7 Celeb-Approved Ways to Wear Your Hair While Travelling
Since their jobs require them to constantly criss-cross the globe—yet always look camera-ready, fairly or not—it only makes sense that the A-list crowd has the whole effortless-cool hair thing down. Which is why in spite of the current flurry of red carpets and fashion week front rows, we've found ourselves perusing snaps of our favourite influencers when they're off-duty and on the go. With spring travel plans on the horizon, we could use some hair ideas that are low-key amazing, emphasis on the low-key.
And these styles ought to do it, whether your agenda involves a 5am flight or a 5-day road trip. Keep reading for seven hair ideas that will get you where you're going, gorgeously.
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As Chiara Ferragni demonstrates, it's a show-stopping way to get the front sections of your hair out of your face—and it's deceptively easy. (So, a win-win-win.) Simply part your hair in the centre, grab a small front section of hair in the middle, and french (or dutch) braid it tightly along your part until you reach the back of the top of your head. Complete it as a regular braid, and secure.
Let's bring back this beloved '90s hair accessory, shall we? Try Scunci's Stretch Comb ($10), and play up cool-girl wet roots à la Taylor Hill with the help of a gel or pomade (which will help nix any flyaways to boot).
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And it looks so good with Zoe Kravitz's box braids. In fact, it's a great way to play up all kinds of thick hair textures while simultaneously keeping your strands out of your face, which is a non-negotiable whether you're stuck on a 10-hour car ride or traversing the security line.
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Let's forget that they're trendy for a moment and focus on the fact that they're gloriously convenient: A French or Dutch braid (or two, or several) keeps all your hair (even bangs!) out of your face for hours on end, plus they unravel into gorgeous waves once you've reached your destination.
When all else fails or you simply DGAF, make like Bella and just toss on a topper. Dad hats (the trendy label for plain baseball caps, as far as we can tell) are everywhere lately, and we've even noted the reemergence of the newsboy cap. (And definitely don't discount the classic beanie.)
Want more ideas? Check out our guide to aeroplane-specific hairstyles here.
And tell us: Any fun travel plans ahead? What's your favourite way to look comfy and cute during a long day of jet-setting?