7 Messy Hairstyles Every Girl Can Rock

7 Messy Hairstyles Every Girl Can Rock

These messy hairstyles will save you from a bad hair day.
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There's nothing worst than experiencing a bad hair day, (which I feel like is every day with my tame of curls), or trying to style your hair in a cute way only to have it become one major flop. I have naturally curly hair, and it's a pain in the butt to spend a good 40-45 minutes to either straighten or curl it with a curling wand only to have it become a big frizz-ball. Nowadays, it's easier to just put it in a messy bun and call it a day. But fear not, for I have compiled some of my favorite go-to cute, yet messy hairstyles I love to sport most of the time (more like all of the time, saves me the hassle).

1. Half-Up Pony

Okay, I'm not sure if this one technically counts as messy but I love being able to pull half my hair back and put it in a pony when on the go. And it's super cute and works for just about any occasion.

2. Classic Messy Bun

The messy bun, my all time favorite. I love the classic messy bun for many reasons. During my four years of high school, I would wake up ten minutes before having to leave because I am not an early riser so I became a pro at getting dressed in five to seven minutes and it was a lot quicker to throw my hair up instead of waking up earlier than I wanted to style my hair when I know it would be a mess by the end of the day.

3. Braids

I use to be crap at braiding my own hair but the past year I've found myself being able to perfect braids (only French braiding though, any other kind is a hot mess), and I love them so much. For my short hair girls, yes you can still rock any kind of braid(s) you desire. Quick tip if you do want to do the pigtail braids is when both are complete just combine the ends into a pony, works great and looks just as cute.

4. Messy Pony

Being able to quickly pull your back with a few loose strands serves as the most classic, yet laid back look. It also is the perfect solution for those days when you are running late and don't have time to mess with other easy hairstyles.

5. Half Up Half Down Bun

This style has become quite popular in the last year and I love it. It's one of my go-to's on those days where I want to wear my hair down but yet I still want feel like rocking a messy bun.

6. Bobby Pin Fix

Bobby Pins have saved me on numerous occasions when I can't find a single pony holder. You can do just about any quick hair style wit bobby pins, and it might be easier to use if you have shorter hair. All you have to do pull whatever amount of hair back you want out your face, pin it up and you're all set.

7. Head Band Up-Do

I came across this hairstyle one day while scrolling through Pinterest and I absolutely love it. All the material you need is a headband that is thick enough to hold your hair in the back and you're done. Simple and cute.

These styles can be a lifesaver on those bad hair days or when you are feeling lazy. And if you want to style them in a different way Pinterest will provide just about any style you are feeling.

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20 Small Tattoos With Big Meanings

Tattoos with meaning you can't deny.
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It's tough to find perfect tattoos with meaning.

You probably want something permanent on your body to mean something deeply, but how do you choose a tattoo that will still be significant in 5, 10, 15, or 50 years? Over time, tattoos have lost much of their stigma and many people consider them a form of art, but it's still possible to get a tattoo you regret.

So here are 20 tattoos you can't go wrong with. Each tattoo has its own unique meaning, but don't blame me if you still have to deal with questions that everyone with a tattoo is tired of hearing!

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1. A semi-colon indicates a pause in a sentence but does not end. Sometimes it seems like you may have stopped, but you choose to continue on.


2. "A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor."


3. Top symbol: unclosed delta symbol which represents open to change. Bottom symbol: strategy.


4. "There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls."


5. Viking symbol meaning "create your own reality."


6.Greek symbol of Inguz: where there's a will, there's a way.

7. Psalm 18:33 "He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he causes me to stand on the heights."


8. 'Ohm' tattoo that represents 4 different states of consciousness and a world of illusion: waking (jagrat), dreaming (swapna), deep sleep (sushupti), transcendental state (turiya) and world of illusion (maya)


9. Alchemy: symbolizes copper, means love, balance, feminine beauty and artistic creativity.


10. The Greek word “Meraki" means to do something with soul, passion, love and creativity or to put yourself in to whatever you do.


11. Malin (Skövde, Sweden) – you have to face setbacks to be able to go forward.

12. Symbol meaning "thief" from the Hobbit. It was the rune Gandalf etched into Bilbo's door so the dwarves could find his house.


13. “Lux in tenebris" means “light in darkness."

14. Anchor Tattoo: symbolizing strength & stability, something (or someone) who holds you in place, and provides you the strength to hold on no matter how rough things get.

15."Ad Maiora" is translated literally as “Towards greater things." It is a formula of greeting used to wish more success in life, career or love.


16. A glyphs means “explore." It was meant as a reminder for me to never stop exploring.

17. "Aut inveniam viam aut faciam," meaning roughly, "Either I shall find a way, or I will make one."


18. Lotus Flower. It grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower's first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment.

19. The zen (or ensō) circle to me represents enlightenment, the universe & the strength we all have inside of us.

20. Two meanings. The moon affirms life. It looks as if it is constantly changing. Can reminds us of the inconsistency of life. It is also symbolizes the continuous circular nature of time and even karma.


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Dying My Hair Pink Was One Of My Finer Decisions

I've always admired girls who were bold enough to dye their hair a bright color, but I never imagined I'd be the one doing it.

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When I was younger, I never thought I would be someone who is bold enough to dye their hair a bright color. I also never really thought I'd dye my hair ever. Yet, here I am with pink hair and loving every second of it. I've always admired girls that were bold enough to dye their hair a bright color, but I never imagined I'd be the one doing it.

I'm way more adventurous than I used to be, though. I recently chopped my hair and bleached it blonde. I've been trying to change my hair more often and figure out the hairstyle I REALLY want. Currently, I'm very satisfied with my current hairstyle and color! I actually love how people look at me more with my pink hair than they did with my brown or blonde hair. It grabs attention and is a conversation starter! I've gone to parties where I didn't really know anyone and someone has complimented my hair and then we end up talking the rest of the night.

An important thing to note is my favorite clothing items look entirely different with my pink hair! It spiced up my entire wardrobe by giving a fresh look to all my outfits. Plus, I wear a lot of all black outfits, and the pink hair stands out amazingly every time I do. It's a beautiful pop of color and makes my outfits look FIRE.


So far, the only negatives have been every white item of clothing I have is gently pink, including my pillowcase. My shower is drenched in pink droplets and my towels all have pink stains on them now. But even with all the pink stains, I love my new hair color and plan on keeping it for quite a while!

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