9 Ways To Style Your Growing-Out Hair

  1. Begin Slideshow
    sun_bs_ss14_041

    77

    SHARES

    4 comments
    See All Slides


    It's what we all fear when we cut our hair: that we'll be super into it one minute, and the next, we'll be considering a weave because we want a longer style, and we want it now. Hair, why can't you just obey?!?

    Your hair grows at an average of a 3/4-inch per month, so that means you do, unfortunately, have to wait. There's also that weird stage where it's too long to be short and too short to be long, which brings the challenge of what to do with it then. Relax, the growth process doesn't have to be as painful as you think. Between styling techniques, the right tools, and a good maintenance schedule, there are plenty of ways to manage your mane in the meanwhile.

    We asked three top New York hair experts — Isabel Guillen, stylist at John Barrett Salon; James Pecis, consulting hairstylist for Beauty.com; and Michael Shaun Corby, global artistic director for Alterna Haircare — to give up best practices for burgeoning hair. For all of you in the process of cultivating a longer style, we salute you, and we're here to help. Here's how to do your 'do as you plot your next favorite hairstyle.


    Like this post? There's more. Get tons of beauty tips, tutorials, and news on the Refinery29 Beauty Facebook page!
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS


Designer Collaborations

It's Happening: Steven Alan X Dr. Scholl's

Now that “ugly,” comfort-first shoes are the new normal (or, rather, the new normcore), we’ve been reintroduced to brands that haven't been in our wardrobe rotation for some time. While Birkenstocks and Tevas deserve plenty of cred, one of our favorite shops is making damn sure we don’t forget about one of the read


Naturally Gorgeous Spring Hair

While many of our recent hair DIY tips have involved styling tricks to change up your texture, this one is all about embracing those gorgeous, natural curls. We're coming up on the most humid time of year, and naturally textured hair is definitely not immune to frizz — quite the opposite, in fact. So, it's beyond read