Hairstyles and Haircuts for Women

BY: Editorial Team |Jul 31, 2017

Browse our comprehensive hairstyles guide to find your next haircut or color, to learn how to master the most popular braids, and to discover which products will work best for your hair type. We also have some salon etiquette tips to make sure you stay on your stylist's good side.


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See pics of real women, not celebrities.
Woman with bangs and wavy hair The Best and Worst Cuts for Your Face Shape

Plus, how to break the rules while still looking good
stylist cutting woman's hair A Guide to the 7 Common Cuts for Women

From lobs to shags to undercuts

Get a new haircut.

Hair Color

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Defining the most common hair color terms
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How a glaze can give even the biggest commitment-phobes a new color
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All about the technique that gives dark-haired ladies fantasy colors.
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It might take a while to get pink hair, but the results are worth it.

Switch up your color.

Hair Styling

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See the cute Instagram looks that perfectly hide greasy hair.
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Learn how to Identify your curl type and see the routines two editors use on their own curls.
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No barrette hair bows here
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After years of using relaxer, she finally decided it was time to embrace her natural curls.
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Pro tips for washing your specific hair type
3 Cute, Easy Braids to Master3 Cute, Easy Braids to Master

Follow the videos to create Instagram-worthy braids.
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The tutorial you need to ace everyone's favorite hair-styling technique.
How to Style Short Hair for Work or PlayHow to Style Short Hair for Work or Play

Polished and playful looks for lobs, asymmetrical curly cuts, and undercut pixies
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Learn things like which type of hair was deemed the "devil's handiwork" by church leaders.

Have a pro style your hair.

Hair Salon Etiquette

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How to say goodbye without seeming like a jerk
How Much Should You Tip Your Stylist?How Much Should You Tip Your Stylist?

And other salon etiquette rules you may be breaking

Book a salon appointment.

Hair Products

The Best Products for Every Hair TypeThe Best Products for Every Hair Type

What works for your friend may not be great for you.
DIY Salt SprayDIY Salt Spray

Copy this easy recipe for beachy waves.
What Happened When Two Editors Stopped Using ShampooWhat Happened When Two Editors Stopped Using Shampoo

They bravely went without lathering up for 30 days.

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