4 Quick, Easy & Cute Work Hairstyles That Look Professional

by Laineymariebeauty
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Today, I’m going to show you some quick work hairstyles. These are perfect if you’re running late, don’t have much time to do your hair in the morning, or just can’t be bothered to put in the effort when you just woke up!

This article is going to have it all: cute hairstyles for work, simple hairstyles for work, and - of course - professional hairstyles for work. Let’s get started!

Tools and materials:

  • Hair ties
  • Clips
  • Bobby pins
  • Brush

Work hairstyle 1: knotted bun

Dividing hair into two equal sections

1. Section

Divide your hair into two equal sections.

Crossing the hair sections

2. Cross the two sections

Cross one section of hair over the other section, leaving room for a little hole where the hair meets. 

Tying a knot with hair

3. Create a knot

Pull one section of your hair through the hoop to create a regular, basic knot as if you were tying your shoes. Pull on both ends of your hair to tighten it.

Tying a second knot with hair

4. Create a second knot

Repeat step 3 to create a second knot right on top of the first one.

How to create cute hairstyles for work

5. Twist the ends around the bun

To get rid of the ends, twist them and wrap them around the underside of the bun. Secure the bun with a hair tie.

Easy hairstyles for work

Adjust as desired and there ya go! Add a headband if you like, and you’re out the door. This is one of my favorite bun hairstyles for work, and I didn’t even need to use bobby pins.

Work hairstyle 2: little croissant

Sectioning off hair at the top

1. Section and create a loop

Start by taking a section right in the middle of your head and tie it off with a hair tie for now.

How to do hairstyles for work

Then, do the same thing with your hair right underneath the one you just did. Except this time, instead of pulling your hair all the way through, create a small bun. You should now have two half up sections.

Pulling the top section through the loop

2. Pull the top section through the loop

Put your fingers through the small bun you made to create a small loop. Then, grab the end of the top section and pull it through the loop.

Professional hairstyles for work

3. Tighten and secure

Tighten it by tugging on it gently and using a bobby pin to hold it in place, and you’re done.

Simple hairstyles for work

This hairstyle looks like a little croissant. It’s fun, it’s cute, it’s different and I really like it!

Work hairstyle 3: claw clip

Creating a hole above the ponytail

1. Put your hair into a ponytail then create a hole

Start by putting your hair into a ponytail. Then, pull the ponytail down and create a hole just above the hair tie.

Flipping the ponytail through the hole

Flip the ponytail up through the hole you just made.

Sectioning and twisting the ponytail

2. Section and twist the ponytail

Divide your ponytail into two sections and begin twisting them all the way down until you reach the bottom of your hair.

Wrapping the ponytail around your finger

3. Wrap the ponytail around your finger

Raise the twisted ponytail up above your hair and settle your pointer finger at the base of the hair tie. Then, wrap your ponytail around your pointer finger going up.

Placing a claw clip over over the hair

4. Shape and secure

Roll it or fold it in once or twice, however many times you need to, and then put a claw clip over it to secure it.

Cute updo hairstyles for work

This look can be so cute and so classy with the right claw clips and it’s a must-have in your cute updo hairstyles for work repertoire.

Work hairstyle 4: twisted bun

Tying hair into a high ponytail

1. Put your hair into a ponytail

Start by putting your hair into a high ponytail. Be sure to leave out some face-framing strands in the front.

Teasing hair with a brush

2. Tease

Flip your ponytail in front of your face and use a brush to tease it. Don’t tease too much, because you don’t want to damage your hair.

Twisting ponytail away from the face

3. Twist

Twist your ponytail away from your face.

Wrapping the ponytail into a bun

4. Wrap the ponytail into a bun

Wrap the ponytail around itself and secure it with a hair tie. It’s that easy!

Bun hairstyles for work

If you need to bobby pin, then do so, but I didn’t need to. This look is very formal but very cute, making it the perfect bun hairstyle for work.

Work hairstyles

That’s it for my favorite quick and easy work hairstyles. I hope you guys liked them and let me know down below which one is your favorite! Thanks for joining.

Suggested materials:
  • Hair ties
  • Clips
  • Bobby pins
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