Work hard play hard: 10 looks to take you from day to night

Work days are the busiest days, they can often leave you with very little time or energy to do much else. This is why it’s so important to balance work life with some downtime. Spontaneous weekday dinners or coffee catch-up sessions are a great way to unwind and have some fun after a long day of work. Which is why we’re giving you 10 simple looks to take you from day to night with ease.

Give them a try and let us know which is your fave!


Sleek Low Ponytail

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Super sleek and ultra chic are the vibes you’ll be giving all day long with this sleek low ponytail. It’s a clean, slick style that is great for work, and with slight outfit tweak and small touch-up it can transform into a stunning evening look. If you like loads of volume, style the top in a subtle bouffant.


Beachy Waves

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Pretty and classic are what these beachy waves will make you feel. For a more casual, day look these are great. To take them from day to night all you need is the addition of a few bobby pins to clip back some strands of hair and give the look a more sultry vibe.


High Puff

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Have some fun and rock this high puff look from AM to PM. To make it one of those looks that take you from day to night simply freshen up your curls with a spritz and add some statement big hoops to accent your puff. It’s one of those looks that take you from day to night without even trying!

For extra moisture and definition get your curls ready for the night with Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Hold & Shine Moisture Mist.


Smooth, Sleek Centre Part

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A sleek, smooth style is always versatile. Keep your hair out of the way during the day by pinning this sleek look back with some flat twists and let it loose before heading out for a more chic, evening vibe.


High, Messy Bun

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Starting with something fun and simple is a great way to create looks that take you from day to night. This high, messy bun is the perfect balance between casual and trendy. Pull out a few more strands of hair and adjust your bun as you please when going from the office to dinner. This will create a softer, flirty look.


All Slicked Back

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If in doubt, slick it back. An all-time fave that can easily go from, ‘all business’ to ‘party time’, is an All slicked back hairstyle. Add a gel or mousse product to give it that all-day hold and you’re good to go from day to night!

To give your slick-do an all-day hold with absolutely no fly-aways try the VO5 Mega Hold Styling Mousse.


Crazy Curls

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Va-va-voom curls are what’s up if you want to make a statement at any time or place. Go big and bold with show-stopping crazy curls at work. Simply refresh them with your fave hair mist before heading out and you’re good to go with one of our fave looks that take you from day to night.



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One of the easiest way to transform a look is to accessorise it. When accessorising your outfit, don’t forget that your hair is part of it too. By adding OTT slides, studded hair clips to your hairstyle, you can instantly transform a casual day look into an exciting night look.



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Pineapples may be a great casual-do, but can definitely hold their own as a head-turning evening style too. Readjust where you’d like your curls to fall (positioning your curls to create a fringe is a great way to add interest to the look) and you’ll be ready for that catch-up session with the girls.


Chic High Bun

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Sophisticated glam is what comes to mind when hearing ballerina bun, but we say they can be dressed down too. By creating a looser, wispier chignon you can give yourself a stunning style to take you from day to night.

Finish off your bun by giving it a gorgeous, lustrous shine and long-lasting smoothness with the TONI&GUY Finishing Shine Spray.


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