8+ Hacks That Will Trick Everyone Into Thinking You Know How To Style Hair

Kasia M 12 Apr 2019

I have to admit something to you, I'm terrible when it comes to doing my own hair. Yes, I said out loud. Some people just seem to have a natural knack for it and I, unfortunately, do not.

But if you're like me, there's hope for us yet. I just found these awesome hair hacks that will make even us seem like we know what we're doing.

1. How To Wear A Bobby Pin

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Did you know that you probably been using bobby pins wrong all along? I certainly didn't. But it all makes sense now.

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2. What To Use Instead Of Dry Shampoo

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Those dry shampoos sure come in handy but can be costly. So try using baby powder to soak up excess oil instead.

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3. How To Fight Static

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Staticky hair is no fun. But if you put a dryer sheet on the brush, it will tame the static. Wow, who knew?

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4. Create Effortless Beach Waves

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First, braid your hair and then press a flat iron on top of the braids. Then, let it cool and undo the braid. I must try this trick!

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5. Get Rid Of Chlorine Residue

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If you're getting a greenish tint in your hair from the chlorine in the pool, just use baking soda to get rid of it.

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6. Get To Know Your Brushes

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Every hair brush has its unique function so now it's time to take a lesson in what each of them does. Use them properly!

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7. Get A Fuller Ponytail

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Summer is just around the corner and that means I'll be wearing my hair in ponytails more often. This trick will make it look fuller.

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8. Gym Hair Ponytail

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So you're going to the gym but still want to have pretty hair? No problem. Use this nifty hair trick to get a comfy ponytail.

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9. Trim Split Ends At Home

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Going to the salon every two-three months to trim split ends can really add up. But did you know you can do it yourself? Follow this guide, but make sure to use real salon-quality scissors.

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10. Use A Headband For An Updo

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Tuck your hair around a headband for an easy chignon hairstyle that's perfect for formal events. Simply fold and tuck your hair into the headband and secure it with some bobby pins.

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11. Easy Waves

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Use a diffuser when your damp hair is wrapped up in small buns to create easy, beachy waves in your hair. When your hair is dry, use a little hairspray to hold the style.

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12. Create A Perfect Poof

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Did you know that you can easily create that perfect poof by using your toothbrush to tease the hair? That sounds so easy.

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13. How To Curl Your Hair

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This one I always have trouble with. For some reason, I feel like my curling iron hates me. So these tips will definitely help me.

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I dunno about you but now I feel a little bit more confident about styling my own hair.

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Forget those expensive salons and products. We can do this, ladies!

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