Great hair days are hard to come by — then, add in a dripping sky and “can’t breathe” humidity and most of us just throw up our hands and flaunt our frizz for the day. Why bother, right? Rainy days = sucky hair. It’s a law of beauty. Well, take this, Mother Nature: 17 totally awesome hair tutorials that are the key to having luscious locks no matter the forecast. This has been a report from your local hair-saver station.

1. Lace Braid: This gorgeous braid looks complicated, right? Wrong. This rainy day look can be accomplished in as little as six steps! For reals. (via Bobby Glam)

2. Deconstructed Ponytail: Ponytails and buns are pretty much every girl’s go-to on a rainy day, but that gets old fast. Amp up your average pony with this chic deconstructed style. (via Wit + Delight)

3. Headband Tuck: We love this fab updo for two reasons: 1) It’s super easy to do yourself. 2) It’s got boho-glam written all over it. (via Treasures + Travels)

4. Drape French Braid: Don’t be afraid to let your hair down. Even when there is a torrential downpour going on outside, you can let your locks flow, thanks to this polished (and frizz-reducing) drape braid. (via The Shine Project)

5. Mad Men Updo: Peggy will have nothing on you when you step out in this retro-inspired updo. (via Brit + Co)

6. Half-Up Braided Crown: This easy-peasy braid is a perfect way to jazz up your rainy day waves. (via A Cup of Jo)

7. Simple Gibson Tuck: “It’s raining outside? Oh, we didn’t notice. We were too busy fawning over your totally fab ‘do.” That’s the conversation that might occur when you don this gorg gibson tuck. (via Sara Lynn Paige)

8. Waves + Hat: In a hurry? No problem — simply smooth down your hair with a de-frizz gel and throw on a cute hat. (via Brit + Co)

9. Braided Bun: Braids are pretty much the best thing since, well… anything really. So, it’s simple… rocking this prettier-than-pretty braid bun will be the best decision you make all (rainy) day long. (via ModCloth)

10. Headband Hair Pile: Got a head full of crazy curls that go even more cray when it’s wet outside? Allow us to introduce you to the perfect hairstyle for taming your locks when the humidity is sky high. (via Refinery29)

11. Fishtail Braid: Rain, rain, go away… actually, we’d rock this braid any day! (via Brit + Co)

12. Sleek Top Knot: Rain or shine, you can never go wrong with a super sleek top knot. (via Ma Nouvelle Mode)

13. Romantic Twist Updo: With this romantic-inspired updo you can control your mane and look good while doing it. Talk about an awesome way to start off a less-than-cheerful rain-filled morning. (via Brit + Co)

14. Delicate Crown Braid: Effortless, fun and totally adorbs. What’s not to love about this presh braided style? (via Total Beauty)

15. Messy French Twist: French twists are no easy feat, especially when you’re in the midst of your morning rush. But, if you’re okay with rocking the messy version, this is an excellent hairstyle to pull out on dreaded rainy days. (via Once Wed)

16. Boho Crown Braid: If you haven’t noticed yet, braids are pretty much your hair’s white knight — there to save you when the big, black clouds attack. (via Little Miss Momma)

17. Braided Bow Bun: Whether it’s Gaga to Momma Nature, refusing to bow down to the bow is out of the question. (via Brit + Co)

So, darlings, which hairstyle will you pull off the next time it pours? We’re dying to hear your favorites