10 Unique Hairstyles Everyone Should Know About
Anyone can pull off a unique hairstyle. It’s all about finding the right hairstyle for you! Whether you’re looking to mix it up with something new or find a hairstyle that will match your fashion aesthetic, the styles on this list are bound to catch your eye. Check out these 10 unique hairstyles that you may want to add to your everyday hair routine!
1. Flower Clips
If you enjoy the outdoors, or even if you’re simply a plant lover, flower clips will add the perfect flair to your hair. Leave your hair down and sprinkle these clips all around, or braid your hair and put them on your braid! Picking a flower color that will match your outfit is a great way to elevate your look. Hair clips of any variety are an easy way to make your hair stand out while saving you the effort of a tedious technique. Consider flower clips for your next nature-walk or your everyday hair routine.
2. Space Buns
If you haven’t already hopped on the space bun trend, now is the perfect time to do it! Make your buns messy with a cozy or casual outfit, or tighten your buns for a more elegant look. Space buns are funky and unique. You can place these buns on top of your head or in the back. Regardless of which style you choose, you are sure to leave an impression on anyone by rocking this unique hairstyle.
3. Crochet Braids
Really looking to step up your hair game? Go for crochet braids! Crochet braids typically consist of synthetic hair extensions that are looped through your regular hair using a crochet needle. Give your hair a unique look by requesting this at your next hair appointment. Crochet braids also come in any style, so whether you want to lengthen your hair or change the appearance altogether, this unique hairstyle is perfect for either!
4. Rhinestone Tassel
Are you the type of person who spends ages on your hair while preparing for a night out? Well, you can easily keep it simple yet elegant by using a rhinestone tassel! Rhinestone tassels can be woven into your braid or simply wrapped around your ponytail. These chains would go perfect with jewelry and a gorgeous dress. All eyes are bound to be on you when you walk into the room with this unique and gorgeous hairpiece.
5. Bubble Braids
If you’re tired of regular braids, put your hair in a bubble braid instead! This look is easy to achieve, consisting of multiple elastics that you wrap around segments of hair. You can use this look with one braid, or you can do multiple bubble braids! Also, if you want a wavy look but you’re too lazy to pick up the curling iron, leaving your hair in a bubble braid is a quick way to accomplish this. You’re bound to see the waves come out after removing your elastics.
6. Hair Scarf
An easy lifehack for those bad hair days is the wrap your hair in a hair scarf. You can style a hair scarf in countless ways, making this unique hairstyle versatile and fun. Hair scarves are typically silky and smooth, making them gentle on your hair. These are also great to use right after washing your hair, as a silky hair scarf is guaranteed to keep your hair moisturized. You can also use a bandana to achieve a similar look! If you’re looking for a simple way to make your hair stand out, the endless variety of colors and styles is sure to satisfy your fashion needs.
7. French Braid Ponytails
French braids are already quite the popular hairstyle. If you’re looking to take it a step further, go for French braid ponytails! Create two French braids down to the bottom half of your hair, then tie the rest into a loose ponytail. This style is a fun and elegant way to keep your hair looking unique. Wrap these braids with simple elastics or use some stylish scrunchies. Either way, you’ll want to try this look!
8. Bantu Knots
Gorgeous and classy, bantu knots are a beautiful way to keep your hair exciting. Section your hair and twist it, tying it up to create a spiral look on top of your head. This look is especially beneficial to those who are looking to keep their curly hair refined. If you’re looking to grow your hair out, bantu knots are also a great way to keep your length while staying away from the heat damage of curling irons. Bantu knots also come in a variety of styles – Google is your best friend when it comes to finding the right style for you. Aside from their benefits, bantu knots are also elegant and classy! Rock this look while maintaining a healthy head of hair!
9. Spiral Clips
Make your hair stand out by using spiral clips! Spiral clips come in various styles. These clips will likely work best on a set of braids as you can clip them along the length of your hair. The shiny finish of these clips are the perfect way to take your hair game to another level. Match these clips with your jewelry by grabbing them in silver or gold, and you’ve got a beautiful comprehensive look to show off in any setting!
10. Goddess Braids
Goddess braids live up to their name – copying this look will make you glow like a goddess! Goddess braids are achieved by sectioning off your hair and creating thick braids close to the scalp. This look is also versatile in the sense that you can style it in a variety of ways. You can put them in a ponytail or wrap them in a bun. Regardless of what you choose to do with this unique hairstyle, it’s a great way to have your hair looking gorgeous!
Which of these unique hairstyles is your favorite? Drop a comment and let us know which one you’ll be trying out!
Sarah is a recent Virginia Tech graduate with a Bachelors in Creative Writing and Psychology.