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Top 10 Cute and Trendy Hairstyles For Teens

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Best Popular Teen Hairstyless

A teen’s life is laden with responsibilities. Peer pressure, the pressure to look good always, the struggle to remain up to date with almost every trend. Being a teen is definitely not easy. And, when you are constantly surrounded by new trends, hairstyles, makeup styles and what not, it is bound to get confusing sometimes.

It is normal for your thoughts to get jumbled up when you are constantly thinking of what to wear, how to style your hair and how to do your makeup. Inspiration can be found everywhere if you look carefully.

So don’t worry because we are to here to ease a part of your worries. Here’s an incredible list of all the slick and picture-perfect hairstyles that are very easy to recreate.  Hopefully, these hairstyles will help you manage your life and ease your path while experimenting with your hair.

We have covered hairstyles for virtually every hair length. Some hairstyles are also provided with step by step instructions for better understanding.

Let’s get on with the hairstyles now. Shall we?

1. Floral Ponytail

Just look at this masterpiece of a hairstyle. Who would have wondered that your hair can be transformed into a beautiful floral ponytail? Well it is possible. And we are here to make it easy for you to recreate this marvelous hairstyle.

This floral hairstyle is really graceful and pretty to look at. This hairstyle gives you a girly and feminine vibe. It shall compliment outfits featuring pretty sundresses, floral prints, skirts, and light pink makeup. The whole look is complete just like that and this hairstyle will give you that extra pop of girlish vibe to complete the look.

Floral Ponytail Hairstyle For Teens
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What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Hair Elastic or Hair Tie
  • Bobby Pins

Step by Step Tutorial:

  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles.
  2. Gather all your hair behind the nape of the neck and tie your hair into a ponytail. Take a strand of your hair and wrap it around the hair tie/elastic.
  3. Now, take three thick strands of hair from the ponytail and form it into a braid.
  4. Gently pull apart or pinch the hair from the braid to get a voluminous braid.
  5. Now twist the braid around on top of the ponytail and pin it securely using bobby pins.
  6. Be gentle and careful while pinning your fluffed up braid so it looks like a bloomed rose.
  7. And Voila! You are done with your floral ponytail. And Get ready to slay this feminine yet flirty style.

2. Messy Space Buns

Messy Space buns Hairstyles for Teens
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Look at this absolutely adorable hairstyle. Space buns have been the talk of the space ever since people saw Princess Leia of ‘Star Wars’ sporting space buns.

Space buns are the perfect hairstyle because it provides the perfect balance between being flirty, cute and feminine and giving off a badass warrior princess vibe.

This hairstyle is perfect for any concert, musical festival or also an outing with your friends. Just pair a cute yet edgy outfit and you are good to go. Let’s see the step by step tutorial for this hairstyle.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Teasing Comb
  • Two Hair Elastics or Hair Ties
  • Bobby Pins

Step by Step Tutorial:

  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles and part your hair from the middle and divide your hair into two equal parts.
  2. Gather one side of your hair and tie into a ponytail. Repeat the same for the other side. So you end up with two ponytails.
  3. Now, take each ponytail and tease it with a teasing comb to get a voluminous and messy look.
  4. Take a ponytail, twist it and wrap it around to form a bun. Secure the bun with bobby pins. Repeat the same steps for your other ponytail. Secure the space buns with a lot of bobby pins to avoid any loose hair.
  5. And you have successfully conquered this hairstyle. Get ready to rock that cute yet badass warrior princess look with these space buns.

3. Messy Bun

Messy Bun hairstyle
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Messy Buns never go out style. Be it the ’80s, 90’s or even now, messy buns have always been in style and will not go out of style for a long time.

There is a reason messy buns are immensely popular. They are really easy to recreate, are not very time consuming and look effortlessly beautiful and pretty.

A messy bun can go well with a casual outfit and even a formal outfit. So teenagers out there, whether it’s a casual party with your friends or an interview for an internship, messy bun is the way to go when you have no hairstyle in mind so you can rock the outfit as well as the party and interview.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Hair Elastics or Hair Ties
  • Bobby Pins

Step by Step Tutorial:

Messy Bun Hairstyle Instructions

  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles. (If you want, you can also curl your hair beforehand to add those extra waves)
  2. Gather all your hair and tie it into a ponytail. Now take your ponytail and loop in the ponytail itself to form a bun.
  3. Pull the bun apart with gentle hands to create a fluffy bun.
  4. And there you go! Your very easy, cute and chic messy bun is ready. Slay any outfit with this cute hairstyle.

4. Ponytail with a scrunchie

Ponytail with a scrunchie Hairs
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Ponytails with scrunchies are the new in thing. The very famous 80’s trend is back and better. Every teenager has been raving about this trend and the ponytail is making a comeback along with the scrunchie.

Ponytails have always been so easy yet effortless. And now with the big bright beautiful scrunchies, ponytails are looking even more stunning than ever.

Ponytails go well with almost any outfit be it casual or formal. So the teenagers out there who love vintage fashion or style from the ’80s, this hairstyle is for you all. Let’s see how to recreate this hairstyle.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Hair Elastic or Hair Tie
  • Hair Scrunchie

Step by Step Tutorial:

  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles.
  2. Pull back your hair and gather your hair, take a few strands to frame your face and then tie your hair with a hair elastic or hair tie.
  3. Lastly, add a scrunchie on top of the hair elastic or hair tie to secure the ponytail. And there you go. You are ready to rock the vintage hairstyle.
  4. Note: If you don’t own a scrunchie, you can either buy one from many famous online shopping sites. For e.g.: Forever 21, Shein, Hellomolly etc.
  5. You can also make your own scrunchies. They are extremely easy to make and very inexpensive. There are many tutorials on YouTube and Pinterest to help you make scrunchies all by yourself.

5. Braid Crown

Braid Crown Teen Hairstyle
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Just look at this absolutely gorgeous hairstyle. Braid crowns are famous for multiple reasons. They look very beautiful when created. They fit every hair texture and length. And they make you look absolutely angelic and princess-like.

Braid crowns are not that difficult to recreate and look good with cute dresses, maxi-skirts, and sundresses. These hairstyles can be done for occasions like a family brunch, an evening get-together, etc.

Let’s see how to recreate this beautiful hairstyle.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Bobby pins

Step by Step Tutorial:

Braid Crown Hairstyle Step By Step Instructions

  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles.
  2. Take some hair from the side of your face and start braiding them. Repeat the same on the other side also.
  3. Hold the two braids on the sides of your face and don’t let them lose. Start by pinning one braid to the back of your head with bobby pins.
  4. Do the same to the other braid from the other side also.Pin the braids firmly using bobby pins and secure them so that it doesn’t escape and let loose.
  5. Voila! You are done with creating the braid crown and ready to look like an absolute princess.

6. Half Space Buns

Half Space Buns Hairstyle
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We have already seen how pretty space buns look. Princess Leia inspired space buns look amazing but these newly updated half space buns look even better when remaining hair is let down. This is not your basic space bun hairstyle, this is half space bun with a twist.

This half space buns hairstyle banishes the warrior princess look and focuses more on the beauty perspective. The hair left open frames your face and makes you look unreal and divine.

This hairstyle goes mainly with modern outfits like jeans and t-shirts, dresses, etc. It is more of a casual hairstyle and looks better with curly hair.

Let’s see how to recreate this hairstyle.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Hair elastics or Hair ties
  • Bobby pins

Step by Step Tutorial

Half space Buns hairstyles Step by Step instructions
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  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles.
  2. Take some hair from the side of your face and start braiding them.
  3. Tie it with a hair elastic or hair tie and then lightly pull the hair to get a voluminous look.
  4. Now start twisting the braid and form it into a bun on the top your head.
  5. Secure the bun tightly with bobby pins so it doesn’t fall apart.
  6. Now repeat the same steps for the other side.
  7. There you go! Your half space buns hairstyle is ready! You are all set to charm people with your beautiful half space bun princess like hairstyle.
  8. Note: You can also curl your hair beforehand as this hairstyle looks even better on curly hair. It’s also okay to recreate this hairstyle on straight hair.

7. Ponytail Braids

Ponytail braids Teen Hairstyle
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Spice up your boring simple ponytail with some braids. Braids can make everything better. So why not add them to regular ponytails and convert them from boring to jazzy.

Ponytail Braids add that extra something to your daily look and make you look even better than before. They have been very popular recently just because they are really easy to create, are not time-consuming and look truly picture-perfect.

They go well with almost all types of outfits and occasions. So the next time, you are deep in your thoughts about what hairstyle would suit your outfit, just recreate this ponytail with braids to avoid any issues and slay every look out there.

Let’s see the steps to create this hairstyle.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Hair elastics or Hair ties
  • Bobby pins

Step by Step Tutorial:

Ponytail Braids Step By Step Instructions

  • Brush your hair to free it from any excessive tangles or knots.
  • Take some hair from any side of your head and start braiding it. Tie it with a hair elastic.
  • Now take some more hair from above the previous braid you made and start braiding it. Secure it with a hair tie.
  • Pull or pinch apart the braid with gentle hands to add volume to the hair. This will make your hair look fluffy and great in volume and texture.
  • Now pull back all your hair along with the two braids and gather everything into a ponytail and secure everything with a hair elastic
  • Or a hair tie. You can also use bobby pins to secure your hair.
  • Voila! You are ready with your spiced up creation of a ponytail.

8. Three Way Fishtail Braid

Three Way Fishtail Braid for Teens
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Three Way Fishtail braids have made a successful comeback. All thanks to historical TV series that have featured this hairstyle on their lead heroines.

This hairstyle looks really elegant with the intricately woven braids and stands out in the public. It is very quick to watch people’s attention because of how exquisite it looks.

Let’s see how to recreate this lovely hairstyle.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Hair elastics or Hair ties

Step by Step Tutorial:

Three Way Fishtail Braid Step By Step Instructions

  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles.
  2. Take some hair from the side of your face and start braiding them in a fishtail braid. Tie it with a hair elastic.
  3. Repeat the same steps on the other side and tie with a hair elastic.
  4. Now gather both the braids and pinch them apart with gentle hands.
  5. Pull the braids back and then start a braiding a fishtail braid consisting of both the braids.
  6. Once you are done, secure the fishtail braid with a hair tie and with gentle hands pull apart some strands of hair to feature a messy and voluminous look.
  7. And you are done. The three-way fishtail braid is here to make you look like a princess from a historical drama!
  8. Note (if you don’t know how to create a fishtail braid): Separate two sections of hair, Add smaller sections of hair from the right side to the left and vice versa. The smaller the section the more intricate and prettier the fishtail braid will become. Continue till you reach the end of your hair and secure it with a hair tie.

9. French Lace Braid

French Lace Braid Hairstyle
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We haven’t forgotten about all the short haired beauties. Here is such a hairstyle that would suit all the short-haired teenagers out there.

The French Lace Up Braid is a pretty famous hairstyle done by many actresses. It is easy to recreate, looks absolutely stunning and suits on short hair too.

This hairstyle goes with any style, outfit, and occasion. It frames your face perfectly, adds volume to your hair and looks truly beautiful. Let’s read the creation of this hairstyle.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Hair elastics or Hair ties
  • Bobby Pins

Step by Step Tutorial:

  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles of knots. Make sure your hair is smooth and plain.
  2. Part your hair sideways on any side (right or left; depends totally on you).
  3. Start dividing three sections of your hair right above your forehead.
  4. Start braiding your hair and keep adding sections of hair from the side as the braid keeps going.
  5. As you reach the end of your hair and finish braiding your hair, secure your hair with a hair elastic or a hair tie.
  6. Pull or pinch apart your hair in the braid with gentle hands to create a fluffy or voluminous look.
  7. You can add bobby pins in your hair if you feel like that your hairstyle is falling apart and you want to secure it even more firmly.
  8. And you are done! The French Lace up braid is done and you are ready to rock the world with your beautiful short hairstyle.

10. Side Swept Short Hair

Side Swept Short Hair for Teenage girls
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All the short-haired beauties out there, we have one more striking hairstyle for you all.

This very attractive side swept hair is such a dreamy yet edgy hairstyle. Actresses love this hairstyle and swear by it for any glamorous event or occasion. And so can you. This hairstyle is perfect for any glitzy event or party and it would look best when carried with an equally gorgeous dress. It will make you look absolutely stunning and in vogue in just a few minutes.

This hairstyle doesn’t take a lot of time to recreate and looks better when added with sparkly bobby pins.

What you will need:

  • A Hairbrush
  • Fancy or Sparkly Bobby Pins
  • Hair Spray
  • Curling Iron (optional)

Step by Step Tutorial:

  1. Brush your hair to get rid of any tangles of knots.
  2. You can curl your hair in loose waves but it looks better in straight hair also.
  3. Part your hair on one side (any side – right or left; depends on you)
  4. Hold back the hair on one side and spray with ample amount of hairspray to fix the hair and avoid any fall out of any hair.
  5. Add fancy or sparkly bobby pins on the side of the hair with the hair spray and place the bobby pins in any way you like. Style it as you like.
  6. Voila! The Fancy Side swept hairstyle is ready you are complete to slay any party or glamorous occasion.

Final Words

So now we come to the end of this compilation of trendy and popular hairstyles for teenagers. As a teenager, it becomes really difficult to always be in vogue and keep up with the trends and fashion styles. But don’t get swayed too easily and drown yourself with all the latest trends and styles. Do whatever you like to do.

Yes, do follow trends and styles but in moderation. Too much of anything can be harmful. Don’t get swayed with the pressure of looking fashionable all the time and staying up to date all the time. Don’t forget to enjoy your time as a teenager and make the best of these adolescent times.

Trends shall come and go and so shall time. So enjoy your time, follow appropriate trends, recreate cute hairstyles and spend time with your friends, family and enjoy your life to the fullest.

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