Hair Hacks You Need In Your Life Right Now


Check out these hair hacks to make you look like you just stepped out of a hair salon!  For other cheat sheets, read about the best makeup cheat sheets.

#1 The I-Woke-Up-Like-This Hair

If you don’t think you have enough time to shower in the morning (especially to wash your hair), apply dry shampoo the night before.  It will work into your hair overnight, giving you high volume when you wake up.

The I-Woke-Up-Like-This Hair

#2 The Twisted Bun

First tie your hair into pigtails; then twist each side.  Afterwards, criss-cross the pigtails.

The Twisted Bun

#3 The 20-Second Up-Do

Just split, knot, twist, and pin—the perfect up-do!

The 20-Second Up-Do

#4 The Fly-Aways

Spray your toothbrush with hairspray to tame fly-aways.

The Fly-Aways

#5 The Perky Ponytail

Make for a perky ponytail by propping it up using two bobby pins.

The Perky Ponytail

#6 The Fast Curls

To get fast curls, put your hair in a ponytail and then divide and curl accordingly.  You just need to divide you ponytail in 2 or three sections.

The Fast Curls

#7 The Deep Condition

If you go to the sauna, that’s a great time to deep condition your hair.

The Deep Condition

#8 The Hot Air Brush

Dry your hair while styling at the same time using a hot air brush.  It’s hitting two birds with one stone!

The Hot Air Brush

#9 The Elastic Hairband Trick

Roll your hair up into an elastic headband.  If you have long hair, this is a great way to get those beachy waves.

The Elastic Hairband Trick

#10 The Elastic Hairband Expanded Trick

You can also use the elastic hairband by tucking your hair around it.  You’ll end up looking like a renaissance woman!

The Elastic Hairband Expanded Trick

#11 The Fuller Ponytail

To make your ponytail look fuller, use a hidden butterfly clip under inside your ponytail.

The Fuller Ponytail

#12 The Growing Bangs

This hairstyle is great for when you grow out your bangs.  It takes just 10 seconds—first twist your bangs, twirl it, then pin!

The Growing Bangs

#13 The Messy Knot Hairdo

Just divide your hair into two, knot, and then hold in place using a bobby pin.

The Messy Knot Hairdo

#14 The Boar Bristle Brush

Since a boar bristle brush pulls out the natural oils, use a boar bristle brush when you are blow drying and/or styling.  This is better than putting in shine or anti-frizz treatment.

The Boar Bristle Brush

#15 The Half-Done Braid

Making a half-done braid can look better on unwashed hair.  If will look great if you already have wavy mermaid hair.  Just spray your hair afterwards with hairspray.

The Half-Done Braid