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Click through for eight clever bad hair day solutions from celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin.
"Tossing your hair into an effortless ponytail or bun is always a go-to for fixing a bad hair day."
"The ideal ponytail that I find is timeless is like the ones created for the Ralph Lauren Fall 2013 show. They're perfectly polished and effortlessly cool. The trick to getting this look is having a good brush when brushing your hair back into the ponytail. I love the Sonia Kashuk brush. The mixed bristles help control your hair to secure it into that look."
"I've always said that texture and movement are important in keeping a style modern. A sleek top knot can be very dressy, but if you find your hair is unruly, a textured top knot is a great remedy, using the look I created for Jessica Alba at the 2013 Met Ball as inspiration. I used Charlotte Ronson beach spray before securing it in a bun. Then, I finished the look with Oribe’s Superfine Hair Spray."
"A bad hair day can be a great excuse to experiment with braids or even a great hair accessory."
"I love the braid at the fringe area of the hair—it quickly diminishes a bad hair day. French braid hair at the fringe based on where your parting is, and secure any hair that is left out with a rubber band or bobby pin. This trick is especially great for those days when your fringe just won't cooperate."
"With an accessory, you can tailor your hair to your own style and what looks best, whether it’s securing hair off the face or just dressing up the style you already have."
"The Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray is the best for bringing life into your hair!! It's like dry shampoo and hairspray mixed together!"
"If you're fighting frizz at home and are on your way out the door, try this runway secret that I learned from my years backstage at fashion week. Use a tiny bit (less than a dime-sized amount!) of conditioner to smooth out hair into a sleek ponytail, or just to calm down any unruly hair. It's so much easier to wash out than adding more and more hairspray or pomade to your hair!"