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Teen Hairstyles Throughout Spring: Our 15 Top Picks

With spring just around the corner, it’s high time we discuss some fun, new, warm weather-approved hairstyles to try. If you are looking to add a little sunshine to your strands to welcome the warmer months, why not give one of these super adorable teen hairstyles throughout spring, a try?

  • Girl Next Door

    This low-key style is a fabulous combination of casual and polished. It’s perfect for an afternoon shopping trip with girlfriends or a backyard party.

    Girl Next Door Brunette Style with Waves Teen Hairstyles for Spring

    How to Style: 

    1. Starting with freshly shampooed hair, apply a volumizing mousse to towel dried hair.
    2. Blow dry hair using a flat paddle brush. Blow dry hair upside down to create more volume.
    3. Create a side part and mist hair with a heat protectant.
    4. Once hair is dry, use a 1-inch curling iron to curl ends.
    5. Take small sections and wind hair around the curling iron to ear lobe level.
    6. In the bang area, curl hair to the arch of the eyebrow.
    7. Allow curls to cool and gently finger comb through.
    8. Set curls with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Product Recommendation: 

    To create long lasting curls and protect your strands from heat damage, try Davines’s No.9 Structuring mist.

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work for all face shapes.

  • Calling Katniss Everdeen…

    If you’re feeling like the “odds may ever be in your favor”, try this Katniss Everdeen-inspired French braid.

    Calling Katniss Braid

    How to Style: 

    1. Starting with dry hair, prep mid-lengths and ends with Argan oil.
    2. Gently brush through hair using a natural bristle boar brish.
    3. Place thumbs at the corners of forehead and slide back to crown.
    4. Divide section into three smaller sections.
    5. Slide an outer section over the center section.
    6. Slide the other outer section over the new center section.
    7. Add more hair to each outer section and repeat steps 4 and 5.
    8. Continue braid until you have reached the ends.
    9. Secure braid with a clear elastic.
    10. Take a small section from the ends and wrap it around the elastic.
    11. Secure with a bobby pin.
    12. Finish style with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Product Recommendation: 

    Try prepping dry locks with Josie Maran’s Argan Oil. When you take your hair out of the braid, it will feel so soft and moisturized!

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work on all face shapes.

    Styling Tip: 

    French Braids can be tricky to master. Try creating a small side French braid with your bangs for practice. Once you’ve mastered that, try creating this style!

  • Voluminous Curls

    Put down the flat iron and show off your gorgeous natural curls this spring with this swoon-worthy style!

    Voluminous Curls Full Style Voluminous Curls Full Style with Side Part

    How to Style:

    1. Starting with wet hair, apply a curl crème and a medium hold gel from roots to tips.
    2. Use an old t-shirt to scrunch out excess moisture.
    3. Gently twist curls and alternate twist directions.
    4. Diffuse hair using a low wind speed.
    5. Once hair is 100% dry, gently fluff curls with fingers.
    6. Finish with a shine enhancing hairspray.

    Product Recommendation: 

    Try Aveda’s Shammy Cloth to remove excess moisture from your locks without creating frizz.

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work best on oval, oblong and triangle face shapes.

    Styling Tip: 

    Try applying your styling aids while your hair is still dripping wet and then scrunch the excess moisture and product out of your hair with an old t-shirt or a shammy. This will help cut reduce frizz and encourage curl definition.

  • Beanie Babe

    This is the perfect look to rock while the weather is still warming up. You’ll look cute and stay toasty!

    Beanie Babe Long Style

    How to Style: 

    1. Starting with dry hair, spritz ends with a thermal protectant.
    2. Create a middle part slightly off center
    3. Using a large curling wand, take large sections of hair and wrap around wand vertically.
    4. Hold until hair feels warm to the touch.
    5. Continue around head until all hair has been curled.
    6. Gently finger comb through curls.
    7. Lightly spritz hair with a sea salt spray and scrunch into waves.
    8. Place beanie hat about two to three inches back from front hairline.
    9. Bobby pin hat into place and fluff hair.

    Product Recommendation:

    Try Lavett & Chin’s Original Sea Salt Texturizing Mist to create body and texture.

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work for all face shapes.

  • ‘90s Throwback

    If you’re loving the cropped tops and high-waist jeans trend, try this throw back up style on for spring!

    Nineties Throwback Cute Updo

    How to Style: 

    1. Prep towel dried hair with a volume mousse and spritz roots with a root booster.
    2. Allow hair to air dry or gently diffuse hair.
    3. Once hair is dry, mist with a sea salt spray and scrunch ends.
    4. Pull hair into a high ponytail. Pull hair halfway through the elastic leaving the ends loose.
    5. Rotate ends and loop bun so ends are on top of head.
    6. Gently pull bangs and layers down to frame face. Arrange as desired.
    7. Finish style with a light mist of shine enhancing hairspray.

    Product Recommendation:

    For a dry hairspray with flexible hold, try Onesta’s Create Finish Hairspray.

    Face Shape:

    This style will work for all face shapes.

  • Pretty Popular

    If you are craving serious texture and body in a new spring look, try this gorgeous medium length hairstyle.

    Pretty Popular Medium Hairstyle for Teens Pretty Popular Medium Hairstyle for Teens Back View

    How to Style:

    1. Starting with towel dried hair, apply a generous amount of mousse from roots to tips.
    2. Spritz roots, mid-lengths and ends with a root booster.
    3. Twist varying sized sections of hair.
    4. Gently diffuse hair on high heat by coiling hair into diffuser basin and holding in place for 30-60 seconds.
    5. Remove hair from diffuser and repeat until all hair is dry.
    6. Using a curling wand, touch up and straight pieces.
    7. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

    Product Recommendation: 

    Try Aveda’s Volumizing Tonic to help create volume and body.

    Face Shape:

    This style works best for heart, oval, triangle and oblong face shapes.

  • Bohemian Princess

    Heading to some outside concerts this spring? Try this swoon-worthy, boho princess hairstyle.

    Bohemian Princess Pretty Updo Back View Bohemian Princess Pretty Updo

    How to Style: 

    1. Prep hair with Argan oil.
    2. Brush through hair with a natural bristle boar brush.
    3. Create a deep side part.
    4. Section off face framing layers.
    5. Create two simple three-strand side braids.
    6. Wrap each braid around head towards face.
    7. Secure braids with bobby pins.
    8. Using a curling iron or curling wand, curl face framing layers as desired.
    9. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

    Optional: Stick fresh flowers in between braid strands.

    Product Recommendation: 

    Try Sachajuan’s Intensive Hair Oil for weightless shine.

    Face Shape:

    This style will work for all face shapes.

  • A Fishtail Surprise

    Try adding this unexpected spring-inspired detail for a beautiful twist on a classic style.

    A Fishtail Surprise Elegant Blonde Style

    How to Style:

    1. Starting with dry hair, refresh roots and ends with a dry shampoo.
    2. Backcomb the crown area for fullness.
    3. Place thumbs on either side of ear and pull hair backward. Secure with a large barette.
    4. Takings section from the underneath, create a medium-sized fishtail braid.
    5. Secure end of braid with a clear elastic.
    6. Lightly curl ends of hair not in fishtail braid.
    7. Finish with a light mist of hairspray.

    Product Recommendation: 

    To refresh a blowout, try using Psssst’s Dry Shampoo. It helps create volume and texture with a clean finish!

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work with all face shapes.

  • The Half Updo 

    This pretty style is perfect for a spring dance or evening event!

    The Half Updo Pretty Style for a Teen

    How to Style: 

    1. Starting with dry hair, spritz roots with a texture spray.
    2. Backcomb top and crown area to desired height.
    3. Using a natural boar bristle brush, smooth backcombing until section is sleek.
    4. Secure section with bobby pins in back.
    5. Style bangs as desired.
    6. Using a 1 1/4-inch curling iron, curl just the ends.
    7. Gently finger comb through curls.
    8. Finish style with your favorite hairspray.

    Product Recommendation:

    To build tons of volume in dry hair, try Oribe’s Texturizing Spray.

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work best with heart, oval and triangle face shapes.

  • Daring Undercut

    Is your style more Miley than Selena? Try this daring, punk-inspired undercut!

    Daring Undercut Daring Undercut Sleek Look

    How to Style: 

    1. Prep towel dried hair with a blow dry lotion.
    2. Blow dry hair smooth with a large flat paddle brush.
    3. Apply a thermal heat protectant and work in small 1-inch sections to flat iron hair smooth.
    4. Apply a small amount of Argan oil to mid-lengths, ends, and the undercut area.
    5. Pull hair over to side to expose shaved side.
    6. Apply a light mist of hairspray.

    Product Recommendation: 

    Try Number 4’s Blow Dry Lotion for a smooth, frizz-free finish with tons of shine.

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work for all face shapes.

  • The Headband Braid

    Looking for a cute way to keep your hair out of your face this spring? Try this super easy headband braid!

    The Headband Braid Pretty Long Look with Waves

    How to Style: 

    1. Starting with dry hair, apply a shine enhancing oil to mid-lengths and ends.
    2. Brush through hair with a natural boar bristle brush.
    3. Create a deep side part.
    4. Grab a section one to two inches thick and create a simple three-strand braid that wraps around your hairline.
    5. Secure braid with a clear elastic.
    6. Backcomb crown area to desired height.
    7. Smooth hair into a side ponytail.
    8. Using a one-inch curling iron, curl ends.
    9. Finish with a shine enhancing hairspray.

    Product Recommendation: 

    For a medium hold hairspray with tons of shine, try Moroccan Oil’s Luminous hairspray.

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work on all face shapes.

  • Spring Spirit

    This adorable style is PERFECT for a spring concert!

    Spring Spirit Look for a Teen

    How to Style: 

    1. Starting with blow dried hair, mist hair with a thermal protectant.
    2. Use a 1-inch curling iron to curl hair in large sections.
    3. Continue working around head until all hair is curled.
    4. Allow curls to cool.
    5. Finger comb through curls using a texturizing crème to create separation and definition.
    6. Create a deep side part.
    7. Finish style with a medium hold hairspray.
    8. Gently slide flower headband on top of style.

    Product Recommendation: 

    Try Verb’s Styling Crème to create definition and separation without weighing hair down.

    Face Shape: 

    This style will work with all face shapes.

  • Playing With Length

    Try adding a few extensions to one side of your bob to help make your style feel fresh and new this season!

    Playing with Length Sideswept Style Playing with Length Sideswept Style Back View

    How to Style:

    1. Starting with towel dried hair, apply a blow dry lotion from roots to tips.
    2. Blow dry hair using an attachment comb using the head as a roller.
    3. Using a 1-inch flat iron, smooth hair and bend ends under.
    4. Smooth a small amount of Argan oil onto ends.
    5. Attach two clip-in extension tracks just above the ear.
    6. Use flat iron to curl extensions.

    Product Recommendation:

    Try Alterna’s Caviar CC Cream 10-In-1 for super soft and moisturized locks.

    Face Shape:

    This style will work for all face shapes.

    Styling Tip:

    Once you purchase your extensions, take them to your stylist and ask for a dry cut. He or she can customize your extension hair to blend in seamlessly with your natural hair!

  • Give Me Body

    To keep a bob from feeling bland this spring season, try adding tons of body and texture to your classic style.

    Give Me Body Layered Look Give Me Body Layered Look Side View

    How to Style:

    1. Prep towel dried hair with a mousse.
    2. Spritz roots with a root boost and wise a wide toothed comb to distribute product.
    3. Blow dry hair with a medium-sized round brush. Drying hair way from face.
    4. Curl hair using a large barrel curling iron. Curl hair away from face.
    5. Apply a texturizing paste to ends.
    6. Style bangs as desired.
    7. Finish with a volumizing hairspray.

    Product Recommendation:

    For weightless volume, try Hanz de Fuko’s Quicksand.

    Face Shape:

    This style will work for all face shapes.

  • Picture Perfect Waves

    Looking for the perfectly polished hairstyle with defined waves and curls? Try this one!

    Picture Perfect Wavy Look

    How to Style:

    1. Starting with dry hair, apply a heat protectant.
    2. Starting in the nape of the neck, curl hair using a curling wand.
    3. Wrap hair around wand in small controlled sections.
    4. Continue working in small sections until you reach the top of the ear.
    5. Begin taking medium-sized sections and only wind hair half way.
    6. Allow curls to cool and finger comb through.
    7. Apply a texturizing crème to mid-lengths and ends.
    8. Finish style with a strong hold hairspray.

    Product Recommendation:

    Try TRESemme’s Heat Tamer for protection that feels invisible.

    Face Shape:

    This style will work for all face shapes.

    With so many gorgeous new styles to try this season, Spring 2014 is sure to be the best yet for all you teen gals!