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    41 Ways To Trick People Into Thinking You're Good At Doing Your Hair

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    1. Create a gorge updo in two simple motions: twist + pin. Hello hair that's the perfect combo of old-timey elegance and modern effortlessness.

    A chart showing how to do the hairstyle
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    Just grab a section, twist it in a loop, and pin. It's really that easy.

    For more ideas, check out more curly hair styles when you're already running late.

    If you're looking for ~next-level~ bobby pins, reviewers swear by these MetaGrip ones for staying in place all day. You can get a pack of them from Amazon for $15.95 (available in black, bronze, and blonde)

    Promising revvew: "These bobby pins are a lifesaver. I have dark, thick, curly hair and regular bobby pins fall out almost immediately, if I can even get them to grab onto my hair normally. These are different. They hold so much hair, never do that weird thing where the top and bottom prongs will splay out sideways, they never lose their rubber tips or their springiness. I never thought there could be such a difference in something as small and basic as a bobby pin, but now I know!" —catdrawing

    And pro tip: You may have been putting your bobby pins in wrong your whole life. The wavy side is supposed to go *down*!.

    A PSA illustration to put the wavy side down
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    2. Take the arm workout out of styling your hair with a Kiss Instawave automatic curling iron that rotates to create curls or waves in seconds. All you need to do is press the button and watch the magic happen. If you're a curling newbie with straight-ish hair, reviewers say this is for *you*.

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    It has prongs along the side that smooth and detangle hair as it gets wrapped around, while the ceramic iconic barrel ensures your curls are shiny, healthy, and frizz-free. It also automatically shuts off after 90 minutes to give you peace of mind after you've left for the day. PLUS it has over 3,000 5-star Amazon reviews *and* directions to help you use it, whether you have short, medium, or long hair.

    Get it from Amazon for $46.29.

    Promising review: "Here's the deal, I'm pretty much a tomboy, I don't know how to do my makeup, I have thick hair, but never knew how to do anything but straighten it, until a friend made me try her Kiss automatic curling iron. It legitimately works and it's the easiest thing to use! I've (briefly) tried other wands and burn myself over and over. I've never burned myself with this tool and I love that it makes it easy to curl away from your face on either side, with just a push of a button. I also like that it dings when it's done, so it takes some guess work out. If you want curls, but are intimidated by all the tools out there, you won't be disappointed with this styler." —Uskadelig

    3. Or twist your locks around flexible foam rods for overnight curls with zero heat damage. Use the largest size for loose, blowout-worthy waves and the smallest size for the tightest curls.

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    Wrap your hair around the outside, twist the flexible rod into a loop, C-, or S-shape and then... go to bed!

    Get a set of the 42 rollers pictured above (with seven different sizes, six of each size) from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "Did an amazing job at curling my hair! I have straight-wavy long hair and it doesn't usually hold a curl, but this was the easiest and longest curl without using any harmful products. I just washed my hair as usual and ran some curl enhancing mousse through it while damp and rolled my hair into the flex rods and went to sleep. Woke up the next morning and took the rods out and viola! The best curls I've ever had with almost little to no effort. They were soft and comfortable to sleep in and the curls lasted two days." —Carla R.

    4. Add some polished flair to your standard pony, braid, or bun with a set of hair elastics complete with bows already tied on.

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    And unlike a hair ribbon, these won't fall out a full 87 times throughout the day.

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $8.88 (available in two color sets: black/grey and green/pink).

    Promising review: "These hair ties are beautiful in person and look great in the hair and on the wrist. I get compliments literally every time I go out wearing these. The gold caps on the ends of the tie laces make them look very luxe, too. These ties make every ponytail look much classier, and I wish they came in more colors (I already own the black/grey and pink/mauve sets!)." —MrsMcB

    Kitsch is a woman-founded company that makes adorable hair accessories, useful tools (they make towel scrunchies!) and more to help make every day a good hair day.

    5. Twist your braids into a pretty crown ponytail that looks impressive but is actually easy! Just roll or twist for a lovely and face-framing 'do in just two quick steps.

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    For more inspiration, check out these ways to style your braids.

    6. For the look above or any style with heavy or thick hair, tie it all together with Burlybands, the ultimate hair tie specially designed for lots of hair — it won't stretch out or tug uncomfortably on your scalp. 🙌

    A model with thick wavy hair with the burlyband thick ponytail holder in their hair
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    A miracle product for anyone with lots of hair.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $11.29 (available in four colors and a larger pack).

    Promising review: "These are the absolute best hair ties for thick and curly hair. If you unroll one of these hair ties, it would probably be 2" wide. They don't cut into your wrists and your pony will never loosen. My only mistake the first and second time was ordering only one pair. This time time I ordered five!" —David & Karina

    7. Learn the easiest way to tease your hair to amp up your strands in no time ~flat~. Just section out small sections, backcomb with a teasing brush (check out our recommended pick below), and then smooth out for big-but-polished hair.

    A chart showng the steps of teasing, starting with the back of the hair, then sides
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    Check out the tutorial from Camille Styles.

    8. For the highest heights, use a top-rated teasing comb with a mix of boar and nylon multi-level bristles to create mega height with only a few brushstrokes.

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    Get it from Amazon for $12 (available in two sizes and four colors).

    Promising review: "Where has this been all my life and how did I not know about teasing brushes? I have never been able to get a good tease using a rat tail comb so thought I would try this brush after reading about teasing brushes in a vintage hairstyle book. WOW — I have fairly fine hair and I am amazed at how well this works to give me volume. It's just the right width for my bangs too. The brush is well made, no loose bristles. I get it really sticky using pomade and it washes up nicely. Not losing any color/flaking on the handle. Great price, costs a few dollars more at my local beauty shop. I really like this brush and recommend it." —Judi W

    9. And bump up the volume and make it last all day with Living Proof's Dry Volume Blast, which is tbh the best volumizing product on the market. It smells great, lasts and lasts, and leaves hair feeling touchably soft, NOT stiff or crunchy.

    A model with half their hair styled using the product to show how big it gets
    Living Proof

    Ok you guys, this is The Stuff. I don't understand *how* it works, I just know that it does. One time I sprayed this all over my hair, thinking it was the dry shampoo, and WOW was my hair ENORMOUS. But still so soft!

    Get it from Amazon for $30.

    Promising review: "I have hair about as fine and thick as a 2 year old baby. I saw this product advertised on Facebook and I've tried a MILLION different products over the years to try to make my hair look thicker (and not a single product has worked). The video for the product looked great so I thought I'd try it but it's a bit expensive (and after all, NONE of those other products worked) so I thought I would purchase the travel size 1st to test it out. One word: WOWOWW!!! This stuff is awesome and REALLY works! I would recommend it to anyone with fine hair who wants volume without your hair looking or feeling sticky. I will be purchasing the full size bottle b/c I'm never going without this product! :D" —CDub

    10. Blow your hair out without having to hold a dryer AND a round brush by opting for a Revlon one-step drying brush with a unique oval-shaped barrel so you can get super close to your scalp for smooth hair and majorly boosted volume at the roots.

    A before/after of a reviewer with wet, wavy hair, and then a sleek but voluminous blowout
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    Get it from Amazon for $39.89+ (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "The best thing I’ve ever bought for my hair and the only thing I’ll use on it!!! 100000000000/10 recommend this. Cuts drying/styling time down to 15 minutes. Leaves my hair shiny without any frizz as if I just straightened it. Make sure you use a heat protectant as always. Buy it!" —Tuesday Henry

    While some reviewers with curl types 4a–c like the oval brush, if you're looking for something to blow out tighter curls or coils, try the Revlon One-Step *paddle* brush, which is designed with curlier hair in mind! You can get it from Amazon for $39.99. Reviewers *also* say it's the best thing they've ever bought.

    11. Or if you want even more options, try Dyson's Air Wrap Complete, a six-in-one hair dryer and styler that's basically like magic (if you've seen the TikToks, you know). It comes with a pre-styling dryer, two smoothing brushes, and two sizes of curling barrels — all which use hot air to dry *and* style your hair in one. With no damage in sight!

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    I.....will never go back after using the Dyson Air Wrap. My well-documented love of the John Frieda hot air brush remains true (and for the price, it's still a great blowout brush!) but this bb is beyond next level (which it should be for over $500 hard-earned dollars). I have coarse, type 2/3 waves and curls (different curl types with basically every strand), and the attachements dry and style my hair with ease. And the curls last and last — shocking in this truly tropical summer we're having in New York this year. The curling effect that just SUCKS ON your hair is...mind-blowing. It maxes out at a non-damaging temperature, so even though your style is locked-in for days, your hair will stay healthy. After years of heavy balayage and....lots of curling iron activity, after using this and no other hot tools exclusively, my curl pattern finally is looking the best it has in a long time! Just a note though — if you have longer hair, definitely get the longer curling barrels. My hair is about mid-back, and while I *can* use the shorter ones, I'm going to upgrade soon myself! 

    Promising review: "I have 4b/c natural hair, and was looking for a to blow dry quickly on the days when I'm bored with my coils. I wasn't sure about the curling attachments getting hot enough to style my hair, but thought if it worked, this might be worth the investment. So far I'm very impressed! Was able to blow-dry my hair in about 25 mins (a task that usually takes twice that long) and use the barrels to create some nice beachy waves. I've even used the dryer without attachments to quickly dry make-up setting spray, and nail polish. I'm pretty happy with my purchase." —Dyson Customer

    Promising review: "I have had my Airwrap for about a month and I absolutely love it! It takes a little getting used to but it works so well. I have somewhat fine, very straight mid length hair and all of the attachments give me a little different style. The great thing is that the styles last longer than when I get a salon blow out! It leaves your hair shiny and soft and I think this is a fabulous product. I highly recommend it." —RobinD

    Get it from Dyson or Nordstrom for $549.

    12. If you got Quarantine Bangs and you're not sure how to style them, look no further! Section them off with a round brush (or use the Revlon or Dyson dryers above) and blow them down, down, down for perky volume.

    The bang tutorial
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    Check out more from The Beauty Department for how to properly blow-dry bangs!

    13. Look like you tried this morning by wrapping whatever updo you already have doing on in a pretty fabric scrunchie ranging in sizes from mini to XL so you can choose the size of your statement (while keeping your hair back and protected). These are serious messy bun upgrades.

    Jane Dottie

    The statement I want? XL of course! These bbs are made from vintage satin remnants, so they're sustainable too. I have several of these scrunchies and they are truly THE LARGEST I'VE EVER SEEN. I looooooooooove them, and they make just-can't-even days feel a bit more chic.

    Get them from Jane Dottie for $12+ (available in tons and tons of colors, plus patterns, satin and other fabrics).

    Jane Dottie is a Black woman–owned small business based in Fort Worth, Texas. In addition to the remade pieces, they also sell vintage and secondhand items, and donate a portion of the proceeds to help women in need.

    14. Try a half-up hairstyle with a twist that's *knot* difficult at all.

    A chart showing how to tie the hair in a knot
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    That's right, just grab two pieces of hair, do the first step of tying a bow, then pin in place!

    Recreate the look by following the steps at Amber Fillerup Clark.

    15. Skip the heat styling and create beachy waves with a simple sleep-on-it hairdo. Let your hair air dry partially so it's damp, twist into two pigtails and pin on top of your head so you can sleep comfortably. You're gonna wake up to a very good hair day.

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    It's like the robe hack you've seen all over TikTok...but with just your hair!

    Get all the details at Song of Style.

    Looking for a product for your air drying? Try Bumble & Bumble's Surf-Styling leave in treatment for all the beachy waves you're looking for — but with NONE of the crunch of salt sprays. This'll actually moisturize, fight frizz, and protect against UV damage, while creating the touchable waves you love. Get it from Sephora for $29.

    16. Prep a party-ready hairstyle on coily hair by tucking your hair into (pretty!) bobby pins half way down your head, and letting the rest bounce free. Who's ready for a dance?

    A hairdresser pinning bobbypins in this style on a model
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    Check out the tutorial, and best products to use with it, at Aveda.

    17. Pop on a twisted headband that *looks* like a scarf — perfect for anyone who is not exactly great at tying — or is tired of silky scarves slipping out constantly. ::raises hand::

    Three twist-top floral print headbands
    Revival Daydream / Etsy

    Get the ones pictured above from Revival Daydream on Etsy for $14.40 each.

    Promising review: "Absolutely lovely shop! So glad I purchased from here and will likely do so again. To anyone looking for beautiful, delicate accessories, this is *the* shop. Each headband and scrunchie I ordered were beyond beautiful! I love how the headbands are snug yet don’t dig into your head. I also love how the scrunchies are very tough (i can wrap my thick curly hair three times) and especially how they don’t pull/break my hair when i take it out. beautiful products. 10/10. thank you!" —jade madison

    Revival Daydream is a Georgia-based small business specializing in hair accessories. They have lots of solid and printed options, so if you don't love the ones in the photo, shop their whole selection.

    18. Remember not to over (or under) do the product — we don't want weighed-down, limp hair...but we also want mega-moisturized strands. Each hair type is different (my curly hair needs....a lot of hydration), but this general guide should help:

    Graphic of beauty serving size illustrated with food items
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    19. Add texture and body to your air drying routine with Bumble & Bumble's Don't Blow It styling cream that boosts texture and volume for a perfectly undone look.

    The two tubes of product, one that enhances texture and body (for thin hair) and one that reduces frizz and adds control (for thick hair)
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    Get the large size tube from Sephora for $31 (available in versions for both thick and fine hair)

    Promising review: "I am incredibly lazy and let my hair air dry basically every day. This stuff is incredible! It gives my hair good body and a little wave, even on days I'm just co-washing. It's a little pricey, but it took me two months to go through the travel size tube ($15) using it almost every day. My hair is about two inches below my collarbone, and I still only need to work in a dime-sized dab in the morning." —Kelo

    20. Dry your gorgeous hair in a uniquely-shaped diffuser attachment which scoops your curls into their natural pattern and dries them in place, reducing frizz and increasing definition AND shine.

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    It has exxxxxxtra-long tips with drying vents to quickly dry even thick, long hair from root to tip without causing frizz. If you need some curl inspo today, head to the review photos — people's curls are POPPING after using this!

    Get it from Amazon for $17.12.

    Promising review: "I did not see how any one diffuser was better than another until I saw more and more. What’s with the shapes? The longer fingers ? How is this better?? I followed a lot of girls who gave hair advice for curly hair and they all have this diffuser. Okay, so it must be amazing... but I’m still skeptical. So I go get my first curly hair cut and my stylist has this diffuser. She raves on and on about it. Well, I can’t really trust her because I know my hair will look amazing when I leave and I’ll never be able to replicate it. She says something that is a key word for me and sells me. It dries hair a lot faster. Okay! Sold! I HATE drying my hair. So I buy it. I’m pumped to try it out. Like ACTUALLY excited to dry my hair for once. In a shocking 15 minutes my hair is dry. LITERALLY cut my drying time in HALF! that’s not even the best part. I know, you’re floored, what could be better than a quick dry time? How about, extra bounce and curl!? It took me some time to pick my jaw up off the floor when I saw the end result. Mind blown. So yes, different diffusers work differently but don’t question this one anymore. Just get it. Let it blow your mind and your hair." —Stephanie Kerner

    Check your current hair dryer to see if it fits (many reviewers have genius hacks to make it work if it doesn't) — the matching hair dryer is currently sold out.

    21. After or during styling, keep your hair out of your face without creating dents or bumps with a set of cute crease-free clips. Don't ruin all that hard work! We're all about maintaining that hairstyle for days.

    The white, pink, and black clips with plastic edging to prevent creasing
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    These are great for keeping your blowout intact while you apply your makeup! I use these myself allllll the time.

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $10.99.

    Promising review: "AMAZING and my first thought was WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE!!?? Best little clips for holding down those crazy fly always or regrow the while you stay and do your face. Little to no product needed while these keep fly always trained to sit and STAY! Great clips and no marks in your hair! Also great to use when putting in a curl. Pin it after clamping it so it can cool. A cool curl lasts all day without a ton of product. An excellent purchase and one pack of these is MORE than enough! This pack could do a whole head of old fashioned pin curls and not leave a single mark or dent. A MUST have for any sleek design!" —Tovah

    22. Make your braids thiccccer by spritzing hair with a highly-rated texturizing powder — *and* use a Dutch braid technique (literally a regular braid but upside-down).

    Amazon, Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    Promising review: "LOVE this stuff! I have very heavy fine hair that goes limp very easily and is nearly impossible to do any style on the same day I wash it. The powder makes it textured so my braids don't fall out or my teasing go limp. Seriously cannot live without it now!" —Kenzie A.

    All you do is wrap hair *under* instead of over as you braid — then you can pull out and flatten the pieces of the braid out to make it look so much fuller. See what a difference that makes? Hair for days!

    The hair before and after being pulled out to make it look much thicker
    A Beautiful Mess

    Learn more about this super-easy technique, called "pancaking" at A Beautiful Mess.

    23. Turn your tapered cut into this deceptively easy updo with just six bobby pins (six!!).

    the tapered cut updo tutorial
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    Get the full how-to at Lisa a la Mode.

    24. Accept help in the form of a borderline miraculous bun-maker so you can shape an effortless bun — and keep it locked down all day.

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    1. Stick your hair through the middle 2. Slide it down to the ends 3. Roll your hair up around it 4. Bend into a donut shape. 5. WALK OUT THAT DOOR WITH YOUR HAIR DONE.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "I have very thin, fine, medium-long hair and was looking for a new way to wear my hair up. After a few false starts, I quickly got the hang of using this. Once I figured out how to do it, the results are amazing! I’ve never had thick enough hair to do a proper bun, in my opinion, but this little tool makes it look like I do! It's super simple to learn and my hair looks great. What more could you ask for?" —Jo keefe

    25. Take a hairstyling beach vacation with Captain Blankenship's sea salt spray that'll give you effortless mermaid waves.

    The spray bottle
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    It's made with *actual* sea salt, aloe vera, and kelp extract to create messy waves without ever drying out your hair.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.50+.

    Promising review: "I have long, naturally wavy (but frizzy!) hair and it takes forever to dry. I was looking for a product that would give me pretty, beachy waves while letting it air dry, instead of frizzy or crunchy curls. I heard about this from a friend and decided to try it out. I towel-dried my hair, sprayed this all over and let it dry and I had pretty, beachy waves! After one time, I'm hooked!" —Amazon Customer

    Pro tip: Spritz the sea salt spray and immediately blow dry — it'll melt the product into your strands without leaving it crunchy.

    The spray next to a blow dryer
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    And check out six other easy ways to have a good hair day!

    26. Rock a frohawk in just a few quick and easy steps — and with jut a few hair ties.

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    Check the full tutorial (and others!) in 1 Woman + 11 Hairstyles.

    Just use non-damaging hair ties like these ones designed for curly hair. Get a pack of 20 on Amazon for $7.99 (available in three color sets).

    27. Rest your eyes (and your hair) on a pretty silk pillowcase to wake up with less damaged, frizzy locks...making that second day look so much easier.

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    This one's made from 100% mulberry silk and is sworn by by thousands of reviewers.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in 33 colors and patterns).

    Promising review: "I have satin sheets on my bed but they are not high-quality and the pillowcases do very little for my hair. My hair is a very crazy and frizzy 2C style. I would go to sleep with beautiful curls and wake up with a bird's nest. After doing some research I found that silk pillowcases could help with frizzy hair. I could not be happier that I bought these because now I can wake up without looking like Mufasa had a bad blow out. Not to mention they are incredibly soft and smooth and I love putting my face on it. Also my boyfriend has noticed a significant decrease in his acne since using this pillow case. I couple this pillow case with a miracle bamboo pillow and it is truly heaven, it has become impossible to get out of bed." —Khalysee

    28. Bump up your regular hairdo (or hide dirty hair or grown-in roots) with a glitzy headband to make you feel fancy without having to actually do anything else. This is my #1 pretend-I-have-my-stuff-together hair hack, tbh.

    A model with a curly pixie cut wearing a skinny gold headband
    BuzzFeed

    And for more inspiration, check out 15 Foolproof Ways Any Girl Can Pull Off Hair Accessories.

    29. Get that on-trend slicked-back look you've all seen over Instagram and on your fave celebs in no time flat. Because you deserve red carpet-ready hair on a random Tuesday.

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    You only need TWO PRODUCTS: Ouai hair oil ($28 from Sephora) and Ouai hairspray ($26 from Sephora).

    Check out the full tutorial on Ouai!

    30. Use bobby pins as hair art — put your hair in a normal bun or pinned back, and then place the pins in your hair to form chevrons (like pictured on the left), triangles, or whatever shape your heart desires.

    A screenshot form the video of bobby pins forming a chevron shape
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    Check out more bobby pin embellished 'dos on Naptural85's YouTube channel!

    31. Or load up on adorable hair accessories to jazz up even the most boring hair day — or, you know, distract from how dirty your hair is. Statement-making hair accessories *continue* to be a super big trend rn!

    The slides and clips
    Amazon

    This *20*-piece set has gold, pearl, and colorful clips and slides you can mix and match with any outfit.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "LOVE this hair clip set! You get a little of everything and at such a great price point. At other stores I’ve seen these same clips but only get two for price this whole set costs. I must say, I'm most impressed with the quality. They appear like they’ll last me a long time." —Samantha

    32. Convince people you shelled out big buck$ for pastel hair at the salon, but without the expense or commitment; all you need is L'Oréal Colorista semi-permanent hair color.

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.69.

    I loved this hair color and used it two summers in a row a couple years ago! Check out my in-depth review (photo snippets above) so you can see how it turned out IRL before you buy!

    33. Try a five-in-one curling iron so you can create infinite looks without hogging up all your drawer space. Just pop on the different sized barrels and you can use it to create a vintagey '50s updo, a tousled just-woke-up lob, or mermaid-inspired waves. The limit (to your style choices) does not exist!

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    It has nine temperature settings so you can ensure you get curls that last without heat damaging your hair, and a swivel cord so you don't get ~tangled~ up as you go.

    Promising review: "This is hands-down the best curling iron I have ever had, love the quickness that it heats up, the handle is made of the really smooth silicone, fits so well in your hand! Love the automatic off switch for I can forget to cut mine off at times. But even with saying all this, the most love part of this iron is the way your hair is smoothed and curled using this! Gives me great curls that last me for a couple of days. The irons are easy to switch off to add another size. Also like the added zippered bag it comes with, easy for travel! The glove is great for sure! Best iron I have ever used in 25 years!!!" —Joy4Joy

    Get it from Amazon for $49.49.

    34. Opt for a gym hairstyle that'll stay *in place* and still look amazing long after — without having to immediately wash it. Now you can go to brunch after and look super put together.

    A tutorial for the pinned up braids
    Lauren Zaser / Jenny Chang / Via BuzzFeed

    These pinned up braided pigtail hairstyle *looks* intricate but is actually deceptively simple!

    We've got eight super cute gym hairstyle tutorials you'll love — and yes, they *are* all modeled on hot dudes. I'm sweating and I'm not even at the gym right now.

    35. And smooth flyaways when you've finally perfected the perfect braided look or updo (or after you're all done hustling at the gym) by smoothing on Kristen Ess's recovery balm stick.

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    This multitasking formula is made with coconut and castor oils to *also* nourish, soften, and add shine to your locks. Win-win, I say! You can even apply it as an overnight mask.

    Get it from Target for $13.99.

    Promising review: "Recovery balm is an excellent product. Controls frizz without leaving hair greasy and does not create a build up. Easy to use dispenser too!" —Rkitty

    36. Or use an edge control gel to lay your baby hairs down — no flaking or residue in sight.

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    BUT we want to add that no one should feel pressure to lay their edges, unless they way want to! Check out, "Just A Friendly PSA That You Don't HAVE To Lay Your Edges Down If You Don't Wanna."

    Get this (reviewer-loved) edge gel from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two sizes).

    Promising review: "Hands down! The best edge control I have ever used and I have used a lot of them. Stayed all day! No flakes and non greasy! And this one is not even the strongest in the line. Love this product!" —Seabea2013

    37. Using hot rollers to create a mega voluminous look is easier than it sounds. The trick is to place the rollers in your hair in the right order — in a straight line down the middle of your head, and then finish up the sides.

    The tutorial for a voluminous blowout
    marthalynnkale.com

    I L O V E hot rollers, and if you hate burning your hand on a curling iron... or love getting results without a whole lot of work, these are a great option. Just pop 'em in, and wait for the magic to happen while watching an episode of Schitt's Creek.

    Check out the full tutorial and more hair tips at Martha Lynn Kale.

    Wanna try it for yourself? Get a set of 20 flocked Conair hot rollers from Amazon for $44.45.

    38. Look like you grew mermaid-worthy hair overnight by simply clipping in a set of synthetic extensions with thousands of 5-star reviews. They're even *pre-curled*.

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    They're synthetic, but you can still wash and style them!

    Get a set of five clips from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four lengths and 22 colors).

    Promising review: "OMG! If I could rate this higher I would! Buy it now, you won’t regret it. Especially for such an incredible price! I bought it for a costume for Halloween, but it’s nice enough quality to use for date nights or whatever! And I have used clip in extensions for 10 years, and never gone synthetic until now and I am amazed. Thanks for such a great product! I’m ordering another for back ups or to lend my sister right after I finish this review!" —Amazon Customer

    39. Trick everyone at your newest HBO series obsession viewing party into thinking you're the Mother of Hairstyles with this deceptively easy Daenerys-inspired 'do.

    The tutorial which involves two half-ups that have been flipped upside down
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    All you need are a couple clear elastics and five minutes of time. Get larger clear elastics that won't tug on your hair from Amazon for $5.99 (for a 92-pack).

    Check out the full tutorial at Kokay.

    40. Add a head wrap as a finishing touch to your outfit or chic recovery hairstyle — with these easy cheat sheets you can TOTALLY do it.

    The six step tutorial
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    Looking for more styles? Just check out head wrap cheat sheets.

    If you're looking for head wraps, you can get a stretchy, jersey one in solid colors from Amazon for $19.80 (available in 16 colors) or an extra-long printed one from Amazon for $22.99 (available in 40 prints).

    41. Or completely change up your look with a natural-looking wig — did you know there are some really great options on Amazon? Now ya do.

    A reviewer in the straight blunt wig
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    Get the one pictured above from Amazon for $24+ (available in 12 styles).

    Promising review: "I fell in love with this wig the moment I put it on my head! For it to be synthetic, the hair moves and feels just like human hair! Does it shed? Yes, somewhat but it’s synthetic so that’s expected. The only customization I did was plucking A FEW strands in the parting area and adding a bit of concealer and mascara to match my skin tone. My friend's jaw dropped completely when she saw me adjust my wig, she thought it was a sew-in! I WILL definitely be ordering this wig again....and AGAIN! Oh, and the cut? FLAWLESS." —Jasmine Summers

    And check out some of our faves in the best wigs on Amazon.

    Here's to feeling your look:

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