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Excessive Blow-Drying

Lazy women, rejoice and hit snooze. "It's better to blow a short cut around 50 percent dry, run a little wax or serum through it, then let it air-dry on its own," says hairstylist Garren of the Garren New York salon in New York City. "That gives it natural-looking lift."

6 Short-Hair Styling Mistakes to Avoid

Allure

By Meirav Devash, Deena Campbell. Photos: Getty Images, Courtesy of CNP Montrose.

The best short haircuts (think Halle, Miley, and Jessica Stam) are cool, feminine, and sexy—so long as you avoid these styling missteps.

This story originally appeared on Allure.

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