At this point, some of us have gone weeks without doing anything to our hair but washing it. While that's enough for it to stay healthy, we can't exactly say the same for the way it looks. It doesn't have to be that way, though—in fact, while you're bored at home, why not sharpen your hairstyling skills? Trying out a few easy looks won't just prep you for your first selfie in days, it might just lift your mood a little, too. To get you started, we collected hair tutorials that come straight from the pros themselves. Check them out below!
1. How to Style Your Hair with a Flat Iron Like a Pro
In this tutorial, hairstylist Renz Pangilinan demonstrates how you can create different looks with the hair tool everyone has on their arsenal—a flat iron. He'll also show you how to amp up your basic straightening skills, so you can style your own locks like a pro! By the end of the video, he'll convince you that your flat iron is definitely more versatile than you once thought.
2. 3 Hairstyles You Can do with 1 Curling Iron
According to hairstylist Jay Wee, you don't need to own more than one curling iron to whip up different styles. He proves his point by using a single barrel to demonstrate techniques for three types of classic waves—glam waves, beach waves, and S waves. So if you've been meaning to master your curling techniques, this is the tutorial for you.
3. Everyday Hairstyle Ideas for Short Hair
Give your short tresses a makeover with these easy and chic 'dos by Hollywood hairstylist and Ouai founder Jen Atkin. Here, she teaches you some effortless waves for shoulder-length hair, plus a half-up look you can wear all summer. She even includes a tutorial for wearing clip-on bangs, in case you ever want to cop a fringe sans the commitment.
4. How to Do Bubble Waves
Bubble waves are basically the loose version of a crimped hairstyle. Because instead of using a ton of heat to achieve some texture, it only requires gentle presses of a curling iron on different sides of your hair. Hairstylist Laura Polko can explain it much better than we can, obviously, so hit play on the video below to learn her tricks!
5. How to Do a Flipped Ponytail
You'll never go back to doing just a regular ponytail after watching this tutorial by Justine Marjan. Her take on a flipped ponytail is such a cool nod to the trendy 2000s look that you can definitely still rock in 2020 and beyond. Long-haired ladies, you'll love this for the summer!