Sometimes the best party or happy hour happens right after work after a long day in the office but getting ready for it can be a pain. You most likely don’t look as great as when the day started but aside from freshening up your makeup, your hair can really make a difference.
If you’re tight on time but want your hair to look good after that post-work get together, try out this braided top knot.

Here’s what you need to bring from home:

A brush
An elastic
Bobby pins

Now follow these steps:

Step 1. Create a high ponytail and secure with an elastic. This hairstyle looks best on second day hair but if that isn’t the case for you, spray in your favorite texturizing spray to achieve “dirtier” hair.

Step 2. Divide the ponytail in to three sections and create a French braid all the way down. To make it look a bit messier, separate the braid slightly.

Step 3. Wrap the braid around base and when you get to the end, tuck the remaining hair under the braid. Secure the knot all around with a few bobby pins.

Step 4. If you want more volume, pull the knot apart a bit. If you’re content with how it looks like, skip this step and just spray some hairspray.

To see a step by step tutorial, check out the video!
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