15 Best Japanese Hairstyles

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Japanese hairstyles have a unique style to it that makes them different. Here is our pick of the 9 best hairstyles that suit every face and hair.

1. The Geisha:

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The geisha culture is very authentic and a sheer representative of the rich Japanese heritage. This hairstyle is characterized by the beautiful ornamental accessories and the intricate pin up curls put together with their beautiful long black hair. This hair style is also popular in the weddings where the women pair them with exquisite silk kimonos.

2. Geometric Cut:

The blunt geometric cuts have probably been inspired by the samurai culture and their razor sharp sword cuts. The Geometric cut is simply precise same level cuts which look more accurate with the usual Japanese poker straight hair. These super sleep hairstyles can be further jazzed up with the ombre style to add a bit of color.

3. Side Curl up:

Side curl up

While the Japanese usually have poker straight hair they are quite drawn to curls. This is a pretty side bun like style which adds a new dimension to fine straight hair. Just make a side bun leaving the lower section of the hair away. Now make a braid with the lower section and pin it across the hair. This is a very pretty hairdo with a mix of braid and buns.

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4. Asymmetrical Cut:Japanese Hairstyles 4

The blunt cut gets a different look with the asymmetrical cut. It helps add layers and a different dimension to the face. This can be a longer or shorter uneven cut. The other variation to this hairstyle is shaving off the areas around the ears.  The progressive blunt as some call it is longer around the face and smaller at the back. This helps frame the face better.

5. Layered Wolf Style:

Japanese hairstyles - Layered Wolf Style

By the name of it itself it is a messy layered cut that is very trademark Japanese anime style. The front bangs are at least an inch longer than the rest off the hair. It is low maintenance and only requires a good shampoo. It is perfect for those with fine hair and looking to add volume to the hair.

6. Chiffon Layer:

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This is a finely layered hairstyle but more gathered and polished than the Wolf style. It is a more sophisticated version of the un-kept layered hairstyle. This works best on thicker hair.

7. Classic Straight Fringe:Japanese Hairstyles 7

The fringe is long associated with the Japanese. A thick fringe covering the forehead and the remaining long hair kept nicely groomed and leveled. This was a rage during the seventies and is still very much in vogue. Case in point is actress Jessica Biel. She looks gorgeous in this block thick fringe and long hair. Use a flat iron at medium heat with lots of hair serum to get this sleek straight look irrespective of your hair type.

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8. Classic Straight Bob:

This is a blunt cut which is symmetrical and very chic. It is sleek and stylish and completely timeless. It suits every face and age and can be easily achieved with some hair mousse and flat iron. You can have them without fringes or with fringes depending on whether or not you have bangs.

9. Segmented Ponytail:

Here the hair has been divided into three sections: crown, middle and lower. The crown is gathered and tied up; this joins the middle section and is again tied up. Finally, join it with the lower section and tie-up at the nape of the neck. Maintaining the equal intervals of the above sections continue tying them throughout the remaining length of the ponytail. You can also puff up the hair in the intervals to give it a bead like appearance.

10. Layered Hairstyle for Medium Hair:

Layered Hairstyle for medium hair

These Japanese hairstyles for girls are the best for the teens with medium hair length. The hair is given a layered cut with cute bangs together give a different look to the women. The hair when set out properly on the shoulders gives a feather look with few flicks on the face. The hair can be pinned out with half pony clips or also can be left full open with a bouncy yet feathery look.

11. School Girl Ponytails:

School girl ponytails

Want to repeat your school days looks! Here is a hairstyle for the long and thin hair for a maladroit appearance. The hair is given a flitch cut on the face and on the forehead for a different look. The front face and forehead hair are left open while the long hair behind are tied to two ponytails. The loose ponytails give your face a messy look with a cute hairband to hold the hair properly.

12. Messy Puff Hairstyle:

Messy puff hairstyle

Cute Japanese girl hairstyles are a mixture of messy ups and a puff. The heavy undo is made more appealing which leaves the hair ends on the head forming a puff bend downwards. The front flitches on the forehead are beautifully decorated with a hairband made from the hair braid. The hairstyle is quite suitable for hot summers to leave your neck hair free and irritation free also.

13. Braided Tail Hairstyle:

Braided tail hairstyle

Another new and quite inept hairstyle for short hair length is the braided tail hairstyle. The Japanese girl hairstyle is made from braiding your hair from one side to the other. However, the flitches of one side are left open to give an open look to your face. The braid is given a thin tail like look which ends at the shoulders of the girl. The hairstyle is also inspired by the fishtail hairstyle for a casual look on jeans and shorts. The hairstyle looks modern and chic with a messy touch.

14. Braided Bun Hairstyle:

Braided Bun Hairstyle

The traditional Japanese hairstyles are well known for its braids and buns. A similar ethic hairstyle is the best for the women having long hair. The hairstyle is divided into several strands where some are left open, some are bounded to a braid while some are used to keep the braid tight and settled. The braid is than combined to a delicate bun on one side. The front strands are kept in a cross design left open on the face from the sides. The remaining hair are left open for a sensual look. The braid bun can further be decorated with various hair accessories to increase its attractiveness.

15. Sporty Short Hairstyles:

Sporty short hairstyles

A Japanese women hairstyle which is quick to make and easy to put on is made with short hair. The hairstyle is made with half pony which is tied similar to an undo. The pony is tied upwards with a firm support below which gives equal bounce to the hair. the front flitches are also left open on the face for a broad look to the face framing. You can also make slight changes to the hairstyle by pinning up the left half pony hair forming a puff bun.

The Japanese hairstyles have always been popular for remaining straight and smooth. It also includes several buns, puffs and braids for making up do. They carry more than one bun on the head forming huge hairstyles. The hairstyles are widely recommended for summers to avoid the sweat to harm your hair. The traditional straight hair is now also given a chaotic touch to give a striking look. Just try one of them for an altered look to your face and personality.

The trendy cute Japanese girl hairstyles are very simple to make for quick moves to the offices or colleges, while the traditional ones are for an occasional appearance.

Try out these unique Japanese styles for your hair and enjoy the change.

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