Avoid a disastrous first day of school by mastering a couple of easy, 2-minute hair styles. Your son may want to rock a faux hawk, or your daughter may be after a cool new twist on her pixie cut for a touch of grade-school glam.

What You'll Need

  • Organic gel (see suggestions below)

  • Fine-tooth comb

  • Medium-hold finishing spray


  1. Apply a few drops of gel along the fine-tooth comb
  2. Move the comb from hairline/scalp to the crown of the head, gently moving upward.
  3. Hold the style with finishing spray so it can last throughout the school day.

Product suggestions

Use something that's light and kid-friendly. Here are some of our suggestions: