A lot of women tend to have busy schedules each day. Workout in the morning, lunch dates, business meetings in the afternoon, and the list goes on. If you are one of these women, you fully understand how important it is to look good no matter how hectic your schedule is.

Below is a list of gym hairstyles you can use when working out that you can still flaunt on your next engagement.

#Style 1: The Turn and Twist Braid

Turn and Twist Braid

Also known as the rope braid hairstyle, the turn and twist braid is ideal for almost all occasions. You can use it on casual meetings and on formal events. It’s also a great hairstyle when you’re having a bad hair day.

This hairstyle will fully secure your hair, which makes it ideal for your workout routine. If you have another appointment after, you can simply leave your hair as is so you can focus on other important things.

Guide to accomplishing this look:

  • Pull your hair back and make a ponytail.
  • Separate your hair into two sections.
  • Twist both sections away from each other.
  • Wrap them together until near the tip to make a rope.
  • Secure with a hair elastic.

#Style2: The High and Tight Braid

High and Tight Braid

The high and tight braid is a great choice if you wear human hair extensions during work-out. It has a strong hold and will keep your hair in place no matter what kind of exercise you’re doing. Since it is already stylish, you can wear it on your other commitments later during the day, be it a business meeting or a casual one with your friends or special someone.

Guide to accomplishing this look:

  • Style your hair into a high ponytail. Make sure you tie it really tight.
  • Braid your hair from the top until you reach the tip.
  • Secure with a hair elastic.

#Style 3: The Bubble Braid

bubble braid hairstyle

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The bubble braid is one of the trendy hairstyles when pulling your hair into a ponytail. Hitting the gym doesn’t mean you can’t be stylish! Turning your ponytail into a bubble braid will keep your hair from distracting you while looking fabulous during your workout.

Guide to accomplishing this look:

  • Pull up half of your hair and tie it with a hair elastic.
  • If you want to cover the elastic, you can take a section of your hair and wrap it around the elastic and secure with a pin.
  • Tease your hair with a comb to create more volume on your “bubble”.
  • Get another section of hair underneath and tie with another elastic.
  • Repeat previous steps until you reach the tip of your hair.
  • Pull your bubble braids lightly to make them wider and to add more volume.

#Style 4: The Messy Bun

messy bun hairstyle

The messy bun is an effortless hairstyle that will still make you look attractive. While it’s mostly not ideal for business meetings, this gym hairstyle is still versatile as you can use it in the gym, lunch engagements, dinner parties, and even on some formal occasions like weddings and birthday parties.

Guide to accomplishing this look:

  • Flip your hair upside down to get it on the top of your head.
  • Pull your hair and make a ponytail.
  • Twist and wrap your hair around the base of your ponytail. Make sure to leave the tail at the end.
  • Secure the bun with a hair elastic and pins to make sure it stays in place.
  • To make the look messier, pull some of your hair lightly to create variations.

#Style 5: The High Donut Bun

High Donut Bun

The high donut bun is a neat and secure way to style your hair. When exercising, you must focus on your objectives and it will be hard if your hair keeps getting in the way. This type of hairstyle will ensure that your hair won’t be a nuisance when working out.

It is also stylish and elegant, so if you have a formal meeting after, like presenting a business proposal to a potential client, or a romantic date with your special someone, the high donut bun will definitely be perfect!

Guide to accomplishing this look:

  • Gather your hair and make a high ponytail. Use a fine-tooth comb to make your hair smoother.
  • Put the hair donut on the base of your ponytail.
  • Wrap your hair around the donut and secure it with pins as you go.
  • Make sure that the donut is concealed completely.
  • Apply some hairspray to make sure it stays in place.

#Style 6: Ponytail With a Headband

ponytail with a headband

Pairing your ponytail with a headband is a fun and relaxed way to style your hair. It keeps your hair from your face so you can focus completely when hitting the gym. It’s not suitable if you have a formal commitment after your workout, but it’s a pleasant way to style your hair when doing the groceries, meeting your friends for happy hour, visiting the library, and other casual obligations.

Guide to accomplishing this look:

  • Pull your hair back into a ponytail.
  • Make your hair smoother by combing it with a fine-toothed comb.
  • Wear your favorite headband.
  • You can use a yoga or workout headband when hitting the gym, and change it into a more stylish one, like a head wrap or scarf for your other commitments.

Having a busy day should not be a hindrance to look fabulous. If your schedule for the day is full and still want to rock trendy hairstyles, then you can easily do so with the list of awesome hairstyles in this post!


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