23 Five-Minute Hairstyles For Busy Mornings

Forget complicated braids, fishtails, and 25-step chignons. These hairstyles are the ones you actually have time for.

1. The Two-Strand Waterfall Braid


Once you get the hang of this, you’ll be able to do this hairstyle in five minutes.

2. Twisted Ponytail

Divide the ponytail into two sections, twist one section and wrap around the other section to create this casual twisted ponytail.

3. Summer Scarf Updo

Using a stretchy headband, you just take large sections of hair and wrap around the band, tucking in the loose strands.

4. The Low Knot

This works great even for short to medium-length hair.

7. The Tease and Tie

Two steps. That is all.

8. The Over-the-Shoulder Pony

9. The Illusional Crazy Long Mane Ponytail


10. The Two-Bobby-Pin Front Twist

This is an ideal hairstyle if you’re growing out your bangs, too.

11. The Asymmetrical Chignon

And heeeere’s the finished product.

12. Fake Bangs Top Knot

Now you can have bangs for a day with this EZ hairdo.

13. The Single Twist

Take a section of hair from the left, pull it to the right, pin it. Then take a piece from the right and cross it over to the left. Tuck the hair under the piece of hair from the left. Pin it and you are DONE.

14. Otherwise Known as the Two-Minute Tuck

Put that boring elastic headband to good use. Directions here.

15. The Four-Step Bun

Here’s an easy bun that you can do waiting at a stoplight in your car.

17. Quick Twist for Shorter Hair

18. The Knotted Pullback

Watch the video to get the full directions.

19. The Knot-So-Braided Bun

20. The Brisk Braid Wrap

This simple hairstyle is elegant enough for a wedding.

21. The Easiest, Prettiest Pompadour

Get Rory-Gilmore-at-her-prom hair.

22. The Half-Up, Half-Down Twist

23. Twisted Ponytail Variation

Get the super simple directions here.

Looking for more hairstyle help? Check out these 27 Underrated Hair Products That Actually Work.

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