New tips to help you get glossier locks (we're so beyond suds, rinse, repeat)
1. Book a Massage
A recent study at Massachusetts General Hospital showed that scalp massages, which increase blood flow, may keep your hair healthy. A Shu Uemura Art of Hair Ceremony (shuuemura-usa.com for salons) includes a heavenly shiatsu-inspired scalp massage, plus a custom shampoo and conditioning treatment.
2. Carve a Jack-O'-Lantern
Got thinning strands? Snack on an ounce of pumpkin seeds three times a week. It slows production of DHT, a metabolic testosterone by-product that may make hair fall out, says N.Y.C. nutritionist Keri Glassman.
3. Get a Wrap
Wish your locks were super shiny like Angie Harmon's? Try a cellophane treatment. "It's like a long-lasting lip gloss for your hair," says N.Y.C. colorist Rick Wellman. Glossier than a glaze, this salon treatment coats the cuticles, making them lie flat so that hair reflects more light (for up to six weeks). And it doesn't change the underlying hair
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1. Fight Fuzzies
Smooth rebellious strands with a few swipes of clear mascara. "It dries almost instantly and controls flyaways without coating them in heavy silicone, which can make your hair look greasy," says Rhys.
Try: Maybelline New York Great Lash clear mascara, $6; at drugstores.
2. Mask Dirty Roots
Woke up too late to wash your hair? Reach for pretty layered headbands. 1. Pull your hair back into a ponytail with a clear elastic band. 2. Layer on two or three thin bands, starting about an inch from your hairline. "If you have broken or frizzy pieces, using multiple headbands will keep them from popping up," says Jet Rhys, owner of Jet Rhys Salon in San Diego. To ensure that you look office chic, not gym-ready, tilt each headband forward as you slide it on to create extra lift at the crown.
3. Lick a Cowlick
No, not literally. But if a patch of hair is always misbehaving, tame it with this
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WAKE UP WITH ... PIN STRAIGHT HAIR
Works for: Straight, wavy or blown-out hair
Key Product: Smoothing Cream
Try: John Frieda Frizz-Ease Straight Fixation Smoothing Crème, $7; at drugstores.
1. Work a drop of smoothing cream into damp hair, then blow-dry until the hair is 80 percent dry, says stylist Bradley Irion.
2. Clip away a 3-inch-wide chunk of hair at the crown.
3. Take a 1-inch section of hair above your ear and wrap it over your head "like a headband," says Irion. Secure with pins.
4. Grab a section of hair behind the one you just wrapped and repeat, moving clockwise until your hair -- minus the section at the crown -- is wrapped into a beehive.
5. Comb the hair at the crown in the direction of the beehive, pinning as you go. Wear a silk headscarf overnight to protect hair.
If the bobby pins left any dents overnight, quickly smooth them
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