The queen of France, Marie Antoinette set the puffy hair trend in 1775. The extravagant vibes of this hairstyle have transitioned into modern times as well. Today, hair puffs are considered as one of the simplest yet elegant hairstyles. Its ability to add an illusion of height makes it a popular pick.
This chic hairstyle can suit any mood or ensemble. Puffed hair can complement various combinations like buns, ponytails or even braids. It is for this very reason why puffy hair is considered highly versatile. With our list of styles, step-by-step tutorials and tips, you won’t need hours to pull this one off.

How To Make Hair Puff In 6 Easy Ways

Graceful or dramatic, tease your hair in a puff and you’ll stand out instantly. Let’s get you amped up for the next occasion with our list of 6 ways to style your hair in a puff.

Style 1: Front Puff

Front Puff

Front puff hairstyle is probably the easiest one to choose. It looks effortless yet gives an exaggerated touch to any outfit. This one would look ideal when heading to college or getting together with your colleagues.

How To Make A Front Puff – Step-By-Step Tutorial:

  • Detangle your hair with a comb
  • Pull back a small section of your hair from the front
  • Roll this section twice to keep it intact
  • Use the rolled hair as a grip to push it in the front so as to create a puff
  • Use a tiny clutch or a bobby pin to fix the hair and keep it in place

Style 2: Side Puff

Side Puff

Side puff hairstyle is a modern twist to the classic front style. It looks modish and is exceedingly popular amongst the youth. This hairstyle complements almost all kinds of outfits. Your cocktail soirée will glam up with this one.

How To Make A Side Puff – Step-By-Step Tutorial:

  • Detangle your hair with a comb
  • Segregate a section of your hair from the side
  • Pull back this parted section of your hair from the front
  • Roll this section twice to keep it intact
  • Use the rolled hair as a grip to push it in the front so as to create a puff
  • Use a tiny clutch or a bobby pin to fix the hair and keep it in place

Style 3: Puffed Ponytail

Puffed Ponytail

A slick ponytail gets a whole new avatar when combined with a puff. It not just looks stylish but is also very easy to manage. This pick will look office appropriate to leave an indelible impression.

How To Make A Puffed Ponytail – Step-By-Step Tutorial:

  • Detangle your hair with a comb
  • Pull back a small section of your hair from the front
  • Start back-combing your hair to create volume
  • Tie the end of this hair section with bobby pins
  • Adjust your puff for the desired height
  • Gather rest of the hair and put it all together in a ponytail
  • Wrap a strand of hair from the ponytail over your hair tie to give this look a chic finish

Style 4: Puffed Bun

Puffed Bun

A standout formal appearance is incomplete without a puffed bun. It looks neat and adds a sharp personality to your look. Pick this one for a wedding function or revelry.

How To Make A Puffed Bun – Step-By-Step Tutorial:

  • Detangle your hair with a comb
  • Follow the above-mentioned puffed ponytail tutorial
  • Once your puffed ponytail is complete, backcomb the tail-end of your ponytail with fingers to create volume
  • Twist the ponytail and wrap it around an elastic band into a bun
  • Secure your bun with U pins for a firm finish
  • You can make it casual by pulling the bun loose from the sides

Style 5: Puffed Braid

Puffed Braid

Braided hair glorifies the feminine you and looks utterly flattering. Clubbed with a puff, this look is sheer elegance. Create one for yourself when heading out on a date with your partner.

How To Make A Puffed Braid – Step-By-Step Tutorial:

  • Detangle your hair with a comb
  • Pull back a small section of your hair from the front
  • Start back-combing (teasing) your hair to create volume
  • Tie the end of this hair section with bobby pins
  • Adjust your puff for the desired height
  • Gather rest of the hair and create a loose fishtail braid with it

Style 6: Puff With A Head Band

Puff With A Head Band

Retro in its true sense, puffed hair with headband channels the 60s vibe. It looks and feels vibrant. A summer dress and bold red lips will look like a dream with this hairdo.

How To Make A Puff Styled With Headband – Step-By-Step Tutorial:

  • Detangle your hair with a comb
  • Pull back a small section of your hair from the back
  • Add a puffer band at the back to prop your hair up
  • Flip the front hair at the back and start back-combing (teasing) your hair to create volume
  • Add a headband in the front to complete this look

Tips To Create A Puff Hairstyle

  • Always keep a thin comb handy
  • Never get short of bobby pins and clutch pins
  • A hairspray can secure your puff for longer
  • Avoid conditioning your hair when planning to create a puff otherwise, it tends to go flat

 

 

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