30 Instagram-Worthy Hairstyles To Try In April

Remember in January, when your optimism was at an all-time high? You were actually excited about going to the gym. You were downloading meditation apps and making a list of all the books you wanted to read. And when you were scrolling through Instagram and saw a hairstyle you loved, the reaction was, "I can totally do this."

We're just four months into the year and, thanks to the global novel coronavirus pandemic, this all feels like a distant memory. It's easy to fall into a rut while being quarantined at home — and there is no right or wrong way to cope with isolation — but if you want to stretch your creative muscles with a fresh new hairstyle for your next family FaceTime or work Zoom call, we're here with the assist.


We've been putting the Instagram "save" feature to use to compile a month's worth of hair inspiration. From accessorized styles to braided looks, there's something for everyone to try. Ahead, find 30 gorgeous looks to keep the feel-good vibes coming through April.

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Woke up only minutes before your work video call? A stylish headband will instantly save the day.
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It's easy to elevate a messy bun with a playful, oversized scrunchie.
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Celebrities like Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Kelly Ripa have been giving us tons of inspiration to embrace our grays during quarantine.

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Keep your hair out of your face as you telecommute — or learn TikTok dances — with this half-up Afro puff.
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Greasy roots don't stand a chance of showing when you have a beautiful scarf or thick headband.
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Jazz up your air-dried waves with a large pin.

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Let the sun hit all angles of your face on your morning walk by wrapping up your ringlets.
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Embrace spring from the indoors with temporarily pink dye.
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A simple low bun looks especially chic with  styled baby hairs.
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Look no further than a ribbon to create this loose, romantic ponytail.
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Looking for a creative outlet this month? Temporary hair paint will do the trick.
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Imperfect, lived-in waves is the perfect WFH look.
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Leave a few pieces of hair out of your topknot for a flattering, face-framing effect. 
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Nothing goes better together than braids and curls.
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There are endless ways to wear a bun, but we prefer this chic take on a knot right now.
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A quick protective style will serve as an eye-catching look that's also wildly practical.
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Now's the time to perfect your air-dry technique.
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Dust off your hair straightener and rock sleek strands to your next virtual happy hour.
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Bumble & bumble hairstylist Erickson Arrunategui recommends this messy ponytail for your FaceTime calls.
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Hair looking dull? You can bridge the gap between your last salon appointment with a color depositing mask.
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It's the little touches — like a pearl accessory — that instantly transform a hairstyle. 
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You can never go wrong with a side-swept fishtail braid.
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It's easy to achieve this mohawk-inspired style by brushing the sides of your hair up before pinning in place.
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A sleek bun will never go out of style, especially when you find new ways to accessorize it.  
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The pineapple is a fast, foolproof way to keep your Afro out of your face while you focus on practical new hobbies, like making bread or mending.
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Use pomade to slick down your pixie for an edgy wet look.
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Music festivals might be postponed for now, but there's no reason not to practice new braided styles.
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These Bantu knots might require some work, but they'll be well worth it. 
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Let a few strands fall out of your braided crown for an effortless effect.
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You can trim your bangs at home — like Rosalía just did — but we suggest you follow expert tips.
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