10 Edgy Ways to Wear Your Center Parting Hair

10 ways to wear this edgy and defined style.

Center parting hair is on the rise this season. Choosing this edgier and more intentional parting choice takes a lot into consideration – which hair products do you need to add to your collection? How to style this bold look? Can you pull it off? These are all valid questions and we are taking a deep dive into center parting hairstyles to give you some answers.

Read on to get inspired by 10 ways to wear your center parting hair:

1. Tucked

center parting hair tucked
Tuck your strands behind your hair for a model-inspired look.

Creating a center part in your hair and then simply tucking both sides behind your ears is the easiest way to create a chic style. It makes the center parting look more intentional and model-inspired.

2. Slicked Back

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Slick your strands back.

Another way to achieve a high fashion style is to try a slicked-back look. This style depends on a stronghold gel-like Emerge Style Goals Gel to hold the style in place. Use a fine-toothed comb to evenly distribute the product and guide your hair away from your face.

3. Naturally Curly

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Wear a center part with your natural curls.

Not all center parting hairstyles were created to be slicked or tucked back. This look is a perfect example of how to wear a center part with your natural curls. Offset the softness of your curls with a sharp center part to balance out the style.

4. Low Bun

center parting hair low bun
Wear your strands tucked back into a low bun.

It doesn’t get any more classic than a slick center-parted bun. Use a comb to create a sharp center part and then gather your hair back into a low knot. Make sure to tuck any loose strands behind your ears for a streamlined look. Finish with a mist of Nexxus Weightless Style Ultra Light Hair Spray to keep the look in place.

5. Easy Loose Waves

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Loose waves are always in.

It doesn’t get more classic than the center of a loose wave part hairstyle. Use a 1-inch curling iron to curl your strands and then go in with a wide-toothed comb to break up the curls into chic waves.

6. Half Up

center parting hair half up
It doesn’t get any easier than this.

Half-up styles are known to be the lazy girl’s go-to hairstyle for good reason. This look looks intentional and like it required more effort than it actually did. Take your typical half-up style up a notch by wearing the front pieces in a center part.

7. Bob

center parting hair bob
Wear it cropped.

Style your micro bob in a center part for an extra edgy style. This combination of short strands, stick-straight texture, and a center part makes for a super edgy result. Use just a drop of the cult favorite TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum to add some extra shine to your look.

8. Bangs

center parting hair bangs
Start your center parting just behind your bangs.

Longer bangs are ideal for anyone who likes to consider themselves a hairstylist chameleon. Wear them straight down or parted down the middle for a totally different vibe depending on the day. We love how a center part works with a style that incorporates bangs!

9. Air Dried

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Air drying your hair is a chic and effortless styling solution.

When in doubt, let your strands just do their own thing post-shower. You might be surprised to find that after years of fighting with your natural texture, your favorite style turns out to be air-dried waves.

10. Accessorize

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Add two clips to show off your center part.

Finally, consider highlighting your center part by using hair clips as bookends. Slide a comb into the very front of your hair on both sides of your center part to draw attention to this trending parting style.

Are you thinking about trying out one of these center parting hair looks? Be sure to grab a picture and tag us over @AllThingsHairUS!


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