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9 Simple Hairstyles That Look AWESOME On Unwashed Hair!


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Second, third or fourth day hair can be annoying. It’s not dirty enough to wash again, but still so greasy that no decent hairstyle can come out of it. Right? Wrong! You can totally create fun hairstyles even with unwashed hair. Here are some you can try!

1. The Chunky Side Braid...

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To make flat and unwashed hair appear fuller! It’s perfect for medium to long hair.

Step 1: Gather all your hair to one side and separate it into three equal sections.

Step 2: Start making a regular braid by crossing first the right section over the middle section and then the left. Continue doing this till you reach the end.

Step 3: Once you’ve reached the end, hold the middle section and push the other two sections upwards. This will make your braid look fuller and chunkier.

Step 4: Pull the side sections of the braid gently to make it appear fuller and tie the ends with a hair tie.

Watch the full tutorial here.

2. Waves... Pulled Back!

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This one is perfect for wavy and curly hair. To keep your volume intact and for your hair to not look limp.  

Step 1: If you have wavy hair or curly hair, don’t comb it. That can take the curls out.

Step 2: Instead, use a dry shampoo or a texturizing spray to give it some texture and take the greasiness out.

Step 3: Then, make a centre parting and tease the crown of your hair to give it some volume.

Step 4: Take the front section of your hair from either side, twist it, and pin it back at the middle.

Step 5: Add a bow to finish the cute look and you’re done!

Watch the full tutorial here.

3. The Hair Bun With A Twist

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Perfect for a quick-fix when you don’t have time to wash and dry your hair before work!

Step 1: Take some cheesecloth or tissue paper and push it through the bristles of your hair brush. Brush your hair with this as it will get rid of excess oil and dirt, making your hair look fresher.

Step 2: Pull your hair back neatly with the help of a comb and make a ponytail.

Step 3: Twist it around to form a bun and secure that with pins.

Step 4: Now, to add a bit of volume, you can twist the front sections of your hair and secure near the bun with bobby pins.

You can watch the full tutorial here.

4. The Super Sleek Ponytail

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Now this one is so stylish and yet so easy! Perfect to rock both at work or if you’re heading out to play. ;-)

Step 1: Use a back combing brush to brush your hair back neatly.

Step 2: Tie it back into a sleek and tight ponytail.

Step 3: Take a small section of your ponytail and braid it tightly. Wrap that thin braid around your hair tie to hide it.

Step 4: Pin the end of the braid underneath your ponytail to hide it and you have a chic look set!

Watch the full tutorial here.

Also read: Pretty Hairstyles Perfect For Your Next Date (Make Him Go WOW!)

5. The Samurai Bun For The Short Haired Girl!

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This hairstyle is for everyone who has struggled with lack of options for short hair - it’s so fun and easy!

Step 1: Comb your hair neatly and pull the top section back.

Step 2: Tie the top section into a ponytail at the top of your head.

Step 3: Twist the ponytail around into a small bun and secure it with bobby pins. Your Samurai bun is ready!

Watch the full tutorial here.

6. The Business Chic Look

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Another look that’s perfect for all lengths. It deals with unwashed hair and looks awesome too!

Step 1: Brush your hair and make a side parting.

Step 2: On the side with more hair, start making a French braid by taking sections of the hair from the front and braiding them back.

Step 3: Finish the braid and tug at it gently. Pin it behind and take a few strands out to frame your face in the front.

Step 4: Pull the rest of your hair back into a tight ponytail and back comb it to add some texture and volume. You’re ready to rock this chic look at work!

Watch the full tutorial here.

7. Some Awesome Beachy Waves

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The perfect way to make greasy hair a part of the style! And it’s SO easy to do.

Step 1: Begin by parting your hair into four section.

Step 2: Braid each section into a regular braid.

Step 3: Use a hair straightener to press each braid seven to eight times.

Step 4: Open your hair and comb it out gently with your fingers. Don’t run a comb through it as that can open your curls.

Watch the full tutorial here.

Also read: Unwashed Hair? 8 Super Quick Fixes For The Lazy Girl!

8. The French Braid Pony

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Perfect for girls with longer hair on their 3rd or 4th day! The style looks so intricate that no one’s ever going to figure out your did-not-wash secret.

Step 1: Comb your hair out and take a section out that follows the arch of your eyebrows.

Step 2: French braid this section backwards by adding hair from the side sections - this might take a bit of practice to perfect!

Step 3: When you reach the crown, pull the rest of your hair back and tie it into a ponytail. The braid tends to hide the greasiness of the roots.

Watch the full tutorial here.

9. The Sleek Braid

9 hairstyles for unwashed hair

A braid is the perfect way to hide unwashed hair - and this one is fun twist on the regular braid!

Step 1: Brush your hair and pull it back into a tight ponytail.

Step 2: Take a section of hair from the ponytail and twist it around the hair tie. Pin it underneath the ponytail.

Step 3: Now, divide your ponytail into three sections and make a regular braid. So easy, yet so different!

Watch the full tutorial here.

Go rock those unwashed locks, ladies - you can thank us later!
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