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Cute and Easy Hairstyles for Second-Day Hair


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Changing your look can be as easy as 1-2-3 – even with day 2 (or 3) hair! Try these tips for quick and simple soft hairstyles that will have you ready to go on camera or out the door in minutes.

Whether you have curly, wavy or thin hair or are rocking short, medium or long locks, here are some of our favorite ideas for easy, breezy soft styles to change up your hair and go from frizzy or flat to fabulous.

Easy and Quick Hairstyles for Curly Hair

Keeping the spring alive while controlling frizz (and size!) is often the name of the game for curly hair. Second-day curly hair gets a refresh with Batiste™ Dry Shampoo:

Tame curly hair and be ready for anything with one of these easy and simple styles:

  1. Low Bun: Smooth your hair over your scalp and gather into a ponytail at the nape of your neck, twist the hair around the base and pin it. Pull out a tendril or two around your face for some fabulous fringe.

  2. low bun easy hairstyle

  3. Top knot: Curly hair works great for epic and effortless top knots. Experiment with the angle: try forward, centered, and at the crown, and try a variety of ways to make the knot: twist, fold or fan.

  4. top knot hairstyle

Quick and Simple Hairstyles for Straight or Thin Hair

Got thin or fine hair? Then you know the struggle of hair slipping out of styles or going flat when you least want it. Hit second-day hair with Batiste™ Volumizing Dry Shampoo to soak up oils and boost your roots.

Our favorite easy hairstyles for straight or thin hair are about making the most of it and keeping the flyaways away. Whether you’re getting ready for at a new day at work or a night on the town, try one of these simple hairstyle ideas:

  1. Double twisted space buns: Section your hair in two down the middle then gather into two pigtails. Twist or braid the pigtails then wrap them around their bases for two buns or criss-cross and pin. Optional: For a half up and half down look, section the top of the hair into two and leave the rest of the hair loose. Grab a small elastic or hair tie and tie the top section into 2 ponytails. Wrap around 2-3 times and pull hair half way on the last tie or twist the ponytail into a bun, then secure it with a hair tie.

  2. how to do double twisted space buns

    cute space buns half up hairstyle for dirty hair

  3. Sock bun: Gather hair into a ponytail, either at the top, center or nape. Cut toes off a sock and put the tube over the ponytail, tucking the end of the ponytail under the edge of the sock. Roll the tube down the ponytail and pin at the head. Optional: twist or braid a section of the ponytail to then wrap it around the base of the bun and secure the end with a pin

  4. how to make a sock bun on dirty hair

Cute and Easy Hair Ideas for Wavy Hair

Wavy hair can look effortlessly tousled, whether it’s beachy waves, a messy loose braid, or a classic chignon. Start your haircare regimen with Batiste™ Dry Shampoo to refresh your hair and prep for a style change.

  1. Loose braid: With this cute easy style, you’ll be ready to go in 1 minute or less. Brush or finger comb hair, and gather hair to the side or back. Separate hair into 3 sections and braid down. Add a hair tie at the end to hold it all in place. Optional: Pull a few strands along the front and sides for a more effortless look.

  2. easy braid hairstyles for day two hair

    Classic chignon bun: For a chicer and sleeker look, a chignon bun is always in style. The hairstyle comes from the French phrase “chignon du cou,” which means nape of the neck. Follow these 6 steps to achieve a quick and smooth chignon for every day wear:

    1. You can achieve this look by sectioning your hair into two parts, divided horizontally into equal parts.
    2. Separate the top section vertically into two pieces and then twist and wrap the sections around each other and then pin out of the way.
    3. Secure the bottom half of your hair with an elastic and then create a small hole in your hair above the elastic and flip the ponytail through the hole.
    4. Now take down the twisted top half and pull through the opening of the bottom ponytail and secure the two ponytails together with another elastic.
    5. Take the remaining ponytail and roll upwards from the bottom until you have a roll of hair that presses against the base of the head.
    6. Secure to the base of the head with bobby pins and you are finished!
    7. Optional: Add a twist on the classic chignon with a braid. Braid the side pieces and then pin across in place.

    easy chignon hairstyle tutorial

Dry shampoo tip: try spraying your bobby pins with dry shampoo before use!

Dry Shampoo for All Types of Hair and Styles

Keep dry shampoo at-the-ready at home, in your office locker, your gym bag – wherever you need to do a quick refresh and style change.Shop all Batiste formulas to find your favorite.

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