Everyone has had a lazy morning where hitting the snooze five more times sounds better than getting out of bed to shower and style our hair. Mornings like these are common after late nights out with the girls or even if we’re just feeling extra tired and lazy. No matter what the reason, mornings like this call for an easy and quick hairstyle that will look great without a lot of effort.
Since nobody in the world wakes up with perfect hair that’s ready for the day, you’ll be in good company when you try one of these fast styles. These morning and night tips will help you beat the time crunch and get out the door on time looking your best!
The Night Before
To make sure that you can get up and go without a whole lot of effort, take the time to wash and get your hair ready the night before. This means that in the morning you’ll just have to do a few simple touch-ups before you’re ready to take on the day!
#1. Appling Volume Spray
After washing your hair and when it is still damp, apply a volume spray and then take the time to blow dry your hair, using a large round brush to add volume. The volume spray will help keep your hair bouncy and full even after you have slept on it, so in the morning you’ll just have to use a straightener or blow dryer to touch-up.
#2. Textured Waves
Not only are textured waves popular, but they’re an easy hairstyle! Braid your hair before you go to bed to achieve this look. Using a texture spray, such as Sally Hershberger Glam Waves Texture Spray, and either French braid or do a low braid while your hair is still damp. In the morning you’ll just have to undo the braid, gently separate your hair with your fingers, and use hairspray to keep everything in place.
#3. Anti-frizz Serum
If you know that you’ll want bouncy curls in the morning then apply an anti-frizz serum to combed hair. Try Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Anti-Frizz Serum. Use two sections of hair for looser curls and four for tighter curls and twist your hair up and away from your face. Make sure to twirl the hair until dry. After waking up simply use a curling iron to touch up any curls and spritz with hairspray.
In the Morning
It’s no big deal if you didn’t prep your hair before bed. In fact, second-day hair is really easy to style!
#4. Dry shampoo
Spray a dry shampoo onto your roots to get rid of any grease that may have built up since you last washed your hair. The KMS Makeover Spray, which goes on white and will dissolve once it has absorbed all the oil on your scalp. Nobody will know that it’s been a while since you washed your hair!
#5. Quick Fixes Help
If you wake up with a cowlick or chunk of hair that won’t fall right try wetting those strands to control them. Using your fingers or a comb, dampen the hair from root to tip and then simply restyle to match the rest of your hairdo.
#6. Try a Curly Look
Curls will stay best when your hair is a bit dirty, so don’t be afraid to try a curly look. Use a protective spray on your hair, then curl your locks away from your face to get a soft look. Alternate directions of the curl when you curl towards the back of your head. Pull sections out of your face to change up your look and keep your curls looking fresh.
#7. Easy Up-Do’s
Second-day hair looks great in an easy updo. A low messy bun that is situated at the nape of your neck looks great on anyone, as does a topknot. Using a headscarf will add color and interest to your hairdo as well.
#8. High Ponytails
High ponytails that are slicked back look great when you wrap some hair around the elastic to hide it. You can be out the door in minutes with this fast hairstyle. Simply use a bobby pin to secure the hair hiding the elastic.
#9. Try a Messy Braid
If your hair really doesn’t want to cooperate or won’t lay flat, try a messy braid. Nobody will know that your hair was giving you trouble, as a braid will make you look put together. They’re fast and will get you out the door when you’re rushing!
My name is Ellie and I love all the latest beauty, fashion and hair trends. My blog covers anything from social media, product reviews & how-to guides. If you’re anything like me and struggle for spare time hopefully you’ll find my tips save you time and money.