12 Hairstyles for Long Hair You Can Wear Even While Staying at Home

Make sure you look great in the school ID photo! Here are cute hairstyles for long hair to help you nail that picture-perfect look!

Hairstyles for long hair are aplenty, and sometimes, it’s just hard to pick what to wear for the day! Will it be a braid, a bun, or a ponytail? And when you’re staying home, you often go for chic hairstyles that don’t take too long to create.

If you’re running out of ideas on how to style your long hair, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up different hairstyles for women that you can wear at home—whether you’re working remotely or just chilling out.

1. Accent Braid

Asian woman with an accent braid hairstyle for long hair
A tiny braid can make a huge difference to your look. Credit: Hariono Halim

Adding little accents to your hair, like braids here and there, is a quick way to upgrade your regular down ‘do. It’s a small detail that racks up major cute points!

Editor’s tip: Always start with smooth and healthy-looking hair. Wash it regularly with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo. It has KERA10 Protein Complex, with can penetrate your hair up to 10 layers deep. It gives your hair 10 salon benefits in one wash, including making it smooth, shiny, and soft, keeping frizz at bay, and providing heat protection. 

2. Side Braid

Asian woman with a side braid smiling
You can leave some strands loose on the other side for a relaxed look. Credit: Hariono Halim

This charming hairstyle for long hair keeps your hair in place, so if you don’t want strands hitting your face as you go about your busy day, this is a good choice. To create a side braid, just gather your hair on one side and divide it into three sections. Cross either the right section over the middle section. Then, cross the left section over the new middle section. Keep going until you reach the tips of your hair, and tie your braid with a hair tie or elastic.

3. Long Hairstyle With Hair Clips

Asian woman with long hair wearing hair clips
Flaunt your long, healthy hair with this ‘do. Credit: Hariono Halim

Want a simple but dainty look? Just part your hair in the middle and put metallic hair clips on both sides of your hair. Create X shapes with your hair clips to make your hairstyle more interesting. For the rest of your hair, you can leave it as is or you can make waves near the tips with a curling iron. 

Editor’s tip: Keep your long hair smooth and sleek with Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Straight Ultra Conditioner. It gives your hair the benefits of three keratin products in one wash. It has keratin relaxers that tame frizz, keratin serum to revive damaged strands, and keratin essence to restore shine to dull hair. 

4. Twin Braids

Asian woman with twin braids wearing a pink jumper dress
Who says twin braids are just for kids? Credit: Hariono Halim

Why settle for one braid when you can make two? This is bound to make you feel presko on a hot and humid day. Plus, it’s so cute!

5. Half-up Top Knot

Asian woman with a half up top know hairstyle for long hair
When you want a top knot and a down ‘do at the same time, this is the ‘do for you. Credit: Dennie Ramon

The half-up top knot is a really cute hairstyle for long hair. It would look especially cool if you have this much length to show off. You can either go for a messy style or a neat look depending on what’s in store for your day. Go messy if you’ll just be lounging in your room but go sleek if you are expecting a video call from your boss.

6. Side Ponytail

Asian woman with a side ponytail smiling
You can use a plain hair tie or a colorful scrunchie to tie your hair with. Credit: Hariono Halim

Tired of your usual ponytail? Put it on the side. Whether your hair is naturally straight or wavy, the result will be just as chic.

7. Headband Hairstyle

Asian woman with long hair wearing a colorful headband
A colorful headband automatically perks up your ‘do for the day. Credit: Shutterstock

Instead of putting up your long hair in an updo or braids, show off the entire length of your tresses and jazz it up with a bright-colored headband. Pick colors that would pop up when placed against your hair.

8. Braided Ponytail

cute hairstyles for long hair: Girl is stretching her braided ponytail in a fun way
Turn an ordinary ponytail into a stylish ponytail by braiding it. Credit: Hariono Halim

Make your ponytail look more exciting by adding a braid. Just tie your hair up into a high ponytail. Then, put it in a three-strand braid. That’s it! It makes you look neat and polished, and it keeps all your strands in place.

Editor’s tip: Keep stray hair strands from popping up by spritzing TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Smooth Hold Hairspray. It gives your hair a light coverage and invisible hold to help you nail smooth and sleek hairstyles. It’s fast-drying and humidity-resistant, so your hairstyles will stay on point for hours. 

9. Scarf Bun

Girl's back is focused to show her scarf bun
Put your old scarves to good use by creating a bun with them. Credit: Hariono Halim

If you’re thinking about throwing away your old scarves and hankies, hold your horses because we’ve got another addition to our cute hairstyles for long hair that uses them. Get one of your brightly colored scarves and make a ponytail like you always do. Then, intertwine the scarf with your hair to create a bun. You don’t even have to perfect it because the hairstyle can be made sleek or messy. But we recommend the messy style when staying at home because it lets us feel more relaxed.

10. Korean C-Curl Hairstyle

cute hairstyles for long hair: Girl looks at the camera at a slight angle and looks great in her Korean c-curl hairstyle
Look like your favourite K-pop star with Korean C-curls on your hair. Credit: Hariono Halim

Add more fun to your long hair by doing the Korean C-Curl hairstyle. All you need is your curling wand to achieve the K-drama star effect. Or, you can also opt to just use the traditional hair rollers if you’re staying at home to protect your hair from the heat.

11. Different Hair Clips

Asian woman with hair clips on her long hair
Feel free to be playful with your hair clip choices. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Yes, you can mix and match different hair clips and wear them all at once! Just pick a unifying theme—like a similar color or shape—for your hair clips so you get a cohesive look.

12. Half Updo With Headscarf

Asian woman with long curly hair in a half updo
What a fun-looking hairstyle for long hair! Credit: Natasha Estelle

Looking for a hairstyle for long, curly hair? Try this half updo. It lets you showcase your curls while being cute about it, too. Just tie the top half section of your hair into a half updo. Then, get a colorful headscarf, fold it until it’s about an inch wide, and wrap it around your hair tie.

Staying at home is more fun when you create these cute hairstyles for long hair. So, what are you waiting for? Try them now!

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