how to do beach waves in less than 5 minutes: divide your hair into two parts. braid each section and tie. twist a section. run your straighter/flat iron over both of the twist a few times. untie twists, and you’re done. Good for getting wavy hair.
It definitely works. You just have to be careful of having flat sections on the back of your head. Make sure you either have a bun there to add volume, or a clip to cover the flat spots with curls. How To: Make Natural looking Beach Curls