5 Minute Hairstyles For Kids

Avoid chaotic mornings before the daily rush to school, with a few of these easy hairstyles for girls with medium to long hair. Most only require a few hair ties and bobby pins to tame those flyaways, but you can always accessories with pretty clips and ribbons as well.

Keep this guide handy the next time your kids want a fun and easy style for school, without taking too long to achieve yourself!

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Half up, half down

Try this flattering hairstyle on your child with curly or textured hair – if they’re allowed to wear it down at school. Brush away any loose ends, and secure the hair at the crown with a pretty clip or barrette.

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It should stay out of their eyes throughout the day, and suits both short, medium, and long hairstyles!

French Braid

How can we pass-up a classic french braid? You have the option of dividing the hair into two sections, then starting a quick braid before securing the end with a hair tie. This hairstyle will last all day, especially if your child is active or in a sporting team after school.

5 Minute Hairstyles For Kids Wrapped ponytail

Bring a bit of little bit of life to a ponytail, by disguising the hair tie with your own hair! Simply wrap a few thick strands of hair over the ponytail, then pin down the ends so they can’t be seen.

5 Minute Hairstyles For Kids

Use bobby pins which will blend into the colour of your child’s natural hair, since this will make the hairstyle look professional and flawless!

High bun

If your child has bangs or a front fringe, tie the rest of the hair into a high bun for a classic look. Pin down any strands from the back, and make sure the hair tie is strong enough to support the amount of hair, and is also comfortable for your child to wear for the entire day.

5 Minute Hairstyles For KidsFinish off the entire look with a headband of their choice!

Flipped ponytail

This hairstyle brings a different element to the classic ponytail since the hair is flipped and secured with a tie. The quickest way to master this is by tying the hair at the nape of the neck, and leaving a small gap before flipping the ponytail inwards.

Latest hairstyles: 5 Minute Hairstyles For KidsYou can then plait or braid the hair, adding a fun ribbon at the end.

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