There are two words that describe faux hawk hairstyles best: wild and gorgeous. Faux hawk hairstyles can appear to be both cool and classy and can be worn by both men and women featuring an interestingly voluminous top part. There are thousands of variations of faux hawk hairstyles, including chopped voluminous tops, braided top parts, classy voluminous updos featuring a faux braid and a lot more. Keep reading to see our list of 36 fabulous faux hawk hairstyles that will definitely come in handy when choosing a special occasion look.
1. Fishtailed Faux Hawk Hairstyle with Metal Accessories
Here is a Greek inspired look featuring a beautiful faux hawk updo. The nice colors of the hair, including the sweet brown and blonde tones make an amazing combination for creating this special fauxhawk hairstyle. The faux hawk updo is neatly accessorized with a metallic hair band inspired by traditional Greek hair ornaments.
2. Braided Faux Hawk Hairstyle for African Natural Hair
The natural African hair is braided into a voluminous faux hawk braid making a cute looking faux hawk hairstyle. The color choice is also important. The reddish and pink tones are not close to natural hair colors, but if we consider the flower inspired concepts, then we get authentic red African hair.
3. Faux Hawk Braid Pinup in Violet
If you are a fan of fancy hair colors, this faux hawk hairstyle in light violet is definitely for you. This is the case, where the faux hawk braid appears to be a cool and crazy style that can be perfect for any occasion you attend. The French styled large braid looks beautiful in this enticing color. While wearing this hairstyle, make sure you get a matching makeup to ensure a professional look.
4. Messy Faux Hawk Hairstyle on Straight Hair
The classy rocker faux hawk concept is a bit changed in this messy hairstyle featuring longer hair and straight strands at the top part. This faux hawk hairstyle is subtler, though it has elements of craziness and severe look. The blonde color tone also makes it tastier. We are sure you want to rock this faux hawk hairstyle this winter.
5. Large Curls in a Faux Hawk Hairstyle
Unlike the previous straight fauxhawk hairstyle, this look features large curls and a loose Mohawk braid creating a beautiful and elegant faux hawk hairstyle. The hair ends are dyed in a lighter color, including the sweet brown and caramel and it makes a more delicious look.
6. Natural African Curls Made in a Faux Hawk Hairstyle
Here is another authentic looking hairstyle. The main elements are the natural African curls that are made in a crazy looking faux hawk hairstyle. The dense curls shine beautifully accentuating the natural black color. The faux hawk hairstyle is combined with an equally enticing makeup and face accessories to make a complete look.
7. Faux Hawk Inspired Messy Updo
Faux hawk hairstyles can inspire different types of updos and downdos. This messy updo inspired by a faux hawk hairstyle includes side braids and “incomplete” hair knots. You need to do the updo professionally to get the really sexy look just like in the picture below.
8. Faux Hawk Braid with Pink Strands
You should consider using colors to flavor your faux hawk hairstyles. And if the color is the sweet pink, you are in the right direction of having a cool and good looking faux hawk hairdo. The fishtail braid in the faux hawk hairstyle below is flavored with pink strands, which can be replaced with different color tones.
9. Red Faux Hawk Hairstyle for Natural Curly Hair
This orange dyed faux hawk hairstyle is a combination of coolness and wildness. The natural African curls that wear the fancy tones of red and orange are shorn upward. The side parts are all shaved. Now we are sure faux hawk hairstyles fit natural hair best.
10. Stylish Faux Hawk Hairstyle
Here is a gelled faux hawk hairstyle option if you are a fan of sleek and straight hair. This is a boyish look that girls can wear to have cool and crazy looks.Just like all faux hawk hairdos, this one also opens the sides of the face and is considered to be a daring look to wear. Ready to amaze everyone? Take this photo to your stylist!
11. Faux Hawk Hairstyle with Tiny Side Braids
While traditional faux hawk hairstyles open up the sides of your faces, you can style those sides in beautiful tiny braids. This technique will give a special flavor to your look and eventually your hairstyle will be neater. The look below features small braids at the sides and a voluminous faux hawk updo.
12. Chopped Cut in a Faux Hawk Style
Short hairdos can also be styled in a faux hawk style accentuating the real beauty of short and natural African hair. Here is such a stunning example that may appear as a perfect option for African women or for those who love to style their dense curls in short and simple hairstyles. This faux hawk hairstyle looks edgy, doesn’t it?
13. Faux Hawk Hairstyle with a Glamorous Ponytail
Just copy this glamorous ponytail in a faux hawk style and your special evening look is ready. The long hair dyed in a delicious caramel color is gathered into a cool looking ponytail with a special volume at the top part and little curls at the ends. Ready to look more elegant than ever? This feminine ponytail is definitely for you.
14. Loose Fishtail Braid in a Faux Hawk Hairstyle
Fishtail braids are so popular that it sounds a great idea to combine the trendy fishtail braid with an equally trendy faux hawk hairstyle. Such an example is this look below that features a messy loose fishtail braid styled in a faux hawk updo. We love the combination of elegance, coolness and winter trends.
15. Faux Hawk with Gorgeous Curls
By bringing your large curls to the front you will create a faux hawk inspired cool look. When you choose to go for such a curly faux hawk hairstyle, you should consider to dye the hair ends in a trendy color to accentuate the longer top part and to have a more attractive hairdo. In the example below, the hair ends are dyed into delicious caramel that makes a great combo with the dark brown.
16. Bantu Knots Featured in a Faux Hawk Hairstyle
Here we present another natural looking faux hawk hairstyle inspired by authentic African hair concepts. The natural dense curls are braided into Bantu knots, and the top part is kept voluminous for a real faux hawk hairdo effect. This is a type of hairstyle that can be best worn by African women with black or any other dark colored natural curly hair.
17. Faux Hawk Hairstyle Dyed in Platinum Blonde
Faux hawk hairstyles can be classy and elegant as well as cool and funky. To embrace all different types and feels of faux hawk hairstyles, you need to once try a boyish faux hawk after an elegant faux hawk updo. This platinum blonde hair looks trendy and edgy opening the sides of your face and balancing out your overall look. The longer top strands are gelled to keep high and the side strands are cut very short.
18. Classy Faux Hawk Updo for Short Hair
Here is a special occasion hairstyle, which will make you look glamorous, classy and elegant. The classy faux hawk hairstyle featured below is created on the background of short ash brown hair. The sides are brushed upward and the extra volume is added to the main faux hawk part.
19. Faux Hawk Hairstyle Mix with Braids and Bangs
Who can think of a more messy combination than this faux hawk hairstyle with side braids, straight bangs and voluminous top part? You may think it is too much of everything in one hairstyle but still it looks sexy and attractive.The style is more of a punk hairdo with enticing pink colored strands.
20. Ash Blonde Faux Hawk Hairstyle with Bold Sides
Another gorgeous faux hawk hairstyle is created with ash blonde and silver colored waves. The side parts are kept bold, which accentuates the trendy color tones at the top. This is a crazy winter look, which can be worn with dark colored lips and minimal eye makeup.
21. Tiny Cute Braids in a Faux Hawk Hairstyle
Tiny cute braids at the sides of a faux hawk hairstyle are quite a popular element that are preferred especially by African women. Here is a nice braided faux hawk hairstyle, which features natural dense curls dyed in a dark black color. This type of faux hawk hairstyles looks equally beautiful on both black and white women. The only requirement is to have natural looking voluminous curls.
22. Grey Messy Braid in Faux Hawk Hairstyle Look
White and grey hair is very trendy this year. And the best part of that combination is the fact that it is very flexible and can be worn on different types of hairstyles. This look features a messy grey braid in a faux hawk hairstyle, which looks like a Snow Queen hairdo. It is elegant, very fresh and inspiring, so there is a huge chance you will have an attractive look with the featured faux hawk braid.
23. Braided Faux Hawk Hairdo
This lobster tail braid is another sweet braid that is a little bit more interesting than the traditional three-strand braid. When adding a bit more volume to the braid and brushing the sides straightly, you will get quite a beautiful faux hawk hairstyle that can turn heads at any occasion you go to.
24. Short Faux Hawk Hairstyle
Are you fond of crazy and daring looks? Consider this edgy short hairdo inspired by faux hawk hairstyles. The look features sleek and straight gelled hair, which is dyed in black and pink colors to accentuate more craziness and create a funky look.
25. Wedding Updo in a Faux Hawk Style
Faux hawk hairstyles feature not only funky and crazy concepts, but also appear to be wonderful solutions for special and formal occasions, like a wedding. Here we present a formal faux hawk hairstyle accessorized with silver metallic hair band. The brown balayage looks quite beautiful and delicious at the ends. So if you choose to go for such a special look, make sure you pick balayage hair dye.
26. Faux Hawk Hairstyle Inspired by Whitney Houston
Tightly brushed sides and voluminous top curls make a beautiful combination, where we also see contrast and opposite styles together. This faux hawk hairstyle reminds of Whitney Houston and everyone can wear it just like she did.
27. Multi Braided Faux Hawk Hairstyle
This is a very elegant faux hawk hairstyle that combines a messy updo and traditional three-stranded braids at the sides. This gorgeous hairdo is a great option for formal occasions to look elegant and beautiful. The key to such a successful faux hawk hairstyle is not only the correct size of the volume at the top and neatly braided braids, but also the right choice of the hair color.
28. Faux Hawk Braid in a Spartan Warrior Style
If you need a daring and wild hairdo, this Spartan warrior inspired faux hawk hairstyle will give a lot of ideas. It is a little bit different from tradition faux hawk hairstyles. The side strands are kept straight and sleek, and the middle part is braided into a voluminous thick faux hawk braid. The color choice of the honey blonde looks wonderful and leaves no room for any other hair tricks.
29. Faux Hawk Braided Updo
It is always a good idea toadd a temporary color to several strands of your faux hawk braid, because it will definitely change the look and create a more artistic style. Such an example is this faux hawk hairstyle, which combines a large loose braid with tiny side braids. The pink shades are chosen as a temporary color and that technique made the look more delicious.
30. Interesting Faux Hawk Hairstyle in Blonde
Another great way to make a classy faux hawk hairstyle is to get a high top part and side braids knotted into a tiny low bun.This is an elegant look that can be worn at different occasions and formal events. We even imagine a beautiful bridal look wearing this type of faux hawk hairstyle.
31. Edgy Faux Hawk Styled Bob
This is an easy-to-make faux hawk hairstyle, which you can recreate yourself at home if you have a bob haircut. Does it sound odd to style the short bob into a faux hawk hairdo? Look at this example below and make sure you have the same volume at the top part. We also like the color of the burgundy strands, which are neatly brushed to the back.
32. Simple Updo in Faux Hawk Style
This faux hawk hairdo is beautiful, elegant and simple. To recreate such a style, you do not need a lot of time, efforts and techniques. Just use several hair pins and get a hair setting spray to style your hair into this elegant faux hawk braid. You can also dye the hair ends into a delicious and lighter color, like caramel or blonde to accentuate the faux hawk style more attractively.
33. Lovely Curls in Faux Hawk Style
Your natural dense curls do not need anything more than this beautiful faux hawk hairstyle. You can create such a fun look with the help of dense tiny curls all brushed upwards. The sides are kept bolder and sleeker, while the top part is the opposite with curls and volume.
34. French Braid in Faux Hawk Style
This faux hawk hairstyle is especially for the fans of French braids. It is basically a simple French braid with a high top part and sleeker sides. We are sure your long hair will have an amazing look shining in the faux hawk style, which has proved to be one of the trendiest styles of this winter.
35. Pixie Cut Styled in a Faux Hawk
In addition to the bob cuts, the pixie hairdo is another trendy short cut that can be easily styled into a faux hawk hairstyle.The beautiful longer strands at the top part can look a little bit crazy, but do not hesitate to wear them confidently. The hair color in the look below is chosen according to the winter trends. So you are welcome to get such a lovely and funky faux hawk hairstyle in ash grey for the upcoming year.
36. Cute Curly Updo in Faux Hawk Style
Get ready to wow when you see this sexy looking messy hairdo. The key elements are the cute curls, which create the basics of the faux hawk hairstyle along with the volume and the side braids. This is a cute option for African women to embrace their natural curls and at the same time look modern and sexy.