3 women, 3 wavy hair routines you can copy to awaken your waves

Kata's routine

I started my wavy journey at the end of May 2023. I had waves as a child but then spent the rest of my life straightening my hair.


I've now fully embraced my natural waves!


Here's my wash day routine…


> I wash twice a week with the Merwave shampoo and conditioner. 


> Then detangle hair while the conditioner is in. I use the bowl method to help create those gorgeous clumps. 


> While soaking wet, I add gel using prayer hands. Then scrunch and micro-plop with an old cotton t-shirt. 


> I spray some heat protectant then diffuse my hair. I hover diffuse first and then pixie diffuse my waves. 


> When it’s roughly 60% dry I add a small ball of the mousse and scrunch it in for volume. Then finish drying.


On non-wash days I simply refresh to revitalise my waves definition. This ensures my waves last for days. 

Tanya's routine

I only wash every 3/5 days.


 > Alternate between using 1 and Merwave clarifying shampoo


 > Then steps 2-5. My hair loves the protein so I am generous with 3. 


 > I use a cotton t-shirt to remove excess water before applying 3-5 and I scrunch products in upside down. 


 > Then I diffuse until dry and I scrunch out the crunch. 


I pineapple my hair at night and I don’t need to refresh in between washes.

George's routine

I've been using Merwave for about 4 weeks. Feel like I’ve finally cracked it.


Here's my routine...


> Have the water lukewarm when showering to reduce frizz


> I go through steps 1-4


> Micro-plop and then plop in a microfibre towel for about 20 minutes 


> Take out the towel and apply more of 4 and then finally 5


> Diffuse with diffuser attachment on hairdryer at lowest heat and lowest power possible until 80% dry


> Clip the front bits back to avoid the temptation of touching it and then air dry


> Small amount of Merwave oil rubbed between my palms to then scrunch out the crunch about 3/4 hours later


And voila!! I’m so pleased with the results.

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