If you have natural waves, boost volume and coax out some curl with a texturizing spray. Have straight strands? Create waves with a small-barrel curling iron. Once cool, break up spirals with your fingers.
Must-have styler: Sexy Hair Curly Hair Full On Curls Volumizing & Texturizing Spray ($17.95; ulta.com)
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Make It Piecey
Give the classic pixie some cool edge. All you need for the slightly mussed up look are your fingers and some styling paste.
Must-have styler: Redken Mess Around 10 ($19; ulta.com)
A deep side part and glossy, smooth strands create a glam, polished look. Create your part and comb hair so it swoops across your forehead. Finish with a mist of shine spray.
Must-have styler: Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition Nutrient Spray ($5; walgreens.com)
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Wear It Natural
Natural hair is almost wash-and-wear. A good moisturizing cream is essential to keep coarse hair soft and full of shine.
Must-have styler: Smooth 'N Shine Go Pro Curls Butter Bouncin ($13; sallybeauty.com)
Infuse your chin-length bob with a ton of body and texture. To get it, coat damp strands with a volumizing mouse and gently twist and scrunch as it air dries.
Must-have styler: Charles Worthington Salon at Home Volume & Bounce Body Booster Mousse ($10; target.com)
Exaggerated volume with a deep side part elevates an otherwise basic bob. Get it by spritzing with root lifter at the hairline and blow-drying with a medium-size round brush.
Must-have styler: John Frieda Luxurious Volume Root Booster Blow Dry Lotion ($5; walmart.com)
Pin-straight strands give the lob (or long bob) a sleek look. Prep damp strands with a straightening cream and blow dry. Then smooth hair from mid-shaft to ends with a flat iron.
Must-have styler: John Frieda Frizz Ease Straight Fixation Styling Crème ($6; ulta.com)
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