10 Hairstyles That Actually Look Better With Frizz

Victoria Moorhouse
10 Hairstyles That Actually Look Better With Frizz
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Frizz has developed a bad reputation, and it’s a little undeserved. Besides those sleek, flat-ironed and wet-looking styles, there are hairdos that end up looking better with fly-aways. After all, they’re the key to really nailing the vibe of those messy looks like topknots and tousled waves.

MORE: The Causes of Frizzy Hair

Need more proof? Check out these 10 runway-ready, frizzy hairstyles that are so gorgeous, they may finally convince you to put down the smoothing spray and embrace all those rebellious tiny strands.

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Frizz offsets the girliness of a sweet barrette for a well-balanced, lived-in look.

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Blunt cuts can work with frizz, too. Make sure to blow-dry your bangs and define waves with a curl cream so the look doesn't end up being one big pouf.

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Fly-aways will keep floral headpieces from looking like the finishing touches of a princess costume.

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Ever heard of "pancaking" your braid? That's the frizz-enhancing technique that makes a plait look more effortless and less polished.

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The key to making this hairstyle wearable is—you guessed it—frizz. After you've undone your curlers, brush through hair with a wide-tooth comb to bring it on.

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A simple trick to making your ponytail look fuller—and your hair appear thicker–is to tease the hair and not tame the frizz.

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More often than not, the topknot is meant to look messy. Frizz is the answer to the ultimate "woke up like this" hairstyle.

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Updos feel way less severe and much more daytime appropriate with a few stray strands here and there.

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If the entire point of beach waves is to mimic what salt water can do to your hair, subtle doses of frizz are more than necessary to get the look.

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The French twist instantly becomes more modern with volume-enhancing frizz.

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