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While sleek, straight hair seems like it would be a cinch to work with, it comes with its own unique set of challenges — especially if it doesn’t have a lot of texture. “I feel like there’s not much I can do with my hair because it’s thin. Curling is hard for me because by the time I get to where I’m going, the curls are gone. That’s why when I go out I usually just wear a ponytail or a bun,” says Patricia Alfonso, our gorgeous model for this story. Nothing against those staple hairstyles, but there’s a whole exciting world out there just begging to be discovered!
To explore the possibilities, we got hair pro Marcos Diaz to show us four different looks that’ll snap ladies with straight strands out of a rut faster than you can say Mason Pearson boar bristle brush. Well, almost. Not only are these styles quick and doable on your own, they’re also highly likely to score you compliments. Just watch and learn.
Modeled by Patricia Alfonso; Hair styled by Marcos Diaz; Makeup by Mari Shten; Styled by MaryKate Boylan.
Photographed by Winnie Au
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Of course, playing one of the most legendary songstresses in music history several times a read
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