Best Chinese Hairstyles – Our Top 10 June 27, 2016

China is a land of fine arts and craft; hence their blissful art of Origami can be seen in their women’s hairdos too. They innovate and re-construct everything that they feel they can improvise with their touch. So here are some hairdos which existed and were given a new age touch by Chinese hairstylists.

Chinese Hairstyles For Girls

1. Cobra bun:

Cobra bun

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Rightly called as the cobra bun, this Chinese cut hairstyle made a revolution among the stylists globally when first showcased in a Chinese warrior movie. Simple in structure, this look needs you to roll your hair into a bun leaving the tip of the hair standing up.

2. Buddha Bun:

Buddha Bun

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Buddha bun is a combination of the ancient warrior and princess look which gave them the grace as they fought their wars. The bun here is the highlight of the entire look, which leaves the long strands of hair swaying around.

3. Hair Brooch effect:

Hair Brooch effect

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Creating an imitation of a hair brooch with the help of the hair is one of the oldest gifts given by god in the hands of the Chinese stylists. They make roses, floral designs and motif of characters to accessorize hair in the most intricate way.

4. Hammer bun:

Hammer bun

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The hammer bun is an ancient Chinese hairstyle which helps the woman to give her small head a larger size. Well accessorized and heavily pinned, this hairstyle takes easily 2 hours to get it right. Keep in mind the bun needs to be diagonal on one side of the head. The transparent hair holder is used to catch the centre of the bun.

5. Flat sagging bun:

Flat sagging bun

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Right from the era when China gave rise to noble women, Moulin Rouge inspired flat sagging bun look became hugely popular. They would use a lot of wax and gel to give the hair a shiny smooth finish. Overlapping the hair in layers slanting from front, the strands would be pulled back to form a sagging bun.

6. Bubble piped side pony:

Bubble piped side pony

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The bubbled pipe pony was the seventies grace where women donned the schoolgirl pony look and tweaked it to their own comfort. Making two side ponies on either side of the head, one can part them by tying the pony with multiple rubber bands with at least 3 centimeter distance apart from each other.

7. High raise bun:

High raise bun

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The high raise bun is the pageant woman’s style statement as she walks down the aisle. The high raise bun is one of the current trends running and needs you to just curl up your hair and pull it up in a bun, holding it with a ribbon bow or floral band.

8. Short hair curl:

Short hair curl

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The women these days have started chopping off their long strands for a shorter cute look. Though it deprives them of much innovation, the short hair curls still stand as an option to make them look prettier. It is a manmade curl which gives your short hair the required bounce and length it requires.

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9. Two braided hair lock:

Two braided hair lock

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The braids are classy when done and imitate beautifully a rope, chain or knit. The two braided hair lock allows you to braid twice, with one hold on top and a hold below to form a natural pony of loose strands.

10. Orbit circles:

Orbit circles

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The orbit circles are one of the ancient hairstyles and are also forecasted as the futuristic hairstyle of China. In ancient days, to keep a hold on their hair in spherical form, they would make use of wires and sticks. But with the dawn of the new age, a spray can work wonders to maintain the hold.

Hope you liked the article on Chinese hairstyles with a twist!  Did you ever try out any Chinese haircuts? Share your experience with us in the comments section!

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  • Mansi Chauhan

    chinese look so cute :P

  • Hamsini

    Yes i did see so many hairstyles from chinese they are so pretty!! :)