15 Celebrity Looks That Will Inspire Your Back-To-School Hairstyle

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.

Jennifer Ford Aug, 31, 2016

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You can literally wake up and go with this no hassle protective style, as seen on Keke Palmer. No comb or brush required.

2 of 10 Steve Granitz/WireImage

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.

5 of 10 Chris Weeks/Getty Images for Calvin Klein

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.

8 of 10 JB Lacroix/WireImage

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. 


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