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25 Five-Minute Or Less Hairstyles That Will Save You From Busy Mornings

25 Five-Minute Or Less Hairstyles That Will Save You From Busy Mornings

This step-by-step guide to five-minute or less hairstyles can help you make more of your busy mornings.

1. Knot Your Average Pony

 

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     Follow complete instructions here.

    2. Bind Hair With Stylish Scarf

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      Get complete directions here. You can find pretty and affordable scarves on eBay or in your local stores.

      3. Milkmaid Braid

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        Braid two sections of your hair then place your left braid over your head and secure the edge to the right side of your head with bobby pins.  Do the same on your right braid.

        4. Super Long Ponytail

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          Get the secret trick by following the instructions.

          5. Tie Back

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            Part your hair from the center of your forehead. Roll the right section towards the back of your head then secure with bobby pins. Do the same on the left section.

            6. Criss-Cross Bun

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              Roll upper half of your hair into a bun. Divide lower hair into two. Cross the right part under the bun and wrap the hair around it.  Do the same with the left part.

              7. Criss-Cross Half-Up Hair

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                Take the top part of your hair, twist and secure with bobby pins at the top of your head. Take the left section over your ear and pull towards the top of your head and pin in place. Take the right part of your hair and pin it below the left part.

                8. Reverse Crown Braid

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                  Follow these easy instructions here.

                  9. Braid Bun Bang

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                    Leave a small section of your tied hair in the left side. Roll hair into a bun and pin in place. Braid the remaining hair and wrap the braid under the bun and pin.

                     10. Easy Twisty Bun

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                      Tie hair into two pony tails, braid them down to the tips and tie with transparent elastic band. Twist two braids together and secure edges with bobby pins to form a stylish bun.

                      11. Tuck and Cover

                       

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                        Watch the video tutorial for this hairstyle.

                        12. Simple Tie-Back

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                          Part your hair in the center of your forehead, twist each section and pin with pins in triangular position.

                          13. Four-Part Side Pony

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                            The full tutorial is available here.

                            14. Quick and Easy Updo

                             

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                              Braid ponytail and roll into a bun, then pin it. Pull the left section of loose strands towards the back and wrap them under the bun. Do the same on the other side.

                              15. Long Mane Ponytail

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                                See the instructions here.

                                16. Back-Braided Crown

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                                  Braid your hair into two and tie it with an elastic band. Pull the left braid over your head and pin the edge on the other side of your head. Do the same with your other braid.

                                  17. Messy Ponytail

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                                    Follow these step-by-step instructions.

                                    18. Low Knot

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                                      Take two sections of hair and tie them together. Tie again. Tuck one section into the upper part of the knot and the other one under the knot.

                                      19. Twisted Bangs

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                                        Twist a small section of bangs backwards and pin them on the other side of your head. Take another section from directly under the first one, then twist and pin it over the first twist.

                                        20. Flirty Flick

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                                          Take a small section of hair on either side, clamp them with iron plates, glide iron down the hair and twist outward before reaching the ends to create a flick.

                                          21. Pigtails Without A Part

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                                            Read the instructions here.

                                            22. Kinky Hair Solution

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                                              Tutorials are available here.

                                              23. Celebrity-Style Bob

                                                

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                                                Apply leave-in conditioner to hair,  then comb and blow dry it. Brush fringe and apply heat-protectant spray. Flat iron strands with a little bend. Apply styling cream.

                                                24. Loop Ponytail

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                                                  Tieyour hair with elastic band. Insert the tied hair into the space between the head and the elastic band. Pull the tail downwards to tighten the loop.

                                                  25. Elegant Half Pull-Up

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                                                    Back comb the top part of your hair to create volume. Gather hair loosely from the front and sides towards the back of your head and hold in place with bobby pins.

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                                                    Last Updated on November 20, 2020

                                                    How to Type Faster: 12 Typing Tips and Techniques

                                                    How to Type Faster: 12 Typing Tips and Techniques

                                                    Do you know that being able to type faster makes you more productive? In fact, it’ll save you 21 days every year just by typing faster!

                                                    Many people look up to master typists and wish that they could handle a keyboard like they do. The truth is that none of them started that way, and they had to learn.

                                                    How can you learn how to type faster?

                                                    In this article, you’ll learn 12 useful fasting typing tips and techniques.

                                                    1. Improve Your Workspace

                                                    Many people believe that fast and correct typing will start when you can master the keyboard. However, the truth is that you will need to begin with getting a workspace that is clean, properly ventilated, and comfortable. Also, for optimal typing, you will need to get a table and not work with your laptop or computer on your lap.

                                                    If you will be working for an extended period, make sure that you’re comfortable.

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                                                    2. Fix Your Posture

                                                    If you want to type well, the correct posture will be seated, straight backed, and with your feet planted a little apart, flat on the ground. You wrists should also be positioned in such a way that your fingers can cover the keyboard. Tilt your head a bit as you can look at the screen properly as well.

                                                    Adjust your office chair so you’ll be able to easily play with the seat and get a proper posture[1].

                                                    Learn how to type faster with correct posture.

                                                      3. Hold Your Posture

                                                      It is also very important that you keep this position as you type. Ensure that your posture is good, and this way, you will be able to avoid getting aches on your wrists. These aches have a way of slowing you down and keeping you out of rhythm.

                                                      Keep your back and shoulders from hunching, and while relaxation should be your key goal as you work on, also be sure to stay upright.

                                                      4. Familiarize Yourself with the Keyboard

                                                      The keyboard is your tool here, so you will need to get to know it. Fortunately for you, most keyboards that you see will make use of the same layout; the QWERTY layout. It is called that because of the letters that make the top left corner. You’ll also find that a lot of keyboards have keys around these main ones that do several things.

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                                                      Here’s a nice video to help you familiarize yourself with the keyboard:

                                                      Work on memorizing the positions of the letter keys, as well as some of the most used punctuation marks. You will need to understand where they are without looking at the keyboard. This is the only way you can learn to type fast.

                                                      5. Close Your Eyes and Say the Keys out Loud as You Press Them

                                                      Another great way to get to know the positions of these letters is to look away from them and directly at the screen. Then, pronounce the keys as you press them and see if you’re correct. This step will go a long way in helping you to memorize the keys, and it can easily help you learn how to type faster.

                                                      6. Start Slowly With Touch-Typing

                                                      Improving your speed as you type is a matter of developing your muscle memory over time. However, the quickest way to master typing will be learning touch typing[2]. If this is your first time with touch typing, then you might spend a lot of time on this step. However, once you can type key combinations without looking at the keyboard layout, your speed will increase.

                                                      7. Don’t Look at Your Hands

                                                      The whole essence of this step is to keep you from looking at your keyboard as you type so that your fingers are made to learn how the keys work.

                                                      Again, you might find that your speed reduces when you begin, but just stick to it. Touch typing will help you to reach higher speeds and master it.

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                                                      8. Practice, Practice, Practice

                                                      Mastering the touch typing technique will prove to be a bit finicky, but once your posture is up and you get your fingers where they should be, you can only improve by practicing.

                                                      Spare some time on a daily basis to practice and master both accuracy and speed. With continuous practice, you will also notice that you make fewer errors with time.

                                                      9. Check out Some Online Typing Games

                                                      There are also some websites that can help you with your practicing. They score you and record your words per minute, so you can try improving your record and competing with others as well. Here are some of the best sites:

                                                      10. Dictation Practice

                                                      If you don’t know what you can write, another alternative to getting good practice is to listen to something and try to type as you hear the words. There is no limit to the kind of things you can write, and you can even make the practice process more fun.

                                                      Get an e-book, an online lecture, or listen to a TV show or talk show.

                                                      11. Monitor Your Progress

                                                      Ensure that you keep track of the progress you make as you go on. However, it is important that you don’t get obsessed with how many words you are able to type in a minute. Rather, ensure that you stay comfortable while you’re practicing. With time, your words per minute will increase, and you’ll be able to clock up some high numbers.

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                                                      12. Get Some Formal Training

                                                      There are many specially designed courses and typing lessons that will boost your abilities. If you’re willing to improve your skill, get any of these and see how well they work for you:

                                                      The Bottom Line

                                                      Typing is a skill that takes time to develop, but with practice and dedication, you can learn how to get faster at typing and improve your productivity on a day-to-day basis.

                                                      One day, you may even improve your typing so much that you reach 40 wpm!

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                                                      Reference

                                                      [1] Well: Working WELL anywhere
                                                      [2] Techopedia: Touch Typing

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