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Tricks for Beautiful, Low Maintenance Hair

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Credit: Peter Buckingham

Last longer between salon visits

There are a few things to consider when looking for a cut that grows out beautifully and doesn't need to be fussed over.

Don't go too short
Although you might think super short hair is low maintenance, the opposite is usually true. “Short cuts require frequent trims and more styling than shoulder length or longer ones,” says Caroline Anderson, director of global marketing for Redken. “Plus, short hair can't be put into a twist or ponytail when you're short on time.”

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