Easy and Beautiful Five-Minute Hairstyles

Beautiful Five-Minute Hairstyles

Mornings are a constant struggle between wanting a chic hairstyle and wanting to get as much sleep as humanly possible. With these 10 quick and easy hairstyles, you don’t have to choose. Keep reading for some incredibly simple hair tutorials – everyone can do these hairstyles…all you need are a few bobby pins and elastics!

HAIR BOW

HAIR BOW:

1. Pull back a 2-inch section from each side.

2. Cross them and tie a bow, like you would a shoelace.

3. Secure the bow with one or two bobby pins.

4. Spray it in place – try L’Oreal’s Elnett for a strong hold.

(Photo via WeSeeRainbows)

LOW BUN

SLEEK AND CHIC LOW CHIGNON

1. Spritz your hairbrush with hairspray. Brush until your hair is smooth and flyaways are tamed.

2. Pull your hair into a sleek low ponytail.

3. Divide the ponytail into two equal parts.

4. Tie off each end with a little elastic, and add a bobby pin to each elastic. One prong should be inside the elastic, the other on the outside.

5. Holding the bobby pin, roll up towards the back of your head.

6. Repeat with the other side, and pin everything in place with a few more bobby pins.

(Photo via Byrdie)

TWISTED BANGS

TWIST BANGS

1. Take your bangs, or a small triangle from the front center of your hair, and twist together.

2. Flip the twist back, and secure with some bobby pins. Perfect way to deal with awkward bangs that are in the ‘growing out’ process.

(Photo via Marie Claire)

VOLUMINOUS PONYTAIL

VOLUMINOUS PONYTAIL

1. Divide your hair into top and bottom sections.

2. Tie both sections into ponytails.

3. When the top section falls over, it will create the illusion of longer, thicker hair instantly – no extensions required!

(Photo via Free People)

SINGLE TWIST

SINGLE TWIST

1. Take a 3-inch section of hair from the left side and pull it towards your right. Pin it in place.

2. Grab a piece of hair from the right side, and repeat, pulling it over to the left.

3. Tuck that piece underneath the section from the left, and pin.

4. Spray it with a strong-hold hairspray, like Bumble and Bumble’s Spray de Mode, to keep it in place.

(Photo via LongHairstylesHowTo)

FLUFFY SIDE BRAID

FLUFFY SIDE BRAID

1. Pull hair to the side, and divide into two equal sections.

2. Braid each section, and secure with a hair tie.

3. Gently tug at each braid, pulling out little pieces of hair to make the braid appear fluffier.

4. Secure the two braids together with an elastic.

5. If you want it to look like one braid, pin them together with a few bobby pins.

(Photo via Joanna Goddard)

BANDANA

BANDANA, SCARF, HEADBAND…

On those days where you want to spend less than thirty seconds on your hair, reach for one of these ‘instantly polished’ accessories. Tying a bandana around your head is a cute, low-maintenance way to fix your hair quickly.

(Photo via Zoella)

MESSY BALLERINA

MESSY BALLERINA BUN

1. Place a thin headband around your head – you can find hundreds of unique ones on Etsy.

2. Pull your hair into a high pony.

3. Twist your ponytail into a bun, using an elastic or bobby pins to secure it in place.

4. Use the end of a comb to lift the section of hair between the headband and bun for an intentionally messy, voluminous look.

(Photo via Marie Claire)

TWISTED PONYTAIL

TWISTED PONYTAIL

1. Pull your hair back into a low ponytail.

2. Divide the ponytail into two sections.

3. Twist one of the sections, and wrap it around the base of the other section.

4. Secure the twist with a few bobby pins, and spray in place.

(Photo via Joanna Goddard)

HALF UP KNOT

HALF-UP KNOT

1. Take a 2-inch section from each side of your head, and pull them towards the back.

2. Twist the sections together as one.

3. Twist it all into a knot, tuck the ends underneath and pin in place.

4. Spray and set!

(Photo via Treasures and Travels)

LOOSE BRAID

LOOSE BRAID

1. The ultimate laid-back hairstyle: begin by dividing hair into three equal sections.

2. Pull the right section over the middle, then the left over the new ‘middle’.

3. Continue until you reach the end of your hair and secure with an elastic.

If video tutorials are more your style, check out the helpful video, above, by JaaackJack. Every style is heatless – from quick braids to a top bun to a simple pinned-back style, there’s something for everyone.

 

Which hairstyle is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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