8 Instagram-approved textured hairstyles that’ll never go out of style

Amra | 16 March 2018
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Haven’t you heard? Textured hairstyles are in!

In case you haven’t noticed, textured hairstyles are having a major moment in the beauty world right now. It started with the French girl hair trend and now everyone who’s anyone wants effortlessly dishevelled, bedhead hair — isn’t that right, Meghan Markle?

Have we got your attention, now? Great! Here are 8 ways you can make the most of this hot-to-trot trend this season and beyond.



8 textured hairstyles from Instagram that’ll up your mane game



 

textured hairstyles: close up Instagram shot of woman in a shop, with a messy high ponytail and hair scarf, wearing all tan and sunglasses
Forget boring ponytails, this is how you should wearing the look. Credit: Instagram.com/tezzamb

 1. Textured ponytail

We love ponytail hairstyles (erm, who doesn’t?), but if you really want to make yours worthy of a double tap, you’ll need to take notes from this gorgeous example, above.

This Insta-babe has given her go-to pony a textured upgrade, choosing to also complete her undone curls with a classic bandana scarf. So, why not take a leaf our her hair book? Credit: @tezzamb

VO5 Dry Texturising Spray
VO5 Dry Texturising Spray

Editor’s tip: When it comes to creating textured hairstyles, like this one, the VO5 Dry Texturising spray is all you need to give you the roughed-up texture this look requires.

After you have used this wonder product in your mane, use a medium-barrel curling tong to add extra movement, and then you’ll be ready for your close-up.

textured hairstyles: close up Instagram shot of woman with long textured hair
Move over, Ariel! Credit: Instagram.com/nyane

2. Mermaid curls

How adorable are these mermaid-inspired curls? Instead of wearing your long lengths straight this season, freshen them up by adding in a few loose curls to make them exude It girl vibes. Easy, peasy! Credit: @nyane

close up shot of woman with short textured dark brown hair, wearing all black, micro sunglasses and holding a cup
Textured hairstyles do work for shorter lengths, too! Credit: Instagram.com/karenwazenb

3. Short loose curls

This Instagram star’s loose, wavy curls make an average bob hairstyle look runway-ready and seriously on-trend when paired with micro sunglasses.

Want this off-duty look? Then this is the only tutorial you’ll ever need (you’re welcome). Credit:@karenwazenb

close up shot of woman with textured half up half down hairstyle, wearing white jumper and posing on the street
When it comes to textured hairstyles, this half-up ‘do is all you need. Credit: Instagram.com/barefootblondehair

4. Textured half-up, half-down hair

Hair up or down? Don’t spend a second more pondering over it, because this textured half-up, half-down hairstyle is the perfect solution. Not only will it stylishly keep your hair off your face, but it’ll also look amazing with your favourite hair accessory.

Honestly, textured hairstyles really are the stuff hair dreams are made of! So, are you ready to give this one a go? Credit:@barefootblondehair

close up Instagram shot of with loose braided low ponytail, wearing all white and posing in studio
Get ready to exude It girl vibes with these loose braids. Credit: Instagram.com/kristin_ess

5. Loose plaits

Who needs to be spending hours on the hair every morning when you can hit the snooze button and still look #effortless? Yep, with this messy loose braid in your life, you’ll feel like a boho queen 24-7. Move over, Sienna Miller! Credit: @kristin_ess

TONI&GUY Root Lift Sculpting Powder
TONI&GUY Root Lift Sculpting Powder

Editor’s tip: Dealing with finer locks? No worries. You can easily pump up your braided hairstyle the TONI&GUY Root Lift Sculpting Powder!

Simply dust it over your braid, then pancake it (gently pull apart each section of the braid) and you’ll be left with plumped up braids.

textured hairstyles: close up shot of woman with textured twisted pigtails hairstyle
Can’t braid? Try these twisted pigtails! Credit: Instagram.com/kirstyannehair

6. Twisted messy pigtails

Textured hairstyles for braid rookies do exist! Here, this beauty has fashioned her textured tresses into twisted messy pigtails, completing her look with romantic wisps at the front.

So, whether you’re heading off to a hot date or brunching with your girls on a balmy Sunday, you’ll look the part with this lovely hairstyle.Credit:@kirstyannehair

textured hairstyles: close up shot of woman with messy bun hairstyle, wearing floral crown and white dress
Getting married? This textured updo is destined for you. Credit: Instagram.com/brittsully

7. Messy low bun

Our edit of textured hairstyles wouldn’t be complete without a messy bun hairstyle. We spotted this blushing bride-to-be rocking and fell head over heels.

But the best thing about it? It’s Meghan Markle-approved, easy to create and just what you need to make your everyday ‘do look totally new again. Credit: @brittsully

close up shot of woman with textured short pixie hairstyle, wearing checked blazer jacket and posing in a bathroom
Want to take your straight pixie to new heights? Try this! Credit: Instagram.com/sarahbroadgatemua

8. Textured pixie cut

Think having a pixie cut means you can get in on this cool-girl trend? Well, this Instagram beauty’s tousled pixie cut is here to make you think again, and also give you major mane envy. Credit: @sarahbroadgatemua

Editor’s tip: Want that get-up-and-go look for your pixie? You’ll need the TIGI S Factor Creamy Molding Wax. This is great for adding tonnes of definition and texture to your ‘do, without a stiff-looking finish.

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