Lazy Girl Hair Hacks

To be completely honest, my morning routine involves me waking up in a slight panic because I’ve managed to turn off my 3+ alarms, throwing on the unavoidable sweatshirt and leggings, and grabbing a granola bar as I (very quickly) walk to College Hall. In this frantic rush, I rarely ever have time to straighten/curl my hair, so instead, I rely on some foolproof hair tricks that take a couple minutes at most in an attempt to convince people I was not asleep as of 20 minutes before the start of class (yikes). Here are some of my favorite lazy girl hair hacks I hope will help make your mornings a little easier!

 

1. Side Braid - My hair is in a side braid about every other day, so it is easy to say that it is one of my go-to hair styles when I am running late. If you want to add a little something extra to your side braid, try starting with a small French braid on the side of your part, and then join it with the rest of your hair in a regular side braid. 

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2. Dry Shampoo - This is a total lifesaver. Just spray the roots of your hair and brush out!  Simple as that, and suddenly your hair goes from flat to voluminous in about 30 seconds.

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3. Half Up Topknot - The perfect thing about this hairstyle is it looks best a little messy, so don’t worry if your bun doesn’t look pristine! Pull up a section of hair from the top of your head, wind into a bun, and use bobby pins or a hair tie to secure. 

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4. Overnight Waves - If you are anticipating being rushed for time in the morning, braid your hair the night before and sleep in it. In the morning, undo the braids and ta-da! Easy going beach waves fit for a mermaid. Tip: this works best with damp hair. 

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5. Messy Bun - Ah yes, the all-else-fails hairstyle, the messy bun. For days when your hair is simply unmanageable, pull it up in a carefree bun (bonus points if you use a cute scrunchie!!). 

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I hope to see you all rocking these easy, yet incredibly stylish, hair styles this week! Plus you can get that extra ten minutes of sleep you desperately need!