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

Illustrated by Elysia Berman
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.

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