9 Easy Sporty Hairstyles for Filipinas

Show your love for sports by wearing these easy sporty hairstyles. Try them, too, when you're working out or simply going for a run!

As our country hosts the biggest sporting event in Southeast Asia, eyes are on our athletes as they represent the country. We cheer for them and hope for a podium finish. And while not all of us can go to the sporting venues to watch them, we can still show our support by wearing easy sporty hairstyles while the games are ongoing. It seems like a small thing, but every little act counts, right? Let’s all root for Team Pilipinas by creating these sporty looks!

1. High Ponytail

Easy sporty hairstyles: Asian woman with long hair in a high ponytail wearing a pink top
You’ll never go wrong with a high ponytail. Credit: Hariono Halim

Of course, nothing beats the basic but classic high ponytail. Whatever sport you’re competing in, this practical hairstyle can make you look neat and feel presko. And even if you’re merely a spectator, a high ponytail give help you nail an athletic look, especially when you wear a sports jacket along with it.

Editor’s tip: Start your day with a good hair wash using CLEAR Complete Soft Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo to give your scalp dandruff protection along with a fragrant sakura scent. 

2. Low Bubble Ponytail

Side view of a woman with low bubble ponytail wearing a tank top
This hairstyle can also make your hair look thicker.

Jazz up a simple ponytail by going for a low bubble ponytail. This cute hairstyle is simple but stylish and suits almost any type of sporty activity.

Editor’s tip: Give your hair a boost in the volume department by washing it with Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Shampoo and Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Conditioner. This duo can help make your hair look thicker while nourishing it. 

3. Half Updo for Short Hair

Asian woman with short hair in a half updo with bangs
A half updo is the perfect sport hairstyle if you have a bob or lob. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Sometimes, even short hair needs some styling to keep strands off your face. A simple half updo for short hair can do just that so you have a clear line of vision when playing badminton, table tennis, or volleyball.

4. Double Braided Ponytail

Easy sport hairstyles: Back shot of an Asian woman with double braided ponytail
Look fab on top of a pyramid with this hairstyle. Credit: Hariono Halim

Ready, okay! Cheer in style with a chic double braided ponytail. Nail this hairstyle by finishing with a few spritzes of hairspray to keep frizz at bay.

Editor’s tip: Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray to keep your braids from unraveling. This hairspray is humidity-resistant but lightweight and it won’t leave a sticky residue on your hair. Perfect! 

5. Rope Braid

Asian woman with long hair in a rope braid wearing a denim jacket
Just twist and twirl and you got yourself a rope braid! Credit: Hariono Halim

It can be challenging to braid your hair when you can’t see the back of your head. But with the rope braid, you only have to twist two sections of hair until you reach the tips. So easy!

6. Boxer Braid

Asian woman with long hair in boxer braid wearing a jacket outdoors
Keep your long, thick hair from getting messy by going for this ‘do. Credit: Hariono Halim

Got long, thick, and unruly locks? Among all these easy sporty hairstyles, the boxer braid is the best ‘do to keep all your strands in place. Make your boxer braid solid and tight, and you’ll be amazed how this ‘do can hold up for hours.

Editor’s tip: If you love braids and tight hairstyles, use Sunsilk Strong & Long Shampoo to prevent hair breakage. This product has Biotin that helps make your hair stronger as it grows. 

7. Fishtail Braid Ponytail

Asian woman with long hair in a fishtail braid ponytail wearing a jacket outdoors
Braids and ponytails combined make for a great sporty hairstyle. Credit: Natasha Estelle

This hairstyle is another ‘do that’s perfect for long hair. Just tie your hair in a high ponytail and create a fishtail braid. If a fishtail braid looks complicated to you, just replace it with a simple three-strand braid.

8. French Braid into Sleek Ponytail

Back shot of an Asian woman with French braid and ponytail hairstyle
Combine the sleek and the sporty with this ‘do. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Combine two chic hairstyles into one with a French braid into sleek ponytail ‘do. With this look, you get to showcase your smooth, straight hair while staying presko even if you’re watching the game in an open field.

9. Pixie cut with headband

Asian woman with a pixie cut wearing a black jacket and smiling
Even a simple headband can make you look sporty.

Give a sporty touch to your pixie cut by wearing a simple headband. Whether you’re playing on the field or cheering on the bleachers, this look can spell athletic-chic.

With these easy sporty hairstyles, you can bring out another side of you. They’re chic, versatile, and practical. And you can still wear them long after the Games are over when you play sports, work out, and maintain an active lifestyle. Enjoy!

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