Hair TrendsAre bangs in this season or out? Is the bob back? Straight or curly? These are just a few of the burning questions you might have about hair trends.

Rest assured, you can have a head-turning do, whether you have a long, thick mane or a short, fine one with these trends and tips from The Budget Fashionista.

Maybe you’re looking for inspiration on how to wear your hair for an upcoming event, or maybe you’re looking for a big change to your ‘do. Or perhaps you’re looking for a new budget shampoo or flat iron to try out. Whatever the reason, we are here for you. Browse through our posts and if you don’t see what you need, let us know!

If you’re not sure where to start, explore some of our most popular posts in this category:

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2017 Hair Trends: 5 Hot New Haircuts to Try

Hair trends cycle just like fashion trends. And if the last couple chops by celebrity stylists are any indication, there’s a fresh crop of cuts destined to be this year’s biggest contenders. And there’s no...
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All Natural Beauty Products to Love

New year, new you, right? Tossing out the sugar and hitting the treadmill is fine and dandy, but your health isn’t limited to just diet and fitness. Going clean and taking care of yourself...
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The Hair Accessory You Didn’t Know You Had

Lobs may be done, but who wanted that kind of commitment anyway? There’s a new lazy-girl trend that lets you change up your look mid-week — without the cost of keeping a glam team around ala Kylie. Jenner may swap...
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Nume Silhouette Review from Budget Fashionista

(Editor’s note: This post originally had a flash sale offer, which has since expired. We’ve taken down the flash sale info and left the product review.) My Silhouette, courtesy of Nume, arrived about a...
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Summer’s Coolest Cut: The Lob Story

Itching for a change? You’re not alone. A trip to the chop-shop seems to be on everyone’s agenda, dead-set on debuting a new ‘do just in time for summer’s social season. The cut of...
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True Confession: I Wear Pigtails (and I’m Almost 40)

While lots of women love their flatiron, favor fancy updos or step out in headwraps, I wear pigtails. Yes, pigtails. And oh yeah, I’ll be 40 in six months. Now before ladies think my pigtail-wearing confession...
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How to Get an Elegant Updo: Tutorial

Confession time: Until recently, I considered a basic ponytail an updo. A fancy updo. To me, away from face meant all things glam. Bonus points if my ponytail managed a cute tip flip (think Charlotte in Sex in the...
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How to Use Hot Rollers on Your Hair

We all know that a great ‘do completes our look, but I’ll be the first to admit to falling flat when it comes to my hair. To the rescue? Hot rollers! That’s right ladies, break out the hot...
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Creative Braids: The Perfect Braided Hairstyles for Summer

If you’re thinking about getting braids for the summer or have already braided your hair for a low-maintenance hair-care routine this season, there are lots of things you can do to keep your style...
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How To Grow Out Bangs Without the Weird Phase

So you’ve decided to grow out your bangs, but you’re having nightmares about that crazy in-between phase. You know the one I mean — when your bangs hairstyle is only halfway grown out and...
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Fighting in Style: The Hunger Games Fishtail Braid

Got what it takes to survive The Hunger Games? Sure, you may have the agility, strength, and smarts, but can you keep up stylistically? We’re referring to Katniss Everdeen’s oh-so-practical, yet fashionable fishtail braid—which...
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Dry Hair? Problem Solved with These Drugstore Products

Dry hair is among the most frustrating of hair afflictions — hair that’s dry breaks, frizzes and takes on a shape of its own no matter how much heat you apply. It’s a vicious...
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Top 12 Easy Hairstyles for Work and Play

I confess: when it comes to hair, I don’t wash and style every day. Working at home means I mostly have only me to impress. And on the weekend, I’ve been known to pull...

Use These DIYs Fixes for Your Damaged Hair

Has broken-down hair been stressing you out? You’re losing sleep at night wondering how to repair damaged hair, right? We feel your pain — but there is no need to fret, especially since you...
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