How to Score Salon-Worthy Hair at Home

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Skip the pricey trip to the salon! We teamed up with to find the best salon-worthy tips and styles that can be re-created at home. These 'dos will make you look like you just left the salon chair (without the expensive appointment).

Jessica Alba-Inspired Updo

There's no need to make a trip to the salon for a special-occasion updo when you can create this celebrity-inspired style on your own! This red carpet look will steal the show at any party or event.

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DIY Blowout

We found out the secret for giving yourself a perfect salon blowout at home! Save the money you would spend at the salon for a special night out with friends.

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Make Your Curls Last All Day

Somehow, curls from the salon always seem to last longer than DIY curls at home. But with these easy tips, you can make your curly hair look like a pro did it—and make that volume last all day. It only takes five steps!

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Romantic Rope-Braid Updo

Even if you skip the stylist, you can still be ready for a special occasion in no time, and this elegant yet easy look is proof! Wear this romantic style with a dress for date night, or use it to add some polish to a white button-up for work.

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Dutch Braids Updo

This pretty updo only looks complicated. You can create it on your own in just six steps! Wear this style to a wedding or party, and everyone will be asking you where you got your hair done.

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Easy French Twist

You don't need a professional stylist to create this elegant retro look. In fact, this French twist comes together in just five steps! You'll have party-ready hair that's perfect for a wedding or a night out.

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Messy Braided Bun

Even if you're not a braiding expert (or you've left braided updos to your hairstylist), you can create this messy braided bun. Master this style, and you'll have a look ready for a wedding, a party, or a night on the town.

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Modern Finger Waves and Pin Curls

Get springy, bouncy curls at home with this classic and versatile style. You'll have perfect retro curls and waves in no time!

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Five-Minute Waves

Perfect, beachy waves aren't just limited to the salon anymore. You can make these loose waves on your own in just five minutes! Mix up your work week with this casual style, or let your hair down for a relaxing weekend.

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Five-Strand Braid

This fancy braid will definitely fool your friends into thinking you just left the salon. Leave three-strand braids behind and weave your hair into this five-strand style that's ready for anything from brunch with your pals to a dress-up affair.

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Wraparound Rope-Braid Bun

Make a statement with this professional-level side bun. It makes short hair appear longer and straight hair look more voluminous!

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