While correct Winter haircare is key to fighting off lip and lifeless locks, celebrity hair crushes allow for indulgent daydreaming about what we might do next. There's been no shortage of inspiration, what with the likes of Olivia P, cool bloggers and the lob-meets-bob trend. This week, the POPSUGAR Australia editors' reveal the women they're looking to for hair cues this season.
Luscious locks are the only accessory a girl needs this party season. Take your mane from meh to magnificent with our top tips and trends for you to try, whatever your hair type. Today we're tackling condition, helping you turn dry and damaged hair into shiny strands.
Why so dry? Dry hair can be the result of genetics or environment — or both! Some people are more prone to dry hair, just as others are prone to oily hair. And whilst it's handy that you don't have to wash your hair every day, dry hair doesn't always look as shiny or healthy as you'd hope. Damaged hair is more severe than dry hair and can be caused due to a variety of factors such as heat styling, product build-up or chemical stress from hair colouring.
With two new dry shampoos hitting shelves this month, we thought now's as good a time as any to recap 10 of the best. Because dry shampoo is everywhere — and for good reason; anything that adds a coupla extra days to our blow-dry is A-OK with us — but that can cause confusion. Cue 20 questions: "Which one's right for me?" and "What's the difference between them?" Truth is, they all work on the same idea — absorbing oil and impurities from the hair so that you can go for longer between washes — but they do each have a unique selling point, too.
Dirty hair happens. Maybe you've slept through your alarm, maybe you canne be bothered washing it, maybe you're going for that shabby-chic look. Whatevs. I'm not here to question or lay blame. I've been there.
But when you're over that not-so-fresh feeling, but with no shower or bathtub in sight, there are a few ways to make it look — well, not clean per se, but significantly less glazed.
Change it up. If you part your hair on the left, part it on the right. Usually, it'll show cleaner hair and it will magically create the illusion of more volume. Plus, you'll get that hair-in-the-eyes '90s look, which is coming back I tells ya.
Do the twist. If your hair is long enough, twist or braid an inch-wide section of hair on each side of your face. Pull those back, and they'll look sleek and sexy. They also distract from the slick. Keep reading . . .