Nothing beats the thrill of trying out a new hairstyle or haircut. Let’s face it, this can truly make you feel like a whole new person. Pigtails and crewcuts are two styles that have recently gained so much popularity. Whether you want to go for a style that’s truly a blast from the past, or a short edgy cut, keep scrolling to get all of the inspo for these styles.
What are pigtails and crewcuts?
Pigtails and crewcuts are two unexpected styles that are back in full force. Scroll down to learn more about each style and how you can start wearing them.
Breaking Down Pigtails
Remember the style that just about every 5-year-old wore: Hair parted down the center with colorful hair ties holding two high ponytails in place. That’s right, pigtails aren’t just for kids anymore.
Thanks to TikTik this style is huge and has so many variations this time around. From dutch braid pigtails and bubble pigtails to a half-up variation and the classic two ponytail look, there are so many ways to make this style your own and fit your unique aesthetic.
Breaking Down Crewcuts
Crewcuts are most commonly known as a male haircut, but that’s not the case anymore. This style is typically a short haircut where the hair at the hairline forms a pomp and flips upwards. With this cut, the hair gradually gets shorter and shorter as it reaches the back and sides of the head.
As more and more women have begun wearing crewcuts, this style has evolved by incorporating bright colors and a variety of shaved sections. If you’re a fan of short haircuts, this such a fun way to show off your personality.
Keep scrolling for more inspo on how to wear and style pigtails and crewcuts.
Pigtails and Crewcuts Inspiration
Heading to the salon soon, or just want to learn a new hairstyle? Check out these ideas for pigtails and crewcuts. From box braids to side-swept looks, there’s something for everyone.
1. Box Braid Pigtails
Box braids are great, but it’s so fun to try out different styles with your braids. If you’re looking for something different, try two high pigtails.
Keep your scalp feeling fresh while wearing box braids with Suave Professionals Castor Oil & Mango Butter for Natural Hair and Scalp Oil. Apply the oil directly to your scalp and then massage in. This will help keep your scalp nourished and hydrated while wearing braids.
2. Side-Swept Crewcut
You don’t have to shave all sides of your hair when trying out a crewcut. Play around with the style. You can try shaving just one side and keeping the other side longer. This would create a side-swept look which is a fun way to show off an edgy style.
3. Fishtail Braided Pigtails
Add a boho twist to the classic pigtail style by creating fishtail braids on each side.
4. Voluminous Crewcut
A crewcut is a great way to get the most volume out of your hair. This haircut will truly let those voluminous strands shine!
5. Dutch Braided Pigtails
Step up your pigtail game by adding dutch braids to the look. To help eliminate flyaways throughout the day, use TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Texture Hold Level 1 Hair Spray. This spray will give your style a lightweight hold all day without making your hair feel stiff.
6. Crewcut with a Headband
Adding a headband to a short pigtails and crewcuts style is the perfect pop of color.
7. Zig-Zag Part Pigtails
Feel like you truly stepped back in time by pairing your pigtails with a zig-zag part.
8. Crewcut on Natural Hair
Crewcuts are great on any hair type. This haircut is a great option if you’re looking for a minimal-effort style that will have you out the door in no time.
9. Face-Framing Pieces with Pigtails
Face-framing pieces are huge right now. Leave two pieces of hair out of your pigtails at the front of your face to create this look.
Keep your pigtails looking smooth all day with TRESemmé Flawless Curls Hydrating Anti-Frizz Oil. Apply this oil from the mid-shaft through the ends of your hair for additional shine and smoothness.