Lauren Conrad’s shiny, easy-going beach dos have been the envy of many for years. When she was flourishing her glamorous style on MTV’s Laguna Beach and on The Hills, girls liked to know how she did it.
To keep her hair shiny, LC says she uses a different shampoo every day and she does not use any product, “not even hairspray.”
Voluminous Ponytails – 2005
Fifteen years ago, the poufy ponytail was a thing. Hilary Duff rocked it best. But you never know when a style is going to resurface.
To be prepared, be sure to have some superpower volumizing hair products on hand. Apply it before blow-drying, blow-dry upside down, and then do some teasing. Go easy on the superpower product!
Headbands - 2006
Headbands, or headache bands, as some like to call them, came back in the mid-00s. They add a chic streak to a plain hairstyle. In fact, headbands are a versatile accessory for virtually any hairdo.
They come flowery, beaded, woven, silky—in practically any design. From the roaring 20s to the hippie 60s, headbands create a variety of stylish looks.
Beach Waves - 2008
The Olsen twins, all grown up in matching beachy waves, display a popular style from the late-00s. Their hairdresser, Mark Townsend, says he uses an R Session Tools Nalu Waver. It creates “bends” instead of curls.
Another way to create bends is by putting the hair up in a bun right after blow-drying with a round brush. The bends are set with the heat.
Side-Swept Bangs – 2009
The perennially popular side-swept bangs took over in the late 2000s.
Practically everyone decided to try bangs out ten years back, and those who already had them wore them swept to the side.