There are so many different braids out there — how many can you create? Everyone wants to master the new trendy style before a new one is invented. So, we've broken down every kind of plait (with gorgeous real-girl pictures and tutorials) for hairstyle inspiration. See photos of inside-out braids, dutch braids, milkmaid braids, fishtail braids, waterfall braids, mermaid braids, ladder braids, carousel braids, snake braids, five-strand braids, cornrows, and crown braids.
14 Ways to Air-Dry Your Hair (No Matter Your Hair Type): We've found the best techniques for air-drying your hair into beachy waves, polished bends, and pretty spirals. Each and every one has been vetted and perfected—by celebrities, their hairstylists (like Maria Sharapova's textured hairstyle by hairstylist Adir, pictured above), and the Allure editors who'd rather be on the beach than holed up in a bathroom blow-drying their hair. | allure.com