Searching for hairstyles for greasy hair? Look no further!
Got naturally oily hair or just not got time to wash your tresses? Don’t worry, because you won’t have to step outside with the look of greasy locks ever again! So, to enjoy an extra 30 mins in bed, take a look at these 13 easy hairstyles for greasy hair.
1. Messy bun
A messy bun is a perfect hairstyle to turn to when you’re rushing out the door. Not only does this easy-peasy style emit tonnes off-duty vibes, it also masks any greasy roots. Bonus! Credit: @audreyanamichelle
Editor’s tip: Before attempting to create this high-rise look, be sure to spray some TRESemmé Instant Refresh Translucent Dry Shampoo into your roots. Made for those of you with dark hair, this nifty product will help banish grease, all without leaving any dreaded white residue on your roots!
2. Scarf bun updo
You’ve got the messy bun down to a T, so now it’s time to dress it up for summertime with a pretty printed scarf. With so many colourful scarves to choose from, you’ll never have a dull-looking bun again. See? Hairstyles for greasy hair really are a breeze! Credit: @marquisejuliette
3. Boxer braids
Fancy nabbing this grease-fighting look in a pinch? Master it in a jiffy with our step-by-step tutorial, right here.
4. Messy fishtail plaits
When we spotted these romantic, messy fishtail plaits at Alice + Olivia’s recent catwalk show, we knew we had to include them in this edit.
Super easy to create, this chic, undone style will keep those around you distracted by its beauty, which means they won’t even notice if you have oily locks. Greasy hair? Not here! Credit: @hairby_chrissy
5. Cap hair
After giving your mane a once-over with a texturising spray, like the VO5 Dry Texturising Spray, place a cap of your choosing over your head. This style re-activator will refresh your hairstyle and leave the bottom half of your hair with a tousled, beachy finish.
Trust us: caps are a greasy-haired girl’s best friend, as they disguise greasy roots at the top, and keep you looking stylish and cool! It’s a win-win situation. Credit: @missalexandraax
6. Scarf wrapped hairstyle
Take advantage of third or fourth-day hair with this scarf-wrapped updo. This a great look for times where you want to add a dash of vintage glam to your look, all without having to spend hours styling your mane. Sign us up! Credit: @solacesalonandspa
7. Messy ponytail
We know, we know: ponytails aren’t always the most exciting of hairstyles! However, this grease-busting one is anything but ordinary.
8. The hun
Looking for hairstyles for greasy hair that’ll allow you to show off your locks and also keep oily roots concealed? Well, the half-up bun (AKA the hun) is here to answer all your hair prayers.
A favourite with the glitterati, this fail-safe style will make you look like an off-duty model. And honestly, who wouldn’t want to look a little like an Insta-worthy model? Credit: @brittsully
9. Bobby pins
10. Twisted low double buns
Greasy hair holds braids and twists the best, so to make the most out of the texture that comes with days-old hair, try this stylish hair hack!
11. Milkmaid braid
Impress your friends (while also keeping greasy hair at bay!) with this super-cute, dreamy milkmaid braid. Credit: @rachelmurr
This pretty hairstyle is versatile, works amazingly well for all sorts of occasions and can be easily achieved in 5 simple steps. Come on, let’s get weaving!
12. Half-up braids
It’s sassy, it’s sweet and it’s perfect for ladies with greasy short hair. So go ahead, sport a Sienna Miller-inspired half-up braid hairstyle, now – it’s the stuff boho-hair dreams are made of! Credit: @whippycake
13. Bouffant Bun
This pumped-up look performs best with unwashed hair that’s been prepped with a volume-inducing dry shampoo (we love the TIGI Bed Head Oh Bee Hive! Dry Shampoo) and teased to perfection. Easy-peasy, eh? Credit: @thefreckledfox
Loved looking at all these quick fix hairstyles for greasy hair? Great! Find more simple, stylish hairstyles on our Easy & Quick Hairstyles page, where you can discover looks for your next gym session or your prom night!