21 Back to School Hairstyle Ideas From Young Hollywood's Finest

If you’re headed back to school, nothing sets off the new year quite like a hair makeover. The tricky part is selecting a style that will withstand the remnants of summer. If you're not careful, the humidity could leave you with strands that stray instead of slay. Prepare for your first day back by getting familiar with a slew of red carpet 'dos that are chic and in some cases, weatherproof, too. 

Jennifer Ford Aug, 07, 2017

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1 of 21 Barry King

Don't be afraid to whip your braid back and forth. 

2 of 21 Theo Wargo

Take your bob to the next level with a splash of vibrant hair color. 

3 of 21 John Sciulli

If you decided to big chop over the summer, then your back-to-school is already on lock. Just spritz on some leave-in conditioner and you're out the door. 

4 of 21 David Livingston

There’s no way school photos could go wrong when you rock this signature middle part and low ponytail style previously worn by Zendaya at the 2017 Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards.

5 of 21 Mike Marsland

Channel your inner supermodel with sleek and long tresses. 

6 of 21 Jason LaVeris

Score top hair goals with plush curls inspired by the Olympic gold medalist. 

7 of 21 Rindoff/Le Segretain

Your hair speaks louder than words and this loc style says, "I’m too cool for school."

8 of 21 David Livingston

They require little to no maintenance and instantly boost your style swag.

9 of 21 Rob Kim

If you want a hairstyle that’s as easy as hitting the snooze button, then copy this Scream Queen’s braided updo. 

10 of 21 Tommaso Boddi

A short bob will carry you a long way in the slay game.

11 of 21 David M. Benett

There’s so many ways to freshen up your bob for back-to-school season. For instance, you can amp up your strands with a fierce new color and fun texture like the Roc Nation singer. 

12 of 21 Gregg DeGuire

Slay like the TV star in these Lemonade- style braids.

13 of 21 Steve Granitz

Bangs are a quick style fix for when you want to feel brand new. 

14 of 21 John Shearer

This bomb blow-out will definitely have all eyes on you.

15 of 21 Gregg DeGuire

For curly girls, there isn’t anything easier than letting your curls go wild. 

16 of 21 Ben Gabbe

It won’t take much to dupe Serayah’s beachy waves. Before bed, twist your strands into 4 Bantu knots and unroll them in the morning to emulate this A-list look.

17 of 21 George Pimentel

Want all eyes on you? Douse your big chop in a vibrant new shade. 

18 of 21 Earl Gibson III

Accessorize you strands with fun embellishments like the singing sister duo. 

19 of 21 Lars Niki

They say blondes have more fun and if you’re ready to see for yourself, copy this bomb bob worn by the influencer. 

20 of 21 Darren Gerrish

If you’re used to rocking middle parts, switch things up by sectioning your hair off to the side instead. Sometimes, small alterations make a huge difference.

21 of 21 Gilbert Carrasquillo

The pineapple method is tried and true.