5 Party Hairstyles You Can Do in 5 Minutes
Updos aren't the easiest (or quickest) of party looks to get right, right? Well, today we're here to dispel that common misconception; we've found five incredible—and incredibly easy—updo hairstyles you can re-create in under five minutes. Yes, that's right; when you're at your desk with fewer than 10 minutes to get ready for your office Christmas party, there is a way to look amazing. Or if you're at home and you spent a little too long in the bath or watching whichever Netflix series you love right now, you can rely on these styles to get you out the door fast.
From messy buns to chic ponytails, there are plenty of options to choose from. The main thing to note, however, is that you need to invest in a decent accessory to really give your up do some oomph. Luckily we're sharing our favourite pieces around right now, so your look just became even easier to achieve. Keep scrolling for our guide to five of the best party hairstyles you can do in under five minutes.
When your hair is a little dirty/messy and you don't want to wear it down, then this is a fail-safe sophisticated look. The younger sister of the French twist, make sure you douse your hair with a dry shampoo before you tie it up. Top tip: Ensure your lipstick is flawless so you don't look too unkempt (unless that's what you're going for, of course).
We've decided that this is the look we'll be opting for come the office Christmas party. It's easy to do, and all you need are some decent accessories. And yes, it can work in short hair too; just secure the ponytail with a traditional hairband first so it stays in place. Keep scrolling for our accessory picks.
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No, your eyes aren't deceiving you; this look is pretty similar to the above. But what if you don't have a jazzy hair clip to hand? Why, simply grab as many kirby grips that are collecting dust in your handbag (come on, we all have them), and pin as per this picture. And if you don't have any in your bag, a quick trip to Boots will solve that problem.
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