When we look back on the year, we like to focus on the positives: things we’ve accomplished, learned, and mastered. Newly acquired hair skills, in particular, top the list—mainly because our tresses will forever reap the benefits. Armed with the happy knowledge that we will enter 2015 with hair that’s just that much bouncier, shinier, and healthier, we officially consider 2014 a well-tressed success. Keep scrolling to see the top ten hair tips we learned in 2014!
This year, we learned that we should bid our frizz-enhancing towels adieu and swap them for a softer alternative. Click here to find out why!
“My days start at 7 a.m. sharp, and sometimes I don’t get home till past midnight, where I literally crash into bed. So I always sleep on silk pillowcases. Why silk? Because the fibers are so fine that it doesn’t roughen up your hair follicles, so you wake up with semi-decent bed head instead of crazy bed head. "
Air drying is something all the cool girls do, which is why you should be glad you’ve got the art perfected.
No money? No problem. You don’t need to visit a salon to get your color back to life—try one of these DIY hair rinses instead.
Shower caps are outdated—swap them for a microfiber towel next time you’re trying to keep your strands dry while showering.
Lastly, this year we learned why everyone—not just those with natural or super-curly hair—can benefit from co-washing.
What was your favorite hair tip from this year? Tell us below!