If you’re on the hunt for easy and trendy tween hairstyles, you’re going to want to bookmark this post! We’ve curated FIFTY NINE hairstyles for short, medium-length, and long hair, with step-by-step tutorials and links to all of the products and accessories you need to bring these looks to life. Whether you’re learning how to do these on your own hair, or doing them on someone else, we’ve included a range of options. From half up braids and double top knots, to messy buns and side braids, to classy low buns and bubble braids, there’s a style here for you!
19 Tween Hairstyles for Short Hair
12 Easy Short Hairstyles | Zoe Alexondra
This is a great collection of tween hairstyles for gals with hair that sits on or above the shoulders. She includes a mix of ways to wear your hair down, half up, and in a ponytail, and uses colored barrettes and these cute bubble ball ponytail holders to add a bite of style. I particularly love the double top knots and I like how she flips the ends of her hair out with a flat iron to give a bit of life to her hair when she leaves it down!
6 Easy Hairstyles for School | Patry Jordan English
These short hair hairstyles are perfect for tweens. These are all half-up looks, and all you’ll need are clear elastics and bobby pins. I love the half-up ‘knotted hair’ look as well as the double French braids with a bun. They are the perfect way to add a little style while also keeping your hair out of your face.
Messy Bun with Super Short Hair | Kate’s Ordinary Life
A post about tween hairstyles wouldn’t be complete without a messy bun (or 3) thrown in, and while you may think this look is reserved for gals with medium and long hair, this tutorial will teach you how to get a full-looking messy bun without hair extensions or fake hair attachments. All you need to pull this look off are hair elastics and bobby pins, although I love how she adds fancy barrettes at the back. Oh! And you will definitely need dry shampoo to add texture and volume. She uses Batiste, which you can find in most drugstores or order on Amazon.
20 Tween Hairstyles for Medium Hair
13 Easy Hairstyles for School | Anna Ivanov
If you have medium length hair, these tween hairstyles are perfect for you! From half-up looks, to double French braids, to a low pony with long bangs, these hairstyles are incredibly easy, but they are also super trendy. These hairstyles work great on second and third day hair, and all you need is a paddle brush and a few basic ponytail holders!
6 Cute and Easy Hairstyles for Medium Hair | Tricia Lake
These cute and quick hairstyles are perfect for medium, thin, and straight hair. She shows you how to get 6 different looks including a classic messy bun, half up bun, and pigtail braids. Half the hairstyles are straight and half are curly, and she uses her hair straighter to curl her hair for the curly looks! Since she has straight, thin hair, she uses the Aussie Total Miracle Dry Shampoo to give her hair volume and make it easier to work with.
Pull Through Braid | Confessions of a Hairstylist
If you like braided hairstyles, but your hair isn’t quite long enough to stay in a traditional, structured braid, this pull through braid tutorial is a great one to try. It’s a slight upgrade from a regular braided look, and all you need are small clear elastics to pull this one off!
20 Tween Hairstyles for Long Hair
15 Heatless Hairstyles | Lily Burt
This is a great compilation of tween hairstyles for gals with long hair. They are easy yet stylish, and perfect for mornings when you’re running late but still want to add some style to your hair. From half-up looks, to messy buns and side braids, to a gorgeous upgraded high pony, she includes a great mix of classic hairstyles and trendy looks!
4 Easy Bubble Hairstyles | Missy Sue
Have you fallen in love with bubble braids yet? They are so stylish and incredibly easy to do, and with this tutorial, you get not one, not two, but four bubble braid hairstyles! Each one is just as stunning as the last, and you’ll learn how to do a range of ponytail and half up bubble braids. She uses products like the topsy tail hair tool, a hair brush, and a medium-hold hairspray that won’t make your hair crunchy.
How to Dutch Braid Your Own Hair | Cynthia Dhimdis
Dutch braids have made a come back, and while they look complicated, they are surprisingly easy to do – even on your own hair! If you’re looking for tween hairstyles for long hair, this is a great look to master. It’s a great way to get your hair out of your face for school and sports, and it’s the perfect hairstyle for second and third day hair. The steps are very similar to a French braid, except you’re pulling the hair UNDER the braid instead of over. Follow along with this tutorial and remember: practice makes progress!
If you’re looking for teen hairstyles, I hope the tutorials in this post inspire you!