12 Tips for Gorgeous Spring Hair

Spring showers bring...frizzy hair. And fighting humidity with smoothing products is often a futile effort. A better bet? Go with your natural texture: curls, waves, corkscrews. Unlike ironed hair, they're less apt to fuzz—so you're less apt to fuss.

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Julianna Margulies

Tip: To give natural curls a bit more polish, wind them around hot rollers for five minutes, release, then finger tousle.

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Drew Barrymore

Tip: Blowdrying just the roots of wavy hair minimizes how "big" your 'do gets, yet still plays up your pretty texture.

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Mariah Carey

Tip: A rainy day doesn't mean you can't get a salon blowout. Just ask for a style with bend since it's more apt to last than a look that's super sleek.

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Charlize Theron

Tip: Give fine waves a longer life span by shaping them into spirals with a curling iron.

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Kyra Sedgwick

Tip: A middle part gives dense waves a desirable bohemian vibe.

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Nicole Kidman

Tip: If long waves make you feel unkempt, pull back the sides. Voila! Tres chic.

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Michelle Pfeiffer

Tip: Sexy waves have no age limit. In fact, wearing hair au natural softens your look and takes years off your face.

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Gisele Bundchen

Tip: The key to keeping curls and waves from fuzzing up is to keep them well-moisturized. Condition every time you shampoo—and boost hydration on days you wear your hair wavy by spritizing in a little leave-in conditioner.

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Meg Ryan

Tip: To keep shorter hair from becoming too triangular, run styling cream through the ends to keep them from expanding in the humidity.

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Debra Messing

Tip: Half up/half down is extra alluring when you allow a few pieces to spring free around your face.

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Beyonce

TIp: Washing hair less frequently actually minimizes fuzz. Why? Your natural oils coat your hair—preventing outside moisture from getting in and causing strands to swell into fuzz.

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Kate Hudson

Tip: If you don't want to go totally natural, you can roughly blowdry your hair, especially around the roots and beside the face, then let the ends dry naturally. The effects is polished but not too-too.

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First Published Tue, 2011-02-15 15:28

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