UPDATE: This story was originally published on April 10.
When it comes to taming our tresses, we usually like to leave the tough stuff to the professionals. It's not that we're lazy, per se, it's just that we can never seem to recreate the perfect beachy waves or fishtail braid quite like our favorite salon. But, in the name of DIY, we decided to get a top-notch lesson in spring's hottest trend: the messy updo. This casually chic look is our new go-to for everything from a hot date on an even hotter night, to all those outdoor weddings we've got on our cal. Watch below for our expert tutorial, and get ready to wow.