Professional Hair Styling Tips

Whether your hair is straight or curly, cut in long layers or short pixie, dyed pink or gray, it needs some kind of styling on your part. Not to mention our eternal struggle to curl straight hair and straighten natural curls... The small mission of The Right Hairstyles is to help you on the way! Scroll down for the reviews of the best hair styling products, handy tips on how to use hair styling tools, and the hottest styling tricks you might be missing. Read on and subscribe for a regular dose of hairstyling knowledge.

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Hair Styling

The Plump Method for Curly Girls Explained in 5 Simple Steps

The Plump Method is a styling technique for people with naturally curly hair to create big, bouncy and fluffy curls. I have found that if I take my time with it on a wash day, I can achieve day 2/3/4 curls with a minimal-to-no refresh. My hair type is 2c/3a, but I’m sure these tips work for all kinds of curls, so keep reading!

by Kathleen Sagash
May 26, 2021
Hair Styling

25 Ways of How to Make Your Hair Wavy

Everyone likes nice wavy hair in summer once in a while, and some of us want it all the time. A nonchalant effortless look as if you are spending all summer by the beach is so tempting. Well, to make it look really nice, you’ll still need to put some effort into your wavy hairstyle.

by The Editors
July 31, 2023
Hair Styling

Ultimate Guide to Salon Hair Treatments

Beautiful hair is a never ending quest. We scoured the list of top salon hair treatments that can restore the body, shine and improve the health of your locks instantly. Here’s our list of the best salon hair treatment services that repair damaged hair.

by Jodie Michalak
February 16, 2024
Hair Styling

How to Get a Modern Perm Hairstyle for Stylish Waves or Curls?

Possibly the coolest comeback trend ever is the return of perm hair. There is a definite buzz around what the perm technique can do for women wanting an exciting new look. We’ve all heard the perm stories from the ’80s (some not so good!), but it’s now finally time for us to embrace a new generation of modern perms with beautiful results.

by Lily Bunting-Branch
December 20, 2023
Hair Styling

20 Perfect Ways to Get Beach Waves in Your Hair

Beach wave hair is the go-to for bombshells. Why? The look is perfect: feminine, grungy, soft, and sexy all at the same time. In case you don't know what are beach waves or were wondering how to do them, we are ready to share a couple of ideas. To be honest, while they look effortless, they do need some work. But fear not: every girl copes with them at the first try.

by The Editors
December 19, 2023
Hair Styling

20 Best Accessories for Short Hair

Looking for ways to jazz up your pixie cut or add a touch of elegance to your short bob? Lucky for you, we've compiled the only list of accessories for short hair you will ever need. From wearing decorative headbands to adding quirky hair clips - there sure are many tips for making your short hair look pretty damn cool.

by Ema Globyte
January 17, 2024
Hair Styling

7 Facts on Digital Perm to Know Before Getting One

The first association women have with the word “perms” is even, springy ringlets. But this is not the case with a digital perm! Digital curls are loose and just add a natural, wavy definition to your hair, which can still make a huge difference if you have a straight hair type. If you enjoy the look of digitally permed hair as much as I do, here are 7 facts to know before you give them a try.

by Sunny Lee
October 27, 2023
Hair Styling

5 Hair Straightening Techniques and How to Choose Among Them

Do you fancy some glamorous straight hairstyles? Since only one out of 12 hair types is truly straight hair, most women have to use various types of hair straightening treatments to achieve this kind of look. We have rounded up the top 5 solutions, comparing hair straightening techniques by cost, safety, effect for your hair type, and practicality, and included helpful tips to help you make the best choice.

by Sally Underwood
August 09, 2023
Hair Styling

4 Essential Curling Iron Sizes and Which is Best for You

When you are buying your first curling iron, it might be very confusing to know what barrel size to choose. Most of us can relate. However, you may also feel frustrated about not getting tight curls or beachy waves you aim for, and the size of the curling iron barrel may be the reason. Let a celebrity hairstylist break down all the popular curling iron sizes for you so that you can choose the best one for your hair type and curl goals.

by Krystina DeGennaro
October 25, 2023
Hair Styling

3 Ways to Make Curls Last Even if Your Hair is Hard to Curl

We all love the look of loose beach curls, but it can be quite the challenge to create curls that will last all day. Many of us spend hours trying to perfect the technique of curling our hair at home but still struggle to achieve long lasting effect. If you find yourself in the never-ending battle of getting your hair to hold a curl, keep reading to learn more about why this may be a problem and what 3 simple things may just do the trick!

by Jessica Cormier
January 16, 2024
Hair Styling

12 Excellent Ways to Curl Your Hair Without Heat

Whether you want to curl your straight hair or enhance your natural wave, heat damage should not necessarily be an added bonus, as you can get tight, sassy curls and soft, big waves without a curling iron or a straightener! And it's not only about the damage - most heatless curls are really easy to do and stay in your hair for longer. Eager to know how to curl your hair without heat? See the compilation of video tutorials and read on for step-by-step instructions.

by The Editors
June 05, 2021
Curly, Wavy

10 Combs and Brushes for Curly Hair with Tips on How to Use Them

Starting your curl journey can be equal parts challenging and rewarding. When I started to embrace my curls a year and a half ago, I found it especially difficult to find the best styling tools. I learned early on that using the best brushes for curly hair is a key to success, and after much trial and error, I can confidently say I have found several amazing options. Here are my favorites, including recommendations from fine to thick curly hair for detangling, styling and straightening.

by Kathleen Sagash
December 21, 2023
Hair Styling

8 Rules to Get the Beach Wave Perm of Your Dreams

Would you like to have those sassy beachy waves on a permanent basis? A perm treatment can make your dream come true. And don't make the lingering image of regular perm scare you off! Perm techniques have come such a long way that they really look like your natural texture, while the grow-out is much softer and less noticeable than a color service. Here are the top tips for getting the beach wave perm hairstyle along with inspiration images to show to your stylist.

by Melle Claybough
October 26, 2023
Hair Styling

Fail-Proof Hollywood Waves Tutorial for a Glossy Style

Vintage classics never go out of fashion! Enhance your hairstyling skills today and learn with me how to make perfect Hollywood waves, one of the most requested bridal and evening hairstyles. This feminine and glossy hairstyle doesn’t miss any red-carpet occasion! Read the step-by-step tutorial with how-to videos and lots of tips and tricks!

by Martina Jägr
February 08, 2024
Hair Styling

7 Easy Hairstyles to Wash Your Hair Just Once in a Week

We all admire good wash and go and elaborate party hairstyles, but washing hair daily is bad, and there is often no time and place for intricate updos in the everyday life. A hairstylist who has recently transitioned to a natural gray color, I do want my hair to look decent every day. And I still often wash it just once a week! No kidding! Here is my extended routine and the easy everyday hairstyles that help me come through the week till the next wash day.

by Norma Blaque
January 16, 2024
Hair Styling

101 Guide to Plopping Hair for Bouncy and Defined Curls

Do your bouncy wet curls loose most of their definition while drying? Plopping hair can make a ton of difference, enhancing volume and definition while reducing the nasty frizz. The best part, it takes just an old t-shirt and 20 minutes with a t-shirt plop to have a few good hair days ahead! Read on to learn how to plop curly hair, how to use the plop method for wavy and short curly hair, and how to plop hair overnight.

by The Editors
May 18, 2021
Hair Styling

How to Use a Diffuser on Curly, Wavy and Straight Hair

When using a diffuser, you are spreading the air over a wider space, which means you can dry your hair more gently and without the hair moving around. This is why the correct way to diffuse curly hair can make your locks pop. However, you can use a diffuser on wavy and straight hair, too. It’s all in the technique and products you use in your hair that will allow you to create a beautiful hairstyle. Read on to know them all!

by Natalie Varrasso
November 08, 2023
Hair Styling

8 Best Styling Products for Short Fine Hair After Bleaching

I have lost many hours playing around with my pixie cut, experimenting with different ways to style it, and working my way through hundreds of products to find a whole host of favorites along the way. As someone with bleached and over-processed hair, my goal is to maintain as much health in my hair as possible while looking fabulous. In this article, I share some of the best styling products for short fine hair and explain how you can use them.

by Jen Curnow
December 21, 2023
Hair Styling

Sea Salt Spray Tips for All Hair Types

Sea salt spray is your beach hair in a bottle. Think about how your hair feels with the salt water, wind, and a day at the beach; a sea salt spray will help recreate that feel and look - unfortunately, minus the beach trip. Sea salt adds texture and volume with a gritty matte finish to all hair lengths. Learn how to use this simple magic to pull off a slightly messy look that is all the rage now!

by Jakie Timpone
February 23, 2024
Hair Styling

101 Guide to Roller Set Hairstyles for Natural Hair

Roller sets are one of the most common hair curling tools used by naturals and non-naturals alike. They do not only give beautiful results, but they also do not need heat at all, thus causing no damage to gentle natural hair type. Here are all the how-to's and inspiration you need to do stunning roller set hairstyles on natural hair.

by Tosanwunmi Tarre
June 07, 2022
Hair Styling

LOG Method for Curly Girls Explained in 3 Simple Steps

Calling all natural headed curlies with high porosity hair or hair that is damaged by excessive heat, hair coloring, or chemical treatments! I used to be prejudiced towards a LOG method, but now I love it so much that I cannot wait to share it with you. Will it make any change? Just see what a change it makes for me and read on for the detailed LOC and LCO methods comparison, LOG application steps, and product recommendations.

by Lauren Piluso
May 29, 2021
Hair Styling

How to Blow Dry Hair at Home for Stunning Results

Love the look of a professional blowout, but can’t seem to blow dry your hair the right way at home? Or might you find it hard to find a stylist that understands your hair texture and knows how to achieve the desired look without all the frizz? Tara McAdams-May, Holistic Hairapist, is here to give us some hair drying tips to save you time and energy when it comes to mastering a blowout.

by Tara McAdams-May
March 10, 2023
Hair Styling

This Is the Ultimate Guide to Texturizing Products

If hair texturizer isn’t already a part of your hair care routine-it should be. You may be asking yourself: “Do I really need yet another product?” The answer is: Yes! Especially if we're talking about hair texturizer. The right texturizer can give your hair volume and body without extensions, improve your hair’s natural texture and help you eliminate heat tools all together. This will save your hair from damage  and may also save you money in the long run because hair extensions are costly and can cause damage and breakage to your hair. Before we get into which products are the best on the market-let’s take a look at the five main types of hair texturizers.

by Cassie Sheets
June 30, 2021
Hair Styling

7 Easy Techniques to Curl Hair with a Straightener and a Wand

You love luscious curled hairstyles but any attempt to pull off the style at home finishes with old-fashioned baby doll ringlets? Do not despair. We have prepared an easy tutorial on how to curl hair that will help you create perfect natural curls with a straightener or a curling iron. Get step-by-step instructions to 7 hair curling techniques and do not miss images of each curl type you can get along with handy tips for salon-like results.

by The Editors
April 09, 2022
Hair Styling

What Is Poofy Hair and How To Style It?

When we’re thinking of poofy hair, the image of strands with undesired volume and a frizzy, unruly appearance springs to mind. If that’s what you see in the mirror and you hate it, we have good news for you – poofy hair is not one of the hair types you are born with. So, with a few tips and TLC approach, you’ll be able to change the way your hair looks and behaves.

by Mary Allen
April 05, 2024
Hair Styling

How to Use Dry Shampoo Properly and What’s the Purpose After All?

We all love to have clean-feeling and fresh-looking hair. But let’s be realistic - we don’t always have the time for a 30-minute hair care routine every morning. With a simple investment in dry shampoo for hair, you can sleep extra thirty minutes or have time to stop by your favorite coffee shop. More than that, dry shampoo offers a wealth of other hair hacks like boosting volume and enhancing hair grip. Read on to finally understand how dry shampoo works and how to use it properly.

by Jessica Cormier
February 15, 2024
Hair Styling

10 Expert Tips for Using a Flat Iron the Right Way

Whether you have curly, wavy, and frizzy hair or you are just looking to give your strands a sleeker and more polished look, a flat iron is an ultimate lifesaver. Even though you may think that every teenager knows how to use a hair straightener, it’s not as straightforward as it seems. There are a few things you need to consider when using a flat iron to make sure you achieve the best-looking results whilst your hair stays happy and healthy.

by Olga Markuse
March 10, 2023
Hair Styling

How to Tame Kinky Curly Hair in 5 Easy Steps

Girls with kinky hair face daily battles in styling their locks, but being able to wear natural hair is well worth the challenge. I have been preparing coily kinky hair for photo shoots and fashion shows and teaching women and stylists to tame kinks for many years now. If you still find it hard to manage your afro without straighteners and heavy products, here are my tips that will help you embrace your beautiful tight curls.

by Tilly Penn
April 18, 2021
Hair Styling

8 Practical Men’s Hair Care and Styling Tips

Getting a fresh look from the local barbershop isn’t going to last forever. If you want your latest haircut to look good day after day, you’ll need to learn how to maintain your hair too. Whether you have a crew cut, a bowl cut, or hair long enough to compete with Fabio, it deserves good hair care for men to keep you looking sharp. To help you on the way, we’ve pulled together a top list of hair tips for men to show how to style men's hair the right way.

by Seonaid Boyle
September 04, 2021
Hair Styling

DIY Salon-Like Blowout Hairstyle in the Easiest 5-Step Tutorial

The number one thing I hear from almost all of my clients is, “Can’t you just come to my house and do my hair like this every day?!” Believe me, I would if I could, but there are so many more of you than there are of me! After reading this article, I promise that you’ll feel confident enough to create blowout hairstyles on your own with these proper tools and tips. You got this!

by Paige Teixeira
April 17, 2021
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