The Secret to Second (or Third) Day Hair

Our editors share their favorite ways to make a blow-out last.

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“‘Do Overs,” photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, hair by Guido Palau; W magazine, May 2014.


“On about day 3 or 4 (or earlier, if it’s snowing or raining a lot), I pull this out of my makeup drawer (don’t judge; I’m a beauty editor) and quickly pull my locks through it. Good as new!” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director.

DryBar The Tress Press Styling Iron, $150,


“Thanks to Oribe, flat hair is never a problem.” – Rickie De Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director.

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray, $44,


“I get everything I need for perfect style that lasts with just one product.” – Kristen Auble, Research Editor.

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day 5-in-1 Styling Treatment, $27,


“R+Co’s Death Valley Dry Shampoo gives my day old blowout a nice touch of messy volume that’s key for the morning after look.” – Ryann Foulke, Assistant Fashion Editor.

R+Co Death Valley Dry Shampoo, $29,


“My hair is so dry so I use Caudalie’s Divine Oil to extend a blow out.” – Grace Fuller, Jewelry Editor.

Caudalie Divine Oil, $49,


“Unlike most sulphate-free washes, this one feels like it actually cleans my hair and scalp without feeling heavy. My hair looks and feels fresh for days.” – Robin Aigner, Copy Chief.

Unwash Anti-Residue Rinse, $32,


“Having long hair means that sometimes my ends fare worse than my roots. This whips my windswept frizz (and potential dreads) back into shape.” – Mia Adorante, Assistant Beauty Editor.

Arrojo ReFresh Dry Conditioner, $22,