Pretty yoga hairstyles to try for your next session

Kat | 05 August 2018

Keep your hair chic and in place as you do pose after pose with these yoga hairstyles.

Doing yoga can help you relax while giving your body its much-needed exercise. Just like any other activity, you must be dressed the right way with suitable yoga hairstyles to boot. Imagine doing a downward facing dog and coming up with your hair all over your face. Or not being able to concentrate on nailing that tree pose because your bun is loosening up. It’s not relaxing at all, is it?

With these yoga hairstyles, your hair will be the last thing you’ll worry about. Now go find your center and look chic in doing so.

Easy yoga hairstyles to try

Yoga hairstyles: Ballerina bun
Be strong and graceful like a dancer with a ballerina bun.
Credit: Shutterstock

1. Ballerina bun

This hairstyle isn’t just for ballerinas. The ballerina bun is perfect for when you want to get your hair neatly off your face. If you have long hair, you will find this yoga hairstyle practical and pretty at the same time. All you need to do is to put your hair in a high ponytail, twist your hair around the base of your ponytail, and secure with a scrunchy. That’s it! You can also use a hair donut to create this yoga hairstyle.

TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray
TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray

Editor’s tip: Keep all strands in place by spraying TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray onto your hair after putting it in a ballerina bun. 

Yoga hairstyles: Dutch braid
Do yoga in style with a chic Dutch braid. Credit: Shutterstock

2. Dutch braid

The Dutch braid is another yoga hairstyle that will keep hair off your face and allow you to focus on your poses. It is also great for outdoor yoga or when the weather is extra warm. The Dutch braid is also stylish that you can go have tea or snacks with your friends right after your yoga session. You can also try its equally chic sister: the French braid.

TRESemmé Total Salon Repair Shampoo
TRESemmé Total Salon Repair Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Make your locks strong to and avoid hair breakage by washing hair with TRESemmé Platinum Strength Shampoo and TRESemmé Platinum Strength Conditioner.

This easy to follow tutorial will help make the dutch braid for yourself. Yes, you don’t need another person to make this simple braid that you can wear for any occasion. This way, you will also know how to fix it in case it gets ruined during your yoga session.

Yoga hairstyles: High ponytail
This versatile ‘do is also perfect as a yoga hairstyle. Credit: Shutterstock

3. High ponytail

Ponytails are so easy to do and can be worn anywhere, including yoga sessions. Level up your casual ponytail by putting it high near your crown. Make sure that your ponytail is tight and secure so your hair won’t fall in between poses.

TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray
TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray

Editor’s tip: Add texture to your mane by spritzing TONI&GUY Sea Salt Spray before heading to your yoga class. This will make your high ponytail look casual and laidback. 

Yoga hairstyles: Wear a headband
A headband is an instant fix for when you want to get hair strands off your face. Credit: Shutterstock

4. Headband

If you have short hair, you can also style it for your yoga session by wearing a headband. Simply brush your hair back and put on your headband. That’s it. Just place your headband around a centimeter or two from your hairline so it won’t fall off.

Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo
Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Got thin, flat hair? Wash your tresses with Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo and Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner to give it up to 95 percent volume and make it soft and smooth.

Yoga hairstyles: Low bun
A low bun gets yoga poses done. Credit: Shutterstock

5. Low bun

Got medium-length hair? A low bun can be your go-to yoga hairstyle. The thing with medium-length hair is that it’s not long enough for a high ponytail, but it’s not short enough to be let down during physical activities. You can also wear a headband to get your locks out of the way.

Cream Silk Standout Straight Conditioner
Cream Silk Standout Straight Conditioner

Editor’s tip: Keep your locks frizz-free with Cream Silk Standout Straight Conditioner. This will also make your hair smoother and straighter, so you’ll have beautiful tresses every day

To order the products listed, please use these links:
TRESemmé Platinum Strength Conditioner
TONI&GUY Sea Salt Spray
Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo
Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner

These yoga hairstyles are practical and comfortable. Now, you’re ready to stretch, bend, and pose while your hair stays in place. Namaste!

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