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There are plenty of helpful articles on getting perfectly rumpled bedhead if you have long hair (check out my co-blogger Michelle’s recommendations here but if you have short hair there’s less guidance and more chance of disaster. The weight of long hair helps prevent wild cowlicks and flicks, but on short styles bedhead often equals looking like you stuck your finger in a light socket. Worst of all, when above-the-shoulder cuts get smashed between head and pillow they tend to form a stubborn flip. But don’t worry, with a few smart tips you can sleep your way to temptingly tousled locks. Click the notes to learn the secrets. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →



In the oppressing heat of July temperatures, it’s basically routine to simply throw your hair up into a bun and go on with your day. It’s a quick and easy solution and provides relief from a sweaty neck. And while top knots are fab, they’re not always practical depending on your length and if you plan to put your hair back down during the day. That’s why you should start perfecting your low bun game. A low chignon won’t disturb the hair at your crown like a topknot will. So if you catch yourself getting a bit too sweaty for your liking, simply swoop hair back and secure with an elastic. Once you are ready to take it down again, shake out. It won’t look like you ever put it up…plus no dents. And the possibilities are endless. To up your low knot game, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →


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Blasting your hair with a dryer is the last thing you want to do when the sun is shining and the great outdoors are calling your name. Put down the heat styling tools ladies and opt to wear air-dried tendrils that are raw, undone, and lived-in. Air-drying is time-saving and will let you snooze a few extra minutes in the AM. It is possible to have totally amazing hair without heat styling, as long as you have the right techniques and products. So if you’re ready to start sleeping in and still look great, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart  Click for StyleNotes →

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Getting out of bed early to style yourself for work can be a drag, especially on Monday when you’re making the transition from weekend to work week. Refreshing your weekend hairstyle saves you time and energy, so you can get some extra sleep or just linger over your first cup of coffee. Even if you wake up feeling like a hot mess, you can revitalize your strands with these quick and easy steps. Click the notes to learn how. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →