Quick Easy Hairstyles: Afro Puffs from the 60s to Today
Time for one of our favorite quick easy hairstyles: Afro Puffs!
The holidays can be a time full of friends, family and joy, but it can also be prove to be a stressful few months for both you and your hair. On Thanksgiving you may have rocked a curly natural look and in December you changed your hair on a weekly basis to make sure you looked fly for every holiday party you attended.
All the styling may have made you look super cute for all your events, but now your hair is begging for a break. Fortunately there are an abundance of quick easy hairstyles that you can use to hide any damage that may have occurred on your hair from over-styling and to give your hair a rest.
Afro Puffs: A quick easy hairstyles are timeless
Afro puffs were born in the 60s and 70s, but still reign as one of the best quick easy hairstyles you can do today. Whether your hair is straightened or curly, wet or dry, you can still pull this look off with just a few styling tools you probably already have sitting around the house.
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To get a sleek, fun 70s inspired double bun look all you need is styling gel, a wide tooth comb, a rattail, hair ties, bobby pins and a brush. This is one of those quick easy hairstyles that is practically effortless and takes only a few minutes to achieve.
I like to start by parting my hair in two high pigtails. You can create a part down the center of your head with the rattail comb or by separating with you hands for a more natural look. I like to make my buns a little messy so it can be more fun and edgy.
Quick & Easy Hairstyles: The Puff Can Be Naturally Uneven
Once your hair is gathered into two ponytails on each side of your head, loosely twist your hair and wrap the twist around the base of your ponytail, securing it with bobby pins.
Twist That Puff
I generally use this time to manipulate my bun into place. Simply repeat these steps on the other side of your head and fashion them into place so that both buns match. Like your eyebrows, your buns don’t have to be twins, they can be sisters, so don’t feel too pressured to make them look identical and perfect.
To solidify one of our go to quick easy hairstyles, you can put gel on your edges and flatten them down with a soft bristle brush. If you’re into the baby hair look, you can use this opportunity to brush down baby hairs on the side. Finish with a quick bit of hair sheen to create a look of healthy, shiny hair.
Modern Take On As Classic Style
Here is the finished version and it has all of the classic stylings of the 60s and 70s, with a fresh twist for today’s woman. This also shows your hair’s natural luster and sheen.
Note how playful this style is, too! It is a great casual hairdo that you can wear Saturdays while running errands, or Saturday night out on the town with your girls
While your hair might be burnt out by over-styling, it never has to look as tired as it might be. Quick easy hairstyles like the double high bun are essential to protecting your tresses while still making you look as cool as you already are!