Life isn’t perfect, but your hair can be!

Who doesn’t love good hair days? From complementing your beautiful outfits to helping you create picture-perfect selfies; a chic hairstyle can do wonders in making you look like a million bucks at every event and occasion. The trick to flaunting great hair all day, every day is to master a couple of easy hairstyles that have the power to make a drop-dead statement each time. Be it, a date night or a family get-together, great hair always speaks louder than words.

Well, we agree that investing a great amount of time in your hair every morning is simply not possible. But learning a few easy hairstyles is ideal for women on-the-go. Whether you are heading to the gym or work, don’t let rushed mornings come in the way of your top-notch hair game. To help you flaunt easy yet chic hairstyles, we’ve got you covered with a step-by-step guide on how to ace each hairstyle with aplomb.


Half-up half-down ponytail

Half-up half-down ponytail

Running late for a party? Got no more than 5 minutes to style your hair? A half-up half-down ponytail is at your rescue, ladies! This super cute hairstyle has come a long way. Our moms often styled our hair in a half-up-half-down ponytail when we were toddlers. However, here’s an adult version of this hairstyle that is sure to help you make a statement at parties and complement your sequined, shiny dresses to the T. Follow this step-by-step guide to master a half-up-half-down ponytail like a pro:

Step 1: This hairstyle works best on clean, greasy-free hair. So, make sure you’ve washed your hair with a moisturising shampoo and followed it up with a conditioner.

Step 2: Add some volume with the help of the Toni&Guy Casual : Sea Salt Texturising Spray before styling.

Step 3: Separate your hair into two sections - top and bottom. Next, pull the top section up and brush it all back to create one smooth part on the top of your head.

Step 4: Using a hair tie, secure the top section into a ponytail.


Messy bun

Messy bun

The best part about wearing messy hairstyles is that they look uber boho and effortless at the same time. The messy bun is the trendiest hairstyle to sport, regardless of the occasion. Whether you’re hitting the gym or heading to work, messy buns have the power to take your glamour quotient a few notches higher. Follow this step-by-step guide to perfectly ace a messy bun:

Step 1: Start by gently brushing your hair.

Step 2: Once you’ve de-tangled your hair, pull all of it together into a high ponytail.

Step 3: Twist the length of your ponytail into a bun and secure it with the help of bobby pins.

Step 4: To give your bun a messy finish, leave a few strands hanging in the front and add volume by sticking the end of a tail comb through the hair on the crown of your head and gently wiggle up.


Topsy (pony)tail

Topsy (pony)tail

The good old ponytail has a zillion variations. Ponytails make for the most versatile hairdo one can never get enough of. But some perky changes here and there can amp up your hair game. Bored with your regular ponytail? All you need to spice up your hairstyle is some “twist”. Yes, you read that right! A topsy tail makes for a fun, stylish and easy hairstyle. The good news is that you don’t have to spend hours doing your hair. It’ll take you not more than 5 minutes to ace this chic hairstyle. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Brush your hair gently to ensure it is free of knots.

Step 2: Pull all your hair back and tie it into a ponytail. Place your ponytail at the nape of your neck.

Step 3: Loosen the ponytail near the neck and make a gap.

Step 4: Flip your ponytail between the sides you created. Repeat twice to create gorgeous twists.


Twist and pin

Twist and pin

Did you know? There’s a way to perk up your hairstyle on boring days too. On days when you are in no mood for anything fancy, simply twist and pin. For all those who are just not big fans of updos, this one can be your best bet. You get to leave your hair down and top it with a “twisted” style. That’s not all! This hairstyle will help you keep hair off your face too. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to achieve this easy hairstyle:

Step 1: Brush your hair gently and ensure you get rid of all the knots.

Step 2: Give your hair a center parting.

Step 3: Take the bang section of your hair on one side and twist it till you reach the back of your head. Secure with a bobby pin.

Step 4: Repeat the same on the other side and secure it with a pin.


Bubble ponytail

Bubble ponytail

For all you busy women out there; here’s a hairstyle that is sure lift your look as well as mood. Rushed mornings leaving you with hardly any time to style your hair? Fret not! You can totally bank on bubble ponytail to add some style to your otherwise boring ponytail. How do you ask? We’ve got you covered with a step-by-step guide on how to ace this new and trendy hairstyle:

Step 1: Get rid of tangles by brushing your hair properly.

Step 2: Gather all your hair back and comb well.

Step 3: Make a low ponytail and secure with a hair tie.

Step 4: Leave the two-inch gap and keep adding hair ties until you reach the end of your hair.


Braided bun

Braided bun

Flaunt an unexpected easy hairstyle with this no-nonsense braided bun. Ditch your regular buns for a braided one. This is the best hairstyle for all those who want to keep hair off their face. In fact, you can wear a braided hairstyle all through summer and look drop-dead stylish. To help you perfect a braided bun all by yourself, here’s a step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Start by brushing your hair and remove all the knots.

Step 2: Make a low ponytail and secure it with a hair tie.

Step 3: Loosely braid the length of hair and secure the ends with a hair tie.

Step 4: Wrap the braid around the base of your ponytail and hold in place with bobby pins.

Step 5: Finish it off by spritzing the Toni&Guy Finishing Shine Spray to keep flyaways at bay.


Loose side braid

Loose side braid

Braid hairstyles are simple, easy and perfect for any occasion. Even though braids look complicated, it’s not going to take you more than 10 minutes to braid your hair. While there a number of braid styles out there, a loose side braid is just apt for girls on-the-go! This stylish and easy hairstyle is sure to earn you all the compliments. To master a loose side braid, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Brush all your hair to one side (whichever you prefer).

Step 2: Divide your hair into three sections and start braiding your hair how you normally would.

Step 3: Stop before you reach the end of your hair and secure with a hair tie.

Step 4: Gently pull the braid apart to make it look loose and voluminous.

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