Another day, another boring ponytail. Although this go-to option is utilitarian and easy when you don't feel like putting a lot of effort into your hairstyle, it's okay to occasionally want something with a little more ... pizzazz. The next time you reach for that trusty elastic band, consider using one of these fun and easy-to-use gizmos that make it a snap to get a fun and fast updo.
Tired of using bobby pins to disguise the base of your pony tail, only to have it fall out shortly after? Same. A Topsy Tail can definitely fix that problem.
Back in the day, my grandma used to get curled hair by wrapping sections around tin cans and shellacking it with hairspray. Oh, how times have changed. Not only do we have actual curling irons that make the process that much easier, but they do more than simply curl hair--they create everything from spirals to beach waves to bouncy, Hollywood siren-style 'dos. Depending on which look you're going for, there's a unique curling tool out there designed to achieve it.
I'm the queen of dirty hair. It's a fact I'm strangely proud of since, most of the time, people are surprised when they learn I rarely wash my locks more than twice a week. My aversion to the long, drawn out shampoo-condition-detangle-blow-and-style process has pushed me to develop a stockpile of creative techniques for masking not-exactly-clean tresses. Next time you're feeling less than motivated, try one of these tried and true techniques to conceal greasy hair and leave people impressed by your style savvy.
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.