Trying a new hairstyle can be intimidating. Whether simple or intricate, it can seem like quite the task to tackle. But don’t let your fear of stepping outside of your comfort zone stop you from trying out the latest hairstyle trends! Rather, take a minute, put on your game face, and focus on learning hairstyles step by step. To make life a little easier, we’ve gone ahead and rounded up 10 step-by-step hairstyle tutorials—from braids to updos—for cute, easy hairdos. Soon you’ll be trying new hairstyles left and right!
HAIRSTYLE #1: BRUN
What happens when braid meets bun? A brun! While this updo may appear to be crazy difficult, it’s actually super easy to recreate. And with a detailed breakdown, you’ll be a pro in no time!
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, Braid Meets Bun: How to Get a Brun Hairstyle.
HAIRSTYLE #2: FOUR-STRAND BRAID
There’s no denying the beauty of a braid. And what’s better than a three-strand braid? We’d have to say a four-strand braid! Adding in an extra strand of hair may go against all the braiding basics you’ve come to know so well, but we promise it’s as easy as 1-2-3-4!
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Do a 4-Strand Braid.
HAIRSTYLE #3: SPACE BUNS
If you’re playful at heart, this hairstyle is exactly what you need in your life! Of course, space buns are more than just a jovial updo; they also happen to be one of the hottest hairstyles at the moment.
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Do Space Buns.
HAIRSTYLE #4: BRAIDED HEADBAND
We’re sure you’ve seen plenty of Instagram influencers rocking this bohemian hair accent, so why not try it for yourself? A braided headband is the perfect romantic touch to top off any ‘do.
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Get a Braided Headband Hairstyle.
HAIRSTYLE #5: DUTCH BRAID
A Dutch braid is a must to have in your hairstyle repertoire, in our opinion, though it can be intimidating to learn. While the hairstyle looks complicated, it’s actually not too different than a traditional braid. It’s all about switching up your weaving pattern—and practice, practice, practice!
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Dutch Braid Your Hair.
HAIRSTYLE #6: SOCK BUN
If you’re looking for a way to achieve a more voluminous-looking bun within minutes, a sock bun is the answer. Of course, this calls for creating the bun-making tool with a sock and actually putting it to use. Never fear, a complete tutorial is here!
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Create a Sock Bun.
HAIRSTYLE #7: SHORT AND SWEPT BACK
Those with short hair may feel like their options are limited when it comes to new hairstyles—but that's far from the case. If you’re on the hunt for a new way to style your short locks, consider sweeping things back.
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Get a Short Swept Back Hairstyle.
HAIRSTYLE #8: MESSY PONYTAIL
Who said a hairstyle had to be perfect? For this messy ponytail, it’s all about perfect imperfection. Sign us up!
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Achieve an Effortless Messy Ponytail.
HAIRSTYLE #9: PULL-THROUGH PIGTAILS
Pigtails may be a hairstyle you associate with your childhood, but this nostalgia-inducing look has done a bit of maturing. Pull-through pigtails are the ultimate combination of carefree and edgy. What’s not to love?
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Rock Pull-Through Pigtails.
HAIRSTYLE #10: HALF-UP BRAIDED TOP KNOT
There’s no denying a top knot is one of our go-to hairstyles. That being said, sometimes it’s nice to switch things up. This half-up braided top knot may sound super intimidating, but don’t let its wordy name hold you back!
Get the look with the help of our step-by-step hairstyle tutorial, How to Weave a Half-Up Braided Top Knot.
Next up: Let’s get messy. Here are 20 Messy Hairstyles for Men and Women