Never Have a Bad Hair Day Again! 5 Quick Fixes to Your Most-Pressing Issues
Chalk it up to the weather, lack of motivation, or one too many hits of the snooze button on our alarm clock, but there are days where we let our hair styling skills go on the wayside. Combined with the winter elements and chilly wind, a bad hair day here and there is inevitable -- until now! We spoke to top celebrity and runway hairstylists to get their very best tips on kicking bad hair days to the curb for good. Whether you want to hide second-day strands or just get out of the house on time, we have you covered. Your strands will look so pristine, people will start to ask, "How does she do it?"
HAIR DILEMMA: Dirty Strands
Scarf in Glitterati Navy, $20; shopbando.com.
Redken Powder Refresh 01 Aerosol Hair Powder/Dry Shampoo, $18; redken.com for salons.
HAIR DILEMMA: Frizzy Flyaways
Redken Diamond Oil Intense, $40; redken.com.
Professional Spring curling iron, $40; ulta.com.
Infiniti Pro by Conair Wet-Dry 1u″ curling iron, $24; drugstore.com.
HAIR DILEMMA: Simply No Time
Redken Full Frame 07 Protective Volumizing mousse, $17; redken.com for salons.
Great for Thick Hair: The Sidewinder
When he crafted this braid for Alexander Wang's spring 2010 show, Palau said, "I had no idea it was going to become so popular." While he used extensions to bulk up models' manes, you can apply a thickening lotion to your wet hair before drying and twisting. "Let pieces fall free," he says. "Sometimes imperfect, home-spun braids are the most beautiful."
Great for Fine Hair: The Grecian Headband
Hairdo by HairUWear French Braid band, $10; ulta.com.