There are teenage girls to strive to look older and those who enjoy the period of sweet adolescent carelessness. That’s why when we talk about haircuts and hairstyles for teenagers, we can’t look only in one direction. Your moods change like spring breeze. Today you want to be a “good girl” with two modest braids and tomorrow you are a great party goer with a funky Mohawk.
Trendy Hairstyles and Chic Haircuts for Teen Girls
The ideas of cool haircuts and hairstyles for girls are endless: from chic asymmetric haircuts to classy bobs, and from crazy voluminous hairstyles to sleek updos. There are exciting hairstyle options for any hair length, including short hair. Here is a review of trendy girls’ hairstyles and haircuts 2016. They do not only look stylish, most of them are easy to re-create at home!
#1: Short Sides Long Top Pompadour
Craving short hair, but want something edgier than a pixie cut? Teen hairstyles like this one let a girl express herself and stand out in a crowd. The sides and back are clipped very short, typically a ¼ to ½ inch long. The top is then left at least three to four inches long to create the contrast of lengths. The hair is styled up into a retro wave.
#2: Ombre Braid and Bun
This half updo is perfect for casual or dressy occasions. The top portion of the hair is sectioned off from temple to temple, then parted in the middle with both sides braided to the middle of the head. Now wrap the two braids around each other loosely to form a messy bun. The blonde ombre color adds depth to the braid and highlights the soft curls on the bottom.
#3: Frozen-Inspired Braid
This new hair trend gathers its inspiration from the Disney animated movie “Frozen”. Gather the hair to one side and create a Dutch braid by weaving the three strands under one another, instead of over top, as in a French braid. Once below the ear, switch up the braid to a fishtail style. Secure with an elastic and bring a few stands out around the face for softness.
#4: Streaks of Silver
This bold, trendy hairstyle for girls ditches conventional hair colors in lieu of a silver hue. Get it by bleaching the hair to a very light blonde, then toning it with a super-light ash blonde to create the silver affect. Add depth by adding a few strands of your darker blonde hair throughout, or really jazz things up by incorporating soft pastel colors, such a lilac or pink, to the mix.
#5: Classy Chignon
The classic chignon updo with a modern twist is the perfect choice for young girls and ladies alike. Two equal sections are twisted away from the face and pinned along the sides to hold them in place. Next twist the free hair in each section and pin it, in an “S” pattern to the head. Be sure not to leave any holes to create a uniform bun.
#6: Stylish and Sleek
This style plays it straight and works best on fine to medium-textured hair. The bang is cut heavy and extended, in a curved fashion, around the face and down to the jawline. The sides are layered and the back is left long, straight and simple. The peek-a-boo darker tone underneath adds depth and interest to this straightforward cut.
#7: Braid for Tweens
This one-sided braid is perfect when you’re crunched for time. Plus, it works with most of the latest hairstyles for girls. Create a side part, then section off the area of hair from the parting to the back of the ear. Braid the sectioned-off hair. Continue the braid by including small strands of hair from the back to make the braid cascade through the loose hair. Secure with a small, clear ponytail holder or pin in place.
#8: Retro Pinned Bob
Perfect for medium length hair, this retro, faux-bob hairstyle is super chic. Wrap the front section around one or two large hot rollers to create the retro wave. Take sections of the remaining hair and loosely roll them up. Pin the sections in place to create the bob effect. Once the bangs have cooled, remove the rollers and gently shape them into a large wave. Secure the wave and ends with bobby pins.
#9: Romantic Twist Braid
Take your hairstyle in a new direction with this wrap-around braid. The braid starts at the lower nape area and works its way around the head to the front. The end of the braid is then secured with pins and tucked under to create the illusion of a crown of weaved hair. This style works well on thicker hair that is either one length or long-layered hair.
#10: Fabulous Fishtail
The fishtail braid gets an upgrade with this radical new hairstyle for a teenager. You’ll need thick hair for this style, and the longer the better. Create two ponytails, one on the top of your head and the other three or so inches down. Starting with the top ponytail, create a loose fishtail braid. When you get to the second ponytail, incorporate that hair into the braid as well. Secure the end of the braid with an elastic.
#11: Easy Double Braids
Be doubly delightful with this two-for-one braided style. Simply create a high ponytail on top of the head, then divide it into two equal sections. Braid each section separately inside out, securing each with an elastic. Secure both braids together, and you’re done!
#12: Wild Child
Take a walk on the wild side with this cool and curly hairstyle. Create a 3-inch wide section of hair from the top of the ear to the forehead corner. Create three flat braids that run, horizontally, from one side of the head to the middle. The bottom section is curled loosely. Use backcombing to create the height in the top section and style it to the opposite side to show off those amazing braids.
#13: Long and Flowing
Not all stylish haircuts for girls follow up-to-the-minute trends. This classic cut is always in style and makes the most of hair that has natural wave. If you aren’t blessed with waves naturally, fake them with a large curling iron or by putting damp hair in big braids and letting them dry overnight. Subtle highlight really sets off this style, giving the cut the charming girl-next-door vibe.
#14: African American Short Style
Black girls with relaxed hair will love this version of a wavy, pixie cut. The sides and back are cropped short, with the length on top gradually increasing. The bang area is left longer still and swept to one side. Use a medium-barrel curling iron to create fun waves and curls throughout and define those curls with a little styling wax to finish.
#15: Medium Length Lob
Perfect for straight, fine hair, this lob (short for long bob) is both cute and easy to style. The cut is angled slightly longer in front and bevelled to turn under at the ends. Use a light-weight styling spray and blow dry with a large round brush to create this sleek style. Subtle highlighting around the face brightens her flawless complexion.
#16: Short Shag
Stylish hairstyles, heavily layered as this one is, are perfect for taming overly-thick hair. The cut is chopped almost straight across at the bottom but angled just slightly longer toward the front. The layers begin at the cheekbone and add movement and shape to the style. The bang area is left long and blended to the side.
#17: Tips of Color
Want to add a little flair to your hair, but aren’t ready for all-over color? Dip dye is the perfect solution. Bleach the sections you want to color previously and then brush on the chosen color to the bleached sections. Let process as directed.
#18: Short to Long Bob
This deeply-angled bob is a cut above-the-ordinary thanks to the high contrast between lengths in the layers. The back area is tapered into the nape, with the crown area remaining mostly one length to create the rounded shape. The front features long layers that are used to encourage the movement away from the face, lightening up the hair and keeping it from overpowering her face.
#19: V-Braid and Bubble Ponytail
The wonderful thing about teen hairstyles is you shouldn’t be afraid of getting creative, because teens can carry it off. In this example, braids give way to bubbles of hair cascading down her back. The result is a whimsical hairstyle that’s easy to create and fun to wear. Kick it up a notch by using different-colored ponytail holders.
#20: Sleek Shag
The newest trend is healthy hair. Here is an example of a medium-length shag in perfect condition. Notice the hair’s shine, enhanced with minimal, natural-looking highlights through the top layer. Keeping your ends trimmed regularly and using hair color responsibly will ensure your hair is in the best condition possible.
#21: Simple Short Teenage Girl Hairstyle
Here is a universal short haircut for girls with cute oval or triangular face shapes. If you plan a meeting with friends after school, refresh your cut with styling powder for hair. Apply the product to the hair roots and texturize your short locks with fingers. A side parting will add dynamics to your lovely pixie haircut.
#22: Edgy Short Hairstyle for Bold Girls
Commonly teen girls do not like to follow any rules. If there’s no possibility to dress in tune with your moods, you can express your emotions with a snazzy hairstyle. Hair styling foam offers a light degree of hold you need to define the messy feathers that will look maximally natural. Anyway try not to overdo with the product and the effect of messiness.
#23: Perfect Short Hairstyle for Teens with Angular Bangs
A headband is a versatile hair accessory that will help you to achieve a chichi hairstyle without much effort. If your hair is cut asymmetrically, a headband will help to fix your locks at the right angle. A headband looks great on ideally straight hair. You need to flat iron your short locks, adjust a headband and fix the hairstyle with hair spray.
#24: Chic Evening Hairstyle for Teenage Girls with Short Hair
When choosing a girl’s hairstyle for a special occasion, it’s crucial not to go over the edge with your desire to achieve a more adult look. A teenage girl with short hair will look good with the voluminous waves like those in the picture. The hairstyle suggests a good lift at the roots that is styled with a round brush and blow drier. The light waves are defined with a large-barrel curling iron.
#25: Volume + A Pop of Color in a Medium Hairstyle for Teens
Hair chalking was popular last season. Girls still love the idea, and the trend is alive! Backcomb your locks slightly at the roots, style the bangs to one side and color separate tresses into your favorite colors. You can rhyme them with the colors in your outfit or the hue of your lipstick.
#26: Dramatic Black Bob Hairstyle for Girls
An image of a heartbreaker seems appealing to many young girls. A chic jet black bob with asymmetric bangs is the ideal hairstyle to try on for this role. Style your locks with a blow-dryer and a round brush. Slightly curl the ends inwards and flat iron the bangs.
#27: Sassy Black Pixie for Teens
If you opt to relax your black hair, the choice of haircuts and hairstyles will be unlimited. A pixie haircut is the best idea for very short hair. Styling it with hair wax or pomade will take a few minutes, and you’ll never be bored with the way you look!
#28: Medium Length Teen Hairstyle with Side Bangs
A medium length also promises very cool options for stylish teenagers. The easiest trendy hairstyle you can make is a half up half down style with front locks pinned at the back. If you want to appear slimmer, leave your long bangs along the sides of your face. A-line silhouette hairstyles always have a great slimming effect.
#29: Long Textured Locks for Teenage Girls
Whatever hairstyle you choose for yourself, for college try to pursue a spontaneous, natural look. Long messy locks with a simple headband are a great idea. Use a leave-in conditioner and moisturizing oil to boost the shine of your locks. You may make large twists and blow dry your locks in twists to achieve the light natural waves you see in the photo.
#30: Trendy Messy Bun for Long Hair
A teenage girl can afford some frivolity in her looks, especially nowadays when every latest hairstyle for girls admits trendy messiness. You can do this cute bun without a comb. Gather your locks into a high pony, make a twist and wrap it around the pony base. Fix the bun with bobby pins. Forget about sleekness and hair-to-hair hairstyles. Naturalness and a messy touch are the trump cards of trendy knots.
#31: Cool Elongated Pixie for a Teen
If you want something between a pixie and bob, go for an elongated pixie with a feathery finish. It looks playful and widens your styling options. Wear it textured with a lift at the roots like in the photo or style light waves with a curling iron for a sweet romantic look.
#32: Extra Short Bowl Cut for the Boldest Gals
Teens who strive to look like no one else deserve much respect and admiration. A bowl cut looks a bit extravagant these days, but very feminine and sassy at the same time. It’s a good choice for girls with oval faces, who just do not want an ordinary pixie or bob.
#33: More Smart Ideas to Style Your Elongated Pixie
They say if your hair is curly, you shouldn’t have it cut too short. An elongated pixie like this is an exception. Styling it with mousse on wet hair and scrunching your locks is a matter of 5 minutes, and the result is impressive.
#34: Short Asymmetric Haircut for Teenage Girls
Asymmetric haircuts are never boring, so you may count on some extra attention to your personality wherever you appear. One side of this chic fashionable haircut looks like a layered bob, and another one is cropped at the cheekbone level. With such a cool cut it’s easy to look stylish even in the simplest outfits.
#35: Short Bob with a Temple Undercut
You can always get a classic bob haircut and look like the hundreds of other girls in the neighborhood. A bob with an undercut is another thing. Not that it’s rare today, but it’s definitely a haircut to give you an edgier look.
#36: Girly Medium-Length Bob Without Bangs
A medium length bob is a worthy choice if you love to try different hairstyles, including updos, but do not want a high-maintenance haircut. You will enjoy rocking it poker straight and wavy, messy and styled into perfectly polished curls.
#37: Simple Teenage Girl Haircut for Long Hair
Long healthy hair is amazing, and it’s worth proper care. Hair oil, masks, scalp massage, regular trimming of ends are the simple and affordable things for your hair beauty. If your hair is not extremely thick and heavy, it will look great in simple one-length haircuts.
#38: Edgy Layered Haircut for Teens
A heavily layered haircut is going to boost the volume of your hair and offer you a cool, edgy look. If your hair is thin and straight, you will only need to backcomb your locks on the crown, tousle them and fix the hairstyle with light hold hair spray.
#39: Messy Curls for Teenage Girls with Curly Hair
Thick curly hair of a medium length looks its best in simple slightly layered haircuts. Curly bangs do not always look good, so you need to either keep them long or use a flat iron regularly. But no bangs at all are also a way out. Use gel, mousse or cream to define the ends of your curls.
#40: Terrific Shag Haircut for Medium-Length Hair
A nice shag haircut always looks fresh and chic. A quality shag cut will let you style your hair effortlessly, whether you plan to rock a cool hairstyle with a wet effect or a messy voluminous ‘do with a popular today grunge style touch.
As you see, haircuts and hairstyles for teen girls are very diverse. One haircut can be a base for at least 2-3 trendy hairstyles you can alternate in your day-to-day life. Try new styling products and hair accessories to look different with the same haircut. Your main beauty goals should be looking attractive, following latest trends and finding your individual style. Feel free to embrace the ideas you like and stay beautiful!