If you have natural waves, boost volume and coax out some curl with a texturizing spray. Have straight strands? Create waves with a small-barrel curling iron. Once cool, break up spirals with your fingers. Must-have styler: Sexy Hair Curly Hair Full On Curls Volumizing & Texturizing Spray ($17.95; ulta.com)
Extra inches can really drag you down. A flirty, layered crop gives your hair more body (and gives you sexy confidence). "Layers make for softer lines and youthful movement," says Hershberger. Massage a lightweight mousse into your roots, then fluff your hair with a flat brush or your fingers as you dry it. This gives your hair body without creating the bubble effect you get from a round brush, notes Leddy. When hair is dry, apply some texturizing product and twist into piecey sections.