Seems simple enough: Buy a curling iron, twist hair around the blistering cylinder, and voila, ringlets. So why does it so often turn into Toddlers & Tiaras and — to magnify the insult — fall flat five minutes later? Find out what the experts are doing (and you’re not).
The difference between beauty balms (BB) and color correctors (CC) can be found on most labels. (BBs hydrate and prevent fine lines; CCs are lighter and help even out pigment.) But like everything else, you won’t know if you like it until you try it. Here are the formulas we’ve fallen for.