5 Easy Hairstyles With Hair Tied Up – When it comes to hairstyles, the more options you have, the better.
That’s why we always suggest combining multiple techniques and products to create new looks that are uniquely yours.
And while we love a good updo as much as anyone else (maybe even more), sometimes you just don’t want your hair in your face all day long.
So if your hair is getting in your way or you just want something different for a change, here are some easy ways to take care of business with those pesky locks:
The sleek ponytail
If you’re looking for a simple look that still looks put together and polished, the sleek ponytail is a great option.
This style involves pulling your hair back and securing it with either an elastic or a hair tie. If you want to add more volume, use a teasing brush to give your hair some lift at the roots before pulling it back into a ponytail.
To finish off this style, take some heat from your blow dryer and smooth out any flyaways!
Messy, textured high ponytail
- Start by creating a high ponytail with your hair tie.
- Use your fingers to create your messy bun, adding in some bobby pins as you go if needed to secure it into place (you can also use an elastic band for extra assurance).
- Finish off the style with hairspray for extra hold!
Sleek, low bun
- Create a low ponytail with a hair tie. Secure the ponytail with an elastic, and then use a bobby pin to secure it even more.
- Use a hair dryer to smooth out the ends of your hair and make them easier to twist into a bun.
- Twist your ponytail into a small bun on the crown of your head, smoothing out any bumps by pulling gently at the end of each strand when you’re twisting them up (this will help keep everything neat).
- Tuck in any stray pieces that are still sticking out after you’ve finished twisting them—they should be tucked away inside the bun by now!
- Finish with hairspray for hold and shine!
A braided bun is a hairstyle that involves braiding the hair and then tucking it into a bun. This look can be achieved in under 10 minutes using a few tools:
- A wide-tooth comb or brush
- Bobby pins
- Hair elastic (or similar item) to hold the braid in place
- Pull hair back into a ponytail, using a comb and some hairspray if you want to keep it tidy.
- Twist the ponytail into a bun and secure with bobby pins to create your desired style.
You can make this look more highbrow by wrapping your bobby pins around the base of the bun to hide them underneath—a trick I learned from my mom!
We hope these hairstyles have given you some ideas for how to wear your hair when it’s tied up.
If we’re being honest, the most important thing is to experiment and find something that works for you.
Don’t be afraid to experiment with different lengths, textures and styles until you find something that feels comfortable and looks good on your face shape!