School’s back, which means it’s time to say goodbye to beach waves and intricate braids. But the start of school also means a return of chic ponytails and easy but cute twists. There are so many more ways to rock a pony—more than you thought was possible! If you’re looking for cute back to school hairstyles you can do in a few quick and easy steps, or if you’re bored of your usual hairstyles, look no further. These cute back to school hairstyles will prepare you for the school year ahead for sure.
10 Simple and Cute Back to School Hairstyles
Upgrade Your Basic Ponytail With These Easy Hairstyles
I usually have 2 dilemmas when I’m getting ready for school: there’s not enough time to pull off a complicated hairstyle and blow dry my hair, or I worry about over the top hairstyles that aren’t appropriate for school. Thankfully, having limited time to get ready in the morning means that cute back to school hairstyles are almost always simple and quick, and they require little to no heat. So put away those curling irons and blow dryers! These cute back to school hairstyles have got you covered.
1. High Copper Pony
Sometimes, accessories are all you need to upgrade your pony. Treasures and Travels adds a touch of trendy rose gold copper to her high pony, but you can use other accessories or even DIY some!
2. Tuxedo Braid Messy Bun
If you have a bit of extra time in the morning, you can try out this braided bun! Cute back to school hairstyles like this will turn heads on campus, but are still laid-back enough to wear to class.
3. Ribbon Half-Up
Ribbons are one of my favorite hair accessories for when I want an instant girly touch. Do a basic half-up and finish off with a ribbon in your favorite color. It’s one of those preppy but super simple and cute back to school hairstyles!
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4. Basic Top Knot
There are school days when you just want to keep your hair up and away from your face. For those days, a basic top knot is one of those tried and tested cute back to school hairstyles that every girl should master. Treasures And Travels has a simple tutorial that will make you a master in no time!
5. Ponytail Twist
This twist pony is one of the most versatile cute back to school hairstyles ever. Wear it to class, to lunch out, study dates, or even on nights out. Check out Cup Of Jo to learn how to do it.
6. Twisted Crown Braid
I’m filing this under cute back to school hairstyles for days when I feel like dressing up. We all have those days, I’m sure. A twist crown braid is an easier alternative to complex crown braids, but it looks just as feminine and flirty.
7. Vertical Lace Braid
When it comes to cute back to school hairstyles, I wouldn’t go for full braids. Instead, try side braids or more subtle styles like these vertical lace braids.
8. Braided Side Pony
9. Fake Pony
If you’re a girl, you know that losing your hair ties and bobby pins is a constant problem. If you’re in a huge hurry but can’t find your hair ties, just fake a pony! This easy tutorial from The Small Things will teach you how.
10. Messy Crossover Pony
This crossover pony will give you the ultimate effortless look. Pair it with an athleisure outfit and you’ll surely be a campus style star!
Watch this video from Roxxsaurus for more cute back to school hairstyles:
With these cute back to school hairstyles, you’ll surely be ready for a stylish year ahead. What are your go-to hairstyles for school? Let me know in the comments section!
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