The holidays are always super busy. Between running errands, preparing for house guests and cooking dinner, many of us will find ourselves cutting corners with our beauty routine. However, that doesn't mean we have to look like it. Make this hectic time of year seem effortless by styling your hair into an easy and beautiful updo. Whether you’re cooking a Thanksgiving feast or doing light cleaning, an updo is a convenient hair style for getting things done and with no hassle. Get inspired by these holiday-ready styles, spotted on Instagram.
It’s all eyes on you with this twisted updo.
Photo by @nnescorner/instagram
Keep your hair as festive as the holidays with these fun bantu knots adorned with gold hair clips.
Photo by @_gabriellaelena/Instagram
We love these gorgeous grey top knot genie locs.
Photo by @Crowezilla/instagram
This curly ponytail is poppin'.
Photo by @thecurlybee/instagram
If all else fails, a beautiful head wrap always comes in handy.
Photo by @itsmeike/Instagram
A messy bun is perfect for any and every occasion.
Photo by @freshlengths/Instagram
We’re swooning over this gorgeous mohawk-inspired updo.
Photo by @nakawunde/ instagram
Style mini buns down the center of your head into the shape of a mohawk.
Photo by @modelesque_nic/Instagram
No time to dry your curls? Pineapple it. This styling method is tried and true.
Photo by @imadamejay/Instagram
Spruce up your pixie cut with a rod set.
Photo by @lovebritmarie/Instagram
To keep your curls (and bangs) from falling flat, throw them into a beautiful messy bun.
Photo by @britneynicoleeee/instagram
A half up, half down updo is always easy and beautiful.
Photo by @micheledee_/Instagram
Photo by @heycurlie/Instagram
Pineappling is always an effortless and beautiful go-to.
Photo by @julzjones/instagram
Accessorize your updo with a bandana.
Photo by @westafricanbaby/Instagram
OK, so it's not an updo, but we live for big hair and this volumous afro is everything!
Photo by @allthingsammamama/Instagram
No time to style your hair? Set it and forget it with a gorgeous rod set.
Photo by @thelolawilliams/instagram
This gorgeous updo is perfect for getting things done.
Photo by @nellzlioness/ instagram
Style your goddess braids into a bun.
Photo by @simplymarkeita/instagram
Part your hair into 6 sections, secure them with a rubber band and twist ends together towards the front of your head to form this easy but, intricate looking updo.