Whether you’re going from work to happy hour or from a day running errands to a night out on the town, there’s a good chance that you’ll want to update your look. Going from a day to a night hairstyle doesn’t have to mean spending an hour completely re-styling your hair! We’ve found five easy day to night hairstyles that will take your look from simple and sleek to fun and sassy in no time at all.
For your daytime style, wear your hair in a simple low or side ponytail. You can style the pony any way you’d like – straight, wavy, or curly. Before heading to dinner and drinks with your girlfriends, take a few short minutes to liven up your ‘do. First, loosely braid all of the hair in your ponytail and secure it with an elastic hair tie. If you’d like a more relaxed look, you can lightly pull pieces of the braid apart with your fingers to loosen it. Once your braid is as loose and textured as you’d like, wrap it around the base of your ponytail to create a bun. Secure it with pins, spray with a light hairspray, such as CIBU’s Pho Finish®, and you’re ready to go!
Both classic and simple, the French braid is the perfect hairstyle for a daytime look. Braided styles are incredibly popular this fall, so you’ll look chic and pulled together no matter what your daytime plans may be. Want to make it a little more unique? Add a feminine clip or pin to dress it up, or loosen the braids for a messier, more casual look. Once they day fades into night, unbraid your hair and comb through it lightly with your fingers. Finally, add a to
uch of Redken’s Glass 01 Smoothing Serum to add shine and smooth fly-aways. Now you’re ready to go where the night takes you with a head full of gorgeous, tousled waves. No beach needed!
High Ponytail to Sleek Bun
Nothing says “pulled together” like a sleek, high ponytail. To create this style, gather your hair and pull it into a ponytail at the crown of your head – the higher, the better! Secure it with an elastic and spray with a strong hold hairspray that adds shine and protects hair from the sun, like Paul Mitchell’s Super Clean Extra® Finishing Spray. For an added touch, take a small section of hair from the bottom of your ponytail, wrap it around the hair elastic, and pin it in place. In less than five minutes, you’ll look powerful, sleek, and sassy. When someone asks you to dinner or drinks with little time to spare, you can change up your look at a moment’s notice. Simply wrap your hair around the base of your ponytail and pin it in place to create a sleek and fashionable high bun. Add a bit more hairspray to hold everything in place, and you’re ready for dinner, drinks, dancing, and more!
Sleek and Straight to Textured and Playful
Whether you’re spending your day at work, school, running errands, or just relaxing, sleek, straight hair is a great go-to look. Simply blow dry or straighten your hair in the morning (or touch up your look from the night before), and you’re ready to go where the day takes you. Do your evening plans call for an edgier look? Grab a texturizing product, like Redken’s Wax Blast 10 High Impact Finishing Spray Wax, and spray it through sections of your hair. Finish by tousling your hair with your fingers to create a sexy, messy style that goes perfectly with a dramatic smoky eye or bold lip.
What’s your go-to style for day-to-night wear? Share it with us in the comments!