Easy hairstyles for long hair that will make you look chic all the time

Are you a hairstyling newbie? Make your hair look like it's styled by a pro with these easy hairstyles for long hair.

When it comes to styling long hair, you have several options. You can leave it down or put it in a nice updo. You can make it wavy or straighten it.  If you do not have the luxury of time, though, you would want a hairstyle that requires minimal effort but delivers a huge impact. Try these easy hairstyles for long hair, and you’ll never have unkempt tresses ever again.

Easy hairstyles for long hair: Low, sleek ponytail
Not a strand out of place when you apply hair serum on your low ponytail. Credit: Shutterstock

1. Sleek, low ponytail

A ponytail is a classic. It never goes out of style. A low ponytail may be simple, but you can make it sophisticated. After tying your ponytail with an elastic, wrap a small section of hair around the elastic to hide it. This hair hack will make your ponytail look professionally done. Finish your ‘do by applying hair serum to keep it sleek, polished, and frizz-free.

Editor’s tip: With a drop of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops, you can say goodbye to frizzy and dull-looking hair. 

Easy hairstyles for long hair: Floating braid
With a floating braid, your beauty will float as well. Credit: Shutterstock

2. Floating braid

A floating braid can be worn to morning weddings, special luncheons, or any event that requires you to dress up a bit without looking too formal. Just take a small section of hair at the side (around half an inch thick), braid it, and secure with an elastic. Then, pin the braid close to your scalp using bobby pins. That’s it! You can also create a floating braid on the other side of your head.

For the rest of your hair, spritz sea salt texturizing spray to keep from looking flat and boring.

Editor’s tip: Add texture to your hair by spraying TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray on your locks. 

Easy hairstyles for long hair: Side braid
No need for complicated hairstyles if you got this braid by your side. Credit: Shutterstock

3. Side braid

If other types of braids like the French braid or the Dutch braid look overwhelming to you, you can go for the side braid. The side braid looks feminine and dainty. You can style your hair like this when you want a casual ‘do that you can wear on weekends. You can also style your hair this way if you’re attending a morning wedding. Because of its versatility, the side braid should definitely be one of your favorite easy hairstyles for long hair.

Editor’s tip: Wash hair with Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo to make it soft and easy to style. 

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Watch this tutorial to learn how to create the side braid.

Easy hairstyles for long hair: Tousled hair
Who needs a perm when you can make way hair all by yourself?

4. Tousled hair

Making chic waves has never been this easy. With tousled hair, you don’t even need a curling iron or hair dryer. Just prepare a lot of bobby pins because you’re going to need them. To create tousled hair, you have start styling while your hair still damp. Take a small section of your hair, twist it to create a small bun, and secure with a bobby pin. Do this until all sections of your hair have been pinned. When your hair has dried on its own, remove the pins, and watch as lovely waves unravel. Easy, right?

Editor’s tip: Add up to 95 percent volume to your hair with Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo and Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner. 

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You don’t need a lot of tools to create chic, tousled hair.

Easy hairstyles for short hair: Side ponytail
A pretty side ponytail is great for school or for weekends at the mall.

5 Side-swept ponytail

Inject a twist to your ever-reliable ponytail by putting it on the side. Start by blow-drying your hair and creating a deep side part afterwards. Then, using a paddle brush, gather your hair on the opposite side of your hair part and secure with an elastic. That’s it! If you want a sleeker finish, you can straighten your ponytail with a flat iron.

Editor’s tip: Don’t forget to spritz Tresemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray on your hair before blow-drying or ironing to prevent heat damage. 

Get your styling buddies by clicking on these links:

DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner

TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops
TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray
Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo
Tresemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray

Hairstyling is fun. It doesn’t require complicated techniques to have pretty hair every day. With these easy hairstyles for long hair, you can create a different ‘do for every day at work or school. Enjoy styling your hair!

Next read: Knowing easy hairstyles for long hair is not enough to have beautiful tresses. You must also learn how to take care of your hair, too. Follow these night time hair care tips for healthy, beautiful locks 24/7.