A hat can be the perfect finishing touch to any outfit — not to mention serve as an instant fix for a bad hair day. But as we coast into hat season, when they're more of a necessity than a style choice (although, they can always be both), we're forced to confront the biggest downside of the good ol' chapeaux: hat hair.
Unfortunately, nearly no one is safe from its flattening effects. Don't have a game plan just yet? Don't worry — we didn't either until we tapped hairstylist Ruth Roche and hair-and-makeup-artist duo Lauren E. Hack and Vanessa Ungaro of Lauren + Vanessa to give us their tips on what to do pre- and post-hat to keep our hair in tip-top shape.