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30 Cool Top Knot Hairstyle Ideas – Enhancing Your Elegance and Personality

A top knot hairstyle is one that sports a tuft of hair on the top of the head. It’s an effortless chic style that provides a glamorous and elegant look for every occasion. A top knot can be used with many other combinations including braids and buns. In this article, we’re going to sneak into the world of top knot hairstyles by providing 30 examples that look awesome in all ways.

# 1 Sectioned Signature Top Knot

This is a great haircut for those with long hair. Start by texturing your hair and then pull it up. Trim the top to medium height and make a signature side part on each side and extend them in such a way that they merge at the back. Drop the signature part line to a low tapered fade cut. Make a series of part lines to run across the top creating three different sections. Grab the long hair at the crown into a ponytail and position it at the center of the back of the head. Give the ponytail a twist and used the length at the end to secure the base into a knot.

# 2 Mohawk Knot

This is a classic Mohawk that sports a playful twist. Begin by giving your long hair a high skin fade on the sides and back. Pull back the long top starting from the front. Hold it into a ponytail at the crown. Give the ponytail several twists in one direction until it creates that channeled look. Secure it with a top knot for an edgy and elegant finish.

# 3 Side Braids

After texturing your hair, give it a medium skin fade on the sides and back. Make two part lines on each side of the top. Start braiding each section starting from the front to the crown. Slick back the unbraided section and hold it into a ponytail at the crown. Fold down the ponytail at the center and use the loose braided ends to secure the base.

# 4 Messy Knot

Texture your hair and make two side comb parts. Give the sides and the back an undercut fade that’s wider at the temple and narrow towards the back. Give the long top a slick back and hold it into a ponytail positioned at the crown. Tie the ponytail into a knot and pull loose some few strands to create a cool messy finish.

# 5 Sleek Bun

This style requires you to first texture your hair. After that, make two side parts using a comb and extend them to merge at the back. Drop the comb part into a buzzed undercut. Pull back the top and position it into a ponytail at the crown. Secure the base with a hair band. Curl the loose ends of the ponytail for that classic finish.

# 6 Low Comb Part

This is a great style for those with long hair. To start off, texture your hair and make a low comb part line that runs from the sides to the nape. Give the part below the comb part a light trim. Pull back the textured long top and hold it into a ponytail at the crown. Give it a slight twist, secure the base and tie into a knot.

# 7 Braided and Blended

Give your textured hair a high buzz cut on the sides and back letting it end in a low skin fade. Extend the buzz cut to the edges at the front. Part the top and style its sides into a crown braid. Make extra curved part lines at the center of the top and twist them into braids. Hold together loose ends of the braids into a ponytail and secure the base. Finish by tying it into a knot.

# 8 Classic High Top

Make a temp part and pull up your textured hair to position it into a long ponytail at the top of the head. Use the extra length of the ponytail to secure it around the base for that classic knot.

# 9 Messy Curled Knot

Commence by making a low comb part that runs around the head. Drop the part line into an undercut. Texture your long hair and style half the length into curls. Pull it up into a ponytail positioned at the top. Secure the base and use pins to hold together the curly ends. Pull loose some few strands and curls to create that cool, messy look.

# 10 Sleek Undercut

Make two side comb parts in your textured hair letting them merge at the crown. Drop the comb part into a sleek undercut at the sides and back. Pull back the top, position it into a ponytail and give it a little twist. Secure the base and tie the ponytail into a knot.

# 11 Highlighted Side Braids

Begin with a high, short buzz cut on the sides. Give the back a medium buzz cut and texture the long top. Add pomade wax and give it a slick back. Make a short side part to isolate some of the long strands and give them a blonde highlight. Style these strands into box braids that are pleated throughout the entire length. Hold the slick back hair into a ponytail at the crown. Style it into a bun and use the braided length to secure the base into a knot.

# 12 Sleek Extension

This style requires long hair. Begin with a comb part that isolates the top. Give the sides and back a buzz cut that drops into a low skin fade. Slick back the long top, hold it into a ponytail and fold it down at one-quarter of the length. Secure the base of the folded section and let the unsecured part fall at the back of the head. Use flat iron to give it that curled look at the ends.

# 13 Highlighted Box Braids

Give your long textured hair a short buzz cut on the sides and back. Give the top hair balayage highlights of grey. Style it into box braids that are held together into a ponytail at the crown. Fold down the braided ponytail and use part of the length to secure it into a knot. Let the extra length slip out to fall on the back.

# 14 Short Curl Ponytail

Isolate the top with a comb part line. Let the part line drop into a high skin fade. Add pomade wax to the textured top and give it a slick back. Hold it into a short ponytail positioned at the crown. Secure the base and use flat iron to style the ends into cool, curvy curls.

# 15 Slick with Undercut

Make a comb part to isolate the top and give the sides an undercut. Texture the top and give the crown a darker tone. Give the hair a slick back. Hold it into a ponytail at the crown and secure the base. Fold it down at mid section and secure the loose end with pins.

# 16 The Unofficial

Make it sexy with a comb part that drops down at the back. Give the lower section of the part line an undercut. Pull back the long top, position it into a ponytail at the crown and give a twist to one direction. Tie the base and use bobby pins to secure the loose ends.

# 17 Loose Bun

Make a high comb part to isolate the top. Give your textured hair a high undercut. Slick back the long top and position into a ponytail at the crown. Secure the base, fold the ponytail down at the middle and use the loose ends to wrap around the base creating a loose bun.

# 18 Creative Looped Knot

After texturing the hair, highlight the top in blonde. Make a comb part around the top and drop it into an undercut. Pull back the long top into a ponytail at the crown. Secure the base and tie it into a knot that creates a classic loop hole.

# 19 Big Soft Knot

Texture your hair to add to its softness. Make a comb part along the edges of the top and give the sides and back a light trim to create that soft undercut. Slick back the top and position it into a ponytail at the crown. Tie the base fold it into a bun secured with a hair band. Pull loose a few strands to give it that soft, feathery look.

# 20 Double Knots

Texture your long hair and give it a temp fade. Make a comb part just above the nape and style pull the hair below into a low knot. Pull back the rest of the hair positioning it into a ponytail at the crown. Use hair band to tie that base. Fold it at the center and secure the loose end with pins.

# 21 Slick with Front Taper

This is a perfect match for your thick beard. Begin by texturing your hair then give the sides and back an undercut. Make a taper cut at the edges of the front and pull back the hair at the top into a ponytail positioned at the center of the back of the head. Secure the base and tie it into a bun.

# 22 Messy Pomp Knot

Make a fade cut on the sides and the back. Texture the long top and curl it at the ends. Give it a slick back to create a pomp and hold the strands together into a ponytail. Tie the base and use the loose end to wrap around it. Secure with pins and pull out some strands for that messy finish.

# 23 Extra-Short Ponytail

Give your textured medium hair a high undercut. Pull back the top leaving a few loose strands at the front. Hold it into a ponytail and secure the base. Chop the ends to create that classic, extra-short ponytail.

# 24 Two-Tone Folded Knot

Go for a high fade on the sides and back of your long blonde hair. Texture the long top and give it that pastel look of blue and mint green. Pull it back into a ponytail and fold down about a quarter of the length. Secure the base and let the extra length slip out for that classic twist.

# 25 Voluptuous High Bun

This is a great style for those with extra long hair. Begin by texturing the hair then isolate the top with a comb part. Give the sides and back a tapered skin fade. Pull up the extra long top and grab it into a ponytail at the top. Secure the base and use the extra length to wrap around it in circles creating a voluptuous bun.

# 26 Fluffy Bun

Give your hair a fade cut at the sides and the back. Make an undercut that extends to the top creating a Mohawk. Pull back the Mohawk and trim the edges of the front. Style the ends into fluffy curls and position the hair into a ponytail at the crown. Secure the base and leave the curly ends loose for that fluffy touch. Pull loose some strands to create the soft look of flyaways.

# 27 Knotted Hipster

After isolating the top with a comb part, make a high undercut at the back and sides. Make slight curls at the ends of the long top and pull it back into a ponytail at the crown. Secure the base and tease the curled ends to spread out.

# 28 Short Messy Knot

You need to have medium hair to get this style right. Start by isolating the top with a comb part. Drop the part line into a buzzed undercut. Texture the top and pull it back into a ponytail at the crown. Secure the base and tie into a knot. Pull loose some strands to create that elegant messy finish.

# 29 Slopped Top

Make a comb part along the edges of the top. Give the sides and back an undercut. Pull back the top and make a taper at the front. Let the hair bulge a bit at the front in such a way that it slopes towards the back. Hold it into a ponytail at the crown and chop the ends to make it short and sturdy.

# 30 Sleek Folded Knot

Add some texture to your long hair and make a comb part that sits slightly below the edges of the top. Drop it into a sleek undercut. Make slight curls at the ends of the hair on top. Slick it back and secure into a ponytail with a hair band. Fold it at half the length and secure with a hair ribbon ensuring to let the curled ends loose.

Top knot hairstyle is a simple yet creative way of obtaining that chic look. It’s a hairstyle that helps you blend well in just about any occasion. However, ensure that you have medium to long hair in order to experiment with this style.

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