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TEST - 5 Instant Hair Updates That Don’t Require a Trip to the Salon

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TEST - 5 Instant Hair Updates That Don’t Require a Trip to the Salon



As we bid a tearful good-bye to all that is Chicago summer, we’re also saying sayonara to one thing we can’t wait to see go: frizzy hair days. Now that the temperatures are dropping, our hair is starting to cooperate with us in ways that seemed unimaginable just a few weeks ago. There’s no better time than the present to start experimenting with your look, no cut or color required. ­

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Change Your Part

Have you been rocking a middle part for the past few months? Switch it up with a deep side part for an instant boost of volume. P.S. Flipping your part is also a great way to extend a blowout for an extra day (or three).

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Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize

Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize

This fall, it’s all about adding a little bit of flair to your hair. We’re loving everything from antique bejeweled clips to simple bandannas. There’s no better way to dress up a simple white tee and jeans. Pair a leather jacket with a bright-red bandanna and you’ve got on-the-go fall chic written all over you.

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Try an Overnight Braid

If you’ve got long locks, there is no easier way to make some waves than with an overnight braid. All you need to do is rub a dime-size amount of Moroccan oil into towel-dried hair, brush it through from roots to tips and then sweep to one side. Once your hair is almost fully dry, create a loose braid. Sleep on it. When you wake up in the a.m., you’ll be greeted by the kind of voluminous waves that would make the Little Mermaid jealous.

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Knot It Up

Knot It Up

No bad hair day stands a chance against the always reliable, always easy knot. Whether you’re opting for a top knot or a lower interpretation, knots are a fool-proof way to amp up your chic factor. Bonus: This style is the perfect way to hide the evidence of slightly (read: really) dirty hair. No one has to know.

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Ditch the Straightener

We love our flatiron as much as the next woman does, especially after a hot summer that rendered it all but useless. But there’s something about loose, textured hair that just screams “easy fall beauty.” Mix a bit of pomade into your hair, scrunch it and go for gorgeous cascading waves that will last all day.

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