Hair Tutorial: How to Master the Grown-Up Topsy Tail
Remember the topsy-tail commercials (or rather, informercials)? The ones for the actual device? Well, that tool still exists. (Interested? You can buy it on Amazon for less than $2.) This, however, is nothing like what you’re remembering. The beauty of the topsy tail is that it adds interest and texture without a lot of effort—basically it’s something anyone can do, and if you do it right, it looks beyond chic. To show us how to do it right, we called in the hair master herself, celeb stylist Jen Atkin.
Scroll through for the step-by-step tutorial!
Add more texture to your hair with a one-inch curling iron. (Atkin likes T3’s Whirl Trio Interchangeable Styling Wand, $230.) Wrap sections away from your face all over your head.
This style should stay pretty secure, but if you want to keep flyaways in check, give it a spritz of Rahua’s Defining Hair Spray ($37).