We all love our (rare) good hair days, don’t we? You’re not alone if, six out of seven days in a week, your hair feels like your biggest enemy. This is especially true for busy days when you’re running late, and no matter what you do, your hair just refuses to behave.
If this sounds all too true for you, you’ve come to the right place. We’re sharing some easy-peasy hairstyle hacks that are perfect for days when your hair refuses to behave or when you’re running late and don’t have extra time to spend on an elaborate routine to tame your tresses. Excited? Scroll down for five hairstyling hacks that will help you feel fabulous and ready to conquer the world.
- Hack #1: Add volume to your ponytail
- Hack #2: Don’t let bangs stick to your forehead
- Hack #3: Cover your hair tie with a hair
- Hack #4: Flat iron to get beachy waves
- Hack #5: Toothbrush to tame baby hair and flyaways
Hack #1: Add volume to your ponytail
A neat ponytail is a go-to hairstyle for a lot of us. But, it doesn’t take even an hour for a high ponytail to drop down and turn into a low, saggy one. To steer away from such a big ‘oops’ moment, try adding volume to your ponytail with a claw clip. Here’s how.
Step 1: Comb your hair backwards and tie it into a ponytail.
Step 2: Divide the ponytail into two top and bottom sections.
Step 3: Grab the claw clip and place it in between the two divided sections.
Step 4: With your comb, tease the top section of the ponytail and finally drop the hair onto the claw clip. Make sure the clip is hidden between the two parts of the ponytail.
Hack #2: Don’t let bangs stick to your forehead
Do you also fall deep in a dilemma every once in a while – to cut (the bangs) or not to cut? Us, too! And once you end up trimming bangs, the daily struggle to keep it fluffy and not get jammed onto your forehead begins. But, no more! This is how you can avoid your bangs from sticking to your forehead.
What you need: Dove Volume and Fullness Dry Shampoo
Step 1: Begin by lifting your bangs upwards.
Step 2: Now, spray the dry shampoo on the underside of the bangs. This will keep it from becoming limp or greasy.
Step 3: Comb your bangs thoroughly to get rid of the powdery surface the dry shampoo leaves behind, and you’re voila!
Hack #3: Cover your hair tie with a hair
One of the go-to hairstyles of our fave celebrities in Bollywood and Hollywood is covering the hair tie or elastic with hair is a winning hair trick. It looks clean, classy and professional, too.
What you need: TRESemmé Natural Finish Hair Spray
Step 1: Tie your hair into a ponytail with a hair tie or elastic.
Step 2: Grab a slight section of your ponytail and wrap it around your hair tie.
Step 3: Spritz some hair spray on the end of the wrapped part of the hair.
Step 4: Secure it with a bobby pin from upwards. This will ensure your hair wrapped ponytail stays put for long hours.
Hack #4: Flat iron to get beachy waves
Love beach waves but have super straight hair? Worry not; this one is a guaranteed hairstyle hack to achieve beachy waves in a tick! Find out how.
What you need: Flat hair straightener
Step 1: Divide your hair into three sections on each side.
Step 2: Braid each one of your hair sections.
Step 3: Take a pre-heated flat straightener (iron) and start by pressing it on your braided hair from the top. Wait for 10 seconds before releasing.
Step 4: In a similar pattern, repeat the step from top to bottom of the six braids.
Step 5: Wait for a few minutes and let your braids cool down from the heat. Next, untie the braids and voila!
Hack #5: Toothbrush to tame baby hair and flyaways
Baby hair and flyaways can be a stubborn things to deal with. No matter how many times you comb it and press it down, it rises back up, looking quite messy and unappealing. Try this amazing hairstyle hack and put all your baby hair and flyaways to rest.
Please remember to use this hack before starting your hair care routine and not after styling your hair. Flyaways usually can be the result of frizz and dryness. To combat this, use the Sunsilk Nourishing Soft & Smooth Shampoo + Conditioner. The essential oils in it make your hair soft and manageable.
What you need: TRESemmé Natural Finish Hair Spray and an unused, new toothbrush.
Step 1: Spritz the hair spray on the clean toothbrush. Remember to keep the direction of spray away from your eyes.
Step 2: Use the spray-coated toothbrush like a comb to smooth your flyaways and baby hair. Ideally, you should use small brush strokes to lay down the edges in place.
Step 3: Keep spritzing more hair spray on the toothbrush as and when needed, according to your hair and volume of flyaways.