While we’ve seen some majorly cooked TikTok “hacks” that should be avoided at all costs, the video-sharing platform can actually be a goldmine for brilliant hair hacks if you look in the right places.

In what is a true godsend for people such as myself who CBF to do more than chucking your locks into a messy bun that’s straight-up unfashionably messy, we’ve rounded up the best easy hair hacks courtesy of some crafty netizens.

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‘90s Half Ponytail

@bibi_bagnall

Bella Hadid pony hair in 15 seconds 💫 #bellahadidhairstyle #fyp #hairtutorial #bellahadidponytail #foryou #hairchallenge #bellahadid

♬ Toosie Slide – Drake

This simple yet cute ’90s half-up tutorial by user @bibi_bagnall will have you rocking this adorable yet glam style in as fast as ten minutes. Bella Hadid who?!

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Sock curls

@roomtemperatureoatmilk0

An official tutorial on how to do the sock curls for all my girlies out there—- AND THEY LITERALLY LAST DAYS 🚫🧢 #fyp #foryou #sockcurls

♬ original sound – katesal693

While sock curls have been around for yonks, the method recently made a comeback thanks to TikTok’s #SockCurlChallenge – and @katesal693’s step-by-step guide makes it a cinch to get those brilliant, boho mermaid-esque curls.

Hide your hair tie

@learnwithlati

Hide your hair tie! #hair #tiktokhair #hairstyle #hairtutorial #ponytail #beauty #fyp #glam

♬ Say So – Doja Cat

Instantly upgrade your hair from casual to sophisticated with this easy hair tie hiding trick by crafty hair hacker @learnwithlati.

Bubble braids

@macy.blackwell

Easy #bubblebraid hair tutorial! #hairstyles #hairbraid #braidstyles #springhair #hairby_chrissy

♬ Blinding Lights – The Weeknd

Bubble braids are the hair trend du jour across TikTok, so be sure to jump on the bandwagon with this expert demonstration by user @macy.blackwell.

Curls without a curler

@priyanka_vkarma

Hair curling hacks 🤪 Whixh one is your favorite ✌️ comment 🙏🏻#bestfaceforward #hairstyletutorial #easyhair #tiktoktraditions #hairhacks #haircurl

♬ Laal Ghaghra – Neha Kakkar, Manj Musik, Herbie Sahara

Using a bobby pin, a fork, and a makeup brush, a genius user by the name of @priyanka_vkarma showcased her makeup MacGuyvery skills by creating three different styles of ringlet curls with just a hair straightener on each of the household items.

Dry hair without a towel

@lovechloejane

how I dry my hair without a towel, set my curls, give my roots volume and just make my life 200% better with an old teeshirt 😄🌼 #curlyhair #lifehack

♬ original sound – Olivia

In this nifty hack, @lovwchlowjane provides step-by step instructions on how to tie a shirt over your hair to dry it instead of a towel.

By opting for a shirt instead of the traditional method, the wearer will apparently suffer from less breakage due to the more delicate fabric. Genius!

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