Easy hair ideas guaranteed to impress your colleagues

All Things Hair | 07 September 2016

We’ve got your back-to-work style covered!

The best way to start your day is by stepping into the office looking and feeling your best, right? But, with the morning rush leaving many of us pushed for time, it can be difficult to ensure we’re as put together as we want to be – especially when it comes to our hair. But the good news is, there are plenty of easy hair ideas that you can whip up on the morning commute, and are still guaranteed to impress your colleagues!

So, take a look at our gallery above or scroll down to find out how to get each of these amazing styles.

Easy hair ideas: The office edition


Easy hair ideas: low knot hairstyle for the office
Easy hair ideas: The low knot. Credit: Instagram.com/itsjennnnn_

The low knot

If you’re after an updo that’ll keep your hair out of your face, but takes literally seconds to do, then we have just the thing. The low knot looks elegant, sophisticated, and boardroom-ready – showing your colleagues you mean business, but also allowing your sense of style to shine through. Credit: @itsjennnnn_

Editor’s tip: Spritz your finished ‘do with some TIGI Bed Head Masterpiece Shine Hairspray (£15.50*) to give your chic hairstyle a polished finish, as well as plenty of staying power.

Easy hair ideas: brunette with braided bun
Easy hair ideas: Braided bun. Credit: Instagram.com/mariclairecranston

The braided bun

Just because you’re at work doesn’t mean you can’t have a fun and quirky hairstyle that’s still office-appropriate! And this super cute hairstyle is exactly what we ordered. Not only is it surprisingly easy to achieve, but by customising this look with a big, bright bow, you’ll instantly inject some retro vibes into your look. Just don’t forget to finish with a generous dose of hairspray, like the VO5 Classic Ultimate Hold Hairspray (400ml, £3.29*), which will help keep your braided bun looking beautiful all day long. Credit: @mariclairecranston

Easy hair ideas: Black woman with side ponytail
Easy hair ideas: The side ponytail. Credit: Instagram.com/iamnovibrown

The side ponytail

When in doubt about which ‘do is best for you, opting for a classic look is always a great choice – but that’s not to say you can’t give it a playful twist, too! This ultra chic take on the traditional ponytail is quick, simple and super stylish. The key to keeping this look cool and fresh, is to ensure you create plenty of movement and texture. Credit: @iamnovibrown

Easy hair ideas: The topsy turvy ponytail.
Easy hair ideas: The topsy turvy ponytail. Credit: Instagram.com/little_wads

The topsy turvy ponytail

Another take on the traditional ponytail, this topsy-turvy pony will make the perfect companion to your office attire. It’s also one of the quickest and easiest looks to achieve, even on the busiest of mornings!

Start by pulling all of your hair into a low ponytail. Then, use your fingers to create a small hole at the base of the pony and flip the ponytail down through the hole, pulling it through the other side. The end result? A simple ‘do with a gorgeous swirl effect. Credit: @little_wads

Editor’s tip: Give your pony a mist of the Toni&Guy Casual Rough Texturiser (£7.49*) and work it into your pony with your fingers. This will give heaps of lovely texture to your mane that’ll last all day!

Easy hair ideas: milkmaid braid easy hair ideas
Easy hair ideas: Milkmaid braid. Credit: Instagram.com/jamiewardtv

The milkmaid braid 

There’s no doubt about it: when it comes to hairstyles that are sure to turn heads, braids are the way to go! And girl, do we have the perfect one for you. This thoroughly on-trend milkmaid braid works amazingly for all hair lengths and textures, as well as being super-practical and easy to achieve. It really is the Queen of the Braids! Credit: @jamiewardtv

To master this beautiful braided hairstyle, simply follow our step-by-step tutorial here and you’ll be sure to stun every co-worker in sight!

Can’t get enough easy hair ideas? Then you need to see our Easy and Quick Hairstyles page – it’s the hair mecca for all you time-poor girls.

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