These 7 cute hairstyles for school will help you be ready to hit the road fast. If you want to experiment with your hair, break the routine and look stylish in classes, check out these easy step by step instructions on how to tease, puff, detangle, braid and twist in minutes. Whether you have short, medium length or long hair, you’ll definitely find a new favorite hairstyle in this list of suggestions.
1. Simple fan bun
Not sure how to style your straight hair on a Monday morning heading out to school? This bun won’t take more than three minutes of your day.
- Create a sleek high ponytail.
- Taking the ends of the hair, pull them through a hole at the base of the ponytail, just under the elastic band.
- Adjust the “fan” so it has the desired shape and size.
- Take the ends of the hair and wrap them around the base of the ponytail.
- Secure the ends of the hair with bobby pins, hiding them under the fan.
- Use a couple more bobby pins to make sure the fan stays in place and doesn’t lose its shape throughout the day.
2. Quick fuller ponytail
If you have shoulder length hair, but you want to sport a voluminous, long ponytail, you don’t have to invest in hair extensions just yet. These really easy 5 steps will help you achieve the look in the pictures.
- Start with clean hair and a sleek crown. To achieve the curly texture, use a large curling wand, focusing mainly on the ends of the hair.
- Softly divide your hair into two parts, creating a ponytail using the top half. Make sure to include the sections of hair around your temples so it better hides the lower half.
- Use the remaining chunk of hair to create a low ponytail.
- Fan out the top ponytail so that it covers the one underneath.
- Run your fingers through your hair so the two sections blend in seamlessly.
3. 2 Minute chignon
If you want to look sophisticated when in fact it only took you two minutes to achieve the updo, you won’t go wrong with the look in this picture. The end result looks spectacular and it only requires a few steps. The look works wonderfully with blonde or black hair that has some highlights in it.
- Leave your hair as it is if it has some texture or add a sea salt hairspray if it’s very fine.
- Make a low ponytail, sleeking down the crown of the hair.
- Create a hole at the base of the ponytail and pull the ends of the hair through it once.
- Keep repeating the step until all the hair is rolled into a twist.
- Tuck in the ends of the hair and secure them with a few bobby pins.
4. Super cute braided bun
Need to keep the hair out of your face most days? Here’s an effortless solution on achieving a sophisticated up do that is perfect for going to classes. The best thing about this hairstyle is that it’s perfect for third-day hair.
- Start by adding a texturizing spray at the roots of the hair. This will prevent the hair from sticking to your scalp.
- Create a low ponytail and start braiding. Secure the ends with an elastic band.
- Gently pull at the braid to make it look fuller.
- Make a hole at the base of the braid, just like in the pics, and pull the braid through it.
- Repeat the same step until a bun is created.
- Adjust it with your fingers and secure it with bobby pins.
- Apply a touch of shine hairspray for a sleeker look.
5. The tuck and cover trick
You’ve probably seen this look all over Pinterest and Youtube in 2018 and 2019. But did you know how easy it is to achieve? All you need is an elastic head band that will enable you to create beautiful twists in no time.
- Add more volume to your hair by curling the ends with a large curling iron.
- Lay the head band over your head and take you’re your bangs.
- Pick a section of hair, roll it back and tuck it into the hair band.
- Repeat the process, going round the hair until all of it is tucked into the head band.
- Adjust the hair with your fingers and use bobby pins for sections that are being more difficult.
- Apply a light hold hairspray to tame any fly aways.
6. The Minnie Mouse hair
You don’t necessarily have to be a little girl to sport his hair style. Teenage girls will look equally cute with the Minnie bow, that will make a striking appearance on the first day back to school.
- Start with clean, smooth hair. If it has a coarser texture, use a bit of hair wax to sleek it down.
- Gather all the hair and create a high ponytail, slightly to one side, rather than in the middle of the head.
- Fully pass the hair through the elastic band twice, but stop midway the third time.
- You’ll be left with a loop that will help you create the bow. Divide this piece of hair into two equal parts.
- Take the ponytail and use it to “tie” the bow. Secure at the back with bobby pins.
- Be generous with the hairspray if you or the kid wants to dance on the way to school.
7. Upgraded sock bun
Sock buns have been all the rage and one of the favorite cute hairstyles for school. If you want to upgrade the hairstyle to make it a bit more interesting, here are the steps you need to follow.
- Divide the hair into two sections, top and bottom.
- Add a bit of hair oil onto your fingers and run them through the hair to add some shine and tame rebel hairs.
- Create a sock bun with the crown section at the top of the head.
- Split the bottom half into two equal parts.
- Take the right section of hair and drape it around the sock bun, tucking the ends of the hair underneath it.
- Repeat the process with the left hair section and secure it with bobby pins.