There's nothing worse than the feeling you get when you find the perfect "done in three steps" hairstyle on Pinterest, but you get to step one and you realize already you don't know what to do. No fear. With this list of basic hair things, you'll be mastering those hair tutorials in no time.
If you've mastered the French, Dutch, and fishtail braids, the four-strand braid should be the next on your list. It may look complicated, but it's not as hard as it appears. Whether you practice on a friend or on yourself, this cool plait is worth the extra effort.
This diagonal waterfall braid and flower braid combo is a gorgeous, free-spirited look that's a fun, fresh new take on the half-up hair trend.
Add a personal twist to the low ponytail trend with an infinity braid. The look is fresh, easy, and totally boho-chic. Plus, you need only a small elastic to keep your mane in check. This summer, skip the old hair ties and give this braid a try.
Give short hair a boost and make it look fuller with this quick and easy ponytail tutorial for short-haired gals.
Big, messy braids were all over the NYFW runway this year; so much so that they spilled over into music festivals, street style, and even casual weddings! While getting the perfect messy braid is often easier said than done, this voluminous mermaid braid is the exception to the rule.
This look is simplicity at its best.
Because elastic headbands are the easiest accessories, ever.
You've seen a French braid. You've seen a Dutch braid. And you've probably seen a French fishtail braid. But have you seen a Dutch fishtail braid? Make a couple of changes to your regular French fishtail, and turn that braid inside out!
Even if you aren't the biggest fan of licorice candy, you will love this adorable twist on the classic rope braid. The licorice braid is perfect for the days when you don't have much time but still want a fun hair look.
Looking to jazz up your three-strand braid? This is the tutorial for you. Don't worry; while a pull-through with a stacked braid may look super-complicated, it has only a few more steps than a typical pull-through ponytail. Plus, the results are absolutely stunning.
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.
Ditch the blow dryer, the curling iron and the straightener with these fab no-heat hair styles. Not only will you save tons of time getting ready, but skipping the heat will also keep your hair healthier and shinier in the long run. So, show your locks some love, and give these 11 hairdos a try.
Add length and va-va-volume with hair extensions. Celebrity stylist Ken Paves shows you how.
Take control of--and save money on--your prom beauty look by learning to do it yourself. Trust us; it's not as hard as it looks. We've rounded up some of our favorite hair and makeup looks that are easy enough for a hair and makeup novice. Follow along with these videos!
New York Fashion Week may be over (for now), but we're still dreaming about these looks. Follow these step-by-step tutorials from the pros and recreate these couture looks from home.