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11 Dad-Daughter Hair Tutorials That Are Too Cute To Freaking Handle

2 CUTE 2 LIVE.

1. The sock bun

https://youtube.com/watch?v=pO9myzqfFEI
https://youtube.com/watch?v=pO9myzqfFEI

It's hard to believe there's an old sock in that beautiful lil' bun but hey, no one needs to know your ~perfect hair secret~.

Watch the full tutorial here.

2. Ballerina bun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqz7v5ChQxA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqz7v5ChQxA

If sticking a sock in your child's hair ain't your thang, take a cue from this dad who literally spins his daughter around for the perfect ballerina bun.

Watch the full tutorial here.

Yaaass.

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*slow claps*

3. Box fishtail braid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW2PITg0F6Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW2PITg0F6Q

Unlike a traditional flat braid, this fishtail tutorial shows you how to get a more 3D, boxlike (hence the name) plait, which looks pret-ty dang cool IRL.

Watch the full tutorial here.

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4. The pull-through braid

https://youtube.com/watch?v=eNmM2rWWDOI
https://youtube.com/watch?v=eNmM2rWWDOI

Trick other parents into thinking you spent hours doing your daughter's hair with this dad's pull-through braid technique, which I swearrrr is super easy. (Just make sure you have a bajillion rubber bands handy.)

Watch the full tutorial here.

5. DIY Topsy Tail twist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQheq0NCYC4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQheq0NCYC4

If you were alive in the '90s, it's pretty hard to forget those awkward Topsy Tail commercials, but this tutorial proves you don't need a weird plastic contraption to get a perfect low ponytail twist.

Watch the full tutorial here.

6. Pigtail twists

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsOcwcsHOLA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsOcwcsHOLA

This dad did tiny twists in the front paired with two pigtails, which is an easy style to re-create on the daily. (Well, here's hoping.)

Watch the full tutorial here.

7. Baby buns with a headband

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Once you've got one bun down, try doubling it up with two high buns paired with a cute headband. Having a freakishly cute daughter also helps.

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8. Simple braid

https://youtube.com/watch?v=_GwFGqN3PNE
https://youtube.com/watch?v=_GwFGqN3PNE

If you're just starting out, try this simple single braid with a giant bow because, let's be real, you miiiight need a little somethin'-somethin' to cover up any mistakes and that's OK!

Watch the full tutorial here.

9. Pomp and bun

https://youtube.com/watch?v=ksH0wlB6LNM
https://youtube.com/watch?v=ksH0wlB6LNM

If your daughter wants something a little more ~fashiony~, try a little pomp (see: that teased part of hair in the front) with a ponytail or bun, and you too will be sporting that proud dad smile.

Watch the full tutorial here.

10. Fast French braid

https://youtube.com/watch?v=tX1tukm205I
https://youtube.com/watch?v=tX1tukm205I

If you're ready to step it up, the French braid is the ultimate hair obstacle, but c'mon, I know you love a good challenge.

Watch the full tutorial here.

11. Braided pigtails

View this video on YouTube

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Braided pigtails are pretty self-explanatory, but this tutorial proves that sometimes getting your kid to stay still is the hardest part.

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Andrew Richard
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