Quality Curls: 12 Easy Styles for Curly Hair You Can Do in a Jiffy

Trying to style your curls while on the go? Then check out these quick and easy looks to try, even on the most hectic of mornings.

Styling curly hair can definitely get challenging and time-consuming. If you’re crunching on time or are used to someone taking care of your curls for you, the last thing you want to think about is spending a long time styling your hair. But curly-headed ladies, rejoice! We found some of the easiest styles for you to achieve, all while still looking chic and catwalk-ready.

Check out some of these easy styles for curly hair. All of the styles are perfect for days you might want to feel a little better or put more effort into your glam, but don’t want to spend hours achieving a style. Which is, you know, everyday these days! Read on:

1. Loose Curls Easy Styles for Curly Hair

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Go for an all natural look.

Going au naturel is perfect for when you’re in a hurry. Your curls are gorgeous just the way they are, but if you need to combat some frizz, then put some styling gel or mousse to tame them. We recommend using TRESemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel.

2. High Ponytail Easy Styles for Curly Hair

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A high ponytail with curls can make any girl look fun and quirky.

A flowing mane of voluminous curls looks drop-dead beautiful in a high ponytail. Just grab a hair tie, toss it up and you’re ready for the day.

3. Space Buns

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Space buns are great way to add some attitude and funkiness to your look with minimal effort involved. Photo credit: Dvora

For an interstellar look, go for these mini-space buns. This easy style for curly hair is guaranteed to get heads turning and jaws dropping.

4. Halo Braid

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A halo braid adds a sweet and feminine look to your curly hair.

A halo braid is definitely one of the more easy styles for curly hair than people believe it to be. Although it may look like it took you hours to make your hair live up to princess status, all you need to do is braid a section of hair, pin it and spray down flyaways with Dove Style+Care Extra Hold Hairspray, and you’re good to go.

5. Top Knot Bun

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A top knot is super simple to make and looks stylish and chic on voluminous curly hair.

Top knot buns look great with textured curly hair. The curls add extra volume and fullness, making your hair look fun and flirty.

6. Curly Bob

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Curly bobs have more volume and fullness than their straighter counterparts

Who said your bob needs to be pin-straight? A curly bob has extra volume and looks elegantly chic with your natural curls. And they’re extremely easy to style: Simply tease your hair with the award-winning Nexxus Styling Comb Thru Volume Finishing Mist and your hair is perfectly full and voluminous.

7. Mohawk

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Go against the grain with this rebel mohawk look.

For girls with extra-curly hair who want a true rocker look, try putting your hair up in a mohawk. No scissors required: Just toss your hair up and gel back any flyaways and loose ends on the sides with Bed Head by TIGI Manipulator Cream.

8. Crown Twist

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If you’re really on the go but want to add a little style to your hair, try making this simple crown twist. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Get this regal look by a simple twist of a section of your hair and a hairpin to help keep it in place. Then, voilà, you have a hairstyle fit for a queen!

9. Half-Up

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Create a half-updo for a romantic look.

If your curls seem to be all over the place, try going for a half-up style. Tying up a few sections at the top, or even making a mini top knot bun, helps tame hair while looking cute and funky.

10. Side Braids

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If you’re going for a hassle-free style with edge, try these small side braids.

We’re falling in love with many of these easy styles for curly hair, but this one definitely takes the crown. It’s chic, sexy, and you can style it anyways you want: either with little braids or big chunky ones, you can use any variety of braid you would like to make this style pop. Just make sure to use Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray to tame any split ends or flyaways without the stickiness and crunch-like texture of other hairsprays.

11. Low Updo

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Hold back your curls in a low updo.

Looking for a romantic updo or a simple way to keep your hair out of your face? Pull your curls back into a low updo. This is also a perfect work from home hairstyle.

12. One-Sided Hairstyle

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Show off your face with a one-sided style.

When you’re not sure how to style your curly hair, try this one-sided hairstyle! It’s super quick and easy. All you need to do is create a side part, pull back the side of hair on the smaller side of your part, and pin in place to secure it.

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