10 Adorable Fall Hairstyles for Kids

Adults don’t get to have all the fun this season. Kids love to head off to school with fun new looks! Here are a few styles that cool enough to impress their friends, while easy enough to keep Mom (or Dad) from going crazy.

Fun Buns

A new twist on a Princess Leia favorite! This easy style keeps hair up and off your princess’ face all day. It’s great for her favorite sports, gym class or any day!

Fun Buns Cute Girls Hairstyle

How to:

  1. Start with damp to dry hair. Comb hair to remove any tangles and part down middle, leaving the bangs out.
  2. Gather one side and comb to smooth out any imperfections. Secure with a clear elastic.
  3. Separate into three sections. Braid hair tightly to ends. Secure with another clear elastic.
  4. Wrap braid around base of ponytail to form a bun. Tuck ends under and secure with bobby pins.
  5. Repeat on the other side!
  6. Smooth bangs off to the side or straight down. Mist your buns with your favorite hairspray.

Recommended Products:

When using hairspray on kid’s hair, you want one that will hold without getting too stiff. Try Pravana’s Super Shape hairspray, mist a little for light hold, or layer to increase hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Texture:

Any face shape can wear this fun bun style, while straight hair that is medium to thick in texture makes for the best buns.

Tips:

If your little one’s braids are a little thin, try backcombing slightly after you have separated into the three sections before you start to braid. This will help plump them up!

Organized Mess

Let’s face it, sometimes her hair is just a mess! But this mess creates a fun style that will last all day.

Organized Mess Girls Hairstyle

How To:

  1. Start with dry hair. If you need to blow dry, use your hands to shake hair while you dry. Smooth bangs down in the front using a vent brush.
  2. Loosely gather hair in the middle back of head. Secure with a clear (or colored if you have one to match her outfit) elastic. Don’t worry about smoothing out bumps or textured areas going back into ponytail. Those help create the “mess” in this messy do.
  3. Hold the very ends of hair in between your thumb and pointer fingers. With your other hand, lightly fluff hair up towards the ponytail base. Once you have a nice amount of fluff, let go of the ends and shake out hair in ponytail.
  4. Mist with hairspray if needed.

Recommended Products:

If the hair is too soft to create this messy look, start off by misting hair with a sea salt spray, such as Label.m Sea Salt Spray. This creates texture and will help your style hold.

Best Face Shape & Hair Texture:

Heart shaped faces wear this look best, but overall any darling little face will look adorable. Hair that is wavy and tends to get “messy” easily and will be the best for creating this look.

Tips:

Add a flower or headband to dress up this messy ponytail.

Girly Curly!

Every little girl looks great in curls! This style is perfect for a family get together, birthday party or school.

Sweet Curly Hairstyle for Girls

How To:

  1. Apply a medium hold gel to damp hair. Blow dry using a vent or round brush.
  2. Once hair is completely dry, section hair into threes, one on each side and one in the back. Secure with clips.
  3. Drop down 1 ½ inch sections. Mist lightly with hairspray and comb through.
  4. Begin curling with a 1 inch curling iron, alternating curling towards and away from face.
  5. After all of her hair is curled, let the curls cool, then run your fingers through to separate and soften.

Recommended Products:

Pravana’s Curve Gel is a medium hold that will not flake. It’s also water soluable so you won’t have to worry about build up.

Best Face Shape & Hair Texture:

Round face shapes look too cute in this curly do!  Naturally wavy or curly hair will hold curls longer.

Tips:

Ask your stylist for a blunt lob (or long bob) cut for your little one to help achieve this style.

Rock a Faux Hawk

Girls aren’t the only ones who get to have fun! Boys look extra cool in this faux hawk style.

Faux Hawk for Boys - Cute Spiky Style

How to:

  1. Apply a fiber paste or wax to damp hair.
  2. Using a blow dryer on low, brush hair into faux hawk shape. Brush sides down.
  3. After hair is dry, apply a small amount of fiber paste into hands, rub to activate product and apply to faux hawk to define.

Recommended Products:

Pravana’s Twist Fiber Paste gives great hold while never getting hard. So if you need to make adjustments to the style throughout the day, it’s no problem!

Best Face Shape & Hair Texture:

Any face shape can rock this fun style! Straight hair that is medium to thick in texture works best with this style.

Tips:

If your having trouble with your faux hawk standing up, your hair may be too long or too short. Ask your stylist to help with finding the perfect length.

Braiding Flower Fun

Who needs a headband to jazz up your hair when you can add a braided flower?!

Fun Front Braided Hairstyle

How To:

  1. Blow dry hair using a flat or round brush. To add a bit of texture to the ends, curl with a 1 inch curling iron.
  2. Section hair into the back of your head and front.
  3. Mist a sea salt spray through hair that will be braided.
  4. Beginning above ear, begin to French braid towards opposite side of head.  Once you reach 2 inches from the opposite ear, continue to braid without adding any hair. Braid to ends and secure with a clear elastic.
  5. Take the braid and twist into a flower shape, starting in the middle and wrapping around. Tuck ends under flower shape and secure with bobby pins.
  6. Mist final style with hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Sea salt spray will help to add texture to fine hair making it easier to braid. Try Label.m Sea Salt Spray, available in professional salons.

Best Face Shape & Hair Texture:

Any face shape will look great with this fun braid. Hair that is meduim to thick and straight works easiest for this look.

Tips:

Add a few jeweled pins in the center of flower to dress it up. Also, you may find it is easiest to have her lay on a couch with her head towads you to braid up from the ear.

Pokey Fun!

Try this pokey or spiky fun look for your son!  It’s fun and easy.

Cute Spiky Blonde Hair

 

How to:

  1. Start with damp hair. If you need to, mist hair with a water bottle.
  2. Place a small amount of gel in hands and apply to hair, starting towads the back and move towards front.
  3. If hair is having a hard time staying up, use a blow dryer and your hands to coax it into spiky fun.

Recommended Products: 

A firm holding gel is in order for this fun do. Try Pravana’s Design Gel. It will not flake and is water soluable.

Tips:

Have your stylist cut some texture into your little man’s hair to help give it a seprated spiky look.

Tie a Bow On It

A cute scarf of any color adds the right touch of fall to this sassy style!

Cute Curly Blonde Style with a Pink Bow

How to:

  1. Wash hair in the evening before bedtime. Apply a lightweight gel and comb through.
  2. Take hair in medium to small sections (depending on the length) and roll on pink sponge rollers. Roll some curls towards face and some away from the face.
  3. Keep rollers in hair overnight to dry. In the morning, remove the rollers.
  4. Gather hair into a ponytail towards top of head. Secure with a clear elastic.
  5. Shake curls to loosen and separate.
  6. Wrap scarf up from nape of neck to the top of the head and knot.

Recommended Products:

Sponge rollers have been a mom’s secret weapon for years!  You can find them at your local beauty supply or drug store.

Best Face Shape & Hair Texture:

This is a verstile look for any little angel!  Any face shape or hair texture will be able to wear this super cute look.

Tips:

If your little one won’t sleep with the sponge rollers in, try misting her hair first thing in the morning, putting in rollers and letting her play for a while till it is dry.

Punch of Color

Accssesorries are a girl’s best friend! This bright flower adds a bit of color to her soft curls and couldn’t be any cuter.

Punch of Color Cute Style with Long Bangs

How to:

  1. Apply a medium hold gel to damp hair. Let hair air dry or blow dry with a round brush.
  2. Once hair is dry, section hair into threes (each side, and back). Begin curling hair, focusing on ends.  Make sure to twirl some curls towards face and some away.
  3. Let curls cool, and begin to separate them with your fingers.
  4. Pin in your favorite flower on one side and get ready to shine!

Recommended Products:

My favorite meduim hold, no flaking, water soluable gel is Pravana’s Curve. It’s not only great for scrunching up your natural curls, but also as a blow dry gel with just the right amount of hold and shine.

Best Face Shapes and Hair Texture:

Little girls have so many choices, and it’s easy when your cute little face shape fits into any style! Naturally wavy or curly hair holds up well in this look and helps mom to not have to coax a little one into staying still while she curls.

Tips:

Don’t restrict yourself to only flowers, check out all the amazing clips at your local mall or department stores.

Curly Bobs Have All The Fun!

This look makes any little princess feel like the belle of the ball!

Curly Bobs Have Fun How to:

  1. Apply volumizing mousse to damp hair.  Blow dry with a round brush.
  2. Using a 1 inch curling iron, curl small sections of hair, all going under.
  3. After curling the entire head, run your fingers through the hair, tucking the sides behind the ears.

Recommended Products:

Pravana’s Density Extreme Volume Foam is a lightweight mousse that gives you amazing hold, volume and shine!

Best Face Shape and Hair Texture:

An adorable round face looks great in this little curly bob, while thick wavy hair will hold the curl nicely.

Tips:

If your little one is getting antsy, take larger sections and just concentrate on getting a bit of curls in the ends.

Cute Bump

So easy, so cute! This is the go to look for the busy mom. No one will know that it only took you five minutes to make your little one look like a million cute little bucks!

Cute High Ponytail - Style for Little Girls

How to:

  1. This is a great look for second day hair. If it is freshly washed, blow dry with a vent brush or let air dry.
  2. Gather hair to top of head, as high as you can get it. Smooth out any bumps going up to your ponytail, and secure with an elastic band.
  3. As you pull the hair through the elastic for the final time, leave the ends in part of the way to create a bubble.
  4. Arrange the bubble and pin into place with bobby pins.
  5. Add a bow clip at base of ponytail with a matching head band.
  6. Mist style with your favorite hairspray.

Recommended Products:

When using ponytail holders, you always want to look for elastics that will not pull or break hair and they should never have a metal clip on them. You can find many choices at your local beauty supply or drug store.

Best Face Shape and Hair Texture:

Any face shape will look adorable with this fashionable do! The preferred texture can be straight or curly.

Tips:

Can’t find a coordinating bow and headband?  Try mixing and matching!

Parents can rest easy with these fun and easy fall looks that will help your little ones to have fun and show off their individual personalities! Bows, scarves, curls, spikes and more make this season fun and easy.

Audrey-Hunter
By Audrey-Hunter 08/31/2016 20:40:00

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