Not all gym hairstyles are created equal. Look great and feel better during your next workout with one of these cute and easy hairstyles.

7 Cute & Easy Hairstyles for the Gym

We’ve all been there—stretching into our downward dogs only to catch a glimpse of our sad gym hairstyles in the studio’s mirror. Here are seven hairstyles that are actually easy to do to add to your gym hair care routine.

1. The Braided Ponytail Hairstyle


Braided Ponytail Hairstyle


  1. Start by gathering your hair into a high ponytail and securing it with an elastic.
  2. Divide your hair into three sections and create a simple braid.
  3. Once you’ve reached the end of the braid, add an elastic to hold the style.

Worried about flyaways? Tame those stray hairs in place with a moisturizing, weightless hair serum such as Hydrate Shine Max Weightless Flyaway Serum to set this hairstyle.

2. The Braided Messy Bun Hairstyle


Braided Messy Bun Hairstyle

  1. Start by flipping your hair over and grabbing three small sections of hair at the nape of your next
  2. Begin a French braid and work your way towards the crown.
  3. Once you’ve reached the top of your head, gather the rest of your hair and wrap it into a simple messy bun hairstyle.

Make sure your new look lasts with you by prepping your hair with a smoothing hair gel that provides control and shape such as Smooth Perfection Shaping Hair Gel.

3. The Low Messy Bun Hairstyle


Low Messy Bun Hairstyles


  1. Start by adding texture to your strands with a light sea salt spray and creating a low bun at the nape of your neck.
  2. To give the look of some added flair, gently pull the hair at your roots up slightly for some extra lift and volume.

This hairstyle is perfect for those days when you need to feel some zen. Apply a leave-in conditioner before such as Colour Fanatic Hair Treatment Spray to prep and perfect for smooth, moisturized hair.

4. The Rope Braid Hairstyle


Rope Braid Hairstyless


  1. Start this style by pulling your hair into a sleek ponytail and securing your ends with an elastic.
  2. Take your ends, divide them into two sections and twist those sections around one another until you run out of hair and secure with another elastic

Going to gym to dinner with the girls? Use a moisturizing air dry cream such as Hydrate Air Dry Cream and say hello to beautiful waves!

5. The Accessorized Topknot Hairstyle


Trendy Topknot Hairstyles


  1. Start by securing your hair in a top knot hairstyle
  2. Then gather bobby pins and create a style of your choice!

Add some extra volume to the look by using a lightweight volumizing hair mousse such as Clean Volume Weightless Mousse

6. Easy Teased and Braided Ponytail Hairstyle


Teased and Braided Ponytail Hairstyles


  1. Tease the crown (the top) section of your hair for added height.
  2. Take a two-inch section of hair and begin braiding from your hairline to the ends. Secure the braid with a small elastic.
  3. Gather everything into a ponytail and secure with another elastic.

Give your ponytail some extra lift by applying Clean Volume Instant Levitation Mist through your hair before you style.

7. The Double Buns Hairstyle


Double Bun Hairstyles


  1. Start by dividing your hair into two sections.
  2. Take your first section and twist the hair tightly.
  3. Once you have it as tight as you like, wrap the hair into the bun and secure at the nape of your next and repeat on the other side.


Have an easy hairstyle of your own to share? Tag @pureology in your best gym selfies to show off yours!


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