11 Ways To Style Greasy, Oily, Or Second Day Hair

Greasy hair can happen to the best of us. No matter how many steps we take to prevent oily strands, sometimes our hair just has a life of its own. However, your greasy strands don't have to lead to a bad hair day. In fact, there are several ways to style greasy, oily, or second day hair without even stepping in the shower. All you need is a little (or a lot) of dry shampoo and the occasional bobby pin to get your hair looking it's best. So, don't worry that you're locks aren't naturally luscious in the morning. There are plenty of ways to get your #iwokeuplikethis style looking #onfleek.

As always, the best defense against oily or second day hair is dry shampoo. This miracle hair product works wonders for soaking up oils and giving your hair extra oomph. If you don't have dry shampoo on hand, baby powder or cornstarch can work in a pinch. Just be sure to rub it in thoroughly to avoid any white marks. Another great trick for masking grease is to backcomb your roots. Teasing helps to disguise the oils, while giving your hair extra body. From here, all you have to do is find your favorite style. Here are 11 hairstyles that are perfect for hiding greasy, oily, or second day hair:

1. Braided Half Up-Do

Intricate braids are a great way to hide oily strands.

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2. 3-in-1

Because sometimes you need to try more than one style to get it right.

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3. Gorgeous Messy Braids

I can't even tell you how mesmerized I am by this tutorial.

4. High Ponytail

While ponytails may seem like they would only highlight any oils, they can actually be pretty effective at masking greasier hair.

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5. Braided Crown

Hide oilier strands by braiding them away from your face.

6. Smoothed Fringe

Oily bangs can be the worst! Hide them by following this simple tutorial.

7. Double Dutch Braids

Channel your inner Kardashian with this sexy hairstyle.

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8. Dutch Braided Bangs

Hide the front portion of your hair by dutch braiding it.

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9. Twisted Ponytail

Casually obsessing over this hairstyle.

10. Perfected Messy Bun

The OG second day hairstyle.

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11. Slick Back Style

Embrace your oily strands by exaggerating the look.

Oily hair is inevitable sometimes, but bad hair days shouldn't be. Keep your strands looking their best by knowing how to master even the greasiest of strands.

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