Ah, the quick hairstyle. It seems like somewhat of an oxymoron. But thanks to the plethora of styles that are more acceptable for an increasingly more relaxed workplace, you can do your look in less than 60 seconds. And it means that you can press snooze more than ever (we won't tell anyone). So what can you expect to be able to do in under a minute?
Well, do you remember watching 60 Minute Makeover? You know, the daytime TV show with Peter Andre where a team of decorators attempt to overhaul a number of rooms in an hour? Well, this is the hair version, except rather than overhaul a house, we're showing how you can overhaul your hair in 60 seconds, with 17 quick hairstyles that we love. It may seem impossible, but just like the show always proved, it's not. And for this, you don't need to be handy with an electric drill, just an elastic band or kirby grip.
Keep scrolling for the quick hairstyles that will allow you to hit snooze and get out of the house 60 times faster than that crew could redecorate it. Bookmark these for Monday morning (or any morning really).
Yet another use for a bandana—fashion it into a hair accessory. Try the Topshop Spotty Bandana (£1).
Caroline Issa has used blue hair elastics to add a focal point to a simple braid.
Use kirby grips to make a statement rather than hiding them. This is a quick and easy way to pull the hair off your face and add interest.
Susie Bubble shows how a high ponytail is a quick and easy way to let your accessories or a bold print do all the talking.
You know those Popbands? Elevate them from gym bag staple by matching the colour of the band to your outfit.
Left your hair to air-dry? Add instant wow with a wide headband.
Pigtails aren't just quick and easy; braid wet hair, and once it's dry, unravel the plaits for perfect loose waves. Two hairstyles for the price of one—we like.
A messy topknot is the cool-girl staple. Use kirby grips to pin flyaways in place.
Take a headscarf and wrap it around to make the accessory, not your hair, the focus.
Don't stress about concealing your hair elastic, choose a metallic or colourful one and make it a detail. We love Boots Metallic Mixed Ponybands (£3 for 12).
Add a Goody Barrette (£5) to sleek, straight hair for a chic tweak.
Why choose between a bun and a ponytail when you can wear both? Twist your hair into a bun, leave the ends loose and pin to secure.
Take your half updo to the next level by experimenting with different hair clips.
A rope braid is a quick and easy way to step up a ponytail. Split your ponytail in two sections and twist each section before twisting the two together and securing with a Blax clear snag-free ponytail holder (£7).
Sleek hair pulled back into a loose, dishevelled knot looks just as great with a denim shirt as it does with an evening dress. Definitely one for the hair repertoire.
Make a ponytail look seriously modern by wrapping with a thick strand of hair elastic. Play with the colour of the elastics to match your outfit.
Über-blogger Doina shows that a loose side-braid can look seriously stylish.
Ready for the chop? These 45 short hairstyles will persuade you into the salon.