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11 No-Heat Hairstyles for the Girl on the Go

by Jessi Wilson

11 No-Heat Hairstyles for the Girl on the Go

Ditch the blow dryer, the curling iron and the straightener with these fab no-heat hair styles. Not only will you save tons of time getting ready, but skipping the heat will also keep your hair healthier and shinier in the long run. So, show your locks some love, and give these 11 hairdos a try.

 

 

Beach Waves

 

woman with beach wavese
PHOTO: SONG OF STYLE

 

 

This beach-waves-made-easy tutorial by Aimee from Song of Style is perfect for the busy bee who doesn’t want to sacrifice her gorgeous hair. Aimee’s secret? Twisted, damp ponytails pinned up like milkmaid braids overnight.

 

 

 

Sock Bun

 

girl with sock bun
PHOTO: THE FRECKLED FOX

 

 

Sleek, smooth and sophisticated: Turn to a sock bun as Emily of The Freckled Fox did for a work-ready ‘do even a hair-styling newbie can pull off. Add a fresh take on this classic style by wrapping a braid around the base of the bun.

 

 

 

Sock Curls

 

hairstyle with sock curls

 

 

If you have extra socks lying around, you’re just a few steps away from voluminous curls, as Divine contributor Ulrika of Yet Another Beauty Site taught us in this tutorial. With this style, you can literally say, “I woke up like this.”

 

 

 

Milkmaid Braids

 

girl with milkmaid braids
PHOTO: LOVE, OLIA

 

Now, this may look extravagant, but if you can braid, you can master this style. Olia from Love, Olia broke down this much-easier-than-it-looks updo into six simple steps.

 

 

 

Twisted Half-Up

 

blonde hair fishtail half up braid
PHOTO: TWIST ME PRETTY

 

Add pretty twists to natural or second-day hair for a decorative ‘do that’s damage-free, as Abby of Twist Me Pretty did here. The best part is that this style is perfect for special occasions but also looks darling as an everyday hairstyle.

 

 

 

Rope Braid Bun

 

rope braid bun
PHOTO: CONFESSIONS OF A HAIRSTYLIST

 

Bored with basic buns? Divine contributor Jenny Strebe of Confessions of a Hairstylist shared this bun tutorial that adds an unexpected twist to this ballerina-inspired updo.

 

 

 

Braid Waves

 

woman with dirty blonde beach waves
PHOTO: HEY WANDERER

 

Savannah, one of the voices of Hey Wanderer, adds volume and creates beach-inspired waves on her naturally straight hair while she sleeps, in this tutorial. All it takes are two French braids and some beauty rest!

 

 

 

Messy Braid

 

girl with messy side braid
PHOTO: TREASURES AND TRAVELS

 

Once you’ve mastered the French braiding technique, you can create this boho-chic style that Bethany, one of the girls of Treasures and Travels, demonstrates in this hair how-to.

 

 

 

Top Knot

 

girl with messy top knot
PHOTO: MERRICK’S ART

 

Merrick of Merrick’s Art has mastered the messy top knot—and you can, too. She says the key to this style is dirty hair, so test this tutorial out on day-two or day-three locks.

 

 

 

Hippie Braids

 

long blonde hair with braids
PHOTO: THE BAREFOOT BLONDE

 

Another way to spice up your natural hair without heat is to play around with basic braids. Amber, The Barefoot Blonde, has mastered this hippie-ish style that is the perfect combination of lovely and laid-back.

 

 

 

Headband Curls

 

headband curls
PHOTO: THE PAPER MAMA

 

Chelsey, known as The Paper Mama, admits to having stick-straight hair, so she came up with a clever way to get beachy waves using only an elastic headband.