Get Big Frizz Just Right With Our Quick Tips

While most magazines will tell you your morning should be spent flattening and smoothing your bedhead, we prefer to go with the flow. And now that the fall runways have deemed our carefree frizz-bomb cool, we're game to walk around like that for the entire day (well, with just a bit of manicuring). If your hair isn't naturally curly-frizzy-crazy like ours, we've got your back. We grabbed stylist Ramona Eschbach who created the expert hair poofs at the Rachel Comey runway show to tell us how she turned flaxen-haired models into wild wooly women. Read below for easy steps on how to get the crimped look from Rachel Comey for yourself. And—a surprise!—no crimpers included!
Above, clockwise from left: On the runway and backstage at Rachel Comey's fall 2010 show, photos by Nick Wolf; Living Proof Full Thickening Cream, $14, available at Sephora; Bumble and Bumble Hair Powder, $35, available at Bumble and Bumble; backstage at Rachel Comey's spring 2010 show, photo by Lianna Tarantin.
Above, clockwise from left: Backstage at Rag & Bone's fall 2010 show, photo by Nick Wolf; Lulu Organics Hair Powder, $10, available at Urban Outfitters; Bumble and Bumble Spray de Mode Hairspray, $25, available at Bumble and Bumble; backstage at Rachel Comey's spring 2010 show, photo by Lianna Tarantin.
1. Braid your hair in tiny braids (the thicker the braid, the less textured your hair will be).
2. Using hairspray (we like Bumble and Bumble Spray de Mode), spray all over, then flat iron each braid to set the crimp. I also like using a product called Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray. Just spray it on before or during ironing.
3. After the hair is set, take the braids out and use your fingers to separate.
4. Spray the ends of your hair with hair powder (Bumble and Bumble Dry Hair Powder), it's the absolute secret weapon for giving your hair a frizzy, full finish.
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