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05/17/2012 03:22 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Quick Hair Fixes: Ken Paves Shows Us How To Control Dandruff, Frizzy Hair And More (VIDEO)

Hoarding hair products is not only a part of my job as a beauty editor, but it's also in my DNA. I'll try just about anything to treat, style and maintain my thick hair. However, I've discovered through trial-and-error that sometimes the best solutions arise when you think beyond the label. And this is a lesson even hair heavyweight Ken Paves can agree with.

Paves, whose celebrity clients include Jessica Simpson, Victoria Beckham, Eva Longoria and Megan Fox, shares four not-so-glamorous tricks in the video above to help you get your best hair ever. From mixing crushed ibuprofen into your shampoo to get rid of dandruff to spritzing limp locks with laundry starch, these budget-friendly fixes bank beautiful results.

What unconventional, yet effective ways do you maintain you hair? Tell us in the comments section.

Meanwhile, find out how to get an expensive haircut for cheap.

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