Are You Ruining Your Hair Without Even Knowing It?

Our hair is a strange and wondrous thing. In fact, most days we’re fully convinced it has a mind of its own and nothing we do (or slather on) can bend its will. But then we see people like, say, Caroline de Maigret or this model, who truly appear to wake up with hair that is thick, lustrous, and perfectly undone. What’s their secret? Why—after countless sprays, serums, and battles with a curling iron—is our own hair still limp, lifeless, and morose-looking? The truth is, there’s a lot you could be doing that’s preventing your hair from reaching its full potential. (And no, we’re not just talking about your slightly unhealthy relationship with your blow-dryer.)

Keep scrolling to see 10 ways you’re secretly ruining your hair!