Who-Knew Frizz Fighters

Photo: Courtesy of brookstone.comElizabeth Siegel, Allure magazine

When your hair puffs up by midday, make like MacGyver and try these clever frizz-fighting tricks from hairstylist Nathaniel Hawkins.

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Every hairstylist in the world loves a Mason Pearson brush-because it works. Mist a boar-bristle one with hair spray in the morning and toss it into your purse; a quick swipe will tame flyaways throughout the day.

Hand or body lotion, or even sunscreen, can smooth hair nearly as well as an anti-frizz cream. (Try La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50.) Rub a dab between your palms, and then clap your hands before running them over your hair.

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Moisture causes frizz. Heat removes moisture. So do the logical thing and replace the stapler in your desk drawer with a mini flatiron. Run it over the top layers of your hair before leaving work. Our pick: BaByliss Pro Nano Mini.


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