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11 Back to School Looks Worth Stealing

Hairstyles you need to consider before you head back to school

It’s officially back to school season! With the start of a new school year, you also like to stock up on new school supplies or revamp your wardrobe. But you do not have to completely overhaul your outfit selection because you can make quite an impression by opting for chic hairstyles that are guaranteed to make a few heads turn. You can take cues from the latest runway shows and adapt them for your everyday back to school look. Or, you can also get inspired by your favorite celebrities. Either way, styling your hair for school should not be a long and arduous work.

A new school year also means a fresh new start. To revive your hair from the damage it acquired throughout the summer, or to simply makeover your look for a new season, we have got the inspiration you need. Try out these easy but head-turning hairstyles to make quite an impression as you head back to school.

Short with Attitude

Layered Hairstyle is a great back to school look

Shoulder length Hairstyle is a great back to school look

The shoulder length hair mania has not subsided yet. In fact, shoulder length cuts are great for back to school looks because they are easy to manage and provides a lot of room for versatility in style. But one way to easily transition your summer hairstyle for fall and back for school is to add beach waves to your mid-length bob. A light ombre can also give a hint of summer to your hairstyle. However, keep it light and subtle to make it fit for the class.

Sleek but Sassy

Sleek Bob Hairstyle is a great back to school look

If you’re not a fan of either beach waves or ombre, this is another way you can wear your mid-length hair for back to school season: straight and sleek with highlighted tips. This hairstyle features the right balance of a sleek finish to your hairstyle with a dose of sass from the highlights at the ends.

Freestyle Braids

Over the soulder messy braid is a great back to school look

The Messy Braid Hairstyle is a great back to school look

Braids are one of the most forgiving hairstyles around. Hence, you can opt for a braid of your choice as a default hairstyle, especially on those days wherein your hair just does not want to cooperate with any efforts to style it. There are no hard-and-fast rules to follow here – you can leave it hanging on the sides or at the back. The messier the look, the better!

Add in Headbands

Hair Accessories is a great back to school look

Hair Accessories is a great back to school look

Hair accessories like headbands provide endless possibilities for styling your hair. You can wear it with a bun, ponytail or with your hair down. You can opt for a thin, thick or bejeweled headband. Either one of these combinations will create a completely different look every single time. Hence, you can come up with these different variations for every day of the week and you will have different back to school look to wear. It’s a great way to unleash your creativity!

Center Part with Bangs

Center part with bangs hairstyle is a great back to school look

The center part is officially back into the scene! If you haven’t heard yet, now is the time to get on the bandwagon. Try this easy, but chic center part hairstyle with bangs straight across for a modern look. It is extremely versatile, easy to style and do, and gives an effortless touch to your hairstyle.

Blunt Bob with Bangs

Blunt bob hairstyle is a great back to school look

Blunt Bob with bangs is a great back to school look

Blunt bobs can be intimidating for a lot of women. The structure and angle can give a certain level of sophistication to any look. Hence, you can infuse a playful attitude to your look by adding in the bangs into the mix. You can opt for a blunt or wispy bangs – it’s completely up to you!

Ballerina Bun

Style your hair in a neat and tight bun for your back to school look. This is the perfect choice on busy mornings because you can do it within minutes and don’t have to worry about your hair for the rest of the day! Start by forming your hair into a ponytail and then twisting the ends to form into a bun. Secure with an elastic tie so you can keep the hair off of your face. If you have some extra time in your hands, you can also spice up your regular ballerina bun by adding in some braids. It is also a great hairstyle to transition into the night as you can create lovely waves when you remove the bun.

What is your preferred hairstyle for when going back to school?

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Contributing author Abby Pringles is a writer who likes to write about topics relating to beauty, hair, and fashion. You can check her personal blog, Life in the Fash Lane, to read more of her works. Aside from fashion and beauty, Abby is also a hardcore basketball and tennis fan. Connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.


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