Have you ever been so short of time that you couldn’t even run a comb through your hair? If yes, you will appreciate our recommendation of 10 fashionable hairstyles that you can get done under 10 minutes.

  1. Twisted half-up and half-down

Our first pick is not only super easy but will also give you a sophisticated look. It will surely become your favorite go-to party style look.

How to do?

  • Part your hair diagonally such that it’s distributed evenly on both sides.
  • Twist the front portion of your hair on both sides and secure them in the back with pins.
  • Use a heat protection spray to give it a sleek look.

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  1. Criss-Cross Bun

Bun hairstyles are an excellent choice for nailing a daytime or an evening event. All you need is a comb and firm-hold hairspray. You can even spice up the look with a few fancy hairpins.

How to do?

  • Brush your hair through and make sure they are free of tangles.
  • Divide the hair into 2 sections- upper and lower.
  • Gather the upper half of your hair and roll it into a bun.
  • Divide the lower section of the hair into 2 parts.
  • Take the hair on the right side and wrap it around the bun on the top.
  • Repeat using the hair on the left side.
  • Use pins to secure the bun and the hair wrapped around it.
  1. Loop Ponytail

This ponytail is similar to an inverse ponytail. However, it looks more elegant and works particularly well for long and medium length hair.

How to do?

  • Gather the hair at the nape of your neck and tie it in a low centered ponytail using a band.
  • With the help of your fingers, make a small hole at the base of the ponytail, slightly above the band.
  • Grab the ponytail and push it through the hole
  • Pull the tail downwards to tighten the loop.
  • Depending upon the length of your hair, you can repeat the process to create 2-3 loops below the first one.
  1. Side braid

Side braids are a lifesaver whenever you are having a bad hair day. Simply tie your hair in a braid and walk out through the door in no time.

How to do?

  • Part your hair on one side of your head and bring the remaining hair over your shoulder.
  • Take a small section of hair at the front, comb it, and swoop it on the side. Use a bobby pin to secure it. Do the same on the other side.
  • Now, braid your hair slowly and smoothen each section as you proceed.
  • Tie the ends with a band.


  1. Braided top knot

If you are looking for bridal hairstyles that get done in a jiffy, the top braided knot is just right for you!

How to do?

  • Gather your hair together and tie it in a high ponytail.
  • Comb the ponytail thoroughly to tame the hair as much as possible.
  • Divide the ponytail into 2 sections and tightly braid each section until the end. Secure them using clear elastics.
  • Finally, wrap the braids around the bun in opposite directions and secure them with pins.
  1. High-volume pony

This hairstyle just takes 5 minutes to pull off. A comb, elastic, pins, and a headband are the only things required to do this updo.

How to do?

  • Part the hair, from ear-to-ear, into two sections.
  • Clip the front section to keep it out of your way.
  • Take a 2-inch section from the top of the remaining hair and create a bouffant by backcombing it.
  • Release the front section of the hair and gently place it on top of the bouffant.
  • Next, gather your hair together and tie it into a low pony. Set a 1-inch section of your longest hair aside. Gather the remaining hair together and tie it into a low pony.
  • Take the loose hair and wrap it around the elastic. Use a pin to secure it.
  • Finally, slip on a trendy headband.
  1. Belle-inspired braid

Did you love Belle’s hairdo in beauty and the beast? If so, you can quickly nail this hairstyle and look like a princess in just ten minutes!

How to do?

  • Divide your hair into 2 sections.
  • Secure the front part using a pin and tie the other half in a high ponytail.
  • Unclip the front section and part it in the middle into sections.
  • Take one section, twist it, and pull it to the back. Secure it under the ponytail using pins.
  • Repeat for the other section.
  • Lastly, gather all the hair and do a fishtail braid it till the end.
  1. Knotted low bun

Buns never fail us! No wonder it is a popular choice for every day, as well as bridal hairdos. The knotted low bun exudes an unexpected sense of style and is easy to do.

How to do?                                                                                    

  • Pull hair together and tie it into a low ponytail and secure it with an elastic.
  • Once done, loosely plait the hair till the end and secure it with another elastic.
  • Next, take the braid and wrap it near the nape of your neck and make a bun.
  • Tuck the loose ends and fasten them with bobby pins.
  1. Space buns

Even though this may sound like another bun hairstyle, it is different. This is a fun look that is ideal for a night out with friends.

How to do?

  • Take a center partition and divide your hair into 2 sections.
  • Tie each section up with an elastic band.
  • Braid or twist each section from the root to the end.
  • Hold one braid and wrap it around the elastic to make a bun.
  • Secure the loose ends with pins.
  • Repeat for the other braid.
  1. Milkmaid Braid

This is a simple hairstyle that has becomes very popular on the red carpet.

How to do?


  • Do a perfectly straight center part to create two sections of hair.
  • Comb the left section thoroughly and braid it till the end. Secure the edge with an elastic.
  • Repeat for the right section.
  • Now, take the left braid and place it over your head and fix it on your right side using hairpins.
  • Repeat for the right braid.


We hope you liked our choice of 10 Fashionable Hairstyles Under 10 Minutes. Do give it a try as they do not require too many products or lengthy YouTube tutorials. Happy styling!