How To Get Easy, Cool-Girl Texture — On Every Hair Type

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Despite our growing desire to embrace polished hair and modern updos, there are days when slept-on texture just feels best. Why? It just looks cooler — and it's far easier to execute.

Hairstylist John Ruggiero knows a thing or two about creating undone texture — his editorial work includes everything from Vogue covers to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and he preps Chrissy Teigen, Gigi Hadid, and Chloë Sevigny on the regular. We also consulted Lacy Redway, the hairstylist behind the enviably undone styles of Jourdan Dunn, Lupita Nyong'o, and Olivia Palermo.
Ahead, all the products and guidance you need to finesse your own bedhead, or create it on clean hair, from these two leading hairstylists.

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