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Dare to Wear These 16 Crazy Hairstyles

Hey ladies! Are you the daring type that sets a trend rather than follows it? Do you get your kicks by standing out in a crowd? Maybe it’s just your creative spirit that’s too hard to contain? I say, go for it! Do whatever drives and inspires you to indulge in the uniqueness of you. Set that stun factor on high with any of these gorgeously crazy hairstyles that range from crazy-cool to extremely crazy.

  • STREAKED BEEHIVE

    This crazy ‘do is a mash-up of sky-high hair worn by Marie Antoinette, The Bride of Frankenstein and Amy Winehouse. Try this eye-catching style for your next crazy costume party.

    Streaked Beehive Piled High Look

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a texturizing spray.
    2. Start by separating the fringe and a small diagonal parting along the face frame. Sweep the fringe over to one side and brush lightly to smooth.
    3. Then, divide the hair horizontally from ear to ear across the back of the head. Comb hair smooth from the occipital bone down remaining length.
    4. Take the hair is the crown area and backcomb gently to create a large beehive.  Gather the sides then twist and secure with bobby pins at the back. Keep the surface lightly textured.
    5. Select a few strands from the fringe and sweep them up and back along the beehive for dramatic effect.
    6. Set this style with a hard hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy TEXTURE.MASTER Leave-in for big bouffants and beehives.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Add a sparkly hair pin at the back or accent this look with a fancy fascinator and lace netting.

  • LACED-UP BRAIDS

    This crazy style features inverted ‘upside-down’ French braids in a unique, off-set chevron design. It’s a crazy cool look for that next catwalk crawl.

    Laced Up Braids Pretty Unique Look Laced Up Braids Back View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a light defining gel.
    2. Start by creating seven diagonal sections along the entire back to form an off-set ‘V’ pattern..
    3. Begin your braids in the back crown area then work your way down the head. To create this corn-rowed look, you simply use an inverted French braiding style. Accent a few braids with neon-green hair extensions for maximum contrast.
    4. Next, move over to the right side and create three swept-away braids in the same manner, keeping the hairline smooth.
    5. Leave remaining curls in their natural state.
    6. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Deva Curl LIGHT DEFINING GEL to mold and define with protective moisture to lock in curls.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for oval, round or heart shaped faces. This style works best on thick hair.

    Tip:

    You can try colored yarn in lieu of colored extensions for a neat twist.

  • CRIMP ‘N GLORY

    Here’s an interesting merger…a beautifully soft vintage hairstyle swept back to reveal modern, geometric patterns crimped into the hair design. This is a crazy-cool look for that next art affair.

    Crimped Glory Lovely Style Crimped Glory Back View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a texturizing hairspray.
    2. Backcomb the entire interior area of the head leaving the surface layers smooth.
    3. Divide the hair in three sections horizontally along the back. First divide from ear to ear, then divide from temple to temple. Separate the crown area and pin away while you work on the back.
    4. Begin in the lower nape area and gather one to two-inch strands and loop into place, securing with bobby pins as needed. Add some ‘crimped designs’ to a few sections along the perimeter and sweep up into the style.
    5. Next, move to the middle section and repeat the process by taking one to two-inch strands and looping into place. Secure with bobby pins as needed. Add more ‘crimped designs’ to a few sections along the perimeter and sides and sweep up into the style.
    6. Then take the crown area and backcomb it for maximum volume. Take the ends and interlock them into the style.
    7. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try TIGI Bed Head HARD HEAD Hairspray for superior hold and high shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for round, heart or oval shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Add some sparkle with Hair Charmsies which are iron-on hair charm accessories.

  • GEISHA POMP

    Do you love Japanese anime, Kawaii-style or Harajuku fashion? Try this geisha-inspired hairstyle featuring a cool, greaser-style pomp and fiery copper slices.

    Geisha Pomp Stunning Look - Crazy Hairstyles Geisha Pomp Stunning Look Back View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a light hold hairspray.
    2. Create a ‘horseshoe’ section along the top of the head and pin away for now.
    3. Brush the back and sides smooth, leaving a few strands out along the perimeter and sides.
    4. Gather hair and loosely twist and coil the shape toward the head. Secure with bobby pins as needed.
    5. Take those perimeter and side strands to accent your design.
    6. Now, move to the crown area and backcomb for maximum volume. Leave the surface smooth and sweep hair back for a smooth finish. Tuck any ends into the hair design.
    7. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try DermOrganic Fast Drying Shaping Spray for great hold with touchable texture.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for round, oval or square face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Accent with some cool hair sticks or natural wood hair forks.

  • WILD, WILD NEST

    When you’ve got hair to spare, pile those curls high to create a crazy crown of glory!

    Wild Nest Stacked View Wild Nest Stacked View Side Look

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a light volumizing foam.
    2. Lightly backcomb base of hair all over.
    3. Flip hair upside down and loosely gather hair into a high ponytail. Leave the sides and back softly textured.
    4. Allow curls to fall naturally, then twist and pin as needed to create your design.
    5. Let your fringe fall naturally for a soft, bed-head style.
    6. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Ouidad PLAYCURL Volumizing Foam to build body and boost the volume of fine, thin curls.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for square, oval or round face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Add some hair padding if you need extra support, or gather hair into a top knot for a trendy look.

  • ORANGE SCREAM

    In need of an over-the-top look? Combine a spiky nest, come coiled tendrils and blazing orange extensions for a shocking style!

    Orange Scream Wild Fun LookOrange Scream Wild Fun Look View 2

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a light styling pomade.
    2. Separate the fringe and sides and pin away for now.
    3. Begin in the back area by backcombing hair and create a French twist. Secure with bobby pins leaving the ends up and spiky.
    4. Move to the side areas and create small spiral waves with a small barrel curling iron.
    5. Create more volume and texture in the crown area by defining, separating and backcombing.
    6. Next, smooth the fringe and sweep it lightly over to one side.
    7. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try DermOrganic Windswept DEFINING WHIP for separation and definition with bounce and movement.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for round, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Add pops of color with bright orange hair extensions.

  • TEXTURE SUPREME

    Here’s a runway-ready look with a crimped pomp and tightly locked-in braids that flair out like feathers on the ends.

    Texture Supreme Fun Look Texture Supreme Fun Look View 2

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a light flexible hairspray.
    2. Create texture with a crimping iron. Take one to two-inch sections and crimp from roots to ends.
    3. Divide hair into two sections from temple to temple. Pin the top section away for now.
    4. Create multiple small braids in the lower section. Lay them flat in a horizontal fashion across the back of the head securing with bobby pins.
    5. Next, move to the top crown area and backcomb the interior of the hair. Smooth the surface layer back and away from face to create a voluminous p pompadour. Twist and secure in the back. Flare the ends up and out for a feather-like finish.
    6. Lightly deconstruct the ends using your fingertips.
    7. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try DermOrganic Fast Drying Shaping Spray for great hold with touchable texture.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for square, oval or round face shapes. This style works best on medium hair.

    Tip:

    Add some dreadlock extensions for extra length.

  • FRENCH TWIST BURST

    Here’s a quirky look that’s quite elegant along the back featuring a voluminous upswept French twist. The ends flare up and burst forth to create an elongated silhouette with a crazy touch.

    French Twist Burst Funky Look French Twist Burst Back View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight oil treatment to smooth hair.
    2. Brush all hair, except for fringe, back as you would for a ponytail. Twist and roll the hair up and lay it flat against the back of the head. Secure with bobby pins as needed. Keep the ends out and flare them up.
    3. Style your fringe down or sweep it across as desired.
    4. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy YOUNG.AGAIN treatment oil for smooth, shiny hair.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Tuck the ends in for a classy, not crazy, finish.

  • RIDGED DESIGN

    Crave more structure in your style? Try this crazy long braided look with sharply defined ridges that sweep across the head. It’s paired with a ruffled multi-colored fringe that will leave you wondering, “How did they do that?”

    Ridged Design Pretty Look For Long Hair Ridged Design Pretty Look For Long Hair Back View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a wet styling gel.
    2. Create a U-shaped parting along the crown.
    3. Next, begin your braid your braid on the left temple area and work your way across the back of the head.
    4. Take 1-inch sections for your sideways French braid. Continuously apply wet styling gel to your strands to achieve the firm ridged design.
    5. Continue braiding across the length of the hair down to the ends.
    6. Now, move to the fringe. Slick hair from the top of the crown forward toward the fringe. Feather back hair so it flicks at the ends. Create and control the shape by using a straightening iron to define and separate the waves.
    7. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Prive STYLING GEL No.31 for major sculpting with a firm hold.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for square, oval or round face shapes . This style works best on thick hair.

    Tip:

    Sport a multi-colored fringe for extra pizzazz!

  • LONG HAIR DON’T CARE

    Beautiful hair designs are created with small inverted French braids (cornrows) in cool shapes and patterns in this interesting look. Extra hair is added to make bigger, bold braids and to add ultra-long length to any hairstyle.

    Super Long Braids Super Long Braids Back View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a moisturizing curl cream.
    2. Divide hair into small sections to create your crazy cool braided design.
    3. Create your inverted French braids (cornrows) through to a few inches, then add long synthetic hair extensions.
    4. Continue braiding all the hair as desired.
    5. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Ouidad CURL RECOVERY styling primer to elevate the moisture factor within the hair cuticle.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on thick hair.

    Tip:

    Gather hair into a ‘turban-style’ design for a fashion forward look.

  • GOTH RAVER

    Dance all night with these shocking red and black streaky extensions. Add them to pigtails for maximum craze factor.

    Goth Raver Long Extensions

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a lightweight leave-in treatment.
    2. Separate the fringe and allow to hang freely.
    3. Gather hair into two high pigtails. Secure the pigtails with rubber bands.
    4. Add extra synthetic hair as desired and secure with hair ties.
    5. Lightly deconstruct hair using your fingertips.
    6. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy BODY.GUARD leave-in creme to smooth and protect hair with extra shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Wrap those pigtails up into a ‘Princess Leia’ inspired bun style for a different look.

  • CRAZY HAIR DAY

    Be ready to celebrate a ‘Crazy Hair Day’ at your school! Try this messy, curly ‘do featuring pom-pom pigtails sprouting from the sides.

    Crazy Hair Day Crazy Hair Day Wild Messy Ponytails

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a moisturizing curl cream.
    2. Allow hair to air dry. This style works best on second day hair.
    3. Gather uppermost corners to create disheveled pom-pom pigtails.
    4. Take the fringe and loosely twist it back and tuck away.
    5. Lightly deconstruct remaining loose strands using your fingertips.
    6. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try DermOrganic Windswept DEFINING WHIP for separation and definition with bounce and movement.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Gather length up toward the nape and secure to create a faux bob.

  • WATERFALL CURLS

    Show off that crazy full head of hair with these curls. Pin them up on one side for a cascading effect.

    Waterfall Curls Long Look Waterfall Curls Long Look Side View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a moisturizing curl enhancing cream.
    2. Blow dry hair with a round brush for maximum volume.
    3. Create vertical spiral waves with a medium barrel curling iron all over. Curl the fringe under.
    4. Allow curls to set and cool. Sweep up the right side to create this asymmetrical shape.
    5. Backcomb the crown area for extra fullness using a wide tooth comb.
    6. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy MOTION.LOTION curl enhancer to define curls with frizz control.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on thick hair.

    Tip:

    Sweep hair back into a massively high ponytail for an even crazier curly look.

  • PRINCESS BIG HAIR

    Do you envy ‘princess hair’? Well, here’s your chance to go crazy with this enormous, side-swept braid with interlaced golden blonde streaks.

    Princess Hair Big Streaked Braid

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a texturizing spray.
    2. Separate the fringe, sides and top crown area and pin away for now.
    3. In the back interior, crimp the first two inches of hair beginning at the base. This will create extra volume needed for the design.
    4. Brush out the crimped areas, then sweep the hair back and away from face. Add clip-in extensions for extra volume.
    5. Sweep hair over to one side and begin your deconstructed braid. Add blonde extensions to break up your color design.
    6. Continue braiding hair leaving it messy and deconstructed.
    7. Brush fringe over to one side keeping the texture smooth and straight.
    8. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy TEXTURE.MASTER Leave-In for big bouffants and beehives.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Sweep the braid across the fringe area for a high-fashion style.

  • MERMAID MANIA

    Those underwater beauties are all the rage these days. Go off the deep end and adorn your mermaid hair with zany ocean-inspired accessories.

    Mermaid Mania Upswept Blonde Look Mermaid Mania Upswept Blonde Look Side View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight hairspray. .
    2. Blow dry hair with a round brush or a paddle brush for fullness.
    3. Gather hair to create a high ponytail. Leave the fringe and sides out for now.
    4. Add some hair padding for extra height and volume.
    5. Take two-inch strands and twist to form curls and secure with bobby pins. Keep some ends out.
    6. Take the sides and tuck them into the curl design of the hairstyle. Secure with bobby pins.
    7. Sweep the fringe over so it softly falls to one side.
    8. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Oribe Apres Beach for touchable waves with beautiful shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for oval, round or square face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Accent this look with seashells, starfish and netting for an underwater delight.

  • CHOCOLATE MINT

    Do you love chocolate mint ice cream? Declare your love for the creamy confection with this dual-toned brunette and mint mash-up.

    Chocolate Mint Pretty Green Highlights Chocolate Mint Pretty Green Highlights Side View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a moisturizing spray..
    2. Allow hair to air dry.
    3. Create a side part and style to one side keeping the surface smooth.
    4. Create large barrel curls using a large barrel curling iron from the mid-lengths down to the ends.
    5. Curl ends of the fringe slightly and sweep the fringe over to one side.
    6. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try DevaCurl SET IT FREE moisture lock spray to eliminate frizz, add shine and enhance curls.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

    Tip:

    Gather length into a deconstructed low bun.

    Take a walk on the wild side and show off your unique personality with any of these crazy hairstyles!