When it comes to getting ready in the morning, sometimes you just don’t have all the time in the world to shower, pick the perfect outfit, put on your face, and style your hair so that it doesn’t do that frizzy wayward hair thing. Then again, you could make your life more simple with a lace front human hair wigs that gives you perfect hair in seconds. Luckily for you, we also have the perfect hairstyles for the office when you just need something quick and easy to get there on time.
1. Try the Front Row Braid AKA Crown Braid
Do you have third-day or older hair? Are your brangs a mess? Instead of washing your hair and going through the entire blow-dry experience, you can simply use the front row braid technique to pull your hair back. We find it’s just slightly more time-consuming than throwing on a headband and calling it a day.
The front row braid or crown braid is perfect whether you’ve washed your hair or not, but it’s especially good for styling hair that is slightly greasy when you don’t have time to wash it.
The crown braid style is typically styled with a side part. Here is a step-by-step guide:
- Part your hair to your favorite side and gather a section of hair from the part, starting with your front strands.
- Divide this section of hair into three strands.
- Start braiding these sections, crossing the right piece of hair over the center and then left piece of hair over the center piece of hair.
- On the next braid, pull in more hair as you cross the right piece over the center. This technique allows you to integrate the braid with the crown of your head, pulling in more hair as you braid down the side.
- Repeat until you reach the side of your head.
- Pin your braid with a bobby pin or clip by pulling back the ends and tucking it under your hair.
2. Bubble Ponytail Fauxhawk
This is a gorgeous look that you can style in minutes. All you need to do is start with a high, half ponytail at the top of your head (centered nearer to the crown of your head). You also need 3 to 5 hair ties (we prefer smaller, nearly invisible black, gold, or dark brown band colors).
Here is a look at how to do this with a ponytail. Alternatively, you can also do this with a fishtail braid, but that’s more time-consuming!
- Make a high ponytail at the crown of your head with half your hair.
- Go down about 2 inches, pulling another section of hair together with the hair from the first ponytail. Use another band to tie it off.
- Repeat the same process, tying off a new section of hair every two inches.
- For short to medium hair, you should use 2 to 4 hair bands. Longer hair may use 3 to 5 bands.
- Tease out the hair in between bands to get a bubblier, voluminous look.
3. The Chic Chestnut Bun
This is everyone’s favorite go-to messy bun, and if you have ever tucked your ponytail into your hairband and teased up the bun, then you’ve probably already got a way you like to style this bun. It’s definitely a casual look, but there’s a way to make it extremely professional for the office using bobby pins. We think decorative Japanese steel pins look the best.
Here’s how to change up this look for the office:
- Pull your hair up into a high ponytail, tying it with a hairband. It should be pretty snug so your bun doesn’t droop.
- Tuck the end of your ponytail underneath the hairband, then fan out the hairband a little bit more.
- Wrap the end of your ponytail around the hairband to hide it and then secure with a bobby pin.
- You can stop right here if you want, but if you want to secure the bun more neatly, you can pull the fanned out strands at the bottom together, pinning underneath the bun.