We’ve all been there. You’re finally having a good hair day, or maybe you actually spent money on yourself (shock, gasp!) and got a salon blowout. Whatever the reason is, you look hot. And then…the kids want to go swimming. When this scenario played out for one of The TODAY Show’s co-hosts, she had a genius hack to save the day: Jenna Bush Hager used a Target bag to keep her lush locks looking like she just left the stylist’s chair.

How many of those white and red Target bags do you have shoved in a cabinet under your kitchen sink? Ten? Twenty? If you’re not using them to clean up after Fido during his morning movement jaunt, then those plastic baggies are probably collecting dust.

Well now you can take those bags out of retirement and try Bush Hager’s hair-saving hack. The mama to two tightly tied a Target bag around her hair, creating a makeshift shower cap. With her cap on, Bush Hager was able to paddle through the pool with her kiddos—minus the fear that the water would sadly soak her strands. Yay!

After posting the hack on Instagram, the TV personality, former first-daughter and mom got plenty of applause. One commenter wrote, “Perfectly practical if you ask me! Love it, love you!” Another commenter added, “This is why I love you so #realmommingmoments.”

Hmm. We’re kind of wondering if this hair hack also works during those unexpected rain showers too!

—Erica Loop

Featured Photo: Mike Mozart via Flickr



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