Quick and Easy Hairstyles for Busy Mornings

by Colleen Welsch on September 27th, 2018

If you have to wake up early in the morning to go to work or school, sometimes the last thing you want to think about is doing your hair. We get it! Save a little extra time in the morning to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee (or just sleep in!) by trying these quick, easy hairstyles. Plus, we’ve added some tips on how to speed up your hair styling time. Your morning routine just got simpler!

The Best Quick, Easy Hairstyles for a Simpler Morning Hair Routine

Ballerina Bun

This easy updo works with greasy hair to create a finished, polished look. Brush hair into a high ponytail and secure with a hair tie. Separate the ponytail into two sections, then twist and wrap around the base of the ponytail. Secure with bobby pins, then use hairspray to tame any flyaways.

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Loose Side Braid

We love this simple hairstyle because it’s cute and it protects your hair from tangling. Simply pull hair to the side, loosely braid, and secure with a hair tie. It doesn’t have to be perfect – you can re-braid it throughout the day if needed.

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High Ponytail

This quick and easy hairstyle is flirty and takes just minutes to style. Pull hair into a high ponytail at the crown and secure with a hair tie. Note: using a thicker hair tie will give the ponytail more volume. Or you can fake it by inserting to bobby pins into the hair tie at the base of the ponytail.

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Faux Chignon with Headband

This easy chignon updo only looks difficult. Place a stretchy headband on top of your hair, circling the crown. Pin into place at the nape of the neck. Next, wrap sections of hair around the headband, tucking in the loose strands. Add a couple pins for extra hold, and that’s it! We found this one-minute how-to video.

The best part is, when you take out this simple hairstyle, you’ll have subtly gorgeous waves.

4 Ways to Speed Up Your Morning Routine

1. Prep at Night

To save time in the morning, try doing some of your morning routine before bed. If you usually shower in the morning, try showering at night. If you have long hair, braid it before bed to keep it from tangling while you sleep. That way, you won’t have to spend precious minutes working out knots in the morning.

2. Invest in Your Hair

There’s no doubt about it: healthy, strong hair is much easier to style than hair that’s weak and prone to breakage. Taking Viviscal hair growth supplements twice a day provides your hair follicles with all the vitamins and minerals they need to grow healthy, gorgeous hair.* If your hair naturally looks gorgeous, that’s less work for you in the morning!

3. Apply Dry Shampoo Before Bed

You can also cut down on styling time by applying dry shampoo before going to sleep. This helps absorb greasiness overnight, so you wake up with fresh hair and gorgeous texture.

4. Get the Right Haircut

Having a haircut that works with your natural hair texture instead of against it can make all the difference in the morning. Ask your hairstylist for a wash-and-go cut, so you can put down the styling tools and get out the door faster!

What’s your go-to quick and easy hairstyle? Let us know in the comments!

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