• While everyone says they want thicker, fuller hair, they may change their minds after having it for a few days. Thick hair has its downsides, particularly when it comes to finding the right haircut and hairstyle. Here are the best hairstyles for medium thick hair (that won't leave you looking like a Chia Pet).

    Stick-Straight
    One option for keeping thick, unruly hair under control is going the straightening route, like Taylor Schilling. Blow dry hair straight, then go over it again with an iron. 

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  • Ringlets
    Model (and girlfriend to Leonardo DiCaprio) Toni Garrn made her short hair appear even shorter by creating ringlets with a curling iron. Be careful not to go too small with the barrel, though, as thick hair will get poufy quickly if too many curls are created.

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  • Wavy
    Wavy is a great texture for those with thicker hair, like Katharine McPhee. It tends to hold the texture well, and with the right texturing spray, it won't frizz out throughout the day.

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  • Light Texture
    Christina Hendricks shows that thick hair can have the best of both worlds by staying mostly straight at the top of the head and letting piece-y texture come through at the ends of the hair.

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