50 Cute Haircuts & Hairstyles For Teenage Girls To Try In 2022

From messy braid to a sleek and short bob – trendy hairstyle ideas to make you look amazing.

By Anjali Sayee

Ah, to be young and experience everything with enthusiasm and freshness — being a teenager can be fun, especially if you like to experiment with new teenage hairstyles. You can add a unique twist to each hairstyle to make them more personalized, or you can read our list of hairstyles to try for your school, parties, or dates. There is a hairstyle for every mood and season. Keep reading to know more!

50 Most Popular Teen Hairstyles For Girls That You Can Try

  1. Messy Braid
  2. Messy Short Ponytail
  3. Shoulder Length Bob With Jagged Bangs
  4. Curly Textured Bob
  5. Blond Bob With Dyed Edges
  6. Wavy Tight Curls
  7. Fine Layered Hairdo
  8. Quirky Bangs
  9. Feathered Fringe Bob
  10. Sleek Brownish Tinted Edges
  11. Boho Braided Hairdo
  12. Side Swept Ombre Bob
  13. Long Tousled Ombre Layers
  14. Straight And Curly
  15. Sleek Side Ponytail
  16. Fringed Ponytail
  17. Messy Medium Base Ponytail
  18. Tight Knit Side Braid
  19. Dry High Ponytail
  20. Side Parted Ombre Long Side Ponytail
  21. Jasmine Inspired Loose Ponytail
  22. Messy Side Braid With Bangs
  23. Subtly Tousled Blond Braids
  24. Wavy Side Ponytail
  25. High Ponytail
  26. Sleek Ponytail
  27. Simple Chic Ponytail
  28. Braided Tousled Ponytail
  29. Braided Twin Ponytails
  30. Long Wavy Banged Pixie
  31. Short Bangs Pixie
  32. The Black Ruffled Hair Pixie
  33. Very Short Shaggy Pixie
  34. The Wet Effect Pixie
  35. Long Cheeky Bangs Pixie
  36. Super Short Pixie Cut
  37. Platinum Spiked Pixie
  38. Shiny Brunette Pixie
  39. Quirky Banged Pixie
  40. Short Platinum Concave Bob
  41. Layered Bob With Bangs
  42. Asymmetrical Pixie With Long Bangs
  43. Blunt Bob with Subtle Waves
  44. High Smart Bun
  45. Sleek Blunt Bob Tucked Away
  46. Loose Chignon
  47. Tousled Side Parted Bob
  48. Braided Bun
  49. Sleek Medium Length Hairdo
  50. Sleek And Short Bob

1. Messy Braid

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The side braid always had a young and refreshing touch to it. You can tie your long hair into a chic side messy braid with a middle parting.

How To Style

  1. Pull your hair to one side and brush.
  2. Loosely braid the entire length.
  3. Then, create a middle partition.
  4. Gently pull out a few loose strands to make it look messy.

2. Messy Short Ponytail

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A messy ponytail is a great hairstyle for teenagers. This hairdo looks good on all face types and is super easy to create!

How To Style

  1. Neatly brush the length of your hair to ensure that it is tangle-free.
  2. Apply a hair serum to make your hair manageable.
  3. Finger comb your hair and gather it at the back of your head.
  4. Separate a thin section of hair near the nape of the neck from the rest.
  5. Twist this thin section and wrap it around your hair so as to create a ponytail.
  6. Secure your ponytail by tucking in the section with bobby pins.
  7. Loosen the hair on your crown to give a messy effect!

3. Shoulder Length Bob With Jagged Bangs

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Bob hairstyles never go out of trend. Edgy and chic, they suit almost every face type. This is a side parted shoulder length bob with jagged bangs and tinted edges.

How To Style

  1. Part your hair to one side.
  2. Gently brush your hair.
  3. Slightly curl your hair at the ends.
  4. Curl your bangs outwards to frame your face.
  5. To take this style up a notch, you can opt for tinted edges.

4. Curly Textured Bob

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One more bob hairdo for teenagers! This fun hairstyle with curls is perfect for youngsters. The stylish and pretty curly textured bob adds cuteness and elegance to the face.

How To Style

  1. Prep your hair by applying a hair serum.
  2. Make a middle partition and brush your hair down.
  3. With a flat iron, straighten your hair till midway from the roots.
  4. Curl the ends.
  5. Spray your hair with a light-hold hairspray and voila! Your curly textured bob is ready!

5. Blond Bob With Dyed Edges

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You can always sass up your bob with a tinge of color. The blond tousled A-line bob with tinted black edges is funky and edgy and oh-so-chic!

How To Style

  1. Dip dye the ends of your hair in black.
  2. Create a side partition.
  3. Brush your hair down as you’d do for a regular bob.
  4. Slightly tousle the hairdo with your fingers.
  5. Use a texturizer spray on your hair to make it stay longer.

6. Wavy Tight Curls

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Curls, more often than not, greatly complement the teen hairstyles. Bouncy curls make one look cute and full of life!

How To Style

  1. Apply mousse to prep your hair.
  2. Leaving a couple of inches of hair from the roots, style the rest into tight curls.
  3. Make a deep side partition.
  4. Brush your hair to create a wavy look at the crown.
  5. Finish the look with a light-hold hairspray.

7. Fine Layered Hairdo

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All teenage hairstyles don’t have to be boho! The sleek ombre style with very fine layered bangs makes you look sassy and classy.

How To Style

  1. Prep your hair with a hair serum.
  2. With a flat iron, straighten your hair.
  3. Finish with a light-hold spray.

8. Quirky Bangs

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If you have a layered haircut with bangs, then this hairstyle is for you. The quirky outward bent bangs emit a teen vibe. These bangs at the top are short and define this funky hairdo.

How To Style

  1. Neatly comb your hair along the partition.
  2. Curl your short bangs outwards to frame your face nicely.
  3. Slightly curl the ends of your layers to accentuate your hairdo.
  4. Use a hairspray to secure the bangs.

9. Feathered Fringe Bob

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The vibrant externally curled ends teamed with a fine feathered fringe lends a vivacious feel to the hairdo.

How To Style

  1. Lightly brush your fringes to the front.
  2. Brush your hair down and apply some serum to prep it.
  3. Curl your feather bob outwards – this will add volume to the hairdo.
  4. Spritz on a light hold hairspray and you’re done!

10. Sleek Brownish Tinted Edges

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Selena Gomez’s hairstyle is extremely fuss-free and elegant. The uneven ends accentuate the sleek style.

How To Style

  1. Dip dye the edges of your long tresses.
  2. Make a deep side partition, aligned to the arch of your brow.
  3. Straighten your layers.
  4. Finish with a hair setting spray.

11. Boho Braided Hairdo

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Bohemian hairstyles are fun and vibrant, and are apt for teenagers. You can sport this boho braided hairdo for a day out with your friends.

How To Style

  1. Ombre dye your hair in tones of brown and blond.
  2. Straighten your hair.
  3. Make a side partition.
  4. Accessorize with a bright colored beaded string.
  5. Gather the hair at the nape of your neck and braid it loosely, starting from three to four inches from the nape.
  6. Wrap the string around the end of the braid to secure it.
  7. Pull out a few thin strands to frame your face.

12. Side Swept Ombre Bob

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This side swept ombre bob having a subtly tousled look is pretty and elegant. Wear the style on a night out or a date.

How To Style

  1. Ombre dye your hair in shades of brown.
  2. Make a side partition and put all your tresses to one side.
  3. Curl your locks slightly.
  4. Tease your hair with fingers for the tousled, side-swept bob.

13. Long Tousled Ombre Layers

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The wavy tousled tresses have a very casual yet elegant appeal. The blond shades complement this casual hairdo.

How To Style

  1. Dye your tresses in shades of brown.
  2. Apply a serum to prep your hair for the style.
  3. Add slight curls to the lengths of your hair.
  4. Slightly brush your hair to let it fall in graceful wavy layers.

14. Straight And Curly

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Another hairtastic way to style your bob! This messy style is a mix of sleek hair and wavy curls.

How To Style

  1. Apply a bit of mousse to prep your hair.
  2. Straighten the hair at the roots for the sleek upper part of the hairdo.
  3. Brush your hair down from where the sleek hair ends.
  4. Tightly curl the hair from the middle till the ends.

15. Sleek Side Ponytail

The sleek side ponytail imparts a cute-girl-next-door vibe. This hairdo looks really pretty and complements any attire.

How To Style

  1. Make a deep side partition, aligned to the arch of the eyebrow.
  2. Apply a hair serum to get your hair ready for styling.
  3. Comb your hair with a fine-toothed comb to ensure that there are no tangles.
  4. With a flat iron, straighten your tresses.
  5. Gather all your hair on the opposite side of the partition.
  6. Separate a thin section of hair.
  7. Twist and wrap this section around the gathered hair to create a ponytail.
  8. Secure the thin section with bobby pins.

16. Fringed Ponytail

The fringed ponytail worn by Taylor Swift is sexy and cute. Here’s how to rock this hairdo.

How To Style

  1. Comb your fringes to the front.
  2. Brush and gather the rest of the hair at the back of your head.
  3. Ensure that there are no knots or tangles.
  4. Scrunch it up with a hair elastic.
  5. Pull out a few strands of hair to frame your face.
  6. Tease the hair at the crown to give your hairdo a casual look.

17. Messy Medium Base Ponytail

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This hairdo makes one look very fresh and youthful. It looks sporty and chic, and is very easy to do and flaunt.

How To Style

  1. Apply serum on your hair.
  2. Finger comb your hair and gather it at the back of your head.
  3. Take a thin section of your hair from the bottom part of the gathered hair.
  4. Twist and wrap the separated section of hair around the rest to make a ponytail.
  5. Secure the ponytail by tucking the section in with bobby pins.
  6. Slightly tease the hair at the crown of your head to give it a tousled look.

18. Tight Knit Side Braid

This tightly knit blond braid looks graceful and sophisticated. This is one of the most popular teenage girl hairstyles.

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How To Style

  1. Make a partition on one side.
  2. Tease the hair at the crown.
  3. Gather all your hair to the side.
  4. Start by tying your hair in a side French braid.
  5. When the entire bunch of hair comes into your grasp, tightly braid the entire length into a regular braid.
  6. Secure the end with an elastic.

19. Dry High Ponytail

Sarah Hyland wears this extremely messy and tousled high ponytail with extreme elan. Here’s how to do it.

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How To Style

  1. Blow dry your hair for a voluminous, blown out effect.
  2. Gather the hair at the back of the head and tie it up with a hair elastic.
  3. Finger comb your ponytail to get rid of any knots.

20. Side Parted Ombre Long Side Ponytail

Jessica Alba rocked this side ponytail with a lot of class. Here’s how you can sport this chic hairstyle.

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How To Style

  1. Make a deep side partition.
  2. Neatly brush all your hair in the opposite direction.
  3. Straighten your hair with a flat ceramic iron.
  4. Take a thin strand of hair, twist it, and wrap it around the rest of your hair to make a ponytail.

21. Jasmine Inspired Loose Ponytail

The loose, thick ponytail here is inspired from Jasmine, the famous Disney princess who too flaunted a similar hairstyle. This dramatic hairdo is great for cosplays and costume parties.

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How To Style

  1. Make a U partition to separate your hair into upper and lower sections.
  2. Now, pull out sections from the front and both the sides of the upper section.
  3. Secure the remaining bunches of hair in the upper section with an ibis clip so that it doesn’t bother you while styling.
  4. Make a side partition.
  5. Twist the side sections and secure them with bobby pins near the nape of your neck.
  6. Remove the ibis clip and make a slight pouf with the hair. Secure it at the back of your head.
  7. Now, gather all the sections and tie them a couple of inches below the nape of your neck.
  8. Leaving a gap of about three to four inches, secure the hair with another hair elastic.
  9. Scrunch it up to create a bubble effect.
  10. Create one or two bubbles, depending upon the length of your hair, and you’re all set!

22. Messy Side Braid With Bangs

This loosely weaved messy side braid looks casual and chic. The long loose bangs lend uniqueness to the hairdo.

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How To Style

  1. Make a partition on one side of your head.
  2. Brush your hair to the other side and braid it loosely.
  3. Slightly tease the hair at the crown to create a tousled effect.
  4. Pull out the bangs to frame your face.

23. Subtly Tousled Blond Braids

This side braid looks extremely feminine and fuss-free. If you have light hair, this chic hairdo will look fabulous on you.

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How To Style

  1. Slightly brush your hair backwards.
  2. Tie your hair into a fish braid, starting a couple of inches below the nape of the neck.
  3. Pull out a few thin sections of hair to frame your face.

24. Wavy Side Ponytail

The wavy side ponytail is pretty and chic. The wavy flyaways give a whimsical touch to the hairdo.

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How To Style

  1. Backbrush your hair to add volume.
  2. Gather all your hair on one side and secure it into a ponytail with a hair elastic.
  3. Slightly tease the crown and sidelocks.

25. High Ponytail

The high ponytail worn by Kim Kardashian is one of the most popular hairstyles for teenage girls. The hairdo shows oozes sophistication and style.

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How To Style

  1. Apply a serum and straighten your hair.
  2. Neatly brush and gather all your hair at the back of your head.
  3. Take a thin section from the bunch and wrap it around the rest to create a ponytail.
  4. Secure the ends of the section with bobby pins.

26. Sleek Ponytail

This sweet and girly ponytail complements just any attire. Here’s how to do it.

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How To Style

  1. Make a side partition.
  2. Gather all your hair at the nape of your neck and tie a low pony.
  3. Slightly back comb your hair.

27. Simple Chic Ponytail

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The most simple of all ponytails, this style has always been popular among girls and teens. This no-nonsense, neatly pulled back ponytail is smart and classy. This looks specially great if your hair is thick and glossy.

How To Style

  1. Neatly comb your hair with a fine-toothed comb.
  2. Make sure there are no knots or tangles.
  3. Gather all your hair at the back of your head.
  4. Secure it neatly with a hair elastic.

28. Braided Tousled Ponytail

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The braided ponytail is tousled and messy – perfect for the punk chicks!

How To Style

  1. Apply a volumizing mousse to your hair.
  2. Tease the hair to make it appear messy.
  3. Slightly brush and gather your hair at the back of your head.
  4. Take a section from below and braid it into a regular braid.
  5. Now, wrap the braided section around the rest of your hair to create the ponytail.

29. Braided Twin Ponytails

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The twin pigtailed hairdo makes you look candy cute.
Try this on the days you feel super girly and opt for all things pink!

How To Style

  1. Make a partition in the center, and divide the hair into two separate sections.
  2. Take a section of hair from the middle of each section and braid its length into a regular braid.
  3. Now, add the braids to the sections and secure with a hair elastic.

30. Long Wavy Banged Pixie

The long wavy pixie is uber stylish and sexy. It makes one look dynamic and smart.

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How To Style

  1. Apply hair serum prior to styling.
  2. Slightly brush your hair.
  3. Finger comb your bangs to let them fall in the front.

31. Short Bangs Pixie

This pixie has a layer of short crisp bangs contouring the forehead. This style exudes confidence.

How To Style

  1. Make a side partition.
  2. Back comb the bangs for volume.
  3. Brush hair neatly and let the bangs fall gracefully on your forehead.

32. The Black Ruffled Hair Pixie

Pixie is one of the best short haircuts for teenage girls. The black ruffled hair pixie is casual yet makes a chic style statement.

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How To Style

  1. Apply some mousse to add volume to your hair.
  2. Make a side partition and brush your hair.
  3. Finger comb the hair to create a tousled effect.

33. Very Short Shaggy Pixie

The very short shaggy pixie looks super bold. Teenagers love this tousled hairdo look!

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How To Style

  1. Neatly trim the hair on the sides of your head.
  2. With your fingers, tease the hair at the front to make the layers contour the forehead like ruffled fringes.

34. The Wet Effect Pixie

The wet pixie with layers looks very elegant and feminine. The sides again are trimmed shorter than the top layers.

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How To Style

1. For the wet hair effect, apply a hairstyling gel with a softer hold.
2. Comb the hair on the sides.
3. To make the hair at the front to appear more casual, style it with your fingers.

35. Long Cheeky Bangs Pixie

This pixie has long layered bangs. The long bangs extend up to the cheeks and impart a stylish effect when swept to the side.

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How To Style

  1. Make a side partition.
  2. Brush your hair neatly.
  3. Slightly brush and sweep the bangs to one side.
  4. Set with a medium-hold hairspray.

36. Super Short Pixie Cut

This hairstyle is a rage amongst teenagers and it’s very chic. Here’s how you can duplicate it.

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How To Style

  1. Apply a mouse to prep your hair.
  2. Make a side partition.
  3. Take the hair at the front and spike it, so that it appears a little elevated – and you’re all set with your smart pixie cut!

37. Platinum Spiked Pixie

Miley rocks this platinum pixie. The hairdo is funky and smart.

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How To Style

  1. Apply mousse before styling.
  2. Take the hair at the front and spike it up.
  3. Blow dry and finish with a light-hold spray.

38. Shiny Brunette Pixie

The shiny brunette pixie is a sophisticated hairdo with tender layers covering the forehead. The layers impart a soft look to the face.

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How To Style

  1. Make a side partition.
  2. Brush your hair.
  3. Finger comb your hair at the front – and you are all set.

39. Quirky Banged Pixie

This pixie looks so cool. The asymmetrical bangs seem to give a quirky and attractive aura to the hairstyle.

How To Style

  1. Prep your hair with volumizing mousse.
  2. Comb the hair sideways for the dramatic, wavy look.
  3. Finish the hairdo by spritzing on a strong-hold hair spray.

40. Short Platinum Concave Bob

This is such a sweet and chic hairstyle. Here is how you can copy this no-nonsense hairdo.

How To Style

  1. Apply a shine serum.
  2. Make a side partition.
  3. Neatly brush your hair down.
  4. Let the front bangs fall loosely over one side of your face.

41. Layered Bob With Bangs

This blond bob is characterized by chopped layers that grow shorter as we go to the top. The hairdo looks stylish and edgy.

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How To Style

  1. Prep your hair with hair serum.
  2. Brush your hair in such that the layers are prominent.
  3. Blow dry for a mildly blown out effect.
  4. Let the side swept bangs contour the forehead.

42. Asymmetrical Pixie With Long Bangs

A pixie is one of the coolest hairstyles you can get. And, when it is asymmetrical, there can be no look that can steal this one’s glory!

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How To Style

  1. Go for a deep side partition on one side.
  2. For this style, neatly comb your hair down.
  3. With a flat iron, straighten the bangs.
  4. Tease the bangs slightly and let them casually fall on your face.

43. Blunt Bob With Subtle Waves

This blunt bob would suit the nerdy, no-nonsense girl perfectly. Here’s how you can sport this look.

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How To Style

  1. Make a partition at the center.
  2. Brush your hair down.
  3. Slightly curl the thin sections of hair at the front to create wavy bangs.
  4. Curl the ends of the bob inwards to finish the look.

44. High Smart Bun

The high bun is sexy and smart. Pair it up with junk earrings to take your style up a notch.

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How To Style

  1. Straighten the length of your hair and gather it at the top of your head.
  2. Twist it and coil it so to create a bun.
  3. After wrapping half the length, neatly wrap it around the bun created.
  4. Tuck the ends with bobby pins.
  5. Finish with a strong-hold hairspray.

45. Sleek Blunt Bob Tucked Away

This sleek blunt bob looks simply glamorous.

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How To Style

  1. Opt for a side partition.
  2. Brush your hair down with a paddle brush.
  3. Curl the edges of your bob inwards.
  4. Tuck in the hair at one side for a demure look.

46. Loose Chignon

If you have long tresses, then gather them into a loose chic chignon at the nape of your neck. It is a great option for formal occasions.

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How To Style

  1. Make a middle partition and divide the hair into two sections.
  2. From each section, separate thin strands from the front.
  3. Braid the two major sections into regular braids.
  4. Overlap and coils the braids around one another for the chignon – and voila, your chignon is ready.

47. Tousled Side Parted Bob

The tousled side-parted bob looks very casual and flirty. The messy edges are highlighted, which make the hairstyle stand out further.

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How To Style

  1. Prep your hair with mousse.
  2. Make a side partition.
  3. Comb your hair down.
  4. Slightly curl and tease the ends of the bob to make it appear uneven and messy.

48. Braided Bun

The braided bun is very elegant. The stylish hairdo is apt for girls with long hair.

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How To Style

  1. Make a side partition.
  2. Start making French braids at the sides of your head.
  3. When you reach the nape, gather all your hair and braid it into a regular braid.
  4. Then, coil this braid into a neat low bun and secure the ends with bobby pins.

49. Sleek Medium Length Hairdo

The sleek medium length is elegance personified. Here is how you can get the look.

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How To Style

  1. Straighten your layers with a flat iron.
  2. Make a partition close to the center and comb your hair down.
  3. Finish the look with a shine spray.

50. Sleek And Short Bob

This crisp short bob makes one look very young and fresh, not to mention, extremely cute.

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How To Style

  1. Go for a side partition.
  2. Softly brush your hair down.
  3. Slightly tease the front section of your hair for that extra volume.

When you are a teenager, you put the effort and time into looking your best. Not only do your outfits have to look amazing, but your hair has to be on point too. Flaunting your tresses in a new hairstyle every day can be fun to give people a glimpse into your personality. From braids and ponytails, curls and waves, bangs and layers, the list is endless! So, scroll up, pick your favorite teenage hairstyles to flaunt, and try them out. You can accessorize these hairstyles with vintage scarves, cool hair clips, pins or beads, and other hair accessories. You can also experiment with different hair colors. The options are endless!

Frequently Asked Questions

Should teens color their hair?

Ideally, teens should not color their hair until they are 16 years or older. If they are older than 16, they can experiment with different and temporary hair colors to switch up their look.

Is the mullet a good hairstyle for a teenage girl?

Yes, a mullet can be a good hairstyle for a teenage girl if it is correctly styled by a professional. Consult a professional and understand the different mullet hairstyles that are suitable for you.

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