Forget a basic ponytail — the new bad hair day cure-all is a sexy, messy-on-purpose bun or upsweep (a’la Gabrielle Union). This season, haircare giant Goody makes creating this ‘do a cinch with their genius Simple Styles Spin Pins. Instead of using a zillion bobby pins, you simply twist one of the corkscrew-shaped pins through your hair, and voila…instant undone perfection. Where was this miracle worker when we were getting ready for the prom?
Goody Simple Styles Spin Pins, $7.29,