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How long do you spend doing your hair in the morning?

(24 Posts)
bigTillyMint Sun 17-Jul-11 19:31:25

Just a bit surprised at seeing how long someone said they spend on their hair on another thread - is an hour or even half an hour the norm?

CoteDAzur Sun 17-Jul-11 19:33:17

I never dry my hair (it dries into nice waves) and spend under 10 seconds on it in the morning, running a bit of serum through it.

CoteDAzur Sun 17-Jul-11 19:33:46

I have long hair, by the way. It's all in the cut, imho.

Zwitterion Sun 17-Jul-11 19:39:50

About a minute. I let my hair dry naturally into curls/waves, so if I've washed it in the morning just a bit of product.

If dry I just tidy it a bit. .

LawrieMarlow Sun 17-Jul-11 19:40:01

Depends. If I wash it then washing it takes about 5 minutes and then about 5 minutes drying (do other things while it dries on its own a bit).

Otherwise about 30 seconds brushing and 30 seconds putting clips in (is growing and at an awkward stage).

janmoomoo Sun 17-Jul-11 19:49:40

Usually wash and let dry naturally after the gym in the evening. So in the morning it is about three minutes flat to drag the GHDs thru. If I do have to wash, dry and straighten in the morning its about 10 mins.

Who has an hour to do their hair in the morning??!

prudaloo Sun 17-Jul-11 20:42:26

Wash and condition in shower
towel dry and add mousse, then leave while I do make up
blow dry (10 mins)
add wella pro-syler gel
Final touches and hairspray!
So SIX products and about 20 mins in all sad

dexter73 Sun 17-Jul-11 20:43:39

Wash then rub a bit of moroccanoil and Boots curly creme through and leave to dry.

TheOnlyWayIsEnfield Sun 17-Jul-11 20:44:21

Back-combing, kirby grips. Under 3 minutes. I would rather sleep longer than do my hair!

rubyrubyruby Sun 17-Jul-11 20:44:55

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lulaloop Sun 17-Jul-11 20:47:13

I suppose 10 minutes in total, I wash it every morning in the shower (5 minutes), let it dry while I eat my breakfast and then go upstairs to finish it off. Quick blast to dry it then GHDs and shine spray (5 minutes).

I have naturally straight hair in a bob.

BoysAreLikeDogs Sun 17-Jul-11 20:48:01

gob on hand

smooth down fringe

job done

ShowOfHands Sun 17-Jul-11 20:49:10

17 seconds. 19 if I'm sticking a clip in it.

tethersend Sun 17-Jul-11 20:49:52

Dry shampoo, straighteners and hairspray to backcomb. Then more hairspray.

About 10-15 mins in all.

I try not to stand near naked flames.

chipstick10 Sun 17-Jul-11 20:50:26

Used to be about 15/20 mins but since it has started thinning and almost receding at the temples it takes me hours. I obsess constantly and try different ways to make it look less obvious. I hate it sad angry

ZhenXiang Sun 17-Jul-11 20:53:13

Normally 30 seconds to run a brush through it and tie back, but have just had it cut so might need to smooth it down a bit as it is shorter now and liable to frizz all over the place if I leave it to it's own devices.

PirateDinosaur Sun 17-Jul-11 20:53:36

If you exclude washing, about 20 seconds (brushing). If you include washing/conditioning, add in another five minutes.

Karbea Sun 17-Jul-11 20:57:01

I'd say about 20mins, I'm shocked how quickly you all take on your hair.

cat64 Sun 17-Jul-11 20:57:53

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Hopefully Sun 17-Jul-11 21:06:32

If I'm not washing it, under a minute - the time it takes to do two plaits/a pony tail/tie the front back.

If I'm washing it, add 5 mins (the time it takes to shampoo and condition it!).

My hair is very straight, about boob length, reasonably well behaved and v low maintenance - I don't even own a hairbrush! I could do with spending 5 mins blowdrying the roots for volume, but I'm too bloody lazy.

dexter73 Sun 17-Jul-11 21:07:35

I have very curly hair so the less I do to it the better.

MissBeehiving Sun 17-Jul-11 21:09:01

Straighteners, bit of argan oil probably about 10 mins

thehairybabysmum Sun 17-Jul-11 21:13:21

I have v short hair, takes less than 5 mins to dry and rub a bit of product through, can wash and leave if in a hurry though. Was also gobsmacked at the other thread and how long it took!

bigTillyMint Mon 18-Jul-11 08:11:19

Well, you;ve all made me feel a lot bettersmile

I have shoulder length hair which takes 2mins to brush (and tie up, if I need to) I luckily only need to wash it every 3 days or so, and that only takes 15mins or so, 5 if leaving to dry naturally!

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