how to get Wavy Curls?

my husbands birthday is coming near and we have decided that we have planned to go for a quiet candlelight dinner for this.before going i am planning to set up my dark brown wavy hair in a way that he falls in love with me again.i want to get Wavy Curls that would give my hair a change .but then it is easier said than done.what do i need to do in order to get Wavy Curls and what are the kinds of equipments that will be needed to get attractive Wavy Curls?and also give my hair the much needed shine?