We’ve all done it: You wake up *way* too early to achieve that glorious work-to-date-night ‘do. And while sometimes it’s worth it to take that extra hour (or two) perfecting a red carpet-worthy look, let’s take a step back and embrace another way. It’s 2016 after all, and we’re living in the era of the lazy-girl hair trend; #wokeuplikethis style is alive and well. So go ahead and hit the snooze button and get ready to fall in love with these 11 beautifully messy buns that are as effortless as they look.


1. Wrap Bun: Channel your inner 60’s babe with a messy bun fit for Megan Draper. Add a printed wrap to that just-rolled-out-of-bed bun to bring the look a bit more style while still flaunting that effortless aura. (via @taylorlashae)


2. Curly Bun: Straight-haired girls don’t get all the fun. Show off those curls — in the laziest way ever! — with this simple, voluminous bun perfect for transitioning from the office to date night. (via Once Wed)


3. Wedding Bun: While weddings are, you know, pretty important events, that doesn’t mean you can’t still rock a low-maintenance ‘do. Get a bohemian look with this casual yet elegant bun accented with delicate gold detailing. (via Greg Finck / Style Me Pretty)

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4. Under Bun: For the lazy girl with a bit of an edge, this sleek undercut style proves that not all buns are created equal. (via @thecutlife)


5. Floral Bun: If you’re anything like us, you’ve got a lot of weddings on your 2016 calendar. And while we love supporting our friends on their big day, that doesn’t mean we’re ready to spend hours on our hair. Vibrant flowers will give your bun a festive touch without going overboard. (via Treasures & Travels)


6. Origami Bun: For the girl looking to get crafty with her lazy-day ‘do, this aptly named bun involves folding your ponytail over itself several times. The result is as cute as any professionally styled look. (via Brit + Co)


7. Side Swept Bun: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a soft messy bun. This one proves messy can be so romantic. (via Refinery 29)


8. Pinned Half Knot: While the half knot already boasts that too-cool-to-care vibe, this crazy easy bun kicks things up a notch. Toss out your hair ties and opt for a pin for your next half-knot style. (via Treasures & Travels)

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9. Barrette Bun: Just ’cause a style is easy doesn’t mean it can’t look fancy. Add a gold clip to that sexy-sloppy mane to instantly elevate your look. (via The Beauty Department)


10. Messy Pony Bun: Bring some romance to your next pony bun with this ethereal take on the effortless trend. The light, face-framing wisps bring softness to this wonderfully haphazard look. (via Camilla Pihl)


11. Low Fan: Add a bit more bounce to your run-of-the-mill bun. Create this look by fanning out your low knot to give your hair a little extra texture. (via Byrdie)

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