The cute hairstyles for long hair that you never knew you needed

Say hello to the cute & easy hairstyles for long hair that will help you live your best life!  

If you have Rapunzel-worthy locks, odds are you either embrace it wholeheartedly or pray to the hair gods to help you figure our how to style it. And, being the mane-helpers we are, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to find you some inspiring cute hairstyles for long hair!

So, what are you waiting for? Keep scrolling to get acquainted with the cute long hairstyles you’ll be seeing everywhere in 2018. Just promise us you’ll slay them, okay?

cute long hairstyles: close up shot of model with long wavy hair, wearing stripped top and posing outside with a pearl beret
Romantic waves + a beret = cute as hell! Credit: Verity Jane Smith

1. Romantic curls + pearl beret

When it comes to cute hairstyles for long hair, you really can’t go wrong with copying this glitterati-approved mane combination.

All you need to do create these va-va-voom curls is follow our headband curls tutorial, and then finish off the look with a beret. French girl vibes, here we come!

cute hairstyles for long hair: close up shot of brie larson with low messy ponytail with bow on it
If Brie Larson can pull this off, so can you! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2. Messy ponytail + ribbon

Forget sleek ponytails, ladies, as 2018 is all about messy hairstyles, which Brie Larson rocks with her undone ponytail hairstyle. Not cute enough for you? Just grab a ribbon and you’ll make everyone go aww!

But the best thing about it? Whether you’re looking for cute hairstyles for long hair for school or work, this ‘do won’t let you down.

Editor’s tip: Want to know what product you should be using to create messy cute long hairstyles? The VO5 Dry Texturising Spray, which help give your mane the undone, tousled texture needed to create on-trend hairstyles.

cute long hairstyles: close up shot of larsen thompson with long loose waves, wearing netted top and posing
Show off your gorgeous lengths with this chic and cute ‘do! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Loose waves

Go ahead, let your lush long hair down. But if you really want to up the ante, try incorporating some loose waves into your ‘do, for a cute hairstyle that’s full of fashionable flair.

 How to do wavy hair in 5 different ways.

cute hairstyles for long hair for school: close up shot of woman with half up braids, wearing floral dress and posing in a studio
We can’t stop staring! Credit: Verity Jane Smith

4. Half up, half down braid

Looking for cute and easy hairstyles for long hair that will allow to show off your mane, while also keeping it off your face? Then this braided half-up, half-down hairstyle is all you need to make your lengths feel fresh again.

Our expert guide to braiding like a pro.

close up shot of allison williams with half up half down hairstyle with a bow on it, wearing floral dress
This cute hairstyle has totally got your back! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. Half up, half down braid + bow

Live for the sleek and sophisticated life? Well, then this perfectly polished half-up, half-down braid hairstyle has got your name written all over it!

With it’s shimmering appearance and on-point braid, this gorgeous style will make your long hair look like a piece of art. Who knew cute hairstyles for girls with long hair could be this hot, eh?

Editor’s tip: When it comes to creating sleek, cute long hairstyles, the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Heat Protection Shine Spray is all you need!

This must-have heat protectant spray will make straightening your hair a breeze and also leave you with shiny locks.

close up shot of dove cameron with cute topknot hairstyle
You really can’t go wrong with this pretty updo! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

6. Tinkerbell topknot

Um, could Dove Cameron’s hair be any cuter? Here, she has fashioned her long hair her into a Tinkerbell topknot — complete with some delicate face-framing tendrils at the front. And guess what? You can pull off this dreamy style, too!

close up shot of christina hendricks with low bun with bow on it, posing on the red carpet and wearing black dress
Ooh la la! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

7. Romantic low bun

Sometimes getting date-night ready is as easy as putting a bow on it, isn’t that right Christina Hendricks? She is proving that cute hairstyles for girls with long hair don’t have to be complex to make a statement.

Psst… You do know that low bun hairstyles are trending, right?

close up shot of woman with milkmaid braid updo, wearing floral dress and posing in a studio
Cute and easy hairstyles for long hair do exist! Credit: Verity Jane Smith

8. Milkmaid braid

Having one of those days where you need to focus on your work and not worry about your mane? No problem! Try this cute milkmaid braid hairstyle and get ready to take on the hectic day in true #girlboss style.

cute long hairstyles: close up shot of janelle monae with space buns hairstyle, wearing checked top and choker
You don’t need to go out of the galaxy to get this cute hairstyle! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

9. Space buns

When it comes to cute hairstyles for girls with long hair, we always have to mention space buns! Why? Because they’re easy to do, great for all hair textures, and ready to make your day a whole lot brighter. Isn’t that right, Janelle Monae?

cute hairstyles for long hair for school: close up shot of woman with side braided ponytail, wearing black dress and posing
Who knew cute hairstyles for girls with long hair could be this chic, eh? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

10. Side braided ponytail

This one is for all the ladies who just woke up (you know who you are!). Instead of straightening your locks, you should channel your inner Olsen by opting for this sweet side braided ponytail.

The best thing about it? You can spruce it up with a few choice accessories to make it look ultra-stylish. Thanks for the inspo, Elizabeth!

Editor’s tip: If your locks tend to fall on the finer side, pump up your braided hairstyle with the TONI&GUY Root Lift Sculpting Powder!

Simply dust it over your braid after you’ve weaved it, then pancake it (AKA gently pulling apart each section of the braid) and prepare to be amazed by its thicker appearance. Aren’t cute long hairstyles fun?