7 Hair Tricks That Will Instantly Make You Look Younger

Defy age with your tresses.
By the Beauty Beat Team

A healthy diet and a good skincare routine aren't the only secrets to looking your best in your prime. Your hair has a major role to play as well, and all you have to do is take advantage of it! Below, celebrity hairstylists Mark Rosales and Mycke Arcano share their tips on how to achieve youthful-looking hair:

1. Instead of copper and orangey colors, dye your hair darker or get highlights.


According to Mark, copper-toned hair colors tend to make the hair look greasy and not well-maintained. On the other hand, shades like chocolate brown and mocha do the opposite and make hair appear healthier.

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You also can't go wrong with going jet black if you're eyeing a full hair overhaul. But to give your tresses more dimension, Mycke recommends getting ash highlights.

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Keep your color vibrant with the Sparks Color Care Protecting Spray, P999.


2. You can also experiment with a vibrant hair color.


Being adventurous with your 'do alone can take years off your face, so why not try a hair color you've never tried before? Mark recommends hues such as rose gold, electric blue, and silver to make a statement.

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Try: Sparks Long-Lasting Bright Hair Color - Red Hot, P599


3. Go shorter.


"Super long hair [usually has] no volume," says Mark. His advice? Cut your locks shorter, preferably to a shoulder-length like a long bob or a bob. Bangs are also a great option, provided that it suits your face shape and features perfectly.

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Get an extra volume boost with the help of a blowout brush like the Wet Brush Tourmaline Blowout Brush - Medium, P899.


4. Treat your hair often.

Like healthy skin, healthy hair looks overall younger, so visit your salon often for treatments. "Treatments help your blood circulation through your scalp, which also manifests on your skin so you look glowing," Mark Rosales explains.


For DIY, at-home hair pampering, try Eva NYC Hungry Oil Hair Treatment, P1,099.


5. Style your hair down.


According to Mycke, letting your hair down in loose waves gives off a more youthful and effortless vibe compared to an overly-polished updo. Besides, if you have a great haircut, you should show it off!

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For extra oomph, create soft waves with a tress-friendly tool like the KISS New York Instamagic Silicone Protection Iron, P3,599.


6. Avoid tight buns and '20s-inspired hairstyles.


Tight buns and flapper waves have the tendency to appear quite dated, says Mycke, so it's best to avoid them. Instead, he advises a side-parted low ponytail or a messy top knot for when you're headed to a special event.

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7. Don't be afraid to accessorize.


Who says hair accessories are only for kids? Barrettes, ribbons, headbands, and hair clips are a huge beauty trend right now, and everyone can pull them off no matter their age.

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Keep your mane sleek with help of a glossing serum. Try Eva NYC Get Glossed! Hair Serum, P899.

Shop more hair care products and styling tools here.


This article originally appeared on Preview.ph. Minor edits have been made by Beauty Beat editors.

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