Most of us would rather spend a few extra minutes catching up on sleep instead of washing our hair and blow drying for another 30 minutes. Here are a few tips to help you save time and look polished without a lot of fuss.
Wash Your Bangs
Don’t have time to wash your hair in the morning? Washing your bangs is the next best thing when you’re in a rush. Tie back your hair in order to prevent it from getting wet and wash your bangs with a tiny amount of shampoo. Skip the conditioner which is not only an extra step but can make hair look greasy. Blow dry your bangs and you’re good to go.
Opt For Dry Shampoo
Dry shampoo takes less than a minute to apply and it makes your hair look, smell and feel like you’ve just washed it. Dry shampoos are available in both powder and aerosol form. Concentrate on applying the product to your roots as that’s where hair tends to get greasiest.
Apply just a small amount at a time in order to avoid a white cast since most dry shampoos tend to be white in color. Massage the product into your hair until it disappears. If you have dark brunette or black hair you may want to opt for a tinted dry shampoo for a more natural look.
Try A Microfiber Towel
If you must wash your hair dry it with a microfiber towel which is more absorbent compared to traditional cotton towels. Many people make the mistake of drying their when it’s soaking wet resulting in longer drying times. Make sure to squeeze out the excess water and get it as dry as you can before you start blow drying. Rough dry your hair to add volume and only start styling with a round brush once your hair is halfway dry.
Use A High Wattage Hair Dryer
Are you still using a 1300 watts blow dryer from the 90’s? Ditch it for a dryer with at least 1800 watts Like the Rusk W8less which is equipped with a 2000 watts motor. It’s also a top pick for the best lightweight hair dryer which allows for extended heat styling without cramping up your wrist. Pick a blow dryer with ionic and tourmaline technology since these will dry hair rapidly while adding shine at the same time.
Put It Up In A Top Knot
The top-knot has been the style du-jour for many of today’s hottest “it-girls” including Kim Kardashian and Bella Hadid. To create this trendy look, simply split your hair into two sections and arrange the top section from ear to the crown. Pull the top section into a ponytail and pull out a few pieces of hair out for a more natural look. Since the style is meant to look undone it doesn’t have to be perfect.