When you're getting ready for school in the morning, you want a hairstyle that's simple enough to do quickly but still cool enough to help you stand out from the crowd. From a classic pony to a slightly more involved bun, there are styles that go with any outfit and are great for all sorts of hair types. You’ll only have to take a few minutes to fix your hair before dashing out the door, ready to take on a brand new day at school!
Method 1 Styling Your Hair by Type and Length
1 Side-sweep your pixie cut. Divide your hair into two sections by parting it above the highest point of your eyebrow. Work through your hair with a fine tooth comb to separate the sections, and tuck any remaining bits behind your ears.
Finish with a spritz of hairspray or a cute bobby pin for staying power.
2 Try braided bangs. If you have more of a bob, deep-part your hair and make a simple three-strand braid with your bangs. Use a small elastic to tie off the end of the braid, and use bobby pins to tuck the braid under the hair on the side of your head opposite your part, right above your ear.u have more of a bob, deep-part your hair and make a simple three-strand braid with your bangs. Use a small elastic to tie off the end of the braid, and use bobby pins to tuck the braid under the hair on the side of your head opposite your part, right above your ear.
Method 2 Perfecting 5-Minute Hairstyles for All Hair Types
1 Leave your hair natural. Your hair may look good enough as it is in the morning, allowing you to forego washing it, especially if you have short hair. Instead, apply your favorite styling serum, put on your trusted headband or hair clip, and dash out the door.
2 Make a quick low pony. If you have medium to long hair, try a basic low pony for neat, polished hair. Brush your hair back, and calm frizz and flyaways with a smoothing serum. Pull your hair back tightly or slightly relaxed at the nape of your neck, and secure with an elastic for an easy, breezy 'do.
3 Try a twisted bun. Gather all your hair at the crown, using your non-dominant hand to hold it up. Twirl the entire length of your hair with your other hand, and then wrap it around itself at the crown of your head to form the bun. Use bobby pins or an elastic to secure it in place.
Method 3 Perfecting Your Look
1 Wear headbands. Headbands work well with all hair lengths and types. The key is to part your hair or comb it over, then slip on the headband ½ inch to one inch (between 1-2 cm) past your forehead. You can then push some strands under the band or keep it all swept back.
2 Try hair clips or barrettes. Clips give you lots of easy, versatile options to work with for the school day. A big jaw clip can keep longer hair out of your face if styled into a bun or ponytail, while a pretty barrette can be used to tuck your hair behind your head.
3 Get creative with hair ties. If you have medium or long hair, a cute hair tie can do wonders. Go for a non-slip grip tie so you don’t have to constantly re-do your updo. You can get a mixed pack so you can try different colors, or stick to a color that resembles that of your hair so the tie is less noticeable.
4 Use ribbons. Wrap a ribbon around your head for a look that’s similar to a headband. Cap it off with a simple bow on top of or near your neck for an extra cute look. You could also weave a ribbon into a braid for a multi-colored, easy fashion statement.
5 Adorn your hair with flowers. While a full-on flower crown may be better suited for Coachella than math class, you can still incorporate flowers into your everyday looks. Pick up a flower clip and place it to the side of your head. Or pin your hair to the side and tuck in a silk flower.