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50+ Time Saving Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair

Long, luscious locks are a great asset to have! Until you are late for work or school, when they become a menace. Try these easy hairstyles for long hair that you can do in just a few minutes and never worry about styling your hair again!

Flowing Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair

1. Double the fun

Start with these half-done knot or braid styles. Just gather the hair on the sides of your head and tie it.

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2. Great for occasions

If you have naturally curly hair, simply tie the top half of your hair in a loose ponytail and you are ready for any event!

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3. Little Fishtail

Make a small fishtail braid from a section of hair, for a look that says “I definitely woke up on time this morning”, even if you didn’t.

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4. Double rope easy hairstyles for long hair

Make the sections of hair on your temples into thin rope braids and wrap them around the base of a ponytail. Done in under 10 minutes!

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5. Bow tie

This style might take some practice, but once you get the hang of it, it’s a fun and cute do!

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6. Little knots

When it comes to these hairstyles, less is more. Separate a small section of hair and create this row of knots. Four are more than enough!

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7. Well begun is half done

Start a French braid for the top half of your hair, then continue it in a simple braid. If you want, you can accessorize with more small braids, but once the big one is done, you are ready!

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8. Easy twisted hairstyles for long hair

Twist four strands of hair from the sides around your fingers. Don’t worry about loose hairs or even strands. Simply tie them together and you’re done!

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9. French fish

Start a loose French braided fishtail and when you get to about half-way down your hair length, tie it off.

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10. Weave it

Take the sides of your hair and loop one around the other a couple of times. It should hold on its own, no hair ties needed. Don’t try this if you have curly hair, though, because it can get very tangled.

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11. THE easy hairstyles for long hair

Take advantage of your naturally wavy hair, comb through it and you’re done! Or you could sleep with your hair in a bun to get the same effect.

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12. Ready for school

Braid the hair on the sides of the head, bring them back, and tie them together. The rest can be left loose for cute, easy hairstyles for long hair.

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13. Rock it

Straight hair works great completely loose as well! Brush and go, show off your locks!

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14. DIY hairband

Braid a single thin brand behind your right ear, tie it off, then bring it across your head and pin it behind your left ear, or as far back as it will go. Fluff it up or leave it as it is.

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15. Lazy curls easy hairstyles for long hair

Use your hair color to your advantage. Pair a gray hair color with just a few curls to create this quick style. It shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes!

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16. Color waves

Curls in different colors blend great with fully loose hair. You don’t even have to bother curling more than the outer layer because it will draw all the attention.

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17. The half-bun

Pile the hair that falls in your eyes in a bun and let the rest flow free!

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Braided Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair

If you want your hair out of the way but you are short on time, have a go at one of these braided hairstyles. They will be done in 10 to 15 minutes with a little practice.

18. Chunky French braid

French braids are a favorite of mine because they are so versatile. They can be both relaxed and put-together, depending on the style. Make a chunky one in a few minutes and you are done for the day!

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19. Wrap-around

Start low behind one ear and braid around your head. On the underside, you can French braid if you think your hair isn’t long enough, but waist-length hair will carry this style with a simple braid.

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20. Simple Dutch braid

This is the counterpart of the chunky French braid above and it uses the same principle: add a lot of hair a few times. The result is this great fall hairstyle.

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21. Ribbon weave easy hairstyles for long hair

Split your hair into three parts and braid the sides. Once the sections meet, tie a ribbon around one braid and go in an over-under-over-around-under-over-under-around pattern to create this weave. Tie the end after a few passes.

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22. Faux French

Tie small sections of hair one on top of the other and secure the ends. For more blue hairstyles ideas, check out this post here.

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23. Bubble ties

Combine two small braids with a ponytail you tie at regular intervals.

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24. Easy ponytail hairstyles for long hair

Accessorize a ponytail with strands of your own hair by wrapping them around the base of the tail.

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25. Extreme bubble ponytail

When you have hair this thick, you need to up your game for any style you do. In this case, she used scrunchies to tie her hair at regular intervals.

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26. Spiderweb

This is an easy hairstyle for long hair to do at home and prepare for Halloween as well. Section off seven strands and wrap a black string around them. Then tie them all together with the rest of the hair and wrap that as well.

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27. Bangs bun

French braid your bangs out of the way and gather the ends of the braid in a top bun. Brush out the rest of the hair and ta-dah! You’re ready!

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28. Easy scarf hairstyles for long hair

Split your hair into two sections and wrap the middle of a scarf around the base. Make a four-strand braid, keeping the scarf in the middle. It takes a few minutes to make, but looks stylish and organized!

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29. Leftover braids

This is an easy tip to cheat your way out of doing your hair in the morning. Braid it in tight Dutch braids in the evening. The next day, just undo the braids up to where they lift from the head and tie them. The part that is close to your head should keep overnight.

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30. I woke up like this

Save yourself time every morning by keeping your hair in a protective hairstyle. Then you are always ready to go, no styling needed!

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31. Right across

Start braiding on one side and make a loose French braid across, in a straight line, as much as possible. It can take a few tries to get right the first few times, so practice in advance, but once you get used to making this style, it is an elegant and efficient way of doing your hair!

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32. Faux Dutch

Like the faux-French braid above, this style looks fancy but is very easy to make. The principle is the same, you tie small sections of hair in a repetitive pattern.

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33. Classic and easy hairstyles for long hair

The classic two French braids style is a safe bet for those mornings when your hair refuses to cooperate in any way. It takes 10 minutes to do and it will keep the hair tame and out of your face the whole day!

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34. Simple braid

You can’t go wrong with a single three-strand braid. This timeless style has been my personal go-to for years for the days when neither time nor my hair was on my side.

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Easy Updo Hairstyles For Long Hair

Sometimes your hair needs to be kept out of the way and tucked together. Whether you want or need to protect it, or you just want it very clean out of the way, a fast and stable updo is your friend.

35. A simple wrap

Cover your hair with a fancy scarf and forget about brushing or styling it. Ready in five minutes, lasts the whole day, and looks great!

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36. Pineapple bun

Natural hair is difficult to make in any style if it doesn’t want to cooperate. Pull it all in a bun on top of your head for an effortless, classy look!

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37. Double bun easy hairstyles for long hair

Pull your hair in these two rolls on the crown of your head for a cute hairstyle for long hair. Accessorize with braids if you want.

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38. Donut bun

This classic hairstyle is stable and elegant, and it takes a few minutes to make. Pull your hair in a ponytail, twist it tightly and wrap it around itself. Secure in place with hairpins or a hair needle. Or both.

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39. Two twists

Bring your hair together for a bun, but first, twist the sides separately to add some volume to the base of your neck. This style is great for curly hair and you can take advantage of the occasionally escaped strand to create a relaxed look.

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40. Scarf bun easy hairstyles for long hair

Start with a ponytail. Tie a scarf to the base of the ponytail, then bring the rest of the hair close to the head. Use the scarf to secure it in place.

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41. Knot

Start as you would any bun, with all the hair twisted together. Make a knot using your hand as a guide. Then wrap the remaining hair around the base of the bun. secure with pins and decorate.

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42. Easy ballerina hairstyles for long hair

Start by making all your hair into a twisted-two strand rope braid. Tie it as close to the end as possible, then wrap it around itself. The result seems a complex weave, but it’s a ten-minute style.

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43. Make it or break it details

Accessorize a messy top bun with a scarf for a look that goes from “I woke up 10 minutes ago” to “I had a great morning” in a heartbeat.

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44. Donuts?

This is the same basic idea as the easy hairstyles for long hair from above, except this time you use a scarf to secure the hair around a bun donut. Just don’t go biting into this one!

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45. Wrap 2.0

This is a more complex wrap to do, but with practice, you will be able to do it with any scarf, even before your first sip of coffee.

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46. Quick and easy hairstyles for long hair

Start with a basic low bun, and leave a few strands out. Symmetrical if you can, but it doesn’t matter that much. Pin in place, then twist the extra strands and wrap them around the bun. More pins, an accessory or two, and you’re done!

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47. Folded ponytail

Scarves are versatile and your best friends. Make a ponytail, tie a scarf to the end of it, then fold the ponytail in half. Tie the scarf to the base of the ponytail as well and you have a fun and relaxed urban hairstyle!

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48. Very long hair tuck

Often very long hair needs to be kept out of the way. Make two simple braids and twist them around each other, then secure them in place with two hair needles, elastics, pins, or any other method you prefer.

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49. Fairy bun

Use the same technique described for picture 14 and pair it with a bun. This is one of the great easy hairstyles for long hair you can do at home!

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50. 2 in 1 easy hairstyles for long hair

Transform a simple braid in a bun and back with a simple hair needle. Or a pencil, marker, or any clean, straight stick available. Just twist it around itself and pin!

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Bonus

51. Easy Viking inspired hairstyles for long hair

Gloria was once again kind enough to let me experiment on her hair and the result is this stiff and neat Viking inspired woven French style braid.

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Final Thoughts

All the instructions are simply guidelines, you know your hair best. I hope these ideas for easy hairstyles for long hair helped you out of a tight spot! Let me know what is your go-to hairstyle when you’re short on time and which one of these you will try in the comments below!



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