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.
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.
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.
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.
With your short curly hair looking so chic and styled, you can now face your day sans the mess!
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.
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.
Pin excess hair
If there are strands left after you create your bun, simply pin them at the back of your head.
Make a bun
Wrap your hair around the base of your ponytail to create a bun. Secure it with bobby pins.
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.
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.
Make it tight
Tighten your hair tie and gently pull out tiny sections of hair near your ears for a more relaxed look.
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.
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.
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.
Keep braiding until you reach your right ear, then secure the braid with an elastic.
Then tuck the ends of the braid behind the back section of your hair and secure with bobby pins.
Finish by spritzing TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your hair to help keep your braid in good shape.
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!
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!