6 HairStyles for Your Teen

Tired of the same look for your tween girl? Is she feeling her hairstyle is listless and lacks punch? Give her a makeover with these cool hairstyles.

1. The One Sided Braid

 

Braided hair is an ancient hairstyling technique with a rich long history across countries, cultures, and centuries. Earliest known braids are to have been seen in Africa. The African cornrow braid style for example dates back to 3500 BCE. While braids and plaits in India are quite common, you can opt for unusual braiding styles such as the one sided braid. Also called ‘side braid’ for short, this is a great hairstyle for long or medium length hair. It gives a chic look without appearing too formal. This tutorial shows how to create a side French braid.

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2. The Top Knot

 

The top knot looks casually cool, is simple to create, and is quite popular among trendy tweens. Just grab a few strands of hair and form into a tight knot at the very top. Leave the rest of the hair hanging loose. While this may not appropriate for school (especially if the dress code at school is strict), this is a great style for informal outings on weekends.

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3. Braided Bun

 

This style can work for both school as well as casual outings. It is formed using a four-strand braid and a low loosely braided bun. It can last many hours without getting disheveled. It’s great for summer on hot cities when your tween wants to leave the back of her neck free.

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4. The Fishtail Braid

 

The fishtail braid is ideal for long hair and gives a rich look. The braid is done in a straight fishtail design and a good amount of it is left loose at the bottom.

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5. Short Bob

 

Perfect for short blunt cut hair, this style is a no-fuss no-arrangement kind. Just leave the hair loose or if required, put a flower near the ear to give it an exotic look. This is great for the younger tweens below 15.

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6. The Pixie Look

 

The Pixie cut is a short closely cropped haircut, generally short on the back and sides of the head and slightly longer on the top. Very easy to manage on a daily basis. This cut was popularized first in the late 1950s when actress Audrey Hepburn wore the style in her debut film Roman Holiday.

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