heat-proof hair and makeup (from a hot cupcake girl)

Ask any lissome hipster girl in lower Manhattan where Babycakes NYC is, and chances are she'll know the precise address and phone number by heart. Despite 400-degree ovens, 90-degree days, and constant sugar overload, owner Erin McKenna manages to look pulled together: "I kind of have the un-meltable hair and makeup thing down."

laziest style: RIPPLY/SLEEK WAVES

"When I want a bit of extra sleep in the morning, I braid or twist my hair into a bun the night before. In the AM, I take it down and spray Aqua Net over my hair—I actually hold down the nozzle for a full five seconds, maybe about a foot away, and wave it around my head."

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