16 Simple and Adorable School Hairstyle for Girls

School Hairstyle for Girls

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For most girls, their hair is the most prized possession, as hair can strongly define facial features. Pulling off different hairstyles may not be as easy as it seems for you or your little girl, but knowing a bunch of easy hairstyles to do for school can help you!

Check out these pretty and easy ‘dos that are so simple to pull together, you’ll wonder why you didn’t try them out sooner!

Easy School Hairstyles for Girls With Short Hair

These are some easy hairstyles that can ease your morning routine.

1. The Quick Bun

Getting your girl ready quickly for school is a daunting task every day! But, not anymore, with this chic hairstyle!

What You Will Need

How to Do

  • Start by tying together as much hair as you can in a tiny ponytail.
  • Let go of some hair below the ponytail.
  • Roll a bun out of the ponytail.
  • Divide the hair that is left out into separate sections. Twist this hair together, and wrap it around the bun, pinning it in at the base.
  • To make the bun look prim and proper, use a cute hair bow that goes well with her uniform.

The Quick Bow Bun

2. The Classic Pony

One of the reasons why girls complain about ponytails is that their hair may be tightly pulled, which can cause headaches and hair breakage. Here’s a style that’s convenient and carefree!

What You Will Need

  • Hairpins
  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Begin by tying all of the child’s hair into a small ponytail, except for the section of hair at the front of the head. Part this hair from the middle.
  • Take one side of the parted hair and pull it behind, right across the top of the ponytail. Use hairpins to keep them close to the ponytail’s base.
  • Do the same with the other side of the parting. Your girl will look classy and confident with this hairdo!

The Classic Pony

3. Dutch Styled Pigtails

For a sporty look, these pigtails can be a quick solution to taking care of hair and are convenient through all activities.

What You Will Need

  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Part the hair a little away from the centre, right till the neck.
  • Start with the left side, and brush back all the hair from the front.
  • Divide the brushed hair into three parts, and begin braiding them together. Alternate the sides while braiding, and feel free to add in extra hair from either section.
  • Once the braid is complete, secure the end with elastic bands. Repeat these steps on the other side. The hair would be fully secure and styled perfectly!

Dutch Styled Pigtails

4. The Triple Hairdo

Have to rush to get your girl ready for school with just three minutes on the clock? This hairstyle is how you can get her to look fancy in a jiffy!

What You Will Need

  • Hairpins
  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Tie her hair in three ponytails. Use elastic bands and loop them with each other right in the middle.
  • Using the untied hair, form tiny buns and hold them in place using hairpins.

The Triple Hairdo

5. A Side Braid

Even if your girl has short hair, a side braid can make her look very pretty for school.

What You Will Need

  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Brush all the hair to one side, and tie a loose braid over the shoulder.
  • Secure the end of the braid with a band. Use hairpins if you’re tying a tight one.

A Side Braid

Easy School Hairstyles for Girls With Medium Hair

These easy hairstyles for medium-length hair would be perfect for girls who want to go beyond the typical ponytail hairstyles for school.

1. The Two-Way Braid

A single braid is good, but what if you put together two braids that hold each other behind the head? Try this hairstyle and see how good it looks on your girl!

What You Will Need

  • Some hair accessories
  • Hairpins
  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Start by parting the hair.
  • Take the hair on each side and braid it completely to the end. Use the bands to keep them in place.
  • Now, hold both the braids behind the head, and tuck the ends under each other, folding them neatly. Pin the braids together in place with the hairpins, making sure they are holding each other.
  • You can use a pretty hair accessory in the centre to cover the ends and add some beauty to the hairdo as well.
  • Alternatively, you can tie the braids above the head for a bolder style.

The Two-Way Braid

2. Ponytail With a Bump

Yes, ponytails might seem boring when done the usual way. But, this wonderful style can give the illusion of longer hair quite effectively.

What You Will Need

  • Hair teasing brush
  • Fine Comb
  • Bumpit clip
  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • To begin, place the bumpit clip where you want the ponytail to pop up.
  • Smoothen the hair over that area using the comb.
  • Tie all the hair in a simple ponytail at first, then tease it down gently till its base.
  • Smoothen the remaining hair over the bumped portion, and your girl will look cooler than ever before!

Ponytail with A Bump

3. Twisty Bun Hairstyle

Combat the summers effectively with a styled bun that makes your girl look great, and also holds her hair well.

What You Will Need

  • Hairpins
  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Part the hair in two, and make ponytails out of each one of them behind the head. Don’t make them too far apart.
  • Now, further divide each ponytail into two parts, and twist each section completely.
  • Intertwine these twisted sections.
  • Take these two intertwined ponytails on each side, twist them together behind the head to form a bun, and use hairpins to keep them together.
  • If it seems a bit too tight, you can loosen the bun a little for a more casual look.

Twisty Bun Hairstyle

4. The Elsa Bun

Is your girl a huge fan of the movie Frozen, and the leading lady’s hairstyle? It’s possible to get this hairdo done in time for school!

What You Will Need

  • Hairspray
  • Ribbons
  • Hairpins
  • Elastic bands
  • Comb
  • Separating clips

How to Do

  • Part all the hair mostly to one side. Use a comb to create a section of hair from the top of the head to the opposite side, diagonally downwards.
  • The remaining hair (parted to one side) can be kept in place with the hair clip.
  • Take the diagonal section of hair, and create a French braid from it. This is done by alternating the sections over each other and adding hair from the side for every twist.
  • Once the braid is complete, secure it with a band, and tie a ribbon around it.
  • Now, collect the remaining hair into a bun under the braid. Use hairpins liberally to hold the bun and braid together.
  • You can even use hairspray to keep the bun in place.

The Elsa Bun

5. A Waterfall Braid

While this style looks difficult to achieve, it will get easier after a couple of tries!

What You Will Need

  • Hairpins
  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Take a big hair section at the front and separate it into three strands.
  • Now, take the back strand and cross it over the middle strand. After this, take the front strand and cross it over the middle strand.
  • Next, take the back strand and add a little section of hair to it. Cross this back strand and the new section of hair over the middle strand.
  • Leave the front strand as it is.
  • Take a section of the hair that’s behind the front strand. Cross this new section over the middle strand.
  • Now, repeat the same steps. Take the back strand and add a new section of hair into it.
  • You’ll have to cross that back section and a new section of hair over the middle strand.
  • Leave the front strand as it is and take a section behind it to cross it over the middle strand.
  • Repeat the same steps all the way to the back of the head and secure it with an elastic band.

A Waterfall Braid

Easy School Hairstyles for Girls With Long Hair

Having long and lush hair is a blessing, but some may find it too hectic to keep it all together. Try out these easy hairstyles on your girl, and let her bask in the glory of her beautiful locks!

1. Triple Ponytail With a Twist

The traditional ponytail can leave your girl disappointed, but this version will give her a glamorous look in an instant!

What You Will Need

  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Begin by dividing the hair into two sections. Make sure this is done precisely from the centre of her head, right down to her neck.
  • Pick one section, and tie it down into a low styled ponytail. Use this as the base.
  • Take some hair from the other section and create a quick braid by twisting it. Once done, tie this with the ponytail at the base.
  • Take some more hair from the other section, and repeat the same, tying it below the base ponytail now.
  • Do this till all the hair is tied properly, and she will have a lovely ponytail to flaunt!

Triple Ponytail with A Twist

2. A Bubbly Ponytail

If your girl is looking for another cool version of a ponytail, this style will make her fall in love with it instantly.

What You Will Need

  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Begin the usual way by brushing all the hair completely to the back and tying it up into a ponytail.
  • Visually divide the ponytail into three vertical sections. Tie a small band after the first section. Gently pull apart the hair in this section to form a ‘bubble’.
  • Now, tie another band at the end of the second section, and repeat. Keep the sizes of the hair bubbles same, or in ascending order for an added variant to this style.

A Bubbly Ponytail

3. A Messy Bun

Styling long hair may not be possible in the everyday rush, but a messy bun comes to your girl’s rescue!

What You Will Need

  • Elastic band

How to Do

  • Remove tangles, and tie the hair into a ponytail.
  • Next, twist it fully.
  • Roll up the twisted hair, and secure it above the head in a bun.
  • Push the hair ends under the bun, and tie a band at the base.
  • Use hairpins to secure the extra hair around the face

A Messy Bun

4. The Triple Braid

This style may look tedious, given its detailing and beautiful look, but it takes as little as five minutes.

What You Will Need

  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Divide the hair into three vertical parts. Braid each section fully, and tie each end with a band.
  • Once you have three individual braids, start braiding them to create a mega braid.
  • Make sure this isn’t as tight as a typical braid, to make it comfortable for your little girl.

The Triple Braid

5. The Rose Bun

A simple hairstyle for your girl will just not work if she has a party or a celebration at school. Get this lovely bun instead, to work for you!

What You Will Need

  • Hairspray
  • Hairpins
  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Separate the hair into three vertical sections and braid them individually.
  • Now, take the centre braid and roll it around itself to create a bun. Secure this bun with hairclips.
  • Take the topmost braid and roll it around the centre bun that you have just made. Secure it again with hairclips.
  • Take the lowermost and final braid and roll it around the complete bun made in the previous steps and secure with hairclips.

The Rose Bun

6. Twist and Wrap Ponytail

This simple hairstyle adds flair to the statement ponytail, and is bound to be copied by your little girl’s friends!

What You Will Need

  • A hairpin
  • Elastic bands

How to Do

  • Tie the hair back into a ponytail with an elastic band.
  • Separate a small section of hair, and wrap it around the elastic band. Use a hairpin to hold it in place, such that the pin is not visible.
  • Make three sections of the ponytail. Keep the middle section larger than the left and right sections.
  • Twist each of them, so that you’re left with the big rope twist and two small rope twists.
  • Now, it’s time to wrap. Take the small rope twist on the left, and wrap it once around the main rope twist. Then, take the right rope twist, and wrap it around the main ponytail, and under the previously wrapped rope twist.
  • Continue this process till you reach the end, and tie the ropes with an elastic band.
    Twist and Wrap Ponytail

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Figuring out hairstyles step by step for school may not be possible in the morning rush of getting your girl there in the first place. These hairstyles can be pretty handy in quickly getting her ready, and letting her be her best self at school!

Also Read: Simple and Cute Hairstyle Ideas for Your Little Girl

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