There isn’t a complicated braid in sight!
In fact, we’re not even remotely ashamed to admit that more often than not our daily hairstyle is nothing more than a simple ponytail. And as it turns out, we’re not alone when it comes to our love for a simple ‘do, as the latest hairstyle taking the Internet by storm comes in the form of the octopus bun.
The octopus bun is really just another term for the standard messy bun you throw your hair into the second you get home, except it requires leaving the tail strands sticking out of the elastic. For the perfect ‘tentacle’ effect, the ends of your hair should be spread all around, surrounding the entirety of the bun.
While you can keep it simple and finish there, you can also elevate your octopus bun by adding a variety of different textures to the ends. For instance, they can be curled, styled super straight or even crimped for a unique effect that will look a lot more complicated than it actually is.
If the octopus bun isn’t for you, then check out Pinterest’s top three hair trends for 2017.
Do you have another no-fuss hairstyle that you’re obsessed with? If so, let us know in the comments below.
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Kate started working for BEAUTYcrew in early 2016, first as a contributor, and was then named Beauty Writer in 2017. She loves picking the brains of the industry's top experts to get to the bottom of beauty's toughest questions. Bronze eyeshadow palettes are her weakness and she's forever on the hunt for the perfect nude nail polish to suit her fair skin. Her words can also be found in Men's Health magazine, and she now works in PR.