Long, luscious braids on the New York Fashion Week runways give us hair envy, but we're seriously dying to chop our hair. Lucky for us, braids look great at every length. We've pulled together 11 of our favorite braids for short hair. So go ahead, make the cut, and then add these braided hairstyles to your great big book of beauty ideas.
Every girl with thick hair knows the struggles that come with it: broken brushes, lost bobby pins, humidity frizz, not to mention the triangle effect. Don't worry--we've all tried to go short and suffered the consequences. So, we consulted Loxa Beauty hairstylist Teddi Bickers and compiled a bunch of hairstyles for thick hair to get you a look that's both manageable and fabulous.
Is that pricey hair straightener really worth it? Will the drugstore one work just as well? How do we know these are the absolute best hair straighteners out there? Our editors worked with their friends at Rank & Style, which pulls tons of data from shops, blogs, and magazines and crunches the numbers with a fancy algorithm to simplify our shopping lives. No matter what your budget is, we've got the top 10 hair straighteners your hard-earned cash can buy.
Fall is fast approaching, and with the season change comes the itch for a new hair look. Fortunately, plenty of celebrities are rocking cool new trends to inspire us.