Styling your hair should be equivalent to creating an optical illusion. Let everyone assume you had time to get ready, even when you only had 10 minutes! The next time you're rushing out the door but need to look extra polished, here are quick looks that'll work like magic:
Put a literal twist in your regular ponytails without fiddling with braids. Click here for a tutorial on this look!
Make your half ponytail look thrice as interesting by quickly braiding the ends and twisting it into a bun.
When you're late to work event and have zero minutes for a curling iron, opt for this chic and simple tie-up. The contrast it'll give to a dressy outfit is exactly what Oscar de la Renta loves about it.
Half-sleek hair with beach waves
This style is perfect if you want your hair away from your face without tying it up. All you need to do is scrunch the ends of your hair into beach waves and polish your crown with some hair gel.
One-sided wet hair
Flaunt your favorite statement earrings by sweeping your wet hair all the way to one side.
Braided hair doesn't always take long, especially if you sport ones thinner than your fingers.
Grab a ribbon and DIY a headband to add a dash of sweet sophistication to your locks.
Pinned twisted bun
Hair accessories can level up even the simplest hairstyles, like this minimal hair twist that'll take you less than a minute to do.
Here's an interesting alternative to a bun that's a true conversation starter. Just twist your hair all the way and hold it with your favorite hair comb!
Slide a hair comb underneath one side of your hair for a fuss-free, 20-second comb-under.
This story originally appeared on Preview.ph.
* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.