How to Style Curly Hair: Three Quick and Easy Ways to Style Curly Hair

You will surely love your curly hair more when you do these quick and easy hairstyles.
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Not everybody has curly hair. However, most curly-haired girls find it challenging to style it and to make it hold its shape for a long time. Hold your horses because we’re here to show you how to style curly hair! In fact, we have three quick and easy hairstyles that you can do in no time. So, put that salon appointment on hold and check out these tutorials!

The top messy bun is one of the easiest hairstyles for long hair—curly or not. It’s the go-to hairstyle on lazy days, especially on bad hair days.

Step 1

Prep your hair

First, wash your hair using hair products that can make your hair soft and smooth. For these curly hairstyles, we suggest using Love Beauty and Planet Argan Oil & Lavender Smooth and Serene Shampoo and Love Beauty and Planet Argan Oil & Lavender Smooth and Serene Conditioner to keep your hair smooth and frizz-free.

how to style curly hair: Girl is holding a bottle of shampoo
Step 2

Put your hair up

Gather your hair on your crown and prepare to make a bun.

how to style curly hair: girl is gathering her hair into a ponytail
Step 3

Create a bun

Twist your hair and put it in a bun, then tie the base of the bun with a hair tie.

girl is holding her hair up with one hand and the other one is showing a hair tie
Step 4

Pin it

Secure your bun with bobby pins to keep it from unraveling.

how to style curly hair: Girl is showing her bobby pin that she is about to put on her hair
Step 5

Add volume

Gently pull up some sections of your bun to make it look thicker. You will definitely love the extra volume.

Girl is showing how she pulls sections of her hair
Step 6

All done

How do you like your top bun for curly hair? We love it! 

how to style curly hair: girl is smiling with her top messy bun and hoop earrings

Another easy hairstyle for curly hair is the braided ponytail. It is suitable for work or for a romantic date. It keeps your hair in place and while still flaunting your long, beautiful curls.

Step 1

Take a section of hair

Take a section of hair on the top right section of your head and divide it into three parts.

how to style curly hair: Girl is showing her 3 sections of hair
Step 2

Create a Dutch Braid

Create a Dutch braid by crossing the left section under the middle section, then cross the right section under the new middle section. Take hair from the sides as you go along.

How to style curly hair: girl is seen braiding her own hair
Step 3

Continue braiding

Once your braid reaches eye-level, stop adding hair into the ponytail and just continue making a three-strand braid until you reach the tips.

how to style curly hair: girl is smiling while she is braiding her hair
Step 4

Secure the braid

Keep the braid from unraveling by crisscrossing the bobby pins at the end of your braid.

Asian girl is seen securing her braids with bobby pins
Step 5

Create a low ponytail

Tie the rest of your hair, together with your braid, into a low ponytail.

Girl's back view is seen where she is tying her hair into a ponytail
Step 6

Take the bobby pins out

Gently remove the crisscrossed bobby pins from your hair so you don’t mess up your ponytail.

Girl's side view is shown and she is trying to remove the bobby pins from her braid
Step 7


Now, you’re ready to head out. Own this look and flaunt your hairstyle. You can also share this trick on how to style curly hair with your friends!

girl looks lovely in her hairstyle

In the mood for an updo for curly hair? The stacked buns look cute and preppy, making it suitable for any type of day. This summer, this hairstyle is perfect to keep you feeling presko all day!

Step 1

Take a section of hair

Take a section of hair on your crown and twist it.

how to style curly hair: girl is smiling as she is showing how she gathers her hair at the crown
Step 2

Make a bun

Roll it sideways to make a bun.

woman doing a top bun
Step 3

Secure with bobby pins

Tuck the ends of your hair under your bun and secure with bobby pins.

how to style curly hair: girl's back is turned as she shows how she secures her bun
Step 4

Get more sections of hair

Get sections of hair from each side of your temples and gather them at the back of your head to create another bun.

girl's back view is seen as she is turning her hair to make her second bun
Step 5

Repeat the process

Keep creating hair buns until you make a series of four buns. Again, make sure they are secure by using bobby pins and putting them where they are needed.

Girl's hands are seen securing her series of buns
Step 6


Say hello to stacked buns! This hairstyle is a great way to add oomph to a usual updo. It can also be your day-to-night hairstyle and allows you to go to your after-work gimmick straight from your office. 

how to style curly hair: girl looks beautiful as she smiles with her hair

Now that you know how to style curly hair in three ways, you won’t run out of ideas for your kulot hair. So what are you waiting for? Get your hair ties and bobby pins ready and start styling. Have fun!

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