One-Minute Updos For When It's Too Hot To Function

At some point this summer — like the morning your air conditioner breaks or when you're ordering your second tequila soda at an overpacked bar — you're going to need to twist your hair up and off your neck. And somewhere between a frizzy sweaty bun and an overly complicated chignon are the 12 easy styles ahead.

Each of them takes one minute, minimal products, and works on all hair textures — whether your strands are dirty, oily, or still wet from the pool. Stop digging around your apartment for 100 spare bobby pins and check these alternatives out, ahead.

The fearless fauxhawk. It's wild enough for parties and chic enough for a daytime look. Basically, it's perfect.
Try the braided top knot for a playful update to this minimalist classic.
This sleek, slicked-back 'do is our new favorite easy summer style. It's great for anything from a pixie to a shoulder-length bob.
Hey curly girls, this one’s for you. Wrap two braided pigtails around each other, tuck them into each other with pins, and go.
A little zig, a little zag, and voilà, Though it looks complicated, these low, pigtail buns are actually easy to replicate.
Women with natural hair will love these Bantu knots when the heat index spikes.
For something that takes minimal effort, try this quick messy bun. A little extra twisting elevates it from the basic style.
We’re fangirling for this braided chignon. The best part? It has you covered for every summer dresscode, whether it’s daytime casual or cocktail.
A deep side part delivers an added dose of elegance. Tame the top with a little product to ensure it stays in place.
You’ve seen space buns everywhere — and there’s a reason why. There's functional, fun, and cool in more ways than one.
Another take on pigtails, this time lower with a sleek finish.
Swap your pony with a loop — even the girls at Chanel are doing it — and finish by hiding the band with a strand of hair.
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