 minutes, and it stays all day! This is my new favorite thing ever, and at such a great price too! I highly recommend this.”
Shoppers with thick, long hair love it too.
“I have very straight, very thick, and very long hair. Curling takes too long and doesn't stay,” another shopper said. “My hair is down to the middle of my back and it at least an inch and a half thick in a ponytail. This is perfect for me! I have tried everything: Irons, double barrels, wet sets, hot rollers — everything. I will use only this for the rest of my life. It looks like natural curls or finger waves. The trick is if you have hair that doesn't hold curls, use a strong mousse, then use hair spray before you use the waver and after. Do not touch hair until completely cooled so curls can set. Highly, highly highly recommended for thick, long, and hard to style hair!”
Though it’s a relatively inexpensive hair-styling tool, shoppers raved about the incredible outcomes they’ve seen.
“I think for the price of the product, it's one of the nicest wavers out there,” wrote a consumer. “It's easy to use and makes pretty waves. I'm sure you can achieve different variations of the wave depending on how much hair you use in each strand that you wave. The only thing a little annoying was that my hand got tired after a while because of the way it's shaped but other than that, it's super easy, and I would recommend it to a friend.”
Perhaps most importantly, it saves you a ton of time.
“Works really well! My hair doesn’t typically keep a style from a curling iron, but this waver holds nicely in my unruly mane! I have thick med long hair, and it takes about 20 minutes to get my hair done. I do have to hold the waver on for about 15 secs per placement. So far, I have had nothing but compliments on the style when I’ve worn it,” wrote a fan.
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