Confession: After being quarantined for nearly two months, I’ve become completely addicted to Tik Tok. While I used to scroll through the app here and there during my weekly commute, I now spend hours a day scrolling in search of cooking tips, funny videos and of course: new ways to curl, braid, and wave my mane.
If you, like me, can’t get enough of Tik Tok hair tutorials and hacks, I’m here to help! I’ve rounded up 22 of the coolest 15 to 60-second videos the app has to offer. From hair care tricks to easy-to-do braids, keep scrolling for 22 of the best Tik Tok hair tutorials and hacks you can try while you have extra time on your hands.
The Best Tik Tok Hair Tutorials And Hacks To Try Now
Using this time at home to take a break from heat styling? This latest viral Tik Tok hack involves wrapping your hair around the belt from a bathrobe, sleeping in it, and waking up with bouncy curls. Want to see the results? Tik Tok user @traziarae put the heat-free curl technique to the test.
‘90s Half Ponytail
This ‘90s-inspired model-esque half-up ponytail can be achieved in 10 minutes or less with this simple tutorial by @bibi_bagnall.
Wondering how to install faux locs at home? Follow this step-by-step tutorial by Tik Tok user @_cicichanel_
Space Buns For Curly Hair
Festival season might be put on hold, but we never get tired of seeing festival hairstyles! This tutorial makes those festival-inspired space buns you see all over Instagram easier than ever for curly girls.
Fake An Updo
This hair hack by @laineymariebeauty proves that updos for any occasion don’t need to be complicated.
Fake A Long Ponytail Without Extensions
If you don’t have extensions but want your ponytail to look a few inches longer, check out this easy hair hack.
Sock curls have been around for years (hello, 2007 Youtube tutorials!). The throwback heat-free curling technique is making a comeback thanks to Tik Tok’s #SockCurlChallenge. Looking to master the sock curl technique? Check out @katesal693’s step-by-step guide.
Boho Braid Made Simple
Gearing up for festival season? Instead of stressing over a complicated hairstyle, simplify your styling routine with this french braided ‘do by @annette_updo_artist.
Curly Hair Hacks
Once you try these crazy hair curling hacks using a bobby pin, a fork, and a makeup brush by @priyanka_vkarma, you’ll wonder how you’ve never thought of them before.
Fake A Long Ponytail
Good news: You don’t need super long hair to wear the popstar-length ponytail of your dreams! Check out this tutorial on how to fake a longer, fuller ponytail with clip-in extensions.
If you have a drawer full of scrunchies and no clue how to use them, @lillianbabaian demonstrates three of the most versatile ways to wear the throwback accessory in 2020.
If you’re as obsessed with ‘90s hair as we are, you’ll love this crimped hair tutorial by @duchessdevotions.
Twisted Ponytail For Curls
Looking to get creative with your natural curls? Learn how to achieve this twisted ponytail by @jasmeanbrown.
Hide Your Hair Tie
Make any casual ponytail sophisticated with this hair tie hiding technique demonstrated by @learnwithlati.
No bangs? No problem! See how @shawna_dee fakes fringe using her own hair and a few bobby pins.
No matter the occasion, your strands can always use a few embellishments! Follow this tutorial to find out how @justinemarjan adds crystals and pearls to any ‘do the right way.
Five Minute Vintage Updo
If you’re obsessed with all things vintage, you’re in luck! Scroll through the #VintageHair feed to find easy step-by-step tutorials like this barrel roll updo.
Bubble Pony Pigtails
Upgrade your basic pigtails with this easy bubble pony pigtail tutorial by @macy.blackwell.
Give your standard bun a little flair with this braid-wrapped bun technique by @api._xo3. All you’ll need is a hair elastic and a bun donut to achieve the look.
Wet Look For Short Hair
All it takes is water, a hair gel like Matrix Vavoom Hold My Body Forming Hair Gel, and a fine-tooth comb to achieve this slicked-back wet look by @mariasgoldenmakeup.
How To Use A Curling Wand
Have you been using your curling wand all wrong? Follow this simple tutorial by @http.jolian to learn how to get perfect ringlets every time you style.