How You Should Wear Your Hair on the First Day of School, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

The first day of school is just around the corner, which likely means you're filled with stress.

Beyond gathering all your supplies and prepping to see your crush again, you also have to ensure that you look absolutely stunning for your first day back. After all, you only get one chance to make a first impression.

Struggling to find the right hairstyle to wow your classmates? Leave it up to fate. Keep scrolling for how you should wear your hair on the first day of school, based on your zodiac sign.

Aries (March 21 – April 19): Half Crown Braided Bun 

You're one of the most active signs in all the zodiac, Aries. You're constantly on the move, always planning some new activity or engaging in some kind of physical challenge. However, you're also incredibly impatient, and the last thing you want to do is spend hours putting together a complicated hairstyle. You need something quick and easy that will keep your hair out of your face, allowing you to embrace your energetic lifestyle without fear of messing up your look. This half crown braided bun is the perfect look for you. Not only is it cute and stylish, but it also takes minimal effort to put together. Toss your hair up in the morning and you'll look chic for your first day without having to constantly mess with your look.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20): Chunky Pull-Through Braid 

Although you're very responsible and practical, Taurus, your Earth element means that you have a special appreciation for the finer things in life. You love to be surrounded by beautiful things, and you want to capture that simple elegance in everything you do, including your hairstyle. You need a style that's functional, but still has that stunning dose of glam that you crave. This chunky pull-through braid is the perfect style for you. It's surprisingly easy to accomplish and it will keep your hair flyaway-free and out of your face while still ensuring that you look red-carpet ready. What more could you want on the first day of school?

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Gemini (May 21 – June 20): Double Fishtails

Ah, our curious little Gemini—you're one of the most social signs in all the zodiac. As a little chatterbox who loves to be surrounded by people, your first-day hairstyle obviously has to reflect your fun-loving nature. These chunky double fishtails are perfect for you. They can fit any weather or mood, which is ideal for your changeable nature, and they'll add the perfect dose of fun to your first day of school outfit.


Cancer (June 21 – July 22): 4-Strand Waterfall Braid

You're quite emotional and sympathetic, Cancer, but you also have a tendency to be quite suspicious, which often translates into general feelings of insecurity. You need a classic hairstyle that you know people will approve of, as that's the only way you're going to feel comfortable facing a new school year. This 4-strand waterfall braid is the perfect style for you. It's simple and unassuming, while still showing that you put effort and care into your appearance. Not only will you feel confident and at-ease in this style, you're sure to get plenty of compliments on your gorgeous hair.

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Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22): Dutch Braid Fishtail Half-Up Half-Down 

Oh, Leo—not only are you creative and confident, but you're also dramatic and just a touch self-centered. There's no way you're going to fade into the background on the first day of school—no ma'am—so you need a hairstyle that stands out just as much as you do. This intricate half-up, half-down is everything you need out of a first-day hairstyle. Your creative side will love the process of figuring out how to perfect the necessary steps to pull off this look, and you're sure to wow everyone you meet with the sheer complexity of your hair. It's elaborate, ornate and perfectly suited for your out-of-the-box personality.

Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sep. 22): Loop Braid 

You're known for being an analytical sign, Virgo. While your strict adherence to practical methods can be frustrating in other areas of your life, your careful attention to detail is actually perfect for creating a truly stunning first-day-of-school hairstyle. This intricate loop braid is simply perfect for you. The multiple interacting strands are ideal for your attentive and methodical approach to the world, meaning other, less-careful signs are sure to be wowed by your impressive styling skills.

Libra (Sep. 23 – Oct. 22): Double French Braid Buns

Oh, peaceful Libra—you're absolutely fascinated by balance and symmetry, so it only makes sense to embrace that uniformity in your first hairstyle of the new school year. These double french braid buns are simply perfect for you. It turns each side of your head into a mirror image of itself, satisfying your constant search for balance, and it's just cutesy enough to align with your gentle nature. It's not the easiest style to pull together, but you're sure to get dozens of compliments on your unique look.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21): Messy Bun 

Although you're quite emotional under the surface, Scorpio, externally you're known for your calm and cool demeanor. Your hairstyle for the first day of school obviously has to reflect this effortless nonchalance, making a simple messy bun the ideal style for you. Sure, you may have spent hours that morning perfecting every strand, but your peers will only see a chic, just-rolled-out-of-bed look that will totally align with your aloof persona.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21): Twisted Pigtails

You're extroverted, optimistic and oh-so-curious, Sagittarius. One of the biggest travelers in all the zodiac, you're known for your free-spirited approach to the world. You need a hairstyle that captures your gentle and open vibe, announcing to everyone that you're the self-declared hippie of the school. These twisted pigtails are just perfect for you. They're cute, fun and just a little bit messy—exactly like you, Sagittarius.

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Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19): Chunky Single Braid

Responsible and disciplined, you're a pretty serious and traditional sign, Capricorn. You value practicality and function, which means that you don't want anything flashy or complicated for your first-day hairstyle. A chunky single braid is simply perfect for you. Not only will it take you almost no time to throw together, it's also a realistic and sensible option. You can still look cute and chic, and you won't have to factor in 30 extra minutes to get ready in the morning—it's a win-win.

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Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18): Braided Half-Up Fun Buns

You're known for your eccentric and out-of-the-box approach to life, Aquarius. You definitely want to be your own person, and you don't appreciate conformity of any kind. What better hairstyle to put your individuality on display than these braided half-up fun buns? They're quirky and definitely unique, making them the ideal way to show off your original style and personality as you head into a new school year.

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Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20): Rose Bun

Oh gentle Pisces—you're absolutely fascinated by the entire artistic world. In order to wow yourself and everyone around you on the first day of school, you need a hairstyle that looks like a true masterpiece. The gorgeous rose bun is definitely the style for you. Not only does it align with your overly romantic view of the world, it will also look a true work of art on your head. You may need a little help putting it together, but the end result is guaranteed to be worth it.


Looking for more insight into how your first day of school is going to go? Click HERE for how you act on the first day of school, based on your zodiac sign.