Hair trends have been changing a lot lately–one minute it’s Victoria Beckham short bob, the next it’s boho waves everywhere. But then, there are those hairstyles that are way beyond any trends: the classics. The little black dress of hairstyles. And while keeping up with trends sure has its perks, there’s a reason why something becomes a classic: it works!
6 Classic Hairstyles To Know
Keep scrolling for 6 simple and timeless hairstyles that every woman should have in her bag of tricks:
1. Low Bun
When you hair isn’t long enough for a top knot–and even if it is–the low bun is an excellent alternative. It’s casual, it looks good, and it couldn’t be easier. Get the how-to from Lauren Kelp.
2. Crown Braid
A crown braid is anything but basic! And while you can easily wear it with a flowy maxi dress for a summer picnic, you can just as easily pair it with a cocktail dress for a fancy occasion. Jess Ann Kirby shares the tutorial with you.
3. French Braid
Having the word “French” in it already makes it synonymous with “chic” and “timeless.” This classic braid keeps all the hair out of your face, and it’s been known to treat bad-hair syndrome on more than one occasion! Learn how to style it on A Beautiful Mess.
4. Blow out
A good blowout makes you feel pampered and it truly looks gorgeous on anyone! More than that, you can wear this style pretty much anywhere. No time or funds for the salon? Fake it! Kassandra from Design Everyday shares her tutorial.
5. Top knot
What’s the one hairstyle that can resist a long jog but is also chic enough for a wedding? You know it: the top knot! Make it a little messy with this tutorial from Birdie Shoots, suitable even if you have short hair.
When you’re in a hurry, when you have a bad hair day, the ponytail to the rescue! And while we’re pretty sure you don’t need a tutorial for a basic ponytail, you might be interested in this stylish trick from makeup.com! Instant boost for your chicness level.4