You can let your hair air-dry for a super-low-maintenance wavy-hair routine or blow-dry it for maximum wave. If you choose to blow-dry your hair, be sure to apply a blow-dry cream to keep your strands protected from the heat. For either blow-drying or diffusing, Ruiz recommends breaking hair into sections.
“Section the hair in four to six sections, usually in front of the ear on both sides (like a headband) from your part to the hairline, and then twisting the back into two or three sections (based on your density),” Ruiz says. “Twist each section so that it forms a rope, and diffuse hair section by section or leave it alone to air-dry.”