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Time To Go Crazy: 10 Funky Hairstyles To Try

Yearning to change up your look? Discover a new you by showing off that funky fresh style. Become the leader of the trend-setting pack with your unique approach to hair. Bend the rules and change the game with some fashion-forward hairstyles that are guaranteed to turn heads. Check out these funky hairstyles and pin them to your fave hair inspiration board. You’ll be ready to wow the world with a striking new hairstyle!

  • Fashionista Flair

    Here’s a great texture mash-up for the edgy fashionista. Sleek hair crescendos into large voluminous waves and curls for a runway-worthy hairstyle.

    Edgy Half Updo with Large Waves and Curls Edgy Half Updo with Large Waves and Curls Back View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a texturizing spray.
    2. Comb hair smooth back away from face. Gather a portion into a low ponytail leaving remaining hair down.
    3. Take one to two-inch strands of hair and wrap them loosely around a large barrel curling iron.
    4. Allow hair to cool, then backcomb the base of the curls, leaving the ends smooth with a slightly deconstructed feel.
    5. Set this style with a hard hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy TEXTURE.MASTER Leave-In for massive texture and volume.

    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 pretty hair bow at the back above your curls.

  • Crimped Crown Braid

    Take the trendy crown braid to the next level with super crimped texture. Add bold extensions for an eye-catching look.

    Funky Crown Braid with Crimped Texture

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with a light hold hairspray.
    2. Sweep the fringe over to one side, keeping the texture smooth.
    3. Take remaining hair and backcomb the interior for volume, keeping the surface layers smooth.
    4. Twist and pin any remaining length under at the nape area.
    5. Use some hair extensions for the braid. Start by crimping the hair, then brushing through for fullness. Create your braid and secure with a small rubber band or hair tie. Place your braid just behind the smoothed fringe and secure in the back near the nape area.
    6. 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 oval, round or square face shapes. This style works best on thick hair.

    Tip:

    Mix some colored hair into the braid or choose a bright color for a bold look.

  • Cranberry Power

    Let your natural texture shine with this cute and modern half up half down pomp. Tease it out in style for some serious statement hair.

    Half Updo Hairstyle with Natural Texture and Shine

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight volumizing foam.
    2. Allow hair to air dry or use a diffuser attachment on your blow dryer.
    3. Take the fringe and crown layers and backcomb the interior. Sweep hair back into a slight pompadour. Take the sides and sweep them back as well. Secure both areas at the back of the head near the crown.
    4. Backcomb remaining hair for extra volume.
    5. 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 round, square or oval face shapes. This style works best on thick hair.

    Tip:

    Gather hair into a top knot for a trendy look.

  • Combover Cuteness

    Are you still sporting that shaved side thingy? Sweep that hair over to show it off with massive volume and playful texture.

    Short Funky Hairstyle with Volume and Texture Funky Hairstyles

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight leave-in creme.
    2. Blow dry hair with a paddle brush or Denman brush.
    3. Create a deep side parting and sweep hair over to one side to reveal a side undercut.
    4. Backcomb base interior of hair for extra volume.
    5. Define and separate ends for a piecey textured finish
    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 square, oval or round face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Create finger waves for a classy, vintage look.

  • Asymmetric Ombre

    Mix up that long shag with bold pop of ombre for the funkiest of all funky hairstyles. This is a versatile look with endless styling possibilities.

    Asymmetric Ombre Shag Hairstyle Asymmetric Ombre Shag Hairstyle Side View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a light hold texturizing spray.
    2. Blow dry with a paddle brush or a Denman brush for a low volume hairstyle.
    3. Create a deep side parting and sweep hair over to one side.
    4. Keep the finish soft and natural with only lightly curled ends.
    5. 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 square, round or oval face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

    Tip:

    Use clip-in extensions to achieve this look if your hair is on the shorter side.

  • Femme Pomp

    Channel your inner Elvis and love of old school tunes. This his high-styling pomp will have you rocking the night away!

    Short Funky Hairstyle with Blue Highlights Short Funky Hairstyle with Blue Highlights Back View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight texturizing spray.
    2. Blow dry hair using a small round brush or a Denman brush to create volume in the crown area.
    3. Keep the sides and back area sleek with a soft feminine finish.
    4. Use a straightening iron to shape hair in the crown area and backcomb base for extra support.
    5. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy SESSION.SPRAY for flexible hold with anti-humidity protection.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

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

    Tip:

    Accent with cool colored streaks using hair chalk.

  • Shades of Grey

    Here’s a sublime way to ‘go gray gracefully’. This mid-length bob shines with an array of gorgeous hues.

    Mid-Length Bob with Gorgeous Hues Mid-Length Bob with Gorgeous Hues Side View

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight oil treatment.
    2. Blow dry hair with a large round brush for smooth volume.
    3. Create a slight side parting and sweep hair over to one side.
    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 oval, round or heart shaped faces. This style works best on medium hair.

    Tip:

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

  • Crystal Princess

    Here’s an ethereal hairstyle for your next ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ garden party. A cute crystal headband ties the look together.

    Ethereal Funky Hairstyle with Crystal Headband

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight volumizing mousse.
    2. Blow dry hair with a round brush.
    3. Curl hair from ends up through mid-lengths using a large barrel curling iron.
    4. Create a deep side parting with some backcombing in the base for extra volume.
    5. Separate curls by brushing through for fullness.
    6. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy BODY.BUILDER Volumizing Mousse for flexible fullness and hold.

    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:

    Accent with a sparkly crystal headband.

  • Pirate Fairy

    Here’s a wildly fun look that mixes pirate chic with fairy pizzazz. Add a few braids to cascading waves for a magical and funky look.

    Funky Long Fun Hairstyle with Braids and Waves

    How To Style:

    1. Prep dry hair with dry shampoo for extra body.
    2. Create a center parting. Gather one side of the crown area and create a three-strand braid. Repeat on the other side.
    3. Next, take large sections of hair and loosely wrap them around a large barrel curling iron.
    4. Brush hair out and lightly backcomb for a disheveled effect.
    5. Continue braiding across the length of the hair down to the ends.
    6. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy FRESH.HAIR for perfect next-day hair.

    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:

    Accent your braids with some feathers or multi-colored ribbon and beads.

  • Pop of Pink

    Mix up that platinum blonde with pops of pink. This great way to add some serious funk to your look.

    Long Blonde Hairstyle with Pops of Ping

    How To Style:

    1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight volumizing lotion.
    2. Blow dry hair with a paddle brush or Denman brush.
    3. Create a slight side parting and style the fringe downward.
    4. Backcomb hair and scrunch for a deconstructed finish.
    5. Set this style with a light hold hairspray.

    Recommended Hair Products:

    Try Kevin Murphy UNDRESSED to create a loose, undone, natural look.

    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 crazy texture by crimping the ends and brushing them out.

    How crazy cool is your style? Show it off now with any of these funky hairstyles!