Two Minutes to Pretty Hair

If you have time to brush your teeth, you can do this little stylist trick. (Good on any hair: Short, long, curly, straight – whatever!)

Just twist and pin up one side. “It’s hot now!” says Nicholas Penna Jr., owner of Salon Capri in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts. His tips:

1. Prep the front. With dry hair, make a side part and work a little texturizer like L’Oreal Paris Studio Line Unkempt Out of Bed Texturizer ($5) into the front section (bangs, too).

2. Do the twist. (Or don’t and skip to step three!) Create a roll by twisting the front section back and away from your face. “The tighter your twist, the more retro it will look”, says Penna. Keep it loose for a more boho look like.

3. Pin it down. Slip a bobby pin into place, then lock it down by putting a second one through your hair and over the first, creating an X. Spritz with hairspray to keep it all together.

Now Just Add Some Hair Jewelry

Slide one of these fancy numbers on top of the bobby pins and you’re good to go!

Jennifer Elizabeth comb, $28

Alex and Ani barrette, $28

Charlotte Russe bobby pin, $4

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