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Easy Monday morning hairstyle hack for long hair

/ 09.22.2014
Knot, pin, spray, run!
Knot, pin, spray, run!
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It's Monday morning, again, and your alarm didn't go off, leaving you with less than 10 minutes to get yourself up and out the door. So, what do you do with your hair? Simple: you knot it, pin it, spray it, and RUN!

It's actually really easy to create the perfect workday/school day updo in under a minute. To find out what you need to do, just follow the tutorial below.

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Step one
Check the top of your head, near your hairline, and apply dry shampoo to the roots if necessary. Work it in with your fingers then brush your hair through. (Don't rush this part, you don't want to rip through the ends and cause unwanted splits and breakage!)

Step two
Divide your hair into two roughly equal halves. Don't worry if they're not perfect, this style looks best with a slightly undone finish.

Step three
Tie the two halves into a knot at the nape of your neck, then knot again.

Step four
Tuck the ends in then secure with as many bobby pins as needed.

Step five
Use your hands to loosen the style on top and at the sides, and tease a few pieces of hair loose at the front to frame your face.

Step six
Spray liberally all over with a strong-hold hairspray like L'Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Bold Control Hairspray, and you're all set!

Now all you have to do is sweep on a little mascara and figure out what on earth you're going to wear... Happy Monday!

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