21 Quick Kid Hairstyles For Extremely Busy Parents

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1. Ribbon Braid Sock Bun

Ribbon Braid Sock Bun

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: Braiding

Get the step-by-step to this classic bun with a twist here, or watch the video.

2. Laced Fishtail Tieback

Laced Fishtail Tieback

Level of Difficulty: Hard
Skills Required: Braiding

Check out this demo for the laced fishtail tieback. It works well for short and long hair.

3. Elsa-Inspired Faux Braid

Elsa-Inspired Faux Braid

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

You can never go wrong with Elsa. Follow the steps here, and check out more of this cutie on her mom’s blog.

4. Side Cornrows With Two Strand Twists

Side Cornrows With Two Strand Twists

Level of Difficulty: Easy (if you know how to cornrow)
Skills Required: Cornrow braiding, Twisting

This protective style has staying power, so you can be free from styling for at least a week. Check out this detailed post to get the look.

5. Bantu Knot-Out

Bantu Knot-Out

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: Bantu knotting

Get the products and steps for this bantu knot-out here. It’s a great heat-free way to get curls.

6. Mohawk

Mohawk

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: Buzzing

Follow this blog’s steps if your kid has edge.

7. Bangs and Bow

Bangs and Bow

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

Keep it simple with a bang and big bow!

8. Cupcake Pigtails

 
 
 
 

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

This style is perfect for your little one’s birthday. See how easy it is here.

9. Twist’n’Bun

 
 
 
 

Level of Difficulty: Hard
Skills Required: Flat twisting
*Tutorial demonstrates alternative if you can’t flat twist.

The Twist’n’Bun can be worn multiple ways. See what you’ll need to get the lookhere, and then watch the demo.

10. Minnie Mouse Buns

Minnie Mouse Buns

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

Here’s how to create this Disney-inspired hairdo.

11. Afro

Afro

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

Watch this mom’s wash-and-go Afro tutorial on YouTube.

12. Braidless Braids

Braidless Braids

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

Get this style without having to braid the hair down. Video here.

13. Bun-Hawk

Bun-Hawk

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

This bun-hawk is unbelievably simple and quick. Watch the tutorial here.

14. Crown Twist Braid

Crown Twist Braid

Level of Difficulty: Hard
Skills Required: Braiding

This regal updo only takes about five minutes. See it from start to finish here.

15. Short Hair Bob

Short Hair Bob

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: Cutting

Before cutting your kid’s hair into a bob, check out this expert’s tips.

16. Half Updo

Half Updo

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

Pretty and simple, this style is great for special occasions. See how the stylist got the look here.

17. Feather Waterfall & Ladder Braid Combo

Feather Waterfall & Ladder Braid Combo

Level of Difficulty: Hard
Skills Required: Braiding

This two-in-one style is absolutely beautiful. Check out the video.

18. Puffy Pompadour with Side Dutch Braids

Puffy Pompadour with Side Dutch Braids

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: Braiding

This easy ‘do can be seen from beiginning to end here.

19. Finger Coils

Finger Coils

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: None

These coils last three days, possibly longer depending on your kid’s hair texture. Get the how-to here.

20. Colorful Hair

 

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: none

There are temporary color options if your kid is desperate to go green. Try dyeing with Kool-Aid or hair chalk.

21. Flat Twists Into Fro

Flat Twists Into Fro

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Skills Required: Flat twisting

This natural takes very little time. Get the deets here.

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