21 Cute Hairstyle Ideas for the Holidays

The holiday season has begun. The Christmas countdown is ticking and the New Year is fast approaching. This season of fun and festivities will bring with it parties and other special events. With that said you should make the most of the time of year and glam up your look. We have covered outfits and makeup previously, now we are going to be looking at hairstyles. A beautiful hairstyle is just what you need to finish off your holiday look. To give you some inspiration we have found 21 cute hairstyle ideas for the holidays, there is a hairstyle for everyone from updos to braids.

1. Elegant Updo

First up we have this stunning updo. The updo is a mixture of twists and braids. Something like this would be perfect for a Christmas or NYE party. You could even add some small gems to the hairstyle to give it a bit of sparkle for the special occasion.

2. Chic Ponytail

Ponytails are very versatile hairstyles. You can wear a simple one for a causal day and if you want to glam up your look then try a ponytail like the one featured. The ponytail is worn low and is loose with curls. A ponytail like this is pretty and elegant and can be worn for Christmas and New Year.

Chic Messy Side Ponytail

Source: @svetlana_hairstylist74

3. Dutch Fishtail Braids

Braids are a great hairstyle to learn. There are so many different ones and you can create different looks with each braid. For this hairstyle a Dutch fishtail braid has been used. The stylist has created two of the braids to make a half up, half down hairdo. We love this look because it is so cute and is perfect for the holidays. There are many tutorials available online to help you learn this type of braid.

4. Half Fishtail Ponytail

Fishtails are quite a simple braid to learn. Our next hairstyle shows you how you can style these braids into a funky ponytail. Instead of the braid going all the way down to the bottom of the hair it stops halfway. This half braid creates one stylish ponytail!

Half Fishtail Ponytail

Source: @laurenbeautyatx

5. Cute Fluffy Braid

If braids just seem too difficult for you to master, then you could try the fluffy braid or pull through braid instead. This style will give you the braided look without all the complicated weaving. It involves putting your hair into a ponytail and then splitting it. There are many tutorials online to help you with this. We love this hairdo!

6. Relaxed Fishtail Updo

Next, we have a gorgeous updo that would be perfect for any special holiday events such as parties. The hairstyle features a relaxed bun with a fishtail braid. A hairstyle like this is a great choice as you don’t have to be too neat. So, if a bit of hair gets pulled or isn’t that smooth it won’t matter. You can dance all night long with a hairstyle like this and look as good as you did at the start of the night.

7. Simple and Elegant Updo

The holiday season is the perfect time of year to glam up your look. Our next hair idea will do just that. The hairstyle features a simple bun that sits at the base of the neck while front of the hair has loose curls. A combination of a bun and loose curls makes an elegant hairstyle that will suit any occasion.

Simple and Elegant Updo

Source: @morganhairco

8. Side Braid Ponytail

Want more of a statement style? Then our next pick could be for you. The hairstyle features a high ponytail with a side braid. Adding a side braid will create a unique and edgy look. Creating the side braid may take some practice but it will be worth it!

Side Braid Ponytail

Source: @lindsay.alg

9. One Braid

You can jazz up your hair by adding just one simple braid. This hair has been styled into loose curls with a single fishtail braid. Fishtail braids use two strands instead of three and involves taking sections of these two pieces. There are tutorials online to help you, one you master the braid you can create many different looks.

10. Bohemian Half Up Half Down Style

Our next hairstyle features a pull through braid that has been styled into a half up, half down hairdo. The top of the hair also has cute small twists. For this look you would use the same process but only on half the hair. We love this because it has a bohemian vibe and will look gorgeous for the holidays.

About the Author

Rebecca Puttock


Pages: 1 2

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *