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Don't Rub Your Hair Dry with a Towel
The back-and-forth motion can disrupt the cuticle (the strand's outer layer), causing frizz and making hair harder to style. Instead, wrap hair in a towel, lightly press with your palms to help it absorb as much water as possible, and then use a wide-tooth comb to eliminate tangles, says trichologist Philip Kingsley. — Alessandra Foresto