Quick and Easy Selena Quintanilla Top Knot Hairstyle

Ariba Pervaiz
by Ariba Pervaiz
3 Materials
5 Minutes

Lots of ladies love to style their hair in an easy top knot. If yours tends to come apart, you might be doing it wrong.

Follow along to learn the Selena Quintanilla hairstyle that will take your top knot to the next level.

Tools and materials:

  • Hair tie
  • Hairspray
  • Bobby pins
Making high ponytail

1. Make a high ponytail and twist

Put your hair up in a high ponytail. Twist the tail but not too tightly.

Twisting hair

2. Add volume and spray

While still holding the end with 1 hand, use the other to pull pieces of the ponytail to add volume. 

Adding volume

Spray with your favorite hairspray.

Adding hairspray

3. Twist around the base and secure

Begin twisting the tail around the base of the high ponytail.

Grab a bobby pin and don’t try to open it. Start with the bobby pin at the base, grab a piece of the bun with it and slide it right in. 

Twisting hair

4. Twist and expand the rest

Continue twisting the remaining tail and expanding it for volume like before.

Twisting hair

Spray this part of the tail, keep wrapping it around the ponytail base and add bobby pins like you did before, around the bun. 



5. Finishing touches

Fluff out the bun and apply more hairspray for extra hold. 

Adding hairspray

Selena Quintanilla hairstyle

Look how much fuller this top knot is! 

Selena Quintanilla hairstyle

It’s giving Selena at the Grammy’s in ‘94. 

Selena Quintanilla hairstyle

I hope you loved this Selena Quintanilla hairstyle as much as I do. If so, leave a comment.

For more star style inspiration, check out this cute and easy Ariana Grande high ponytail tutorial.

Suggested materials:
  • Hair tie
  • Hairspray
  • Bobby pins

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