(Last Updated On: September 18, 2020)

Rubber band hairstyles seems to be trending these days. They are appropriate on any age, hair type and even hair length. This is a quick go-to hairstyle you can spice up for a casual or formal occasion. To install this hairstyle, you will need a rubber band pack of your choice. You can choose black or colorful rubber band packs. To have some fun with this hairstyle, you can switch up the arrangement of the rubber bands into a criss-cross pattern, twists or whatever you fancy.

Is it bad to put a rubber band in your hair?

No it’s not bad. Most women with 4c hair will dip the rubber bands into oil, so that it’s easier to take them off without causing breakage.

How do I get the elastics out of my hair?

Use a small pair of scissors to cut out the rubber bands and be very careful to take them off. You don’t want to rush this process, otherwise, you might end up with breakage. 

How do I style short 4c hair in a rubber band hairstyle?

This video by Adanna Madueke shows how to creatively style your short 4c hair in a rubber band hairstyle.

The good thing is that rubber band hairstyles are so quick and easy to install which means that you can get it done yourself, even if you don’t know how to do your own hair. For a fancy look, you can get the help of your hairstylist if you’re going for more intricate hairstyles. 

 

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40 Stylish Rubber Band Hairstyles To Inspire Your Next Hairstyle

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1) Loose Top Bun with Colorful Rubber Bands

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2) Rubber Band Hairstyle with a High Bun and Accessories 

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3) Sleek Bun Simple Rubber Band Hairstyle on Short 4c Hair

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4) All Around Squared Rubber Band in a Bun

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5) Cornrow and Rear Rubber Band Hairstyle in a Messy Bun

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6) Front Sweep with Defined Edges Rubber Band Hairstyle

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7) Yellow Rubber Bands on TWA 4c Hair

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8) Criss-Cross Rubber Band in a Top Knot
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9) Freestyle Frontal Rubber Band in a Bun

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10) Accessorized Criss-Cross Rubber Band with Cornrows at The Back with Pink Highlights Bun

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11) Chunky Rubber Bands in Gold Braids Accessories and an Afro Puff Drawstring

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12) Box Twisted Rubber Band Hairstyles in an Afro Puff Drawstring

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13) Side Fro-hawk Rubber Band Hairstyles

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14) Two Strand Twists and Fulani Cornrow Rubber Band in a Marley Hair Bun

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15) Criss Cross with Cornrows in a Wavy Messy Bun

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16) Elegantly Simple Rubber Band Hairstyle in a Sleek Bun

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17) Simple Rubber Band Hairstyle in a Natural Hair Clip-in Bun

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18) Simple Rubber Band Hairstyle in a Bun

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19) Twisted Rubber Band with Fulani Cornrow and Natural Hair Extension Ponytail

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20) Burgundy Twist-out with Criss-Cross Rubber Band At the Front

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21) Elegant Rubber Band Style in an Updo For Weddings and Special Ocassions

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22) Colorful Criss-Cross Rubber Band Hairstyle with Side Cornrows in Double Space Buns

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23) DIY Cornrow and Rubber Band Style in a Curly Bun

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24) Rubber Band Natural Hairstyle with an Afro Puff

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25) Fulani Braided Cornrow Rubber Band Style in a Blue Afro puff Drawstring Puff

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26) Teenage Colorful Rubber Band Style in a Bun

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27) Accessorized Rubber Bands in Marley Hair Bun

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28) Frontal Rubber Bands with a Curly Fro.

The curls are achieved with roller sets. 

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29) Rectangular Parts Rubber Bands Accessorized with Colorful Braid Ring, Tucked in a Double Space Bun

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30) Half Up, Half Down Rubber Band Hairstyle on Long Hair

This hairstyle can be achieved with your own hair or natural hair clip-in extensions. 

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31) Yellow Rubber Bands with Side Sweep Laid Edges

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32) Wash and Go With Mini Rubber Bands at the Front

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33) Criss-Cross Rubber Band with 4c Twist Out

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34) Top Knot Rubber Band Style on 3c Hair

If you have shorter hair, you can achieve this style with natural hair clip-ins of your choice. 

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35) Side Sweep Two Strand Twists Rubber Band With a Twist Out

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36) Finger Coils with Boxed Accessorized Rubber Bands in the Middle

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37) Side Rubber Band Style with Twist Out Bangs

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38) Side Rubber Band with Thick Fluffy 4c Hair

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39) Unicorn Themed Braided Rubber Band Hairstyle, Perfect for Teens

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40) Braid Out With Simple Rubber Band Style and Flat Twists

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Which one of these hairstyles have you tried in the past and which one will you be trying next?

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