Lazy weekend days call for chillaxing on the couch, cuing up Netflix and sipping a cozy cocktail or two in the park — not spending hours in the bathroom wrestling with your hair dryer or flat iron. If you’re ready to ditch the heat and rock wet locks in style, these 15 fresh ideas offer the perfect solution. Quick, simple and totally chic, they’ll have you looking fab and feeling cool straight through Labor Day.

DIY Bandana Updo

1. DIY Bandana + Knotty Updo: Dash out the door in no time with the help of our easy-peasy tutorial. The two-way twisted bun and cute headband mean you’re in for a super stylish weekend. (via Brit + Co)

Chain Link Chignon

2. Chain-Link Chignon: Keep things cool and casual with this unique twist on the classic chignon. Aren’t those loops absolutely adorable? (via Refinery29)

Knotted Half Fishtail

3. Knotted Half Fishtail: For a fishtail-inspired look in half the time, braid partway down your pony, and then tie it off and get right back to relaxing with a good book or whatever else your lazy day brings. (via Refinery29)

Fabric Rag Waves

4. Fabric-Rag Waves: Who knew you could use fabric pieces to create killer waves? Follow our tutorial to snag the style in four fast steps. (via Brit + Co)

Fishtail Bun

5. Fishtail Bun: Fishtail fans are sure to adore this beautiful braid-turned-bun that delivers a non-traditional look and tons of texture. (via Hair Romance)

Side Twists + Chevron Pins

6. Side Twists + Chevron Pins: Your swimsuit and beach towel aren’t the only places to show off some spiffy chevrons. You can easily mimic the look with bobby pins and a sleek side-twist updo. (via Brit + Co)


7. Rope Braid: Despite her name, sometimes a #lazygirl has got to work out. Whether you’re gearing up for Soul Cycle or an hour at the climbing gym, this braid will keep your strands out of your way and looking stylish. (via Brit + Co)

Classic Braid

8. Classic Braid: When time is tight, you can never go wrong by rocking a classic braid. Along with helping keep wet hair off your face, plaited locks guarantee a stunning cascade of waves later on. (via

Low Twist Buns

9. Low Twist Buns: Twist, pin and multiply by three to create one of the cutest wet hairstyles we’ve ever laid eyes on. (via Hair Romance)

Metallic Braid Band

10. Metallic Braid Band: Skip the standard cloth headband and use metallic bobby pins to dress up your air-drying ‘do. They look especially marvelous tucked inside a small accent braid like this one. (via Brit + Co)

Low Roll + Flower Accent

11. Low Roll + Flower Accent: Beach vacay on the horizon? A low hair roll and flower accessory (real or clip-on) are just right for kicking it in the tropics. (via Hair Romance)

Swooping Bun

12. Swooping Bun: An easy fix for wet hair during the summer months, this swooping bun would also make for an elegant bridal updo any time of year. (via Refinery29)

Fishtail Pony

13. Fishtail Pony: Part ponytail and part fishtail braid, this look combines two spectacular styles. Try it yourself for a backyard BBQ or picnic. (via Hair Romance)

Bun Ladder

14. Bun Ladder: Hit snooze one too many times? A sophisticated series of mini buns will have you office-ready in a flash. (via Refinery29)

Side Fishtail

15. Twisted Side Fishtail: This elaborate-looking ‘do is really just a side braid that’s been twisted up in the middle. It’s a relaxed choice following your favorite midday workout class. (via Refinery29)

What’s your favorite no-heat hairstyle? Share some cool inspiration below.