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    15 Super Easy Hairstyles To Try For Back To School

    Look cute and never be late to class.

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    1. For an easy, classy look, try this rolled and tucked up-do.

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    Fold sections up to the crown of your head, tuck section ends into the hair, and pin. This look is perfect for long, thick hair that you desperately want out of your face. Get the tutorial here.

    2. Try a pretty, messy up-do with a headscarf.

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    A four-step hairstyle is like a fast-drying manicure (aka a gift from above). To keep the look lasting all day long, add a little texture to your hair — you can try Bumble and Bumble's Thickening Dryspun Finish ($16). Get the tutorial here.

    3. Pile your hair on top of your head for this cute ponytail.

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    Use bobby pins and/or elastics — or whatever you're most comfortable working with — to get your hair into a ponytail. Keep a few front pieces out for some face-framing hair. Here's the full tutorial.

    4. If you want a messy bun look that feels a little ~sturdier~, wrap your hair around the base.

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    This works on super long and shoulder-length hair alike. If you have a lob cut, use bobby pins to secure hairs that may fall out of the bun on the back on your head. For a little hint of rose gold, try these cute ban.do bobby pins ($12). Get the tutorial here.

    5. For short, natural hair, throw on a headband and push it a little past your hairline.

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    Try a headband with a little bit of shimmer like this one ( $10)— it's like highlighter for your hairline.

    6. You're never too old for pigtails. Just jazz them up with a few hairpins.

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    Part your hair in three sections, two in the front and one in the back. Twist each section, crossing the two in front and winding the back one into a bun. Secure them with pins and you're done! Here are all the steps.

    7. If you jumped out of the shower and you don't want to be late for class, crown braid or rope twist wet hair and roll it into a bun.

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    To start, make a deep side part. Braid or rope twist along your hairline, moving from one side of your head to the other. Stop braiding at your ear and wrap hair in a bun. Pin to secure. Get the tutorial here.

    8. Messily pin back short lil' pieces of hair with bobby pins for an easy look.

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    Literally just grab pieces of hair and pin them back with bobby pins. For extra hold, spray the bobbies with hairspray before sliding them into your hair. Here's the full tutorial.

    9. How cute are these Bantu knot pigtails?! The options are endless with a pack of braiding hair!

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    Part your hair down the middle, and part off two thin sections in the front—one on each side. Add in braiding hair to each of the smaller sections, and braid them down however long you want them. Secure the ends with a rubber band and loc cuff. With the two larger sections, put each one into a ponytail and then Bantu knot them into buns. Here's a breakdown to get the look.

    10. For overnight beach waves, twist two slightly damp sections of your hair while you sleep.

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    For extra hold, you can use some sea salt spray (try Not Your Mother's Sea Salt Spray for $8.40) from the mid-lengths to the ends of your hair before rolling it up. Here's the full tutorial.

    11. Twist tiny sections of hair up and around onto the back of your head for this ~fancy~ look.

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    This works especially well with curly and wavy hair textures! Here's the full tutorial.

    12. This loop braid looks like it requires expertise but it's literally just tying your hair in knots.

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    Here's a video that will teach you the magical ways. Promise.

    13. Keep it chic and simple with a faux top knot.

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    Just pull your hair into a high ponytail and add in braiding hair. This tutorial shows you how.

    14. This braided bubble style is quick, easy, and stunning. WINNING!

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    Follow along to each step in this unbelievably easy tutorial.

    15. Set your hair in perm rods the night before and wake up to beautiful, bouncy curls.

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    Apply a little styling product to even sections of hair before roll each one into the rod. Take out the rods the next morning and gently pull apart each curl. Check out this helpful demo.

    ~School time, slay time~.

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