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4 Essential Tips for How to Style Wavy and Curly Hair

Learn how to care for your natural curls or waves—then show them off.

Why You Should Treat Your Scalp to a Detox

Dry shampoo is a godsend, but it can take a toll on your scalp.

Forget Combination Skin–Do You Have Combination Hair?

Just like with skin, most people have combination hair that's dry in parts, oily in others.

Why It's Important to Protect Your Hair from Air Pollution

News flash: Pollution is bad for your hair too.

How to Prevent Hair Breakage During and After Your Workouts

Here's how to style hair for a workout without wreaking havoc on your strands.

You're Probably Shampooing Your Hair All Wrong

The hair washing mistakes we're all making—plus easy tips from experts to get it right.

DIY Hair Masks to Treat Dry, Brittle Strands

You can find everything you need in your kitchen.

Get Healthier Hair with the First Smart Hair Brush

Never experience a bad hair day again.

Quick Ways to Boost Your Hair Volume After Your Workout

We enlisted celebrity hairstylist Michael Duenas to show you how to use just your blow dryer to zap sweat and revitalize limp hair post-workout.

How to Curl Hair Without Heat (And Make Your Look Last All Night)

There's no need for hot tools with this genius hack for getting super-tight curls from YouTube beauty expert Stephanie Nadia.

Celebrity-Inspired Hairstyles for Every Holiday Party

They pair perfectly with everything from ugly sweaters to cocktail dresses

The Best New Hot Styling Tools for Healthy, Shiny Hair

The newest hot tools are cooler than ever before.

How to Rock the Pastel Hair Trend If You Work Out a Lot

Can you get in on this hair trend if you're sweating on the reg? We asked experts to find out.

How to Prevent and Style Thinning Hair

Feel free to start whipping your hair back and forth.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Dry Shampoo

Reality check: If you're not following these tips, your dry shampoo habit could be a waste.

How to Avoid Washing Your Hair for 5 Whole Days

Sometimes it's okay to be a little bit dirty—take it from Shape's Beauty Editor

Everything You Need to Know About Traction Alopecia

Regardless of whether Kim K. has it or not

Keira Knightley Has Been Wearing Wigs to Hide Damaged Hair

And how you can avoid the same hair fate

Products That Protect Your Hair During Outdoor Workouts

These products will protect your hair from sun and chlorine