Graduate in style with these graduation hairstyle ideas

If your graduation is coming up then you are probably thinking about a graduation hairstyle and what outfit you’re going to wear. So, we’re going to focus on the different hairstyles you can go for because we want you to look and feel gorgeous on your special day. After lots of research and a look into current trends, we’ve narrowed down our top 10 graduation hairstyles for you to choose from.

 

Side Part Low Ponytail

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You can never go wrong with a ponytail right? We love this hairstyle because it is simplicity and elegance combined — and you can never go wrong with that. To create this look, part your hair slightly and leave a small portion of hair in the front to frame your face and tie down the rest of your hair with a ribbon or elastic.

To give your hair a smooth finish, apply the Toni&Guy Finishing Shine Spray once you’re done styling your hair to complete your look.

 

Ultra-Sleek Blowout

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This hairstyle is popular for graduations because it looks so good under a cap! Make sure your hair is protected from damage caused by heat styling tools like hair dryers or straighteners before styling.

 

Half-Up Half-Down Braided Hairstyle

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This hairstyle works great for ladies with long thick hair and it would look really cool peeking out from underneath your cap. It’s a pretty hairdo with a boho touch to it.

 

Edgy Bob

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Bobs are the perfect graduation hairstyles for ladies that have oval faces and want something short. Bobs are said to give a natural instant facelift as they give your face more structure; cheekbones are emphasised and the jawline looks firmer.

 

Faux Locs

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Wanna go for a protective graduation hairstyle? Faux locs are making waves right now and it’s easy to see why. They’re stylish, easy to maintain and one of the only protective hairstyles that look better and more natural as they age.

 

Short Pixie Cut With Side Swept Bangs

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Maybe the right graduation hairstyle for you is short and sweet. Pixie cuts can make anyone look cute, but if you add bangs to the mix? You’ll look like a show stopper!

The VO5 Groomed Styling Wax is perfect for shaping, molding, and holding your hair with ease.

 

Flexi-Rod Curls

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With this graduation hairstyle you can have beautiful curls that will bounce around as you walk across the stage! Add definition and shine to your curls with a product that will give your hair both shine and hold.

The Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Hold & Shine Moisture Mist is a perfect option for this look. And because it’s enriched with coconut oils and neem oil, it won’t just make your hair look good, it will strengthen and smooth your hair too.

 

Slick Cornrows

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Add some cornrows to your graduation hairstyle! Cornrows are really versatile and they make a perfect protective hairstyle, plus they’ll fit perfectly under your cap. You can choose to braid all of your hair or just a section, braid it all back or create designs.

 

Loose Waves

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Want a graduation hairstyle that’s cute and laid back? Going for a wavy hairstyle is great because you can control how loose or tight you want your waves to be.

Give your curls more volume with the Toni&Guy 3D Volumiser Spray for more body from root to tip.

 

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