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Hair Tutorial! The No-Wash Topknot For Busy Mornings (Video)

No time to wash your hair? The topknot is a fail-safe, stylish answer for hectic mornings, plus it keeps hair out of your eyes and can be dressed up or down. Here’s how.


Start with a ponytail

Pull your hair into a high ponytail and secure in place just above your crown with a hairband. We love Invisibobble Traceless Hair Ring (£3.75, for keeping hair in place, without slipping.

Brush in volume

Lightly back-brush the lengths of your ponytail to add texture and volume to your topknot. A Mason Pearson brush (£36.19, is perfect for this, or a flat paddle brush. 

Wrap and pin

Twist lengths around the elastic and either secure the knot with another hairband or pin with kirby grips (try Hair Grips, £2.09, to hold in place. 

Mess it up

Gently loosen the knot to give a lived-in feel and spray with hairspray (we love Pantene Ultra Strong Hold Hairspray, £2.78, for all day hold.

What are your fast hair solutions for busy mornings? Let us know in the comment box below

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