Ever since I cut my long, long hair just after my wedding, I’ve wanted it back. So, for three years I’ve grown my hair back to its original long locks, and I’m so excited that it’s finally the length I want it to be. Long hair is especially fun because there are so many styles you can create with it. The possibilities are truly endless. Of course, long locks have downsides, too, namely that longer hairstyles tend to add more time to your morning routine. However, it almost always pays off when you look gorgeous all day long. Of course, not all long styles have to be time-consuming. Here are five ways to beautifully style long hair in a short amount of time:

Long Hair Styles Tips

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Casual Side Braid

For this style, gather your hair to one side and begin French braiding from the scalp. Don’t worry about a nice, perfect braid; it’s all about being carefree. Also, you don’t have to have bangs to pull this off, but it would add a bit of style to have a few pieces of hair to frame your face.

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