56 Hair Riddles

Hair is a fascinating and often underappreciated part of our bodies. It comes in various colors, textures, and lengths, and it can be styled in countless ways. 

But did you know that hair can also be the subject of some clever and entertaining riddles? 

In this blog post, we’ll explore a collection of hair-themed riddles that are sure to tickle your funny bone and test your wits. 

So, let’s dive right into it. 

Hair-Themed Riddles

  1. I’m not a brush or a comb, yet I’m known for keeping hair in its home. What am I?

  2. Found on your head, but not on your toes, I’m the part where a hairstyle grows. What am I?

  3. Sometimes straight, sometimes curly, in the morning, I can be surly. What am I?

  4. I can be long, short, or in a bun, under the sun, I come undone. What am I?

  5. Not a hat, but sits on your head, changes its style before you go to bed. What am I?

  6. Some people hide me, and some let me show, I’m always more visible under the glow. What am I?

  7. In the crowd, I create a wave, at the barber, I behave. What am I?

  8. I’m not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air. What am I?

  9. A part of you, yet not of flesh, I change with time, in sun or mesh. What am I?

  10. I can be wild, I can be tamed, I can be famous, I can be unnamed. What am I?

  11. You can cut me, color me, and change my style, but removing me altogether might take a while. What am I?

  12. I’m on your head, not on your feet, I change color when you treat. What am I?

  13. Neither feather nor fur, atop your head, I sometimes stir. What am I?

  14. You style me, you dye me, but never buy me. What am I?

  15. I’m neither a wig nor a hat, but I cover your head, what’s up with that?

  16. I can be split, but I’m not a decision, I’m often a sign of a poor hair condition. What am I?

  17. A crown without jewels, a hill covered in grass, atop of your head, I casually pass. What am I?

  18. Sometimes I’m a pony, but I never neigh, hold me tight, or I might sway. What am I?

  19. Not a snake, but I can coil, with some heat, I tend to uncoil. What am I?

  20. I’m found above, never below, change my color when you’re ready to go. What am I?

  21. A forest atop, not one made of wood, I can look neat or as wild as I could. What am I?

  22. In the morning, I’m often a mess, by the night, I’m tamed to impress. What am I?

  23. I dance in the wind, but I’m not a kite, I shine in the light, much to your delight. What am I?

  24. Not a thread or a string, but I’m often tied, in braids or a bun, I’m neatly applied. What am I?

  25. I can be lost, but never found, I’m part of you, until I’m not around. What am I?

  26. Not a needle’s eye, but through me, a thread can pass, hold your style, make it last. What am I?

  27. I grow but I’m not a plant, I can be wild, or elegant. What am I?

  28. Every morning I’m styled, every night I’m wild, I can be cut, yet I feel no pain. What am I?


  1. Hairpin.

  2. Scalp.

  3. Bed hair.

  4. Hair.

  5. Hairstyle.

  6. Grey hair.

  7. Hair in a crowd.

  8. Hair.

  9. Hair.

  10. Hair.

  11. Hair.

  12. Hair.

  13. Hair.

  14. Hair.

  15. Hair.

  16. Split end.

  17. Hair.

  18. Ponytail.

  19. Curly hair.

  20. Dyed hair.

  21. Head of hair.

  22. Hair.

  23. Hair.

  24. Hair.

  25. Hair.

  26. Hairpin.

  27. Hair.

  28. Hair.

Riddles about Different Hairstyles

  1. I’m not a fish, but I have a tail, I swing low when I’m not in a bun or a veil. What hairstyle am I?

  2. Named after a creature, but not one you’d fear, I’m tight and small, and often appear near the ear. What hairstyle am I?

  3. I’m a classic style, often neat, not a bun, but I’m still a treat. At the back of your head, I’m often found, sometimes loose, sometimes wound. What hairstyle am I?

  4. I’m not a braid or a twist, but I loop through, I’m simple and chic, a favorite for a quick do. What hairstyle am I?

  5. I’m often seen in a ballet or a dance, sleek and high, I enhance your stance. What hairstyle am I?

  6. They say I’m messy, but that’s my charm, I’m casual yet chic, causing no harm. What hairstyle am I?

  7. I’m a style that’s quite old, but still bold, worn by soldiers and poets, from days of old. What hairstyle am I?

  8. I’m not a waterfall, but I flow down the back, in cascading locks, elegance I don’t lack. What hairstyle am I?

  9. I come in two, symmetrical and neat, from childhood to chic, I can’t be beat. What hairstyle am I?

  10. I’m often sporty, swinging with ease, in pairs or alone, I aim to please. What hairstyle am I?

  11. Like a crown of hair, I sit atop, encircling your head, I don’t stop. What hairstyle am I?

  12. Named after a food, but not for a bite, I’m piled up high, much to your delight. What hairstyle am I?

  13. I’m partial to the side, not quite full, a gentle sweep, and I’m ready to rule. What hairstyle am I?

  14. I’m not a bird, but I have a nest, a tangled style, that’s not always the best. What hairstyle am I?

  15. I may sound like a season, but on your head, I’m a reason for a neat, clean look that’s quite easy to book. What hairstyle am I?

  16. A style that’s not straight, but rather twisted and great, for a look that’s quite neat and incredibly sweet. What hairstyle am I?

  17. Not a bush or a tree, but on your head, I’m free; I puff out with flair, full of curly hair. What hairstyle am I?

  18. Named for a fish, but don’t look in the sea; on your head, I lie, sleek as can be. What hairstyle am I?

  19. I’m layered but not a cake, giving volume and shape that’s not fake. What hairstyle am I?

  20. I’m not a fruit, but my name might confuse; I’m short at the front, and longer at the back, a style that doesn’t lack. What hairstyle am I?

  21. I’m a wave, not in the sea, but on your head, I flow free; a classic look from the past, in style, I’ll always last. What hairstyle am I?

  22. Not a feather, but I might look like one; I’m short and chic, a style that’s never weak. What hairstyle am I?

  23. Named after a decade, I’m a blast from the past; I puff up high, in a style that’s meant to last. What hairstyle am I?

  24. I’m not a box, but my name might imply; I’m tight and neat, a stylish treat. What hairstyle am I?

  25. Like a tail of a horse, but on your head, of course; I swing low or high, under the sky. What hairstyle am I?

  26. I sound like a pastry, but I’m a bun so tasty; I sit high or low, in a style that’s always ready to go. What hairstyle am I?

  27. A style named for a city, chic and pretty; short at the back, longer in front, it’s a stylish stunt. What hairstyle am I?

  28. I may sound like a period of time, but on your head, I climb; I’m a mix of straight and curls, a favorite among the girls. What hairstyle am I?


  1. Ponytail.

  2. Cornrows.

  3. Chignon.

  4. Loop-through Ponytail.

  5. Ballet Bun.

  6. Messy Bun.

  7. Crew Cut.

  8. Waterfall Braid.

  9. Pigtails.

  10. Ponytail.

  11. Halo Braid.

  12. Beehive.

  13. Side Sweep.

  14. Bird’s Nest Bun.

  15. Crew Cut.

  16. Twists.

  17. Afro.

  18. Fish Tail Braid.

  19. Layered Cut.

  20. Mullet.

  21. Finger Waves.

  22. Pixie Cut.

  23. Beehive.

  24. Box Braids.

  25. Horse Tail.

  26. Donut Bun.

  27. Bob Cut.

  28. Perm.
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