9 Cool Girl Messy Hairstyles To Rock

We've all seen her: the effortlessly chic girl, looking absolutely fabulous (like, runway ready) walking down the street in a t-shirt, sneakers and perfectly messed up hair. How does she do it? How does she look so cute while looking like she didn't spend more than five minutes throwing her hair into a artfully disheveled up-do?

Well, the truth is, there's a certain art to having wonderfully-messy hair. It doesn't have to take a ton of time, but you too can be that girl, with only a few tricks. And to help you get started, we've found some of the best messy hair tutorials on the interwebs. Take a look.


The Undone Ponytail

Amp up your everyday ponytail with a few simple tricks.

Try: Batiste Clean and Classic Dry Shampoo, $8.99, Amazon; Phillips Teasing Brush, $6.25, Amazon


The Classic Messy Bun

It takes hard work to make a messy bun look this cute.

Try: Vidal Sassoon Bobby Pins, $2.69, Amazon


The Fishtail Braid

Switch up your weekday hair routine with an adorable fishtail braid.

Try: Free Your Mane Reviving Spray, $22.95, Amazon; Gold Magic Clear Elastic Braiding Bands, $4.59, Amazon

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The Twisted Crown Braid

Date night? Try out this romantic twisted crown braid.


The Messy Bob

The perfect messy curls for your short ‘do.

Try: Eva NYC Up All Night Volumizing Spray, $12, Amazon; ghd Classic 1-Inch Styler, $129, Amazon


The Dishelved Hair Crown

Every queen needs a (hair) crown.


The Beach Waves Look

Let out your inner surfer girl with some killer beach waves.

Try: Kenra Extra Volume Mousse, $12.19, Amazon; Infiniti Pro by Conair Ceramic 1-Inch Flat Iron, $35, Amazon


The Messy Low Pony

Disheveled hair can still be chic. Just look at this look at this adorable low pony.

Try: Conair Pro Ceramic Curling Wand, $17.99, Amazon


The Casual Low Bun

Looks effortlessly professional. Take a look at the many variations of the low bun.