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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Subtle Waves and a Center Part

Remember not too long ago when off-center parts were the way to go? Well, now you don’t have to force your hair to part where it doesn’t naturally want to go. To get this style, sleep with it wet, use a large curling iron, or use a product that enhances beach waves. The important thing here is to make it look like you didn’t try too hard!

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