Whenever it's a special occasion, chances are you're going to wear your hair down. Whether it's in beach waves, voluminous curls, or a chic bone-straight style, loose hair seems to be the go-to for those days and nights you're aiming to impress. But more and more, especially this awards season and fashion week in particular, trends are all about the updos. Are we lying here? 

So don't let anyone tell you differently, updos are anything but boring. And though our childhoods were filled with the monotonous sock buns and school girl ponytails, updos have gotten a serious adult makeover since then. But here's the trick: The key to achieving that perfect look is to always to make it seem like you put absolutely no time into it. Make it look effortless, if you will, even though we all know that's never ever the case. 

To get you out of your hair rut, here are three pretty simple and very stylish updos you can do quick fast and in a hurry. They require minimal effort, and will fool everyone around you into thinking that you're a hair pro. And if you're wondering where to find the products used, Tressemé and Amika have you covered. Now sit back, relax, and watch as we hip you to some serious hair know-how. You'll be rushing home to try.