Style It On: How to Create a Fun Straight Hairstyle with Nikki Phillippi

A straight hair idea that's anything but boring. Here's how to get the look at home.

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We are so excited to share the latest installment of the Style It On challenge featuring vlogger Nikki Phillippi! This time around, Nikki shares some awesome hair tips on how to create sleek straight styles with a stylish element to it. Nikki has seen tons of celebs rocking this look and she fell in love with it because it’s so simple and chic! For this look, Nikki also adds her own personal style to the mix where one side of hair is twisted and pinned, showcasing an elegant and easy style that you can easily master! Ready to get in on this hair tutorial? Read on to learn more how you can try her version of this fun straight hairstyle, including what products you need to get the look.

How to Create a Fun Straight Hairstyle with Nikki Phillippi

Step 1

Wash and condition your hair.

Before creating your hairstyle, start clean. Wash your hair with a wash and care system like Suave Professionals Honey Infusion Shampoo and Suave Honey Infusion Conditioner. This system helps to clean and nourish, while also protecting it from frizz.




fun straight hair: Nikki Phillippi washing hair in shower
Step 2

Air-dry your hair.

After washing your hair, spray your hair with the TRESemmé Repair & Protect 7 Pre Styling Spray to prime your locks before flat ironing. Allow your hair to air-dry.



fun straight hairstyle tutorial: air dry hair
Step 3

Section your hair and flat iron.

Separate your hair into workable sections. Then begin flat ironing small sections of your hair, starting at the back. As you glide the flat iron down each section be sure to go slow (but not too slow) and steady to ensure a smooth and even finish.


fun straight hairstyle: Nikki Phillippi straightening her hair
Step 4

Curl your bangs.

After flat ironing your hair, create a deep side part, then curl your bangs away from your face with a curling iron.


fun straight hairstyle: curling bangs
Step 5

Twist hair to one side and set your style.

After curling your bangs, create a section on the opposite side of your hair and twist it down to the ends. Once you’ve finished your twist, pin it back underneath your back section of hair. Set your style in place with a strong-hold hairspray like Nexxus New York Salon CareMaxximum Finishing Mist.



fun straight hairstyle twisted hair to the side back view
Step 6

Final look.

Now you have a fun straight hairstyle! Go ahead and strut your stuff with your new look.

fun straight hairstyle final look


Loved this fun straight hairstyle? Be sure to check out our previous Style It On tutorials. Show us your finished product by tagging us using the hashtag #StyleItOn on Instagram and Twitter! Also, be sure to check out the French braid bun tutorial by Nikki Phillippi.

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