If you’re perpetually running late in the mornings like we are, and you need quick and simple 5-minute hairstyles for school, these step-by-step tutorials will inspire you! Whether you have short hair, medium hair, or long hair, thick or thin hair, straight or wavy hair, these hairstyles are super easy to recreate and work best on second- and third-day hair. They will help simplify your morning routine while still allowing you to look and feel your best every. single. day.
5-Minute Hairstyles for School: 23 Looks for Short Hair
10 Easy Hairstyle for Short Hair | Chloe Brown
If you have a bob or lob and want to add a little style to your locks and keep it out of your face, this collection of 5-minute hairstyles for school is for you! All you need are clear elastics, bobby pins, and a comb. These hairstyles for short hair are simple and oh so cute!
10 Easy Hairstyles for SHORT Hair | Fabulous Hannah
If you’re looking for 5-minute hairstyles for school that work with shoulder-length hair, Hannah walks you through 10 simple styles in this tutorial. They are all super easy to recreate, and she includes a great mix of casual looks and more put-together styles. You don’t need a lot of products to pull these off other than clear elastics, bobby pins, a comb, dry shampoo, and a heat protector spray. She also uses a flat iron and curling wand for some of the styles.
3 Super Cute Short Hairstyles | Milabu
Just like the tutorial above, this is a compilation of looks you can recreate in minutes, and they look great with straight or wavy hair. You’ll need clear elastics, and she introduced me to 2 other hair accessories I’m pretty excited about. She uses a bun fork to secure her messy top knot, and hair cuffs to hide her hair elastics. I think both accessories make her hairstyles pop!
5-Minute Hairstyles for School: 26 Looks for Medium Hair
10 Medium Length Hairstyles | Abby Smith
I love these 5-minute hairstyles for school! Abby starts with slightly wavy hair and incorporates braids into many of her looks. Her hairstyles are the perfect combination of casual and elegance all wrapped into one! These hairstyles work best on second- or third-day hair (or you can spray a little dry shampoo to give your hair some texture if it’s freshly washed), and all you’ll need are clear elastics and bobby pins. Oh, and if you’re interested in the hairstyle books she references in her tutorial, you can find them here:
The Ultimate Hairstyle Handbook
The New Braiding Handbook
10 Quick and Easy Hairstyles | Jordan Lipscombe
Again, these 5-minute hairstyles for school work best on second- or third-day hair, and they are more on the casual side, making them perfect for lazy weekends and holidays at home as well. These updos work on straight and wavy hair, and all you need are clear elastics and bobby pins to pull them off!
6 Cute Hairstyle Ideas for Short to Medium Hair | Katherine Rose
If you’re hair is in that in-between stage, where it isn’t really short, but it’s not exactly medium-length either, these styles are a great option to consider! They’re cute, stylish, and don’t take a lot of time to re-create. And since they work best on second-day hair, you’ll save a lot of time shampooing and blow-drying your hair to boot!
5-Minute Hairstyles for School: 30 Looks for Long Hair
10 Easy Heatless Back-to-School Hairstyles | Roxxsaurus
If you’re looking for 5-minute hairstyles for school that work with long hair, these ideas will not disappoint! They look fantastic with both straight and wavy hair, and all you need to recreate them is a paddle brush, scrunchie, clear elastics, bobby pins, and decorative hair clips to add a little style.
10 More Heatless Back-to-School Hairstyles | Roxxsaurus
After watching the tutorial above, I started snooping around on Raoxxsarus’ channel and found another compilation of 5-minute hairstyles for school and had to share them! I love how she combines casual looks with style, and these updos are so simple and classy.
Another 10 Heatless Back-to-School Hairstyles | Roxxsaurus
Yup. Roxxsaurus has a third compilation of 5-minute hairstyles for school and I love so many of them, I had to share this one too!
Whether you have short, medium-length, or long hair, this collection of 5-minute hairstyles for school will help you look and feel your best, even when you’re running late!