23 Faux Hawk Hairstyles for Women

Faux hawk is a playful balance of edginess and elegance. It’s wild enough for night outs, classy for dinner parties and chic for an everyday look. The shape of a faux hawk is very flattering. Also, it’s a perfect choice for women who love mohawk style, but don’t won’t to shave off the sides.

Keep reading to see our 23 selected faux hawk hairstyles for women… there are some mind-blowing haircuts and updos that you’ll want to try right away!

15. Fishtail Braids Faux Hawk Updo

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For days when you’re feeling a little rebellious, we recommend this creative and unique updo. Learn how to create it below!
Step 1: To start of this look, you need to section a piece of your hair at the front and clip it away for later. This piece will be used to create a teased pompadour.
Step 2: Section the rest of your hair into four pieces, and from the each piece create a ponytail. Secure with an elastic.
Step 3: Create a loose fishtail braid from each ponytail. Your braids should be messy and full. Secure them with an elastic, as well.
Step 4: After you’ve created all your fishtail braids, take the front section and tease it at the roots (just for a little bit of lift). Create a fishtail braid from the front section, too.
Step 5: Now it’s time to create a faux hawk shape! Pin every braid in the center of the hair.
Step 6: Finish the look by smoothing the sides with a hair spray.