We’ve all been there: one foot out the door, just realizing your hair has had much better days. No need to panic, though! A lot of hairstyles actually require second day hair, arguing it’s easier to work with when it’s not squeaky clean. So reach for the dry shampoo with one hand, and use the other to scroll down to find the perfect hairstyles for dirty hair:
A side, low ponytail can be super chic if you give it a little twist! This 3-minute tutorial shows you how to cover it up using a hair strand.
Side Ponytail from Christina Dueholm
Overdoing your hair and trying to keep it super sleek can bring attention to the fact that it’s a little dirty. So keep things messy! This fishtail is a great example of how to stay stylish when donning messy hair.
Messy Fishtail from Treasures and Travels
A fast and easy hairstyle that suits any type of hair! It masks split ends as well as dirty roots, and it looks completely effortless.
Half Bun from Twist Me Pretty
If you’ve got it, flaunt it. If your hair is dirty, however, maybe you should hide it! This tutorial shows you how to stay chic in a beanie.
How to get Perfect Second Day Hair from Hello Glow
This hairstyle will not only disguise dirty hair, but it will also stand the humidity test, which makes it perfect for rainy days!
Easy Faux Braid from Camille Styles
Something as easy as a ponytail can be a life saver on busy, dirty hair days! Make yours a little out of the norm with a simple felt strip.
How to Create an Effortless Ponytail in 3 Minutes from Paper & Stitch
This updo is designed to offer a super speedy solution that can be twisted up in minutes. A mirror is optional making this a great on-the-go option.
Easy Twisted Updo from Hello Glow