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5-minute hairstyles for busy moms

Whitney Coy is a freelance writer and editor based in Columbus, OH, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She writes frequently for SheKnows, as well as several other websites. She writes on topics including parenting, trav...

Moms can look good, too!

We know you're busy, mama, but we guarantee you have time for these hairstyles.

Moms are super busy, but that's no reason to give up your good looks! These five-minutes hairstyles can be put together quick in the mornings, and you'll look like a rock star all day long. You go, mama!

The Beachwaver

The beachwaver

There's nothing like running errands and busing kids around while looking like you've been lounging on the beach! The Beachwaver is a hair tool that might look a little intimidating, but is really quite simple to use. In just a few minutes, you can go from flat, boring hair to fun, beachy waves. Stylist Sarah Potempa shows you how to create perfect beachy waves with this hand styling tool.

Learn how to use a Beachwaver >>

The top knot

The top knot

All you need is a hair wrap and an elastic tie to create the perfect top knot.

It's a great way to get your hair up and out of your face without falling back on a boring ponytail.

Stylist Sarah Potempa shows you how to complete this look in minutes.

Learn how to create the top knot >>

The pseudo bob

The pseudo bob

We all want a short and sassy look every now and then, but we're not all willing to chop off our locks to get it. Stylist David John shows you how to make you long hair look like a short bob — no scissors necessary! How fun is that?

Learn how to create the pseudo bob >>


The low, loose bun

The low, loose bun

The low, loose bun is perfect for a bad hair day (or those days when you just can't fit in a shampoo). It takes just minutes to put together, but looks like you spent hours in front of the mirror. Celebrity stylist David John shows you how to get the look. You won't believe how easy it is!

Learn how to create the low, loose bun >>


Tip: Simply pin this page to your start screen on your Windows Phone, and the next time you feel a bad hair day coming on, you’ve got style savers right at your fingertips!

Up next: A real mom test drives these styles >>

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