Rubber bands combine purpose with pleasure. With these tiny accessories, you can secure hair close to the root to keep hair neat and pulled back. But rubber bands can also be used to create beautiful hairstyle patterns and styles. Use as many colors as you can find for one look, or match your bands to your outfit.
Some girls prefer to match their hair to their bands for an elegant, streamlined effect. Rubber bands can be tough on certain hair textures, so before you commence with your creation, remember to be as gentle as possible. With that said, let’s take a look at 15 awesome rubber band hairstyles that are sure to inspire.
1. Rubber Band Hairstyle for Straight Hair
Rubber bands are great for styling straight hair as well. The tight stretch of these bands creates that extra grip on silky hair. Separate hair into 6 different sections at the top of the head and cross each strand for this loose lattice pattern.
Make a unique hairstyle with rubber band. This criss-cross look appears complicated but all that it really requires is a bit of patience. With this look, hair is fully pulled off of a gorgeous face while your pretty tresses frame your shoulders.
3. Rubber Band Hairstyle for Black Girl
Naturally thick, coarse, and kinky haired babes know the benefits of securing hair with rubber bands. The hair fasteners create the perfect tension for securing locks while adding tons of style. Use colorful bands to make gorgeous designs on the sides of your hair to complement your up-do.
4. Curly Hair + Rubber Bands
Rubber bands are our favorite way of controlling curly hair – with style! With this rubber band hairstyle, you can show off your natural, curly texture while keeping your hair out of your face. Try matching your bands to your outfit for a special day.
5. Ponytail with Rubber Bands
For a low key look, use rubber bands that match your hair color and concentrate styling to the top of the head. This hairstyle is neat, so make sure the rest of the hair is smooth. Pull it back with a sleek, low ponytail for stylish functionality.
6. Short Hair + Rubber Bands
It’s harder to dress up short hair for a special occasion, but not when rubber bands are involved. Creating a beautifully patterned style like this is an easy way to wear glam up short hair for a big event.
7. Long Ponytail Using Rubber Bands
This long hairstyle is anything but simple! Embody this intricate look that focuses on patterns at the back of the scalp. In order to show off this unexpected look, pull long hair into a ponytail and wrap with gold twine.
8. Hairstyle for Little Girl
Rubber hand hairstyles are perfect for busy little girls always at play. Give your child a style that is not only cute but also great at protecting hair and pulling it back out of their face. Create the style with their favorite color or try this sweet rainbow look.
9. Rubber Band Headband
Rubber bands provide so much artful flexibility for hairstyles. Why not create a gorgeous headband style with rubber bands? This look is ideal for framing a beautiful face.
10. Rubber Band Hairstyle with Weave
You can absolutely rock rubber bands with a weave style. Secure small portions of the hair on the top front part of your head and pull the rest of the front portion of your hair into a top knot. Use a weave to wear hair luxuriously long or to fill out a ponytail or bun.
11. Braids + Rubber Bands
Rubber bands are ideal for securing tiny cornrows or other braids patterns that lie close to the scalp. Instead of using clear bands to secure your look, use bold colors so that the hair fastener becomes a part of the look.
Why not use playful rubber bands to secure your playful twist hairstyle? These bands not only dress up your look but also secure each portion of hair before creating the twists.
13. Rubber Band Hairstyle to The Side
This is one of our favorite rubber band hairstyles. Here, they provide a trendy detail to otherwise simple curly hair. Secure small sections of hair close to the root using colorful bands in whatever pattern that suits your desires.
14. Braided Bun + Rubber Band
This gorgeous bun is anything but ordinary! If you’re looking to make your up-do stand out, why not use rubber bands to add inspiring detail? Let the rubber band pattern and precise edges complement the natural texture of a high bun.
15. Half Up Half Down Braids
Half-up hairstyles are hot right now, especially with a bun to top it off. Securing the hair at the top of the head with white rubber bands makes this look feel even fresher.
The above rubber band hairstyles to get your creative juices flowing, but the look that you achieve in the end is truly up to you. Show off your colorful personality with a variety of bands or keep it chic and monochrome. Use rubber bands all over for the ultimate fastening style or create a headband with your bands. So, how will you wear your next rubber band hairstyle?