Two Super-Easy Date Night Hairstyles You Can’t Mess Up

Gina Rodriguez
Gina Rodriguez Andrew Southam

Sexy ‘dos that take 10 minutes or less? Yes, please. Refresh your tried-and-true date-night hairstyle with a superperky ponytail or playful half-up bun as seen on Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez. “My mom says to be as close to the way you normally look on dates so a guy falls in love with the woman you’re going to be most of the time,” the actress, 31, tells Us Weekly.

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Spornette Little Wonder teasing brush and Oribe Hair Plumping Mousse. Courtesy Spornette and Oribe Grandiose

Spornette Little Wonder, $8, birchbox.com; Oribe Grandiose Hair Plumping Mousse, $22 for 2.5 ounces, oribe.com

John Frieda creative consultant Harry Josh put a twist on a classic style by working Oribe Grandiose Hair Plumping Mousse (above right) into the star’s tousle and backcombing at the crown (try Spornette’s Little Wonder teasing brush, above left). “The higher the ponytail,” says Josh, “the sexier it is.”

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John Frieda Secret Weapon and Serge Normant dry shampoo. Andrew Southam; Courtesy John Frieda and Serge Normant

John Frieda Secret Weapon Touch-up Crème, $6, ulta.com; Serge Normant Meta Revive Dry Shampoo, $25, shopsergenormant.com

Josh updated Rodriguez’s go-to waves by scrunching John Frieda Secret Weapon Touch-up Crème (above left) through her ends and blasting sides with Serge Normant Meta Revive Dry Shampoo (above right). Using her eyebrows as a guide, he pulled back the top section, rolled and pinned.

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