We’re assuming you have grander plans on Labor Day than fiddling with your hair—but that doesn’t mean you have to resort to your go-to messy bun. Keep flipping for six breezy hairstyles perfect for your day-off activities!
6 Easy Labor Day Hairstyles—No Labor Required
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French Braid Hybrid
This is the French braid that can’t make up its mind—and the effect is simple and stunning. Start French braiding your hair like normal, then switch to a normal braid for two turns, then French braid again. Alternate between the two braids until you reach the end of your hair.
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Embellished Low Bun
Spice up your low bun with a couple of well-placed bobby pins—if you have fine hair, spray them with hairspray first to keep them from slipping.
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Curled Waterfall Braid
A waterfall braid with softly curled ends is elegant, but still low-maintenance. Click here for the step-by-step!
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The great thing about this braid is that it looks more intricate than it actually is—here’s a great tutorial.
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It’s like a half-ponytail, but more sophisticated. To recreate this look, take a two-inch section of hair on one side of your head, then twist it towards the other. Secure in place with a bobby pin, then repeat on the other side.
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Updated Messy Bun
Take one-inch sections of your hair and twist them away from your face. When you reach the nape of your neck, secure your strands into a messy bun. Simple and chic!
Which of these looks is your favorite? Tell us below!