4 Hairstyles for Short Curly Hair That Look Great on Pinays

These hairstyles for short curly hair will put an end to bad hair days.

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Hair Types

Combining short and curly hair can make you feel as though your only option would be to leave it as it is or just tie it in a half-baked ponytail. But there are ways on how you can still have fun in styling your short curly hair despite its limitations. We’ve come up with four hairstyles for short curly hair that are so easy to do. Ready? Check them all out now and be sure to have fun experimenting with all of these hairstyles!

Hairstyles for Short Curly Hair: Cute Half Ponytail

Instead of just putting it all up in a ponytail, style your hair in a half up and half down ponytail. This simple variation can already give you a completely new look without going overboard or making that much effort.


Tie hair

Take a section of hair just above your ear and bring it up to your crown. Then tie it into a half ponytail using a hair tie.

Asian woman tying her short hair


After creating a half ponytail, tighten your spiral hair tie and then gently loosen the front part of the half ponytail in order to give it more volume.

Asian woman tying her half ponytail for short curly hair

Make it look thick

Gently pull out some hair on the front section of your half ponytail to add volume to your short curly hairstyle.

Asian woman pulling out hair from her half ponytail

Go out!

With your short curly hair looking so chic and styled, you can now face your day sans the mess!



Asian woman with half ponytail hairstyle for short curly hair

Hairstyles for Short Curly Hair: High Bun

If you want a no-fuss, off-duty look, then a high bun is perfect for you. What’s great about this hairstyle is its versatility, which can easily take you from simply running errands to the workplace and even night outs.


Gather your hair

Pretend like you’re tying your hair in a high ponytail. Gather your hair on your crown but don’t tie it yet. Pull out tiny sections of hair near your ears. 

Asian woman gathering her short curly hair on her crown

Tie your hair

Use a spiral hair tie in putting your short curly hair in a high ponytail. We recommend using a spiral hair tie since it works better in holding your thick, curly hair very well.

Asian woman tying her short curly hair

Pin excess hair

If there are strands left after you create your bun, simply pin them at the back of your head.

Back shot of an Asian woman pinning her hair

Make a bun

Wrap your hair around the base of your ponytail to create a bun. Secure it with bobby pins.

Asian woman creating a high bun


Now, you’re done with your hair bun. This is perfect on hot days or if your curly hair seems to have a life of its own.

Asian woman with high bun for short curly hair

Hairstyles for Short Curly Hair: Pineapple Ponytail

Want some flair to go with your ponytail? Have fun creating the pineapple ponytail for your short curly hair. With your bangs let down, you can have an effortlessly flirty and fun look that can take you from day to night.


Gather your hair

Leave your bangs untied while you gather the rest of your hair on the crown. Then tie it into a ponytail using a spiral hair tie.

Asian woman tying her short curly hair

Make it tight

Tighten your hair tie and gently pull out tiny sections of hair near your ears for a more relaxed look.

Asian woman pulling small strands of hair near her ear

Rock your pineapple ponytail

This can be your go-to hairstyle if you’re in the mood for something playful. Wear it on weekends or after work when you want to chill in style.

Asian woman with short curly hair in a pineapple ponytail

Hairstyles for Short Curly Hair: Headband Braid

Want a little something more complex yet utterly gorgeous? Go for a headband braid for short hair. It may seem a bit more challenging but all it takes is a bit of practice and using the right products to help keep the braid in place.


Section your hair

Divide your hair into front and back sections. Then clip the back sections using several sectioning clips.

Asian woman dividing her short curly hair into front and back sections

Braid your hair

Start creating a Dutch braid from your left ear to your right ear by taking a section of hair beside your left ear. Divide this into these smaller sections and start braiding. Keep going and add more hair as you go along.

Asian woman braiding her short curly hair


Keep braiding until you reach your right ear, then secure the braid with an elastic.

Asian woman creating a headband braid on short hair

Pin it

Then tuck the ends of the braid behind the back section of your hair and secure with bobby pins.

Side view of an Asian woman pinning her headband braid


Finish by spritzing TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your hair to help keep your braid in good shape. 

Asian woman spraying hairspray on her headband braid

All done!

With a headband braid like, you can keep your hair off your face in a stylish way. This is also a great hairstyle to go for when you’re bangs are starting to grow. It even makes your short curly hair look neat and fresh!

Asian woman with short curlyaid hair in a headband br

Now, you can come up with creative hairstyles for your short curly hair with these options. You can look as casual-chic or as polished as you want to be even with simple hairstyling techniques. Enjoy!