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February 1, 2008

10 Signs You Need a Hair Makeover

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SIGN #6
Your clothes have evolved; your hair hasn't.

According to Brocato, altering your clothing style is the perfect excuse to update your 'do. This way, your new look will work from head to toe — literally. For example, if you've recently lost weight and are finally sporting all those curve-hugging clothes previously relegated to the back of your closet, you might want to get a sleeker, more face-flattering coif.

SIGN #7
Two words: Brillo pad.

Lopping off significant length may be the only way to eliminate dryness. But in the meantime, switch to a cream-based styler (such as Kiehl's Creme with Silk Groom) to add moisture to your hair, which will render it more supple and less apt to break.

SIGN #8
You pull your hair into a ponytail all the time.

Garrison suggests adding bangs or layers to give your locks some shape — that way, you'll be more apt to wear them down.

SIGN #9
You spend more than 20 minutes styling your hair.

If it takes this long, your cut is clearly not making the most of your texture. A fast fix: Get your stylist to create 'dos that work with your curls (like long layers) or that boost your lank locks (like a blunt bob).

SIGN #10
Your stylist could cut your hair with her eyes closed.

Sounds like someone's in a rut (not just you). Seek out fresh eyes/scissors.

The easiest way to keep current? Start with a versatile cut, then alter your texture and color as often as you like! For a look like the one shown here, begin with long layers and use volumizing spray on your roots.
Try: Phytovolume Actif Volumizer Spray for fine or limp hair.


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