When there’s zero time to spare, you’ll need to cut corners with your beauty routine; especially when school’s back in session. Skip styles that require heat tools and make it to lecture hall on time with one of these low-maintenance looks inspired by our favorite celebs. These hairdos are so simple you can literally do them in your sleep. From one step up-dos, to effortless protective styles, we guarantee you’ll be out the door in record time.
You can literally wake up and go with this no hassle protective style, as seen on Keke Palmer. No comb or brush required.
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Get Rihanna’s look in just a few easy steps. Work a pomade into your hands and smooth your hair back into a ponytail. Wrap an elastic band around your hair to secure the bun in place.
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Look runway ready like Karrueche Tran in seconds by raking your strands in to a chic top knot.
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A messy ponytail, a la Yara Shahidi, is completely in order when you’re pressed for time. Spritz a leave in conditioner on your strands for added texture.
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Rock these braids to the side, in a ponytail, or wrap them into a bun on top of your head. They’re super versatile and take just a few minutes to style, as evidenced by Jhene Aiko.
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You can feel like a train wreck at 8 a.m. but look like a goddess with this trendy, little to no maintenance protective style. Just ask Meagan Good!
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This tiny weeny afro will save you huge time. To style, just use your fingers to tease out the strands like Solange.
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From the gym to the classroom, this protective style will help you avoid bad hair days.
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No hands required for Amber Rose’s signature style!
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Grab your favorite scarf when time is racing and create this cute up-do, worn by countless celebs, including Audra Day.