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Easy No Heat Hairstyles For Fall & Winter

Sep 9, 2020

Since most of us have been working from home all summer, and it looks like we’re going to continue to do that at least for the upcoming fall and winter, we wanted to update our no heat summer hairstyles guide with more quick and easy no heat hairstyles that not only take just a few minutes in the morning to do but also save our tresses from all the negative aftereffects of constantly using hot tools.

Here are some of the ways you can look different every day of the week, regardless of your hair type, with little to no effort.

Make use of pins and ribbons



While all of us already use pins nearly every day, we tend to do so on overly complex hairstyles. So why not take a more minimalist approach? Just accentuating our hair with anything from simple bobby pins to beautiful barrettes to claw clips can dramatically change the way we look.


In the morning, just use a bit of My Hair. My Canvas. Another Day Dry Shampoo to add some texture and try to simply pin your bangs to the side. Alternatively, pull back half of your hair, separate it in two, twist together and then clip.

Another set of essential tools for cute no heat hairstyles is a good variety of ribbons. Make sure the ribbon of your choice compliments your outfit for the day and use it to tie up your hair in a ponytail to let it air dry and assume its natural texture.

Embrace quick top knots

Creating a top knot is one of the easy curly hairstyles no heat needed solutions, perfect for when your hair is a bit messy and you’re just about to do a grocery run or hop on a conference call.

You can either do a high or low top knot. Both styles would benefit from applying My Hair. My Canvas. Easy Does It Air-Dry Balm beforehand. For the high top knot, simply section your hair and twist it into a bun. Secure it with a hair tie and style with bobby pins to create the shape you want. To create a low top knot, similarly section some of your hair and put it in the pony-tail knot at the back.

Experiment with buns

For a simple, stay-at-home hairstyle, look no further than a banana bun. It’s one of those no heat hairstyles long hair is perfect for, and you can rock it even when your hair is still damp or unwashed.

To style a banana bun, gather your hair in a ponytail, twist it a few times to the left (feel free to loosen the twist if needed) and pin it in place. Twist and wrap the rest of the hair loosely, and pin it as well. Done!

Go for a twisted side braid

Another one of the no heat hairstyles long hair looks beautiful in is a side braid. So if you’re tired of always putting your hair in a ponytail, be sure to give this one a try — it’s much easier than it looks.

Start by shifting all your hair to one side and brushing it to get rid of any tangles. Split your hair in two, twist each side a few times, bring them together and repeat all the way to the end. Adjust and secure with pins.

Create cute pom poms

While working on putting together pom poms might seem a bit more difficult than other options in our list, it’s absolutely one of the best no heat hairstyles for short hair with lots of character.

Start by spraying a little bit of water in your hair, then do a straight part and brush thoroughly. Use Alterna’s Caviar Anti-Aging Professional Styling Working Hairspray to style your hair back and secure your pom poms with hair ties.

Dazzle with your sleek low ponytail

If you have coily hair, one of the best no heat hairstyles you can do is a sleek low ponytail, where you use a styling product to smooth out your hair at the top and add some texture at the back.

Make sure your hair is well-conditioned, create a straight part and brush both sides back, adding as much styling gel as needed. Wrap your head in a bandana and leave your hair to dry. If your hair is short, you can add some curly extensions, brush them thoroughly and secure them at the back with bobby pins as well.


There you go — a few ideas you can try today, from near-instant side-swept bangs to a bit more elaborate pom poms, to give you plenty of ways to express yourself without using any hot tools at all. We can see you looking great already!

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