I have good news for you! Straightening, blow-drying, and curling your hair will soon be a thing of the past because these super hot wet hairstyles are all the rage! Whether short, medium, or long hair, there’s a wet and sleek hairstyle for all hair lengths. Replacing heat styling tools with hair gels and oils on damp hair has never been so inviting and hot AF. Now, on to the hairstyles!
1. Ultra Long Wet Hairstyle With Highlights
Highlights make wet hairstyle look more natural like you’ve just emerged from the water. Just think about that iconic scene from “The Rum Diary” where Chenault (Amber Heart) emerges from the water and leaves Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) speechless. Her hair was lighter in color but you get the idea. Too bad that their marriage didn’t last longer than blonde highlights begin to turn yellow.
2. Wet Messy Bun Hairstyle
A messy wet bun is a godsend for when you’re too busy to style your hair or you’re experiencing severe burnout from the excessive use of heat styling tools. To achieve this hairstyle, apply some oil or hair gel on your damp hair and then use a bristle brush to gather your hair into a ponytail. Secure your ponytail with an elastic and use bobby pins to form a messy bun. Apply some hairspray as well. Congrats, you’re done!
3. Wavy Wet Hairstyle
Wavy hair will always be in style and if you want to bring this hairstyle to the next level, a wet look is your best bet! For a wet look, apply oil or gel to your damp hair. The quicker way to form waves is to part your damp hair down the middle and then braid it. Allow your hair to dry naturally, unbraid it, and enjoy your new wavy wet look!
4. Pixie Wet Hair Look
The best way to spice up your pixie wet hair look is to style your bangs differently. If you want to give your look a bit of an edge, defined bangs with separated strands aka piecey bangs will do the job.
5. Wet ‘n’ Sleek Bun With Face-Framing Tendrils
For a more sophisticated version of the wet hairstyle, I suggest a wet and sleek bun with face-framing tendrils. The shorter pieces of hair around your face will help accentuate or soften your features and make you look like an absolute diva!
6. Long Wet Hair With A Deep Side Part
A deep-side part will make your wet hairstyle look more textured and voluminous. Besides that, side-parting helps soften the jawline and cheekbones on diamond, square, and heart-shaped faces. Beautiful.
7. Dutch Braided Wet Look Bun
Dutch braided wet-look bun is an all-occasion hairstyle you can do in just a few minutes. Here’s how:
• Step 1: Apply hair gel or oil to your damp hair and use a bristle brush to slick your hair back. Gather your hair into a ponytail and secure it with an elastic.
• Step 2: To do a Dutch braid, split the section of your ponytail into three equal strands. Cross the left strand under the middle strand, then cross the right strand under the new middle strand. Keep alternating the left and right sides until you have a few inches of hair left.
• Step 3: Wrap your Dutch braid around an elastic to form a bun. Secure your bun with bobby pins and apply some hairspray. That’s it!
8. Beachy Waves Wet Look
For a perfect beachy waves wet look, I suggest adding a sea salt spray into the equation. Here’s the “recipe”: Hair oil + a bit of hair gel + sea salt spray on damp hair = breathtaking beachy waves.
9. Soft Waves Wet Hairstyle
Slicked back soft wavy look is bound to transform you into a true goddess of wet hairstyles. If your hair is naturally wavy, you can wrap sections of your damp hair around your finger after applying oil. This will help you get those beautiful soft waves without heat.
10. Slicked Back Wet Hair Look
If you want to exude red carpet, glam vibes, slicked-back wet hair is a must. This hair trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, so feel free to ditch your heat-styling tools for good.
11. Half-Up Half-Down Wet Hairstyle
Half-up half-down wet hairstyles are soon to replace those classic half-up half-down wedding hairstyles. With a half-up wet hairstyle, you can boost the volume of your hair at the crown for a more elegant and chic look. Also, the flyaways won’t stand a chance.
12. Elegant Wet Look Bun
A simple, elegant wet look bun is like a little black dress in the fashion world. That famous “less is more” saying has never rung more true.
13. Vintage Glam Wet Look Hairstyle For Curly Hair
This vintage glam wet look is a godsend for those who have curly mane and want to get the best of both worlds: sleek and curly. Here’s how: after applying hair oil and gel, part your hair and use a bristle brush to smooth your hair at the crown. Then scrunch the rest of your hair with your hands to form more defined curls. Apply hairspray. Enjoy your vintage glam wet look!
14. Middle Parted Wet ‘n’ Sleek High Bun
A wet and sleek high bun is a casual version of an elegant wet look low bun. You can pull out a few pieces around the hairline for a face-framing effect and a more personalized look.
15. Hair-Behind-Ear Blonde Wet Hairstyle
Tucking your hair behind your ear(s) will help accentuate your face shape (especially cheekbones) and make your wet hairstyle look more polished. With hair-behind-ear wet hairstyles, you’re bound to give off supermodel vibes in the most effortless way possible.
BONUS: 10 Celebrity Wet Hair Look Hairstyles
Wet hairstyles have become a popular celebrity hair trend all over the world and these celebrities made wet hair look so glamorous on the red carpet. The best is that anyone can achieve these hairstyles without much effort. So, let’s see! Let these celebrity wet hairstyles inspire your next wet hair look!