Are you transitioning and in need of chic hairstyles? Check out these looks for guaranteed stamps of approval.
Salon Style: Romantic Side-Swept Waves
At night, gently pin curls into a bun and wear a satin bonnet. To style, apply PhytoLisse Serum ($30, sephora.com) and wind smushed ringlets around a curling iron. Pin tresses behind an ear.
DIY Style: Freestyle Medium Curly Fro
Apply Queen Helene Curl Shaping Créme ($9, amazon.com) all over wet hair and create a center part. Section off hair vertically, finger-stretching curls and then scrunching. Diffuse and finger-style.
DIY Style: Large Twist Out
Apply Jane Carter Wrap & Roll ($9, amazon.com) to wet hair and create four sections. Subdivide into two-inch sections and twist two pieces over each other. Dry, then untwist and finger-style.
Salon Style: Coil-Out
To refresh the look at home, moisturize with Mizani Butter Rich ($16, amazon.com), palm shake and stretch out coils to create fullness. The style should last up to three weeks!
Salon Style: Natural Flatironed Bob
To maintain this swingy style, wrap hair at night and secure with a Satin Wonder Wrap Band ($3.99, amazon.com). In the morning, apply Mizani Gloss Veil ($14,sleekhair.com) and comb out.
DIY Style: Natural Blow-Out
Apply PhytoLisse Serum ($30, sephora.com) separate hair into six sections and lightly blow dry each using a wide tooth comb. Blow dry again with a paddle brush. Braid at night for extra texture.
Salon Style: Natural Precision Cut
To care for this look at home, use Chi Ionic Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner ($8 each, amazon.com), moisturize with Biosilk Therapy ($10.40, walgreens.com).
DIY Style: Messy Natural Bun (Curly Hair)
Apply Jane Carter Curl Defining Cream ($27, amazon.com) to wet hair; diffuse. Create a high pony and finger-tease curls. Wrap into a loose bun, leaving ends loose. Secure with pins.
DIY Style: Long Zig-Zag Waves
Detangle with Mizani D’Tangle ($18, folica.com). Create one cornrow down the middle of head, and four cornrows on either side. Dry overnight. Unbraid and mist with Mizani In-Control Spritz ($12, sleekhair.com).
Salon Style: Locs Updo
At night, moisturize scalp with Pooka Pure & Simple Hair Nectar $14, pookapureandsimple.com) and wrap with a satin bonnet or scarf. This style will last up to three weeks!