3 Easy & Simple Hairstyles for the Pinterest Fail Mom

Are you here for a step-by-step hairstyle tutorial? Then, this post is not for you.

Haha, seriously though, I told you guys before that I am a self-proclaimed Pinterest Fail Mom. This proclamation goes across all DIY, crafts, as well as most How-Tos and Step-by-Step guides. It doesn’t mean that I don’t have a helpful post for you today! I swear, I do have something that I think the every day mom can use in her daily routine.

I don’t know about you, but I have TONS of hair. Even after two kids and post partum hair loss, I have gobs and gobs of it. The only place I’m MISSING hair is along my hairline, which I now lovingly refer to as “spark plugs.” Please see evidence below.


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img_3036Today, I wanted to share with my fellow PFMs and those who are looking for easy and simple every day hairstyles, that you don’t need to know how to fish tail braid or any of that jazz to feel a little put together on a daily basis. Here are three of my go-to hairstyles, easy to do, straight out of the shower or with day(s) clean? dirty? hair!

The Traditional Bun

This has been my go to hairstyle. Parting my hair down the center helps to keep the Spark Plugs tamed. It’s neat, functional, and a classic look that goes with any outfit from leggings to pencil skirts!

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The Messy Top Knot

This is usually my fall back. Since I chopped off 10+ inches of hair last Spring, I haven’t thrown my hair up in a messy top knot regularly. But, my hair is finally growing long enough for me to messy top knot it! WOOT. This is a Pinterest Fail Mom – proof hairstyle. Use one ponytail holder, grab all of your hair in one high ponytail and weave your hair through and out. No directions, it’s supposed to look messy!

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The Half-Up Top Knot

Okay, so I’m not going to lie, this one is me trying to be trendy. Haha. Yes, I’m totally laughing out loud right now. I just tried this on a whim since it’s just a spin on my other two styles. And I have plenty of hair left over for the “half-down” part. It works and it gives me another option to add into my repertoire of hairstyles that don’t need heating elements.

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And there it is, my non step-by-step tutorial for everyday hairstyles for moms and women everywhere!

What your go-to daily hairstyles? How do you deal with postpartum hair loss?


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3 Easy & Simple Hairstyles for the Pinterest Fail Mom

3 Easy & Simple Hairstyles for the Pinterest Fail Mom

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  1. Emilee W. wrote:

    The half up top know is my go to always!! I’ll have to try the product. My hair has changed so much after two children!

    Posted 10.4.16
  2. Shannon wrote:

    You’re adorable. I’m totally a PFM, too!

    Posted 10.4.16
  3. These hairstyles look super easy, and the product is great (I’ve tried a sample before!) Having lots of hair is definitely a love/hate relationship 🙂

    Posted 10.4.16
  4. Christina wrote:

    These hairstyles look super easy! I’ll have to look into those products. Thanks for sharing!
    xo. Christina

    Posted 10.4.16
  5. Kim wrote:

    I need to try that serum! My hair still comes out like crazy – it’s nuts! I rock a bun pretty much everyday. I love the half up look too!

    Posted 10.4.16
  6. Erin wrote:

    I definitely need to try out those hair products! And I totally feel you about the spark plugs haha!! They’re the worst!

    Posted 10.4.16
  7. Love! I’m going to try one of these today

    Posted 10.4.16
  8. Kari wrote:

    Adorable styles! And LOVE the title of this one lol.. Too cute

    Posted 10.4.16
  9. Angel wrote:

    The mom bun is my survival do too!

    Posted 10.4.16
  10. Amy wrote:

    Cute ideas! I’ve never tried the biotin, thanks for the tip!

    Posted 10.4.16
  11. Melissa wrote:

    Yep, this sounds like me. Hair is definitely not my thing which is why I try to keep it short! The half up top knot is my go to for fancy ????

    Posted 10.4.16
  12. I’m all about the messy top knot – like, every day 😉 …I need to try some new shampoo – so thank you for sharing! xo!

    Posted 10.4.16
  13. Beth wrote:

    I am soooo not looking forward to losing my hair again. =( I love switching up my shampoo & conditioners. I’m always on the hunt for new ones to try. I’ll have to scoop these up since I also suffer from brittle hair.

    Posted 10.4.16
  14. I’ve always had very thin, fine hair, so if I have lost any post-baby I haven’t noticed it. But I am a notorious Pinterest Fail Mom. I doubt I could even correctly pull these off! but your hair looks awesome!

    Posted 10.4.16
  15. Same! on the hairline hair loss… I hate it.
    That serum looks awesome! Thanks for the recommendations!

    Posted 10.4.16
  16. Joanna wrote:

    You’re so cute! I love a good mom bun:)

    Posted 10.4.16
  17. Elizabeth wrote:

    Your hair looks great down! My favorite of the three is the messy top knot.

    xo, Elizabeth

    Posted 10.4.16
  18. The traditional bun and messy top knot are my go to styles! Love how quick and easy they are and the fact that they don’t require a bunch of bobby pins. 🙂

    Posted 10.4.16
  19. Lindsey wrote:

    These are all so great. Cannot wait to try them all!

    Posted 10.4.16
  20. Samantha wrote:

    Such cute hairstyles! I struggle with getting my hair to look cute, great tips.

    Posted 10.4.16
  21. This is a great post, I love it!


    Posted 10.4.16
  22. Hahaha I love this so much! I have tons of hair too!

    Posted 10.4.16
  23. I love the title so much!! That is soooo ME!!!! Thank you for sharing a little bit of your own hair style struggle, because it made me feel less lacking in that department as well! My absolute favorite is the messy top knot!

    Posted 10.4.16
  24. These are great and you are beautiful! I probably wear my hair in a messy bun 5 days of the week. I go for a more classic bun for my ballet class twice a week. I tend to rock the half bun for my weekend job because it keeps my hair out of the way but still looks trendy enough for retail. I love that you highlighted my favorite looks. Great job!

    Posted 10.4.16
  25. Morgan wrote:

    Great post! I am queen of the “spark plugs” these days! Oh the joys of motherhood! But great tips and easy ‘dos for mom! xx


    Posted 10.4.16
  26. Cait wrote:

    I love a good bun for a quick and easy style!

    – Cait | http://www.prettyandfun.com

    Posted 10.4.16
  27. Yes!! Love these! Top knot has definitely become my go to nowadays!

    Posted 10.4.16
  28. Belle wrote:

    Love the traditional bun but I honestly cannot do it without using a bunch of hair ties. Lol.

    One Awesome Momma

    Posted 10.4.16
  29. These are great ideas. I too have a (much worse than your’s) sparse hairline after two pregnancies! I’m always looking for ways to update my mom-do.

    Posted 10.4.16
  30. Rachel wrote:

    Love these! I’m low maintenance when it comes to hair so these are right up my alley!

    Posted 10.5.16
  31. Stefanie wrote:

    Definitely 3 of my most used hairstyles! I will have to try out those products!

    Posted 10.5.16
  32. Keating wrote:

    I’m a huge fan of my messy bun. It’s my go to hair style when it’s more of a lazy day.

    xo, Keating | Mimosas and Manicures

    Posted 10.5.16
  33. rowena supan sembrano wrote:

    this styles are most used style by moms and busy woman like me.. its so simple but it will make you feel comfi with your long hair.. I wear that style every day…

    Posted 10.5.16
  34. I love this! Especially love what you called the first fail, “spark plugs.” haha We all have those wild hairs! 😉
    The How-to Guru

    Posted 10.5.16
  35. Kristen wrote:

    I never can get my buns and knots to look right!

    Posted 10.5.16
  36. chanel wrote:

    These looks are so cute! I need to try that anti breakage serum!

    Posted 10.5.16
  37. Mimi Rose wrote:

    You have great hair! I love the easy top knot, that is usually my go-to hairstyle when I want to get work done but keep it simple. 🙂

    Posted 10.5.16
  38. anna wrote:

    Love these hair styles! So cute. I love the top knot!

    Posted 10.5.16
  39. I’m not a mom yet, but staying up late working some nights, has me feeling/looking rough in the morning, haha! I’m excited to try out these hairstyles!

    Posted 10.5.16
  40. Jessica wrote:

    So great! The top knot is a go to for me most days! Thanks for sharing!

    Posted 10.5.16
  41. Love this post! I am in the same boat as you! Thanks for sharing!

    Posted 10.5.16
  42. Trista wrote:

    I LOVE your hair! It’s so pretty.

    Posted 10.6.16
  43. Lindsey wrote:

    I love these looks! So cute and easy!

    Posted 10.10.16

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