1. Learn yo' hair history ... truebluemeandyou.com 2. ...from blunt bobs to big hair. atwooddigital.com / Via Charlotte Murray 3. Go to hair school, kinda. viviscal.com OK, not really at all, but learn some neat stuff. 4. The optimal way to grow out a pixie cut (if you can deal with growing out a pixie cut). fandeloup.centerblog.net Honestly, growing out a pixie cut is THE WORST. 5. Trying to get the perfect bang? Check out the Zooey D. ratio. wolfgnards.com 6. Or figure out what works best for your face shape. makeup.com 7. And the right cut for your face shape, too. therighthairstyles.com 8. Figure out how to not overdo it on the pomade — or anything else. makeup.com Too much pomade is the worst. 9. Hair solutions, both thick and thin. yourbeautyblog.com 10. Once you get your cut settled, figure out how that hair dye is gonna change your natural color. caresforhairs.com LIKE MAGIC! 11. And also which hue matches your skin tone. beautybridge.com 12. And how to care for your hair, no matter the type. harpersbazaar.com 13. Figure out if you reaaaaaalllly need to take that shower. go.redirectingat.com THIS CHART REALLY GETS ME. 14. Sort your straighteners. Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed 15. Make sure you have the right brush for the job. thebeautydepartment.com 16. And the right curling iron, too. pinterest.com 17. And then up the ante with these curling iron hijinks. The Beauty Snoop / Via thebeautysnoop.com 18. Here's how to get the best blow out. thebeautydepartment.com 19. And then optimize your dry shampoo ~experience~. greyetal.com 20. Buying extensions? Here's what all that length will actually look like on your head. aliexpress.com 21. Hey curly girls: Know your curl type! NaturallyCurly.com 22. If curl typing isn't your game, try this texture map. curlsunderstood.com 23. Got natural hair? You need these oils like whoa. pinkchocolatebreak.com 24. Dealing with tons of breakage? :( Troubleshoot with this helpful guide. curlz.wegotkidz.com 25. Get your sleep strategy down. naturallycurly.com 26. Co-wash like a champ. youngblacknappyllc.wordpress.com 27. Got curly, frizz-prone hair? Tees work better for towels, promise. michellephan.com The soft cotton of a tee reduces breakage and frizz after you wash your hair. Just make sure to gently dry, and not twist, your hair. 28. Need more frizz tips? WE GOT YOU BOO. urbanewoman.com 29. Give your curls a refresher in between washes. thebeautydepartment.com Get the full, easy instructions here. 30. Make sure you're using the right amount of product for curly hair. goodhousekeeping.com It's a bit different than your straight-haired sisters. It's best to put product in when your hair is slightly damp but not dripping wet, btw. 31. And perhaps GET YOUR DETECTIVE OLIVIA BENSON HAIR. michelerosenthal.blogspot.com You know you want it.