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20 Adorable Spring-Ready Hairstyles For Kids

Put some spring in your kids’ steps this season with these 20 adorable spring hairstyles for kids! Kids don’t often sit still, so these styles are quick, easy and guaranteed to get you out the door in a jiffy this spring season. Happy styling!

  • Piggyback Braid

    Who would’t love these adorable mini pigtails on a medium bob haircut?

    Spring Hairstyles for Kids

    How to Style:

    1. Part towel dried hair deep to one side.
    2. Work a small amount of styling cream through hair.
    3. Blow dry hair with a medium paddle brush.
    4. Part hair down the back.
    5. Divide each side into three sections and create a braid.
    6. Use ouchless elastics to secure the ends of each braid together.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Goody Ouchless Elastics. They can be found at most Walgreens stores.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Any face shape!

    Tip:

    Add a little hairspray to the front to keep the bangs out of her face.

  • Spiral Sister

    Adorable natural texture flows free on this long, slightly layered hairstyle!

    Long Layered Kids Hairstyle with Curls

    How to Style:

    1. Work curl smoothing cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Use a large tooth comb to part hair to one side.
    3. Add definition to curls by working a bit of light styling wax through in small sections.
    4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Redken Water Wax 03 Hair Shine Defining Pomade is great for separating and defining with flexible control and brilliant shine.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, round, heart

  • Book Worm Beauty

    High pigtails keep this long hair off the face so she can keep her nose in a book!

    High Pigtails Kids Hairstyle cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair deep to one side.
    3. Blow dry, tousling with fingertips as you go, until hair is about 80% dry.
    4. Use a paddle brush to smooth hair as you blow dry the rest of the way.
    5. Separate hair into two sections using the part in front, but angling it towards the middle in the back of the head.
    6. Secure hair into a high pigtail on each side with an ouchless elastic.

    Recommended Products:

    OSiS Buff smooths hair while you dry to keep flyaways at bay.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, long, pear, diamond

  • Bobbed Beauty

    Chin-length bob hairstyles are a great no-fuss option for girls on the go!

    Chin-Length Bob Kids Hairstyle cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side, using the middle of one eye as a guide.
    3. Either let hair air dry or blow dry.
    4. If blow drying, use your fingers to tousle hair while drying until it’s about 80% dry. Use a medium paddle brush to smooth hair as you dry the rest of the way.
    5. Finish with a bit of hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Aveda Air Control hairspray for a light, workable hold.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, square, diamond, long

  • Baubles and Braids

    Large braids secured with cute, multi-colored hair ties are a great way to keep thick hair under control.

    Large Braids with Multi-Colored Hair Ties cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Separate dry hair into three or more sections, securing each with an elastic.
    2. Work a bit of styling oil through hair to add moisture and shine.
    3. Braid each section, then secure the ends with another elastic.

    Recommended Products:

    MoroccanOil Treatment provides strength, shine and protection from the elements.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, pear, diamond, long

    Tip:

    For the elastics, use lighter and darker versions of one color for a subtle contrast or choose all different colors for a more vibrant look!

  • Twisted Top Pony

    Rope twists give this high ponytail hairstyle a unique texture and finish.

    Rope Twists High Ponytail Kids Hairstyle

    How to Style:

    1. Working from back to front, split dry hair into one-inch sections and secure each with an elastic. Separate each tiny ponytail into two sections and twist. Then twist those around each other. Secure the ends with another elastic.
    2. Gather all the twists up into a ponytail.
    3. Secure with a larger ouchless elastic.
    4. Accessorize with a ribbon or flower if you wish!

    Recommended Products:

    Use OSiS Aqua Slide Pomade to define hair and add shine as you twist.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, round, heart, diamond

  • Peachy Keen Curls

    Large, soft curls are prim, proper and the perfect look for spring!

    Long Kids Hairstyle with Large Soft Curls cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair deep to one side.
    3. Use a paddle brush to smooth hair as you blow dry.
    4. Sweep fringe to one side.
    5. Use a 1-inch barrel curling iron to add curls through the mid-lengths and ends.

    Recommended Products:

    Protect hair from the heat of the iron and lock in the style by spraying Redken Spray Starch through each section before curling.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Any face shape!

  • Terrifically Tousled

    This choppy blonde crop is perfect for kids with a little bit of natural wave in their hair.

    Choppy Tousled Kids Hairstyle with Natural Wave cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work texture cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Tousle hair with fingers as you blow dry.
    3. Work a tiny bit more texture cream through dry hair for additional control if you wish.

    Recommended Products:

    Gage for Men ¾ Cream is perfect for adding soft definition to any hairstyle!

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, diamond, long, heart

  • Thumbs Up for Texture!

    Embrace natural texture with this all-over layered haircut designed to keep curls at bay.

    Layered Kids Haircut with Natural Texture cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work curl control cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Allow hair to air dry.

    Recommended Products:

    Aveda Be Curly Curl Controller combats frizz and lengthens even the tightest curls.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, round, diamond, pear

  • Thick and Full

    Keep thick hair under control this spring with close-cut sides and a longer length on top.

    Short Kids Hairstyle with Close Cut Sides

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Use a blow dryer to dry hair as you lift it and push the hair on top towards the middle.
    3. Finish with a bit of matte finish styling cream through the top.

    Recommended Products:

    American Crew Ultramatte provides medium hold with a matte finish.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, round, heart, diamond

  • Closely Cropped

    Short and simple is the way to go if you don’t have time to style in the morning!

    Short Simple Kids Hairstyle

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Allow hair to air dry.

    Recommended Products:

    Try B for Men Multitasking grooming cream. It is a lightweight cream that gives natural definition and control.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Any face shape!

  • Braided Buns

    Braided buns situated high on the head to keep long hair in check and your little girl nice and cool in the rising temperatures!

    Braided Bun Kids Hairstyle cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Blow dry hair completely, using a paddle brush to smooth as you go.
    3. Part hair down the middle.
    4. Create two high pigtails and secure each with a clear, ouchless elastic.
    5. Braid each pigtail and secure the end of each braid with another clear, ouchless elastic.
    6. Wrap the braid around its base and secure the end of each braid in place with a bobby pin or two.
    7. Finish with medium hold hair spray for extra control if you wish.

    Recommended Products:

    Redken Quick Dry 18 Instant Finishing Spray is great for keeping flyaways down.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, diamond, long, pear

  • Bows ‘n Curls

    This textured hairstyle gets a bonus with a big, pink, spring-inspired bow!

    Curly Textured Hairstyle with Pink Bow cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Spray heat styling spray through dry hair.
    2. Part hair in the middle or to one side.
    3. Use a ¾-inch barrel curling iron to add curls through the middle and ends of hair.
    4. Break up curls with fingers to soften them.
    5. Add a bold hair accessory to one side.
    6. Finish with a medium hold hair spray for extra control.

    Recommended Products:

    KMS California Free Shape Hot Flex Spray protects tresses from heat while locking in the curl.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, long, heart

  • Bangs and Bands

    Short bangs create a perfect frame for the face while a cute headband adds to the fun.

    Long Kids Hairstyle with Bangs and Headband cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Use a paddle brush to smooth bangs as you dry them.
    3. Blow dry the rest of the hair, using the paddle brush to smooth as you go. For curly hair, simply allow hair to air dry.
    4. Finish by adding a cute headband.

    Recommended Products:

    Check out all the adorable hair accessories for girls on Etsy.com and www.claires.com!

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, long, heart, diamond

  • Braided Besties

    Keep it cool this spring with micro braids in a half-up hairstyle that’s perfect for best friends or sisters to share!

    Kids Hairstyle with Micro Braids and Beads

    How to Style:

    1. Work a tiny bit of styling cream through the front of dry hair.
    2. Separate into pie-shaped sections.
    3. Create microbraids along the middle of the length of each section and secure the end close to the head with a small elastic.
    4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Bed Head After Party to smooth sections as you braid.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Oval, diamond, heart, long

  • Lotsa Loops

    Soft curls pulled back into two full pigtails creates an irresistibly adorable spring hairstyles for your little princess.

    Soft Curly Hairstyle with Pigtails

    How to Style:

    1. Work curl control cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Dry hair with a pronged diffuser.
    3. Part hair down the middle.
    4. Pull each side into a high pigtail and secure with a clear elastic.
    5. Add a decorative elastic or clip to each side.
    6. Finish with a medium hold hairspray for extra style control.

    Recommended Products:

    Bed Head Rockaholic Fun Times flexible hold hairspray is perfect for keeping curls in check.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Any face shape!

  • Piggys with a Fringe

    A full fringe and braided pigtails are a perfect frame for this sweet face!

    Braided Pigtails with Full Fringe cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work a small amount of styling cream through mid-lengths and ends.
    2. Part hair in the back down the middle and push fringe forward.
    3. Secure each side into a semi-low pigtail.
    4. Braid each side and secure with an elastic.
    5. Finish with medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Add style control with OSiS Elastic flexible hairspray.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Long, diamond, heart, oval

  • Simple and Sweet

    A single braided ponytail is the perfect for no-fuss hairstyle for little girls with long hair!

    Single Braided Ponytail Kids Hairstyle cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work a small amount of styling cream through mid-lengths and ends.
    2. Pull hair back into a ponytail and secure with an elastic.
    3. Braid the ponytail and secure with another elastic.
    4. Finish with medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Moroccan Oil Hydrating Styling Cream adds definition with a soft hold and is essential for keeping any flyaways smoothed into the braid.

    Best Face Shapes:

    Any face shape!

  • Proper Pony

    This long pony is positioned to one side for a fresh take on a classic girly hairstyle!

    Long Side Pony Kids Hairstyle cropped

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair deep to one side, using the outer corner of one eye as a guide.
    3. Tousle hair with fingers as you blow dry until it’s about 80% dry.
    4. Dry the rest of the way, using a paddle brush to smooth hair as you go.
    5. Gather hair into a low side ponytail and secure with a clear elastic.
    6. Use a ¾-inch barrel curling iron to add curls through the ends of the ponytail.
    7. Take a ½-inch section of hair from the ponytail and wrap it around to cover the elastic at the base of the ponytail. Secure end of this small section underneath the ponytail with a bobby pin.

    Recommended Products:

    Biolage Thermal Active Setting Spray is perfect for protecting hair from the heat of hot tools and locking in curls for all-day hold!

    Best Face Shapes:

    Square, oval, round, diamond, long, heart

    Tip:

    Be careful not to touch the elastic with your hot curling iron or it will melt!

  • Triple Barrel Tresses

    Add some flair to her hair with a triple-barrel iron, which creates cute waves on any length!

    Curly Blonde Kids Hairstyle

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling mousse though towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair down the middle or to one side.
    3. Tousle hair with fingers as you blow dry completely.
    4. Use a three-barrel waving iron to add waves to hair. Work in sections from the bottom to the top. Remember to use heat setting spray to protect hair from the hot temperatures of the iron.
    5. Break up sections to slightly soften the waves.
    6. Finish with medium hold hairspray for extra style control.

    Recommended Products:

    Find the perfect three-barrel waving iron on www.folica.com!

    Best Face Shapes:

    Long, oval, heart, diamond

    Styling time can be fun with your kids when you let them help. Show them how to add the product or let them watch in the mirror to keep them interested and occupied with these spring-ready hairstyles for kids!