Long Hairstyles

12 of the best hairstyles for long blonde hair

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It’s time to channel your inner Rapunzel and let down your hair with our top long blonde hair ideas!


Are you one of those lucky ladies with flowing, long blonde locks, but struggle with ideas on how to style your mane? Hairstyles for long blonde hair offer a host of styling opportunities, so if you’re in somewhat of a rut, we have the answer.

With more and more of our favourite style icons opting for long blonde tresses, it’s no surprise that so many of us are searching for the top long blonde hair ideas! From retro waves to elegant updos, there are plenty of reasons to try one of the 12 long blonde hairstyles we found just for you. Take a look!

12 long blonde hairstyles and haircuts


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Loose waves are a great style for long blonde hair. Credit: Instagram.com/emmgurr

1. Loose waves

Can you ever go wrong with loose waves? We think not. With the ability to be tailored to just about any occasion, this style really proves it’s worth for long-locked gals! To get that much desired lived-in texture, try using a sea salt spray, like VO5 Sea Salt Spray, to create effortless beach waves. Credit: @emmgurr

Alternatively, use a large barrel brush to create a big wavy blowout for a special occasion. Just remember to use a heat protector, such as the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Heat Protection Shine Sprayto give a glossy finish to your look.

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Waterfall braid on long blonde hair. Credit: Instagram.com/modernweddingmagazine

2. Waterfall braid

Waterfall braids are simply mesmerising and will be sure to stop people in their tracks. And when worn with lengthy blonde tresses, they’ll add tonnes of depth and dimension to your look – come on, have you ever seen a braid so pretty? Credit: @modernweddingmagazine

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Long blonde hair in twisted style with low bun finish. Credit: Instagram.com/emmachenartistry

3. Twisted bun updo

Anyone wearing this elegant updo is worthy of more than a few style points. An ideal way to beat the summer heat and look effortlessly cool at the same time, this twisted hybrid hairstyle exudes tonnes of messy-chic vibes!

Simply twist the front section of your hair backwards and secure, then work all of your hair into a low bun, leaving a few loose tendrils for an undone finish. Credit: @shannontayloor

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Braided flower hairstyle with wavy ends. Credit: Instagram.com/@luxyhair

4. Braided flower

Why wear an ordinary ponytail when you can wear a ponytail with a braided flower? Among the top long blonde hair ideas, this ‘do shows the full creative potential of longer locks! And for that extra touch of refinement, create loose curls at the ends of your hair. Credit: @luxyhair

Watch vlogger N1kk1sSecr3t create a braided flower hairstyle, above.

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Quick and easy long blonde hair ideas include top knot hairstyles. Credit: Instagram.com/jessakae

5. Top knot

The ultimate go-to hairstyle for everyone, this fail-safe top knot shouldn’t be over looked. Perfect for the gym, a busy day in the office or a casual catch-up with friends, the top knot is also suitable for all hair types!

And lucky for you ladies with thick hair, too, as this ‘do will releive you of that overwhelming bulk. Just team with a pair of sunglasses and work your inner off-duty model. Credit: @jessakae

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Double Dutch braids with mini buns. Credit: instagram.com/abigailrosehair

6. Double Dutch braids

Dutch braids, mini buns and enviable volume – these aren’t styles you’d often associate with one another. However, put them together and what you get is this high-impact double Dutch braided hairstyle.

We’re a little bit obsessed with braids right now, being able to choose from gym-friendly boxer braids, intricate 4-strand braids or carefree Dutch braids. To iip any of these styles, twist the ends up into mini buns, and gently pull at the braid to inject some extra volume! Credit: @abigailrosehair

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Simple yet fancy. Long wrapped ponytail on blonde hair. Credit: Instagram.com/emmachenartistry

7. Bouffant ponytail

Want a stunning yet simple hairstyle for your long hair? Of course you do. But instead of waking up early to weave your strands into a braid, give this bouffant ponytail a go, which has some seriously hot 1960s vibes mixed into it.

Create height around the crown and use the VO5 Instant Volume Powder to build the perfect amount of volume for your look. Then just gently smooth back into a low ponytail and secure – yep, that’s all there is to it! Credit: @emmachenartistry 

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Fishtail braids work best on long hair. Credit: Instagram.com/jessakae

8. Side fishtail braid

This hairstyle may look complicated, but trust us, it really isn’t! Fishtail braids are growing really popular for those who want something different from a French or Dutch braid. And as hairstyles for long blonde hair go, this one was practically made to show off your stunning locks. Credit: @jessakae

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Space bun hairstyle are full of fun and easy to create. Credit: Instagram.com/sarahhashcroft

9. Space buns

Blonde hairstyles and haircuts for lengthy strands can seem a little boring at times, but with this uber cute space buns look, you know you’ve got the whole package!

Ideal for festivals, raves and other high-energy events, this hairstyle will stay put no matter what you throw at it. And if this look is to subtle for your taste, add in some upside down braids to your ‘do or work the glitter root trendCredit: @sarahhashcroft

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Bubble ponytail is the easiest way to keep your long locks tied back. Credit: Instagram.com/sarah.nourse

10. Bubble ponytail

Contrary to popular belief, long blonde hairstyles and haircuts needn’t be over complicated. Check this bubble ponytail, it ticks so many boxes and take mere minutes to achieve. We suggest using different coloured hairbands to create this look, for a fun and playful touch to your ‘do! Credit: @sarah.nourse 

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Simple yet fancy. Long wrapped ponytail on blonde hair. Credit: Instagram.com/emmachenartistry

11. Retro waves

Ah, retro waves, how glamorous you are. The vintage style gained notoriety in the 1920s on short flapper hair, but has since evolved into a staple hairstyle for long-hair vixens on the red carpet.

The epitome of Hollywood glamour, retro waves have also been spotted on the catwalk at various fashion shows for decades now, so if you do try this timeless style, you won’t regret it. Credit: @pearly.hairstylist 

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Milkmaid braid hairstyle. Credit: Instagram.com/lauren.bessette

12. Milkmaid braid

Make like Vanessa Hudgens and work the boho trend with a super sweet milkmaid braid hairstyle. Not sure where to start? We’ll guide you through it step by step with our easy-peasy milkmaid braid tutorial, here!  Credit: @lauren.bessette 


All these long blonde hairstyles got you lusting for more hot #hairinspo? Then be sure to spend a little time on our Blonde Hair and Long Hairstyles pages, where you can find an almost endless supply of beautiful looks to try.

20 April 2017