Static-y hair is almost as bad as frizzy hair. An easy way to get rid of static is to but a dryer sheet over a paddle brush and run it through your hair.
The beach wave look can be a little tricky to achieve, but this trick makes it so simple. Braid your hair in 3 to 6 braids, depending on hair thickness. Then go over the braids with a flat iron a few times. Undo the braids and voila, beautiful boho waves!