Easy Messy Twist Updo Hairstyle

When it comes to messy twisted updo hairstyles it doesn’t get easier than this one. This effortless modern romantic updo only takes two minutes to put up! How easy is that? When I’m running around with no extra time, I turn to this hairstyle. It is a lifesaver!
Messy Twist Updo Hairstyle
You Need: bobby pins  |  hairspray
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I am all about messy top knots, but, some days you need to feel a little more put together. Messy updos are the perfect solution for those days when your hair just won’t cooperate and you need to look a little less like you just rolled out of bed. We’ve all been there, am I right!?

Step 1. Start with clean, or lived in, iron curled hair. Rough up the curls with your fingers and apply hairspray to the roots for lift and texture.

Tip: if your hair is ‘lived in’ switch out the hairspray for dry shampoo.

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easy-messy-twisted-updo-hairstyle-the-nosh-life

Step 2. Pull hair up as though you are pulling it into a ponytail. Twist the ‘ponytail’ and pin the underneath with bobby pins – Allow the tail to cascade down.

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easy-messy-twisted-updo-hairstyle-the-nosh-life
easy-messy-twisted-updo-hairstyle-the-nosh-life

Step 3. Tuck and pin the ends of the tail with bobby pins.

Tip: this is where you can have a little fun. Grab pieces of the tail and pin them in different places to create texture. You can twist the ends before pinning for more visual interest!

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easy-messy-twisted-updo-hairstyle-the-nosh-life

Step 4. Spray, spray, spray! Spray hair generously with hairspray to lock in this style.

Tip: you can soften this hairstyle even more by pulling out wispy hairs near your ears. Or leave a portion of curled hair out in the front for a dramatic profile!

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easy-messy-twisted-updo-hairstyle-the-nosh-life

That’s all there is to it! This messy twist hairstyle is so simple. It is ideal for those days when you are short on time, but, you want to look put together. Add a shimmery beret to elevate this updo hairstyle, making it perfect for a night out or a holiday party!

Get social with it: If you enjoyed this easy messy twist hairstyle pin it, tweet it & facebook it! Whatever strikes your fancy 😉

What hairstyle is your lifesaver when you’re short on time? Have you tried a messy twist hairstyle like this? What is your go-to for dressing up a simple updo?


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