Gym bunnies, listen up! Gone are the days when sporty hairstyles for short hair came down to sweaty locks swept haphazardly off your face. Instead, they have been replaced by a wealth of stylish and durable looks that will see you through your HIIT class and on to brunch with ease!
So, if you’re seeking cute gym hairstyles for short hair, you’ve come to the right place. Grab your green juice and have a scroll through our gallery to discover how to stay stylish while you squat, lunge, spin or lift! Keep reading to get inspired:
10 Sporty Hairstyles for Short Hair
1. Faux French Braid
Still don’t have your braiding skills down pat? This faux French braid is the perfect sporty hairstyle for short hair for you. Simply gather your hair into small ponytails along the back of your head and add more small sections of hair as you go.
2. Wear it Down
You can always leave your hair down to maintain air circulation and keep your hair from getting too sweaty. Follow your workout with a spray of Dove Between Washes Clarifying Dry Shampoo to keep your strands even fresher.
This classic cornrows style will keep your hair out of your face and keep you looking cute!
4. Braided Updo
If you’re looking for a style that’s both trendy and ideal for a sweaty workout, look no further. This braided updo only takes some simple French braiding skills and a handful of bobby pins. Use as many bobby pins as necessary to tuck any short loose ends in. Finish off with a mist of TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Extend Hold Level 4 Hair Spray to keep the look in place.
5. Space Buns
This quirky and cute space buns hairstyle is one of our favorites. Pair it with a headband for an ultra-sporty look.
This classic ponytail is as easy as it gets. It’s easy to create on-the-go and doesn’t require a mirror!
7. High Bun
Wrap your hair up into a high bun and secure it with a thick hair tie to hold your look in place throughout your workout. Multi-task by letting your hair absorb a hair mask while it’s tied up! Run Emerge Back to Life Hair Mask through your strands before pulling them up into a high bun.
8. Half-Up Bun
If your hair is too short for a full ponytail or bun, try this half-up style!
9. Fountain Pony
This is by far the easiest style in the collection and it’s a go-to for a reason. The fountain ponytail is fun and easy and will keep your focus on your workout instead of getting distracted by hair falling in your face.
When in doubt, throw your hair up into a bun and add a headband!