6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair

6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair

Introduction

Achieving an excellent, yet easy hairstyle can be a challenge for some women with naturally kinky and curly hair, particularly when they are in a hurry. The great thing about the 6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair is how versatile they can be. Below is a list of eleven incredible hairstyles you can do to your natural kinky curly hair in a few simple steps:

The Pigtail Puffs

The pigtail puffs is an adorable way to style your curly hair. It may not be an ideal hairstyle for formal commitments, but you could sport it almost everywhere, like when you’re going to the mall, meeting your friends over lunch, doing the groceries, going to the library, etc. This hairstyle is really easy and you can accomplish it in less than five minutes!

6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair

How to achieve this look:

  • Pull your hair up and secure it loosely with an elastic, shaping it like a pineapple.
  • Divide your hair into two equal sections and secure them with a hair elastic.
  • You can twist them into a bun if you prefer to, otherwise, you can leave it as is.

Here’s a tutorial video on how easy and fast it is to turn your hair into the pigtail puffs.

 The Curly Bangs

Some don’t realize it yet, but curls and bangs look perfect together. Curly bangs are the perfect way to show off your curly hair. They are great if you have a broad forehead or a round face. The curls will make your face look smaller and will hide your forehead.

6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair

How to achieve this look:

  • It’s important to note that while it will take minimal effort to style your curly bangs, you must always prepare for the climate.
  • Consult with your hairstylist which shampoo and conditioner you should use for your curly bangs.
  • Trim your bangs regularly.
  • Do not use heating tools as your hair will be prone to damage.
  • Choose and apply your curl-enhancing creams.
  • Twist each of your curls gently.
  • Dry your hair using a blow dryer.

The High Bun

The high bun is an elegant and neat way to style your kinky hair. Women flaunting this hairstyle appear to be in full control of themselves, professional, polished, and beautiful. It’s also a flexible hairstyle as you can use it anywhere and anytime. It’s perfect for going to the beach, attending a wedding, and even when you’re on your way to a job interview.

6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair

How to achieve this look:

  • Brush your hair upwards starting from the top of your head, then to the sides, and then at the back portion.
  • Apply some gel to make your hair more manageable and to make them appear neater.
  • Continue to brush until it’s easy for you to secure it with a hair tie at the top of your head.
  • Twist your hair to form it into a bun.
  • If you have long hair, the bun is likely big enough. Secure it with a hair tie. You can use pins for some excess hair.
  • If you have short hair and prefer to have a bigger bun, you can use hair extensions. Attach them on your bun.
  • Get one section of the extensions and wrap them around the bun. Secure with pins.
  • Repeat the process until you’re done wrapping all of the hair extensions.

This video will guide you on how you can achieve the perfect high bun.

The Low Ponytail

Another way to flaunt the ponytail is by styling it low. It’s a trendy hairstyle, which is a favorite of many, even celebrities like Zendaya, Viola Davis, and Gabrielle Union who flaunt the hairstyle on the red carpet. Styling your hair on a low ponytail will make you look chic, charming, and exceptional.

6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair

How to achieve this look:

  • Spray water on your hair.
  • Divide your hair basing on how your hair will part naturally.
  • Apply hair enhancing cream and gel.
  • Take a section of your hair and comb it repeatedly.
  • Once it is smooth, secure it with a clip.
  • Do the same process on your hair on the other parts of your head.
  • After applying your hair cream and gel, remove all clips and section your hair again.
  • Divide your hair in between so that there’s a top part and a bottom part.
  • Apply more hair cream and gel on the top first. Secure with a hair tie.
  • Do the same thing on the bottom part.
  • Remove all hair ties and spray more water to your hair.
  • Comb your hair thoroughly.
  • Secure and tie it in a bun.
  • Cover with a scarf and let it dry.
  • Once your hair is dry, apply hair extensions for the ponytail.

Here’s a great video that will show you how to create the low ponytail hairstyle.

The Pineapple Hairstyle

The Pineapple hairstyle is a fun way to style your hair into a ponytail. It’s not the same as the high ponytail because the goal here is to keep the hair as close to the head as possible. Your curly hair will then flow naturally like a pineapple. Also, you have to keep the hair on the base loose. This hairstyle is one of the perfect ways for you to showcase your natural curls.

6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair

How to achieve this look:

  • Sweep your ponytails to your hairline by pulling your hair above your head. You can apply some hair gel as you go if you like.
  • Secure your ponytail with a hair elastic. If your curls have more volume, a thin headband would be great.
  • And that’s it!! The pineapple hairstyle is a lot simpler to achieve compared to others, which makes it perfect if you’re already running late.

Updo With a Scarf

A truly effortless way to style your kinky hair is by pairing it with a scarf. You can style your hair in any way you want, be it a high ponytail, pineapple ponytail, or a high bun, adding a scarf will make you even more stylish!

 

6 Five-Minute Updo Hairstyles for Kinky Curly Hair

How to achieve this look:

Simply tie the scarf around your hair after achieving a particular hairstyle.

Conclusion

Having kinky curly hair may require more maintenance and styling, but it doesn’t mean you should give it up right away. Your natural hair can be as versatile as the other hair types when it comes to styling. You can surely rock a fantastic hairdo with the different easy hairstyles on the list in a matter of minutes!

Have fun styling your fabulous hair!

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