You are never too old to try out a pigtail hairstyle! Once you take a look through all 50 of these beautiful looks you will see how you can style them sophioscaed, playful, or even classy. It is all up to you! Once you get the hang of the french braid, or double dutch style you will find yourself wanting to wear it multiple times a week.
There are so many different ways that you can wear your hair in pigtails. There are looks here for women with curly, straight, colored, or kinky hair. You will want to invest in clear elesatic bands, or hair ties that match your natural hair color. No matter what kind of piggy tail look you are going for it is sure to be on this list!
1. Bubble Braids Pigtail Hairstyle
Here is a super pretty hairstyle for women with curly short hair. Here she has divided her style into two thick sections and with went bubble braided pig-tails. Be sure to leave a few stand out in the front to frame the face as they have done here.
2. Half-Up Pigtails Hairstyle
This next pigtail hairstyle is perfect for women who like keeping their hair down a bit too. In the look above she has styled her pretty long hair in a half-up style with the rest of her hair hanging down long. Add in a few curls and you are going to love the way you look.
3. Twisted Pigtail Braids
Nothing is more on trend right now than a bubble and pigtail hairstyle. Here she has divided her hair into two thick sections and added small “bubbles” down. Be sure to add a few sections on the top to get the most out of this look.
4. Half-Up French Braids Pigtail Hairstyle
Next up is a half-up hairstyle with two braided pigtails on top. She has left the rest of the hair loose and natural with loose waves added in and it looks so pretty.
5. Long Pigtails Hairstyle with Waves
Next up would be a perfect style for all the ladies out there with natural, or not-so-natural, red hair. Here she went with two low pigtails and tied them off with beautiful red bows. She kept the red vibe going and is also wearing bright red lipstick.
6. French Braids Pigtail with Bows
There are plenty of different ways to wear your pigtails and french braids are always coming in high on the list. In the photo above she kept her braids tight and even and added pretty white and blue bows at the end.
7. 90’s Pigtails for Long Hair
All of the retro 90s hairstyles are coming back in style and women are finding ways to modernize their looks. Here she has kept her hair long and straight with two small pigtails on the top. She has parted her hair right down the middle to make this look possible.
8. Festival Pigtails Braids
Wow, this next style is so pretty that you may never want to take it out. She has a complex style here with small, large, and bubble braids going on. Start with two dutch braids on the top and add in the other braids starting at the nape and you are going to love your fresh style.
9. Messy Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Messy vibes are right on trend in 2022. In the look above, she is wearing one of the coolest pigtail hairstyles with loose braids, which look beautiful. Be sure to keep your hair loose to get the most out of this style.
10. Low Pigtail Braids
Looking for a simple and sophisticated hairstyle that you can wear pretty much anywhere? Then you have to try out these beautiful low pigtails. Here she kept has started the braids right below the ears and kept them tight. You could wear this look perfectly with a beach or baseball hat.
11. French Pigtail Braids
Here is one of the prettiest pigtail hairstyles for women with long hair. Here she has managed to part your hair right down the middle and add in beautiful dutch braids. This classic look will leave you feeling so cute no matter what age you are.
12. Sleek Braided Pigtails
Up next is a sleek hairstyle for women with long dark hair. Here she is wearing her pigtails pulled back super tight and tied together with fun yellow hair ties. Then she braided her hair tight all the way down and it looks amazing.
13. Pigtail Braids with Zig Zag Part
If you wanted to try a new pigtail look you could always go with this next style. Here she has parted her hair down the middle but added a fun zig-zag pattern. This would look so pretty with the long braids ad she has here, or shorter ones would look just as cute.
14. 2 Feed-In Pigtail Braids
Next up are two feed-on braids with a bit of red added in. Here she has kept the braids close to her face and kept them sleek and stylish. If red isn’t your color, you could also try adding in pops of blonde.
15. Coachella Pigtail Braids
Here is a super cute way of adding color to your pigtail hairstyle. She went with 4 braids on the top two thick and two thin and colored her blonde hair pink about halfway down the hair, and it looks so pretty.
16. Jumbo Bubble Pigtail Braids
Another way to go when thinking about getting one of these pretty pigtail hairstyles is to try out bubble braids. In the photo above she added thick bubble sections and tied them off with clear bands. Be sure to start the bubbles up high as she has done here.
17. Rainbow Dutch Braid Pigtails
This next hairstyle would really help to show off your creative style. In the look above she has colored her hair in rainbow tones and it looks so pretty. You are going to need to find yourself a hairstylist who has worked with color before because this can be a hard style to pull off.
18. Extra Long Pigtail Braids
Extra-long pigtail is a classic look. In the photo above she has divided her hair evenly into two different sections and kept the top section pulled back tight. Then she added extensions that flawlessly flow into her natural hair and braided it all evenly.
19. Dutch Braids Pigtail with Bangs
Worried about your new pigtail hairstyle with bangs? Take a look at the photo above and all your worries will go away. Here she has perfectly pulled out her bangs and kept the rest of the hair braided and pulled back and it looks amazing.
20. Cornrows Pigtail Braids
This next look is one of the best ways to show off your colors. Here she added in oranges and dark red and kept her pigtails looking so fresh. To get this style, you are going to need to add short fed-in braids along the sides that all flow into the two bigger braids and it looks amazing.
21. Half-Up Twisted Pigtail Braids
Next up is a twisted pigtail style that would look great on women with thick hair. Here she has a half-up twisted look with a middle part right down the middle. You are going to need to invest in a few small plastic hairbands to pull this look off.
22. High Half-Up Pigtail Hairstyle
Here is a playful and fun hairstyle that you will love wearing. In the photo above, she added two pigtails high up in the front and left the rest of the hair loose. Add some big and loose curls in and you will love how you look.
23. Rope Braids Pigtail Hairstyle
Rope braided pigtails are such a fun hairstyle to try out. Here she has added the rope braids on top and tied them off right around her nape. Try to keep the rest of your hair loose as long as she has done here and you are all set.
24. Pigtail Braids for Black Hair
Looking for a fresh hairstyle for black hair? In the photo above, she has styled her hair pulled back in the front and then added tight pigtail braids, and it looks so pretty.
25. Double Pigtails Hairstyle
Next up on this list of the best pigtail hairstyles for women is a simple look for girls with long hair. Here she parted her hair down the middle and started her braided pigtails right behind the ear. This style is great if you have not yet mastered the french braid look.
26. Half Up Pigtails with Platinum Blonde
Half-up pigtails are a great way to keep the hair out of your face. In the look above she has straightened her bright blonde hair before adding two small ponytails on the top. Keep the bangs or the few layers in front of your face out, and you will love your new style.
27. High Pigtail Hairstyle
Next up is a pretty style that will leave you looking cute but professional at the same time. In the look above she has kept her hair natural and straight with two big piggies on the top. Be sure to brush down those baby hairs and you are going to love your new look.
28. Jumbo Dutch Pigtail Braids
If you have super thick hair, or maybe you are thinking about adding some extensions in, this jumbo braided pigtail style would be great for you. Here she has kept her braids bit and loose, and it looks so pretty.
29. Copper Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Copper is one of those hair colors that look wonderful all year long, but they really shine during the fall. Here she has kept her hair long and thick and went with a bubble braid style that looks amazing. Be sure to keep the front section pulled out to get the most out of this style.
30. Sleek Teal Pigtail Braids
Here is a pigtail style with 3 super thick and colorful braids and two smaller ones in the middle holding it all together. She added a lovely green hue but could mix and match with your favorite colors.
31. Simple Dutch Pigtail Braids
Up next would be a perfect volleyball hairstyle to try out. She has kept her braids thick and even with a middle part. You will want to add plenty of hair spray to ensure that your new pigtail hairstyle stays fresh all day.
32. Classy Braided Pigtails
You can never go wrong with a classy braided pigtail look. Here she has neatly separated her hair down the middle and added extensions to create these thick and even braids.
33. Red Pigtail Braids
One of the best ways to add fake hair to your look is by doing it with pigtail braids. In this lovely look above, she added the red color when the braids reach the nape and styled them long. This is such a cool style that women of all ages can wear.
34. Criss-Cross Pigtail Braids
Here is a unique criss-cross look that you will surely get so many compliments on. Here she has started with four sections in the front and interlaced the braids behind her head. She has also tied them all together here, and it looks amazing.
35. Loose Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Loose pigtails are always another way to go. Here she has the prettiest blonde and green mix of hair color and added in the braids to help show it off. Be sure to stop the braids right at the neckline and keep the hair loose and wavy.
36. Wavy Pigtail Braids
This next hairstyle is for women with wavy hair. Here she has kept her bangs out loose and added in loose braids. Keep the ends loose and out, and you will love your new style.
37. Gorgeous Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Up next is another one of the most classic pigtail hairstyles for women. Here she parted her hair down the middle and started her braids off by adding loose pigtails. After you have your pigtails settled you will want to throw in tight braids, and you are all set.
38. Braided Pigtails with Curls Hairstyle
Wow, this hairstyle is so pretty that you are going to want to wear it almost every day. Here she has her hair dark and braided tight on the top and kept the bottom half of her hair loose. Add in beautiful and big curls and you are going to look amazing.
39. Pull Through Pigtail Braid Hairstyle
Pull-through braids are always a good idea. In the photo above, she has divided her hair in half and, added small braids, and big bubble braids, and left the bottom section long and loose. You could wear this look any time of the year and know you always look amazing.
40. Elastic Band Bubble Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Next up is a beautiful and simple one for women with long hair. In the photo above she has styled her long hair with even bubbled-off sections starting up high on the head. You may want to straighten your hair before if it is not naturally straight.
41. Neat and Clean Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Up next is this neat and clean hairstyle. Here she is wearing the classic double dutch hairstyle, and they have managed to end the braids at exactly the same spot.
42. Loose Bubble Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Next up is this beautiful style for women and it has big and loose bubble braids. This is a pretty style that you could dress up for a fun event or wear casually around town.
43. Blonde Bubble Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Here is a beautiful way to wear pigtails in your hair. To get this look. you are going to want to keep the top section of your loose and casual and then add in about 2-3 different bubble pull-through styles. Keep it loose but stylish, and you are all set.
44. Mid-Length Dutch Braid Pigtail Hairstyle
Here is a classic-looking hairstyle for women who know how to dutch braid and like to keep their hair straight. Here she has kept the top section of her pretty blonde hair braided in a dutch braid style, then she kept the rest loose and down, and it looks amazing.
45. Pigtail Braids for Thick Hair
Pigtails are always a good idea when you have thick hair. In the look above she has divided her thick hair into two sections and a 5-strand style. Her hair here is also colored with an ombre technique and it looks amazing.
46. 70’s Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
Up next is a retro hairstyle from the 70s. Here she has divided her style into two and added in loose braids. But what makes this look so beautiful is that she kept a few strands out in the front to frame her face.
47. Double French Pigtail Braids Hairstyle
A double french braids style is a classic hairstyle that women worldwide wear. Here she has divided her hair into two sections and elegantly braided her hair down. Tie it all off with neutral hair ties that match your hair and look great.
48. Alternative Pigtail Hairstyle
This next hairstyle would be perfect for all the alternative girls out there. Here she kept her hair dark for the base and added in a bright green hair color. Try adding small braids throughout and throw in fun hair accessories, and you will love your new style.
49. Pigtail Braids with Hair Accessories
Here is another way to style your new pigtails. She kept her braids thick and full and added the prettiest accessories. Keep a few of the strands in the front pulled out, and you will love your new style.
50. Fishtail Pigtail Hairstyle
Fishtail pigtails always end up looking incredible, no matter what color or type of hair you have. Here she kept them super thick and pig and added gorgeous waves to the bottom section. You may want to curl your hair you start the braid it will help to keep everything looking fresh and neat.
Are you ready to try one of these pretty pigtail hairstyles? You could wear these styles casually or dress them up for a fun night on the town! Please leave us a comment and let us know which one was your favorite!
Jenni Haward has been working as a hairstylist for almost 11 years. With that much experience, she was able to start her own business. It has been two years since she started and had made three salons in three different cities and is still growing. She is continuing to pursue the career hoping to impact more with her skills and knowledge.