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December 23, 2013

Kick-Start Your Beauty Routine

Our editors will try anything once. Follow their lead and shake up your fitness regimen, manicure, hairstyle, or makeup.

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Photo Credit: Courtesy of Eli Schmidt

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GOAL: Pump Some Life Into My Hair

ROAD TEST: I never thought the bodacious beach-wave look would work on my fine, pin-straight strands, but in honor of the New Year, I decide to give it a try. And what better reason than a first date? So, a few hours before meeting a new guy, I ask Dominick Pucciarello, hairdresser for none other than the Victoria's Secret Angels, to help a sister out. With mousse, clip-in extensions, and a curling iron, he gives me va-va-voom waves—and a surprising confidence boost. When I first meet my date, his body language says it all. He gives me "the eyes" as soon as I walk in, and I can tell he likes my hair. I don't know if it's because I'm walking a bit taller (literally and figuratively) or because of the what-has-she-been-up-to waves, but the evening goes really well. At one point, my fingers get caught in my hair and I worry I'll lose an extension, but the look holds. And you better believe he asks for a second date.

VERDICT: I may not try extensions again, but the self-esteem boost I got from big hair is worth heating up a curling iron for. —Joy Hernon


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