03/08/2012 12:12 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Hair How-To: The Messy Updo (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

I'll admit to being that girl who pin-curls and wraps her hair with a satin scarf every night before bed to make my hairstyle last. And as a girl whose beauty routine can take up to two hours, I do appreciate the effortlessness of a lived-in look. To save time and arm strength, I've revisited an old favorite: the messy updo.

In the video above, celebrity stylist (and Rachel Zoe's mane man) Joey Maalouf shows us eight steps to recreating this simple and sexy hairdo. It's all about finger-combing and a great hairspray. And don't blink or you'll miss the "knot" detail he adds to the chignon.

Scroll down to see famous faces who've sported this hairstyle and upload a photo of your own messy updo in the slideshow below!

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Undone Updo (PHOTOS)