While we’ve seen some majorly cooked TikTok “hacks” that should be avoided at all costs, the video-sharing platform can actually be a goldmine for brilliant hair hacks if you look in the right places.
In what is a true godsend for people such as myself who CBF to do more than chucking your locks into a messy bun that’s straight-up unfashionably messy, we’ve rounded up the best easy hair hacks courtesy of some crafty netizens.
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‘90s Half Ponytail
This simple yet cute ’90s half-up tutorial by user @bibi_bagnall will have you rocking this adorable yet glam style in as fast as ten minutes. Bella Hadid who?!
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While sock curls have been around for yonks, the method recently made a comeback thanks to TikTok’s #SockCurlChallenge – and @katesal693’s step-by-step guide makes it a cinch to get those brilliant, boho mermaid-esque curls.
Hide your hair tie
Instantly upgrade your hair from casual to sophisticated with this easy hair tie hiding trick by crafty hair hacker @learnwithlati.
Bubble braids are the hair trend du jour across TikTok, so be sure to jump on the bandwagon with this expert demonstration by user @macy.blackwell.
Curls without a curler
Using a bobby pin, a fork, and a makeup brush, a genius user by the name of @priyanka_vkarma showcased her makeup MacGuyvery skills by creating three different styles of ringlet curls with just a hair straightener on each of the household items.
Dry hair without a towel
In this nifty hack, @lovwchlowjane provides step-by step instructions on how to tie a shirt over your hair to dry it instead of a towel.
By opting for a shirt instead of the traditional method, the wearer will apparently suffer from less breakage due to the more delicate fabric. Genius!