There are times when you want nothing more than to sport a cute hairstyle that will be wearable and versatile, regardless of your hair type or length. Most of the time, this can be achieved with only a simple accessory that will completely change your hairstyle. This is why, in this article, we will be showing some cute and fancy rubber band hairstyles that can be worn on multiple occasions.
Even if you want to have a protective hairstyle or not, rubber bands can be your biggest ally because they can be adapted and worn in so many ways. You can go for one or many of them, depending on the look that you want to achieve. Here are some ideas that might help you!
Rubber Band Hairstyles
1. Rubber Band High Bun with Square Cornrows
The first rubber band hairstyle is a high bun with square-shaped cornrows on top of your head. This might look better if your hair has that amazing afro texture and it’s also a very good option if you want a protective hairstyle that is also wearable and comfortable.
2. Boxed Rubber Band Space Buns on Natural Hair
This hairstyle is quite similar to the one above only this time you need to add your rubber bands on your box braids and then create two space buns on both sides of your head. Again, a very good idea for a protective hairstyle and if your hair is not that long either.
3. Half Up Half Down Rubber Band Hairstyles High Bun on Curly Hair
For curly-haired ladies with medium-length hair, rubber bands can be added on twisted hair braids done on top of your head. They will be going up on a small high bun while the rest of your hair remains free on your neck. This is truly a unique hairstyle that you will get admired for.
4. Half Up Half Down Rubber Band Space Buns with Long Bangs Braids
In case your hair is long and wavy, you can go for some half up half down space buns which you secure with rubber bands. Also, you are free to create two long and thin braids which will act like bangs that you also secure with rubber bands. This is a one of a kind hairstyle that you will want to wear many more times.
5. High Rubber Band Ponytail on Wavy Hair
Again, in case your hair is thick, long, and wavy, a simple ponytail can be your best ally. However, create some twisted braids with square-shaped roots and secure them with colorful rubber bands. That will add a playful vibe to your otherwise simple hairstyle.
6. Super High Curly Rubber Band Bun with Sleek Side-Parted Bangs and Side Cornrows
For ladies with super curly hair, a messy high bun is your best friend for a comfortable yet cool hairstyle. However, go for some side cornrows which you secure with rubber bands while the other half of your head is covered by your sleek side-parted bangs. This is truly an elegant yet modern hairstyle!
7. Low Bun with Side Cornrows and Rubber Band Hairstyles
A low bun can also be among your comfortable hairstyle options, especially if you create some side cornrows secured with rubber bands while the other side of your head remains sleek and simple. The low bun can be twisted and secured with bobby pins or even more rubber bands.
8. Rubber Band Cornrows with Big Fluffy Up Do
We have cornrows again only this time, they completely cover your head and then turn into a big fluffy updo. This can also be counted as a protective hairstyle that also contains small rubber bands that you add among your cornrows for extra flair. Sassy yet classy!
9. Low Braided Rubber Band Buns
Two Dutch braids on both sides of your head can seem like a bit too much work but we assure you that it’s worth it! You need to create these four braids, split them two by two and then create those cute low braided buns towards your nape area. Secure them with rubber bands and there you have it! Cool and cute!
10. Half Up Half Down Rubber Band Box Braids Bun
In case you have your hair in some gorgeous box braids, you can definitely go for a half up half down bun which you secure with a rubber band. Let two box braids fall graciously on both sides of your face like bangs and let everyone around admire you!
11. Sleek and Curly Up Dos with Rubber Band Cornrows
These three ideas are here to inspire you in case you have either straight or curly hair. You can either create those zig-zag patterns with some curly hair strands which you secure with colorful rubber bands or the sleek version of them, which you continue with a straight ponytail. The third option would be to combine the two and go for a curly updo with sleek rubber band cornrows, or the other way around.
12. High Fluffy Bun with Nape Area Rubber Band Hairstyles Design
This high fluffy bun is not only super cute but also comfortable and adaptable to any occasion. You need to create some designs on your nape area which you secure with rubber bands and then go for that high bun on top. The view from behind will be one of a kind!
13. High Sleek Rubber Band Ponytail and Side Large Rubber Band Cornrow Braids
These two ideas are both for long and straight hair and contain rubber bands but in a slightly different way. One is a high sleek ponytail with cornrows and colorful rubber bands while the other comes with two large side cornrow braids secured at the nape and adorned with rubber bands. They are both cute and definitely wearable, regardless of the occasion.
14. Fluffy Ponytails with Rubber Band Cornrows
In case you are a fan of fluffy ponytails but you still want a hairstyle that’s a little bit more extra, you can definitely go for these rubber band cornrows on top of your head which you then split into two large ponytails. The effect is cooler if your hair is naturally curly.
15. Half Up Half Down Rubber Band Curly Bun and Ponytail
These two hairstyles both use a rubber band, are super easy to do and you can even transform one into the other in minutes. You can either go for a half up half down curly ponytail or for a messy high bun. Use a brightly-colored rubber band to add a little bit of charm to the whole look.
16. Large Half Up Half Down Bun with Rubber Band
This is still a curly high bun but one that’s on a totally different level. It’s preferable if your hair is super curly or has that gorgeous afro texture. You need to create a large bun on top of your head which you secure with bobby pins. Then you need to add a brightly-colored rubber band around it in a cool pattern that will completely change the vibe of this look.
17. Short Curly Up-Do with Rubber Band Cornrows
In case your hair is short and curly, you can still use rubber bands for a cool and wearable hairstyle. You just need to create some cornrows starting from your forehead area which you secure with rubber bands and then leave the rest of your hair loose.
18. Goddess-like Bumpy Ponytail with Rubber Bands
For a special occasion or even for Halloween, you can try this goddess-like bumpy ponytail, especially if your hair is long and thick. For this one, you will need to use those wide rubber bands to create those bumps and to make sure that the front part of your hairstyle is nice and sleek.
19. Multiple Bumpy Ponytails with Golden Rubber Band
Speaking of bumpy ponytails, you can also create multiple ones if your hair allows it. Secure them all with golden rubber bands and you will end up looking like a star. You can also add some more rubber bands which you twist around the root of each ponytail so you come up with a cool pattern.
20. Bumpy Ponytail with Rubber Band Cornrows
This type of bumpy ponytail is more wearable, especially if you want your long and thick hair out of your face. Secure the bump with rubber bands and create some cool cornrows on top of your head for extra charm.
21. Twisted Buns with Rubber Bands and Nape Braid
If you are a fan of more intricate and sophisticated hairstyles, you can try these twisted buns with rubber bands added to them for extra coolness. Plus, if your hair is long enough, you can try creating that Star Wars padawan-style nape braid.
23. Tiny Twisted Space Buns with Colorful Rubber Bands
And speaking of tiny twisted space buns, another option for you to try if you want a hairstyle that’s more extravagant is this one that works even on shorter hair. Just add in the colorful rubber bands and enjoy the admiration looks that people will give you.
24. Half Up Half Down Rubber Band Ponytail with Curly Hair
For ladies with long curly hair, this long half up half down rubber band ponytail is super simple yet extremely cute and wearable. Make sure to secure your ponytail well and not break your hair when adding the rubber band. Other than that, this is an amazing hairstyle for a night out.
25. Vertical Rubber Band Buns
Space buns can also be twisted quite a bit and turned into a phenomenal hairstyle that will certainly draw looks from everyone. This one has the buns placed vertically on your head, mostly following your middle part. Add in the colorful rubber bands for extra coolness and you will become the queen of the festival.
26. Rubber Band Box Braids (2 ideas)
If you like to keep your hair protected in box braids, you should know that you can integrate some rubber bands into this hairstyle too. Regardless f how you want to do it, you only need to wrap the bands on some of your braids in such a way that you create some cute patterns and make your hairstyle stand out. It’s your choice how you want to do it!
27. Half Up Half Down Box Braids Space Buns with Golden Rubber Bands
Speaking of box braids and protective hairstyles, these half up half down space buns are everything you want from a futuristic and cool hairstyle. Allow some box braids to hang on your back and around your face like bangs and even add some golden rubber bands into the mix to make things even more interesting.
28. Long Passion Twists with Rubber Bands Twisted Bangs
These super long passion twists can always be adorned and embellished with some carefully-placed rubber bands. The key is to add them to the twists that fall around your face like your bangs, just to put the focus towards your features.
29. Curly High Messy Bun with Sleek Side-Parted Bangs and Tiny Rubber Bands
If you have naturally curly hair that you definitely want out of your face at all times, you can try this high messy bun. However, the trick here is to also create some side-cornrows which you secure with rubber bands while keeping the other half of your face sleek.
30. Box Braids Bob Cut with Rubber Bands
In case you keep your middle-length hair in a box braids bob cut to protect it, then you can certainly add in some golden rubber bands to make the whole look even more interesting. The appearance will be striking and really goddess-like.
31. Medium-Length Dreadlocks with Rubber Bands
When it comes to dreadlocks, the same principle applies. If you want to embellish your middle-length dreads and change their appearance, you can go in with some golden rubber bands here and there. You will adore the final look!
32. Massive Braided High Bun with Tiny Rubber Bands
Keeping your long hair braided to protect it from outside factors is very popular, which is why you can also go for this massive braided high bun. Plus, you can add in some tiny colorful rubber bands here and there for that little something special and you can even match the colors with your nails! Cool, right?
33. Messy Up Do Using Rubber Bands
In case your hair is medium-length and rather thin and straight, you can definitely follow this tutorial for a medium messy updo derived from a half up half down ponytail. The rubber bands are used to secure your hair and to make sure that it stands where it should for hours.
34. Rubber Band Braids and Low Messy Up Do
These types of braids are nothing truly special or unique but this rubber band hairstyle is definitely popular, easy to do, and super amazing! Plus, you can easily turn it into a low messy updo which you secure with some bobby pins.
35. Half Up Half Down Rubber Band Braids
Yet another super simple hairstyle for long and thin hair, these half up half down braids are extremely cute, wearable, versatile, and you only need two rubber bands to secure the two braids. You can even create some loose waves in your hair for extra freshness.
36. Messy Rubber Band Half Up Half Down Ponytail with Side Braid
In case you feel like going for a messy hairstyle, this half up half down ponytail is the perfect one. You need to secure it with a rubber band and to also create a messy side braid for an even more amazing outcome.
37. Medium-Length Rubber Band Braided Crown
This medium-length hairstyle comes with a romantic and elegant braided crown that goes around your head and which you need to secure with a transparent rubber band. Easy and effortless, for a quick hairstyle that you can wear on multiple occasions.
38. Half Up Half Down Sleek Rubber Band Ponytails
For a cheeky and funky hairstyle, you can try going for these half up half down ponytails which you secure with rubber bands. You can also leave out some rebel strands to frame your face and go for natural yet cute makeup.
39. Loose Low Braids with Rubber Bands
For ladies with super long hair and preferably straight, you can definitely try going for these loose low braids that you secure with transparent rubber bands. It’s a super cool yet wearable hairstyle that will flatter you no matter where you need to go.
40. Half Up Half Down Rubber Band Bubble Ponytail
For those of you with middle-length hair, this half up half down rubber band bubble ponytail is truly cute and unique. Moreover, it’s extremely easy to do and definitely creates a special appearance that will draw many looks.
41. Rubber Band Bubble Buns
If you are a Star Wars fan, you might remember Rey’s iconic hairstyle in the recent trilogy. These rubber band bubble buns are exactly that and you can definitely wear them no matter what you need to do during your day. With just a few rubber bands you can create a spectacular look in just a few minutes.
42. Easy Rubber Band Hairstyles
These four hairstyle ideas are all based on rubber bands and how you can use them to come up with some simple yet pretty looks in just a few minutes. A half up half down bun, two lateral braids with small bun endings, a simple high messy bun, or a cool fishtail braid are your choices here. Choose wisely and in accordance with your preferences and style!
In conclusion, these cute and fancy rubber band hairstyles are certainly doable and wearable regardless of the occasion that you need to attend because you have multiple choices that you might even be able to transform in the process. So, depending on your hair type and length, you can definitely make a choice that will speak for your personality and style in the best way possible.