How Can I Make My Third-Day Hair Look Good? Here's the Answer

by Jdee
4 Materials
15 Minutes

This quick, easy tutorial will help you figure out what to do with your hair on day 3 after washing! With these few simple third-day hair ideas, you can go from wake-up hair to looking like you have spent some real time on styling your hair, including your bangs which may need a bit of extra care.

Tools and materials:

  • Ventilator brush
  • Blow dryer
  • Flat iron
  • Shampoo
Washing bangs instead of all hair

1. Wash your bangs

This method of freshening up your unwashed hair really hinges on your bangs, so you are going to want to start there.

You don’t need to wash your hair completely, but you can quickly wash just your bangs in your sink. Pin all your hair back except your bangs, and then simply work some shampoo into your bangs and roots and rinse it out. You do not need to use any cream rinse.

Brushing out bangs and parting hair

2. Part your hair

Brush out your washed bangs and create a part.

Blow drying bangs

3. Blow dry

Blow dry your bangs on a medium heat. Remember that the hair around your face is your most fragile hair, so don’t set the blow dryer too high.

Brush through your bangs as you are drying them, alternating the brush under and over your bangs so you don’t end up with too drastic a curve in your bangs. 

Straightening hair with a flat iron

4. Straighten bangs

Now, take a flat hair iron and iron a slight bend into the center of your bangs. You just want to get a slight bend and a nice lift on your bangs.

Curling the hair around your face

5. Curl hair around your face

Take a small section from the front of your hair around your face and use your flat iron to add some curl to that section, curling outward to frame your face. Repeat on the other side of your face.

Curling hair at the sides

6. Curl hair at the sides

Now, take small sections of hair from the sides of your head and use your flat iron to freshen up some of the curls there. Then push up and fluff your curls up a little bit to get some lift.

How can I make my third-day hair look good?

How can I make my third-day hair look good?

This whole process of freshening up your unwashed hair is so quick! It really just amounts to washing, drying, and curling your bangs, and adding a bit of curl and lift to the rest of your hair.

Goodbye, wake-up look, and hello to a fresh, classic style! Leave a comment to let us know how this technique worked out for you!

Suggested materials:
  • Ventilator brush
  • Blow dryer
  • Flat iron
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