In the dog days of summer, the fewer minutes spent under a blow dryer, the better. And who has time to wash her long locks every single day, blow them out, and style them? The truth is that women everywhere are embracing their “second-day hair” with aplomb. If you haven’t done so yet, free yourself from the confines of your bathroom vanity mirror and start enjoying more of your free time with these hairstyle suggestions, tips, and tricks.
Kate Hudson's Waves
Kate Hudson's waves are gorgeous and take more than a minute to create. But there's one product that will make them last into the next day...
Psssssst Dry Shampoo
Dry shampoo will absorb the extra oil at your scalp to revive your waves and make them red carpet ready.
$6.99 at Drugstore.com.
Lily Cole's Headband Style
Lily Cole's headband style is perfect for next day styling. Headbands deliver a pretty focal point away from less than perfect tresses. A shiny touch-up will finish the look.
John Frieda 100% Shine Glossing Mix
Pick up shine spray at your local drugstore and give your hair the chance to shine through a day of not showering.
$5.99 at Drugstore.com.
Ashley Tisdale's Ponytail Perfection
A ponytail can be just the thing for hair that seems unsalvageable. Use a simple trick to do messy on purpose...
Conair Brush for Teasing & Shaping Styles
Backcomb your roots and pony to add volume and texture to otherwise limp strands.
$2.99 at Drugstore.com.
Sheridan Smith's Side Bun
Sheridan Smith is a British actress known for her work on popular sitcoms made across the pond. Her side bun is just the thing for hair that's gone astray on the second or third day after styling. Use the product on the next slide to give it a piecey, pulled together vibe.
L'OREAL Out of Bed Texturizer
Coat the tips of your fingers with solid texture wax and then coat pieces of hair pulled out from your bun to make them lay exactly where you want and to provide a sleek, just done, appearance.
$4.99 at Drugstore.com.
Jessica Lowndes' Blown-Out Look
Yes, you can absolutely have blown-out hair just like Jessica, without jumping in the shower again.
Aura Cacia Aluminum Mist Bottle
Fill a spray bottle with water and dampen your hair. Blow it dry with a paddle brush and you'll have completely rejuvenated style. The blow dry will only take a few minutes because your hair isn't completely wet.
$2.99 at Drugstore.com.