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    21 Easy Second-Day Hairstyles You Can Do In Five Minutes

    Tomorrow morning just got easier.

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    1. Pin two twists together for an updated take on half up, half down.

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    Two minutes + two bobby pins.

    Tutorial: Twisted Half Up Half Down

    2. Lift day-old roots with an easy waterfall braid.

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    If you can do a twist — or overlap two sections of hair — you can do a waterfall braid.

    Tutorial: Easy Waterfall Braid

    3. For the quickest curls, divide a ponytail into two sections first, then curl those in one go.

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    If your hair is thicker or coarser, try three or four sections.

    Tutorial: Two-Minute Ponytail Curls

    (Also, we were skeptical of this one — but we tried it. And it works!)

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    Just be sure to set it with hairspray.

    Read more: I Tried Popular Five-Minute Pinterest Hairstyles

    4. Braids or locs? Sweep them to the side, twist them, then secure.

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    Be sure to use a thick hair-friendly elastic.

    Tutorial & Video: The Side Crown

    5. Or try a gorgeous wrap:

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    Six steps, but it just takes a minute or two to master.

    Tutorial & More: 8 Beautiful Headwrap Styles You Can Easily Master

    6. Wraps are perfect for shorter, thicker hair too:

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    If you can tie a knot, you can do this.

    Tutorial: Triple-Stacked Headwrap

    7. To cover up oily roots, braid your crown straight back.

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    Keep it against your head by crossing the braided pieces *under* each other, instead of over. More here.

    8. And if you have longer hair, keep that braid going — then wrap it around a bun.

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    Tutorial: French Braided Bun

    9. Add quick structure to a bun by wrapping the base.

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    Leave a tail out, wrap, then tuck in with a bobby pin.

    Tutorial: Wrapped Bun

    Or, another variation: Pull your hair around a donut ring + add a twist around the base.

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    Three cheers for donuts, as usual.


    Tutorial: Donut Bun with a Twist

    10. Natural hair? Here's an easy four-step option.

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    Sweep over, roll up. More ideas here.

    11. Wake up to overnight beachy waves with a twist + satin cap combo.

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    This works best if you start with damp, towel-dried hair.

    Tutorial: Overnight Beach Waves

    12. Tease your bangs slightly, then push them back toward your crown.

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    #Pompadour2019. Find even more short hair styling ideas at Cosmopolitan.

    13. You can also use that same base and add a quick bun.

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    Or a ponytail or braid.

    Read More: 26 Hairstyles for Medium-Length Hair

    14. For longer hair, use an elastic headband to twist and tuck.

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    Boost with some dry shampoo, if you need!

    Tutorial: Headband Hair Tuck

    15. For thick, textured hair, pile it into a high pony.

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    You can tousle your bangs or the front pieces of hair to frame your face.

    Tutorial: Piled-High Pony

    16. Accesorize with loc cuffs.

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    Apply them to a few front braids, make two-strand twists, then pull the twists back and secure so that the front resembles a crown.

    Read More: 7 Super Easy Ways to Style Your Braids And Locs

    17. Sweep day-old bangs to the side with an easy twist + two tucked-away bobby pins:

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    Pin placement is key here, so that longer sections of hair can overlap shorter ones.

    Tutorial & Video: Foldover Bang Twist

    18. Gather your crown into a messy half top knot.

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    Perfectly undone.

    Tutorial: Messy Half Top Knot

    19. Liven up a center part with two twists.

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    If you're growing out your bangs, find this and several other styles here.

    20. And add loose waves for texture.

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    All the better to hide those pins. Tutorial here.

    21. For overnight curls, divide hair into four sections, then twist into two buns.

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    Then sleep on it! You'll have loose curls in the morning without having to use any heat.

    Tutorial: No-Heat Overnight Loose Waves