Perfect Gym Hairstyle for Dirty Hair

Michelle Kramer
by Michelle Kramer
4 Materials
5 Minutes

For all my gym girlies with dirty hair: follow along with my step-by-step tutorial to learn how to create this perfect hairstyle.

No need to waste water and time on an extra shower before working out. Try this instead!

Tools and materials:

  • Comb
  • Dense brush
  • Hair tie
  • 2 hair elastics
Making center part

1. Make a center part

Start by using a comb to make a center part.

2. Smooth the sides

Use a dense bristle brush to smooth your hair on either side of the part.

Smoothing sides

3. Make a ponytail

Tie your hair back into a slick ponytail.

Making a ponytail

4. Make a small braid

Grab a section of hair on one side of the ponytail and braid it. Tie the end off with a hair elastic.


5. Include the small braid in a large braid

Make a large braid with all of your hair, joining the small braid to one of the three strands of the new braid.

Then tie the end with a hair elastic.


Here’s the final look for this sleek, gym braid:

Perfect gym hairstyle for dirty hair

Perfect gym hairstyle for dirty hair

Embrace your dirty hair and create this stylish braid that’s perfect for a workout.

Then, learn how to Use Lemon Oil to Get Hair Ties Out Without Hurting Yourself.

Follow me on TikTok:    @michellekramer1 for more awesome hairstyle ideas.

Suggested materials:
  • Comb
  • Dense brush
  • Hair tie
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