When it comes to little girls and easy hairstyles, more often than not, the responsibilities are relegated to moms. But there’s no reason why dads can’t experience the joys of whipping up a spectacular ‘do instead of regrettable hair don’ts. Whether you’re a first-time hair stylist or a seasoned hairbrush pro, there are plenty of inspirational and instructional online videos that can teach virtually any dad how to become the main mane-tamer in his daughter’s life. Read on to view some of our favorite videos of dads doing their daughter’s hair.
Braided Buns, Top knots, and Princess Ringlets
With more than 1 million followers on Instagram, Mike Worthington and his daughter Asia have become such a viral sensation with their fun online hair and fashion tutorials that they’ve taken their show on the road with a Daddy Does Hair roadshow!
The Daddy Sock Bun
Featured on DadsDoHair.com, a Facebook community that features real dads giving instructional videos on quick and advanced hairstyles for other dads (and moms) looking to learn to do with their daughter’s hair, this video shows an ingenious use of an old sock to create a beautiful hair bun.
Simple Fishtail Braid
Bryan Leffew is a stay-at-home dad who has been doing his daughter Selena’s hair since she was a baby. In this video, Bryan practices a simple braid for one of Selena’s upcoming performances at school
Spinning Hair Bun
War veteran and police officer Manny Colon offers up a novel approach to creating the perfect hair bun for his daughter Lily. Hint: it doesn’t involve a vacuum cleaner, but it doesn’t require some fancy footwork from Lily.
Slicked-Back High Ponytail
Known as simply as Fantastic Dad on YouTube, this father shows us how to create the perfect high ponytail on his daughter. Ta-da!
Entrepreneur Mark Peters offers some helpful, pain-free hints on how to transform a low ponytail into a flip-through pony.
Double Hair Buns With Diagonal Parts
Breeze_N_Dad’s YouTube channel and Instagram page feature plenty of simply and lovely hair styles that most dads can do for their daughters, including this adorable double hair buns with diagonal parts style.
Toddler Pigtail Braids
Dad does his baby girl’s hair, with guidance from mom.
As a single dad, Philippe Morgese taught himself how to do his daughter Emma’s hair. What began as father-daughter bonding turned into Daddy Daughter Hair Factory, a popular Facebook community and live workshops that teach other dads how to do their daughters’ hair.
Three Easy Hairstyles
Filmmaker Steven Miranda shows three easy hairstyles that any dad can do.
Dealing With Thick Hair
Dad Olu offers up easy tips for kids with thick hair, just like his adorable daughter Kemi. Find out more about this adorable duo by clicking here.
— Kipp Jarecke-Cheng
Feature photo: Kipp Jareke-Cheng