Slay at university: Make a statement with these hairdos

Although you may not need a new uniform when heading back to university, some new hairdos wouldn’t hurt.

Starting university can definitely be stressful, ‘looking good’ for university shouldn’t be. Having some quick (but cute) hairdo options ready is a great way to save time in the morning but still feel confident with your look.

To help you out we’ve put together a list of ‘dos to have on hand for university. Don’t forget — make a statement and have some fun with these looks!


1. The half-up, half-down bun

Woman with a half up, half down top knot
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Super simple and perfect for almost any length and hair texture. Divide your hair into a top and bottom section, and create a bun using the top section. Pin your top bun in place and you’re done!

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If you’re finding the bottom section of your hair slightly flat give it some volume with the TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray.


2. Double twisted low bun

Woman with double twists and a low bun hairdo
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This look can take you from home to lectures to ice-cream with friends. It’s a bun with a little more fun that’s perfect for the first day of university. All you need to achieve it is part your hair in the middle and create a twist on either side of your head. Join the twists at the back of your head to create a low, subtle bun.


3. Braided ponytail

Woman with low ponytail as a University hairstyle
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This University hairdo takes next to no time to create and can be spiced up depending on your braiding skills. Part or brush your hair back (whichever you prefer) and tie your hair into ponytail. The rest is up to you! Create a simple 3-strand braid, a fishtail braid or a Dutch braid — whichever you prefer.


4. Curly bun

Woman with a curly bun hairdo
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This curly bun as a ‘get up and go look’ is majorly cute…
Gather your natural curls together and twirl them to create a bun (the height of the bun is totally up to you).


5. Sleek high ponytail

Woman with a sleek high ponytail for University
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There will definitely be days when you just need your hair out of your face. And this sleek, high ponytail is the perfect chic hairdo for those days.

Keep those flyaways from cramping your style by adding some VO5 Sculpted Mega Hold Styling Gel to the front of your hair.


6. Accessorise with scrunchies!

Woman with pink hair scrunchie and poyntail
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If you’re a university student having some good hats, headbands and of course, SCRUNCHIES are a must! Scrunchies are back with full force and come in a variety of colours, fabrics, and patterns. It’s a super quick and easy way to transform a ponytail or top knot into a cute, funky hairdo.


7. Colour change

Woman with bright red curly hairdo
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Although this may not be a hairdo, it is something you should do! University is the perfect time to have fun and experiment with your hair. Trying out a new colour is a great way to make a statement with minimal ‘hairstyling’ required.

To keep your hair colour lasting throughout the semester, use colour care products like the Dove Nutritive Solutions Colour Care Shampoo and Dove Nutritive Solutions Colour Care Conditioner.



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