Are y’all ready to see the best way to wear your finger waves hairstyle? Here we have found you 50 of the best finger waves hair ideas to try out in 2022. What is a finger wave you may be wondering? Well, this beautiful hairstyle has been around since it first hit the scene in the 1920s. Traditionally this stunning hairstyle is created when you set a wave in your wet hair with your fingers.
This classic hairstyle has evolved so much in the last 100 years and women are adding fun designs and colors to make their look unique. Make sure to look through all these beautiful finger waves hair ideas so that you can find the best one for you. Many celebrities like the stylish Zendaya have been seen wearing this fashionable style, and it would look just as good on you!
1. Blonde Finger Waves
First up is this light blonde short hairstyle. Here she has plenty of waves added to her short blonde style and it looks amazing. Be sure to find yourself a good hair gel to make your style last all day.
2. Smooth Finger Waves
Here is a smooth and sleek style for you to try. Here she has cut her hair short around the natural hair line with a middle part and pretty curls added throughout.
3. Platinum Blonde Waves
Every girl should go platinum blonde at least once in their life. If you are thinking of going platinum here is a short style with plenty of even waves added in for a stunning style.
4. Lavender Finger Waves
If you are thinking about adding some color to your life this pretty lavender hue would be perfect to add around spring or summer. In the look above she has also styled her short hair with a few waves and it looks so good.
5. Blonde Hair Pixie
Pixie haircuts are always a fashionable choice when you are looking for a short hairstyle for women. Here she has styled her blonde pixie with wavy curls and left the top voluminous with spiral curls for such a lovely finish.
6. Wrap and Curl
Up next is another bright blonde style with super short hair. One of the best things about finger waves is that once you style your hair this way it should last you at least 4-5 days making it low maintenance, but beautiful look.
7. Finger Waves on African American Hair
Here is a natural and beautiful way to style your short hair. In the photo above she has kept her dark hair short with waves styled wet and pressed against her head.
8. Brunette Finger Waves
This next lovely look has a pretty burgundy hue added throughout. Burgundy is a popular color to wear during the fall and it matches her skin tone here perfectly. Next, add in a few tight waves and you are all set.
9. Shoulder Length Finger Waves
Finger wave hairstyles can also be created on long hair. In the photo above she has styled her mid-length hair with beautiful tight curls and it looks so good. You could wear this hair on your wedding day, a big date night out, or anything in between.
10. Quick Weave
Quick weave finger waves always look good with a bright blonde tone. Here she has styled her short weave with beautiful and thick waves and it is a timeless style that would look on women of all ages.
11. Finger Waves for Short Hair
This beautiful lady is wearing her hair short and natural. This would be a wonderful hairstyle for women with thinner hair to try because you can use your fingers to cover up those balding spots.
12. Big Chop Finger Waves
This gorgeous style has big chop waves. They have styled her dark hair with big waves on top and smaller ones in her baby hair for a fabulous finish.
13. Red Curls Finger Waves
If you are looking to add a bit of color to your style you could always add this gorgeous fiery red hue to your style. Next style your hair with plenty of small curls throughout and you are all set with a fresh new style.
14. Flapper Finger Waves
Vintage hairstyles always come back in style and here is a beautiful flapper style from the 1920s. Here she has styled her dark and short hair with waves flattened down and styled with hair gel and it looks so pretty.
15. Small Finger Waves
You do not need a lot of hair to pull off one of these looks. Here she has her hair buzzed short with a bright blonde hue added all over with tiny and even waves throughout.
16. Partial Finger Waves
Another way to wear this pretty look would be to only style a partial amount of your hair with waves. In the photo above they have done just that and added a trendy ash-grey color and she is right on trend for 2022.
17. Glossy Finger Waves
This list would not be complete without adding a glossy look. The best way to get this wet look would be to use a super strong sculpting gel with a good hairspray.
18. Kinky Finger Waves
If you wanted your hairstyle to be a bit more laid back you should give this kinky style a shot. Here she has styled her pretty black hair with even waves in the back and left the top free but added in a few curls and it looks amazing.
19. Elegant Finger Waves
Up next is this gorgeous and elegant hairstyle for women. Here she has only added a few waves to frame the face and dyed it all a bright red hue for a vintage look.
20. Dark Hair Vintage
Here is a vintage updo style with big and beautiful waves added in. To get this style you will need to curl your hair in big beautiful waves and pin it back. You could also add in a few hair pins to add a bit of flair to your look.
21. Mild Finger Waves
Here is another look with waves but this one is a bit milder. In the photo above they have kept the sides and the back of her hair straight with the waves only added to the top section.
22. Waves with Rainbow Haircolor
This is a pretty hairstyle to try out with all of the colors of the rainbows added in. Here she has kept most of the hair dark and natural with a row of all the colors on the top. Finish your look off with thick waves all over and you are all set.
23. Golden Finger Waves
This would be such a pretty hairstyle to try out during the summer because of its pretty golden blonde color. She has styled her hair parted in the middle with one big wave on each side and it is simple and gorgeous at the same time.
24. Shadow Root Finger Waves
Have you ever tried a shadow root style? It is a lovely color technique where they add color to the roots first and smudge it down evenly throughout. Here they have also added a pretty blonde highlight to complete this shadow root look.
25. Wet Look Finger Waves
Wet styles will always accompany finger wave hair ideas. Here she is wearing this lovely wet look with dark black hair with pretty colors throughout.
26. Waves for Thin Hair
Thin hair can be so hard to find the right hairstyle for. But look no further because here we have found you a trendy hairstyle for 2022. She has parted her hair on the side, added a few peekaboo tones, and finished it off with thick finger waves hair.
27. Black and Red Waves
Black and red are classic color combinations that women will always be wearing in their hair. Here she went with mostly black hair all over with hints of red in the fringe and it looks so good.
28. 90’s Finger Waves Hairstyle
Here is a throwback style from the 90s that has come full circle and is so pretty again. In the photo above she is wearing an updo hairstyle with big and voluminous waves on the back.
29. Vintage Updo Bun
Long hair can wear our featured hairstyle too. In the photo above, she is wearing her long bright blonde hair with twisted waves and a low bun for a stylish and pretty hairstyle.
30. Super Short Finger Waves Hairstyle
Here is another super short finger wave hairstyle. She has kept her hair all natural with a side part and big waves throughout for a super pretty style.
31. Soft Curls Finger Waves Hairstyle
Short hair and soft curls are always a good idea. In the photo above, she has curled her small baby hairs in spiral curls with bigger waves added in the back.
32. Neon Pink Waves
Vibrant and beautiful pink tones will always be a good idea if you think of going bold. She has taken her style to the next level here with even, and pretty waves finished off with a wet look.
33. Neat and Clean Finger Waves Hairstyle
Here is a lovely neat and clean style out there that would look wonderful on women of all ages. She has parted her with a side-swept look here and it was a perfect choice.
34. Icy White Blonde Waves
Here is a bright icy white look for you to try. This beautiful tone would be so pretty to wear any time of the year but would really shine in the summer. She has kept her waves here even and thick here for a fabulous finish.
35. Platinum Blonde Pixie Waves
The platinum blonde seems to be a favorite for women with shorter hair. Here she has a lovely bright hue on her thin hair with beautiful and even waves throughout.
36. Soft Finger Waves Hairstyle
Soft finger waves hair are so versatile and go with pretty much any outfit. You can dress it down with a teeshirt as she has done here but it would also look so pretty with a cute dress for a nice night out.
37. Waves with Dark Roots
Keeping your roots dark is a great way to keep your hair looking natural. Here she has kept the roots dark with a lighter brown added to the sides and finished it all off with big and thick waves for a flawless finish.
38. Classic Finger Waves Hairstyle
For all of you ladies with mid-length hair here is a beautiful hairstyle for you to try. She has kept parted on the side with waves framing her face and pinned back for a flawless finish.
39. Long Pixie Finger Waves Hairstyle
Up next is a long pixie hairstyle with beautiful waves added in. Here she has kept the back and sides short with pretty waves and left the top thick with voluminous curls on top.
40. Shiny Finger Waves Hairstyle
This pretty hairstyle has shiny hair and everyone knows that shiny hair is healthy hair. To get this style keep your hair parted on the side with a few waves added in. Be sure to add your favorite hair gel to your style when it is wet so you can get this shiny style.
41. Vintage Wedding Look Finger Waves
For all the vintage brides out there here is a perfect hairstyle for you to try out on your big day. In the photo above she has pinned her hair back perfectly and added the right about of curl for a flawless finish.
42. Purple Partial Finger Waves Hairstyle
Purple hues are always right on trend. Here she has a short style with a rich purple tone and partial waves added around the sides. They have styled her hair wet and brushed it back for a flawless finish.
43. Finger Waves on a Vintage Bob Cut
After your next bob hairstyle asks your hairdresser to give you this vintage wavy look. Part your hair down the middle and style it brushed back with big waves starting about halfway down and you will be all set with this vintage wavy hairstyle from the 1920s.
44. S Shape Finger Waves Hairstyle
Using an s-shape wave is right on trend in 2022. She has added plenty of s-shape waves throughout the hair and it looks so good.
45. Wine Finger Waves Hairstyle
Here is a pretty hairstyle you should try out if you want to match your drink to your hair. In the look above they have gone with a pretty red wine tone with plenty of waves added throughout.
46. Side Finger Waves Hairstyle
If you want to keep the sides of your hair short and fresh add in waves as they have done here. She also kept the top longer and loose for a fabulous and unique style.
47. Natural Finger Waves on Fleek
All you natural girls out there looking for a new style we have found you your next look. Here she has kept it a jet back and styled it curly with a strong hold gel and plenty of hair spray.
48. Two Toned Finger Waves Hairstyle
Two-toned looks are right on trend in 2022 and here is one of the most unique ways to wear pink and orange. They have also added in perfect s curls with a wet look and it looks so beautiful.
49. Undercut Finger Waves Hairstyle
For a more edgy style should try out this undercut look with finger-style waves on top. They have also added a disconnected line right above the face and added loose finger waves hair on top.
50. Finger Waves with Blonde Highlights
Last but not least is this brown style with plenty of blonde highlights added in. She has finished this look off with wet finger waves that are styled and brushed down for a fabulous finish.
Now that you have seen all of these beautiful finger wave hair ideas for women are you ready to get started with your new look? Are you going to add color, wear a weave or keep it natural? Please let us know what your plans are, we always love hearing from you!
Jenni Haward has been working as a hairstylist for almost 11 years. With that much experience, she was able to start her own business. It has been two years since she started and had made three salons in three different cities and is still growing. She is continuing to pursue the career hoping to impact more with her skills and knowledge.