We all know washing your hair every day can strip your strands of the natural oils it needs to grow strong and healthy. But hiding your second (or third!)-day hair in a ponytail three times a week gets boring, and can make you feel less polished than you’d like. So, we found some pony-alternatives for not-so-clean tresses to bring you can have fabulous hair every day of the week – with or without shampoo! Bonus: these time-saving styles might even score you a few more minutes of beauty sleep. Check out these Row A favorites!
We promise it’s not as hard as it looks! Create this beautiful cascading ‘do in minutes (seriously) with a couple simple knots and a few bobby pins. Get the tutorial here.
(via Hair Romance)
2. Rock ‘n’ Roll-Out-of-Bed Braided Pony
Don’t worry about taming your bedhead for this style – messy hair is what makes this relxed pony so effortlessly cool. Skip the brush, and add braids close to your hairline. Feel free to add a few extra plaits for extra rocker vibe, and pull the rest into a low pony. Don’t worry about keeping every strand in place – imperfection is sexy! Row A tip: throw in a sparkly clip to add some bohemian flair!
(via Beauty Riot)
3. Monday Morning Chignon
A contemporary take on the classic up-do, this laid-back chignon is casual as it is chic – and a sophisticated way to rock your day-old strands. Dirty hair adds gorgeous texture, and helps keep bobby pins from slipping! Get the tutorial here.
(via Brit + Co.)
4. Too-Tired Top Knot
This fabulous bun is suited for all different lengths and the texture from your second-day hair will make this iconic style unique every time you try it! Simply secure your strands into a ponytail and pin the ends to the base however you wish – the more random, the better! Row A tip: add a few small braids to your pony before you start! Get the full tutorial here.
(via Ma Nouvelle Mode)