Look your best for Bonfire night with these hot hairstyles

Be a Bonfire night beauty with these 'dos.

Now that Halloween has been and gone, it’s time to start looking for easy-to-do hairstyles for Guy Fawkes Night, and all the firework-filled celebrations to come.

Luckily for you, we’ve done all of the heavy (hair) lifting, to bring you a bunch of Bonfire hairstyles that are not only perfect for your wintry outings, but only take 5 minutes or under to achieve.

8 easy ‘dos made for Guy Fawkes Night!

Bonfire hairstyles: Back shot of woman with bronde medium length hair styled into a low ponytail and tied up with a red bow, wearing a checked blazer and posing outside
Your ponytails will never be the same. Credit: Instagram.com/whowhatwear.uk

1. Accessorised ponytail

Before you overlook this ponytail, hear us out! We’re not talking about just your standard, run-of-the-mill ponytail, oh no – for this Bonfire Night, try giving your mane a style boost by dressing it up with a super on-trend hair bow.

This stunning accessory, along with hair scarves, have been taking the Instagram world by storm and will take your look to the next level! Credit@whowhatwear.uk

Casual hairstyles: Brunette model with shoulder length wavy hair in a half-up bun style, wearing a green camo jacket and standing in front of a pink background
We dare you to find a hairstyle that’s easier than the hun. Credit: Verity Jane Smith

2. Half-up bun

Don’t worry if you’re torn between an updo or wearing your tresses down for Guy Fawkes Night, because this half-up, half-down bun (AKA the hun) is the perfect in-between! Keep your hair wavy and casual for a relaxed look to really ramp up the volume!


Editor’s tip: If you’re dealing with second day strands, you can give them a quick refresh with the VO5 Dry Texturising Spray. Not only will it help amp up your hair’s texture, but it will also give it an ‘effortlessly undone’ finish.

Bonfire hairstyles: Lesley from Fresh Lengths with her dark natural hair styled into a donut bun, wearing all black and posing outside
What’s not to adore about this ‘do? Credit: Instagram.com/freshlengths

3. Donut bun

Looking for easy-to-do updos for your natural hair? Well, look no further, because the beautiful donut bun is perfect for keeping your natural tresses safe and sound – making this ‘do both pretty and protective (hooray!). Credit: @freshlengths

Editor’s tip: For an on-the-go moisture boost, don’t forget to spritz your curly tresses with the TIGI S-Factor Papaya Leave-In Moisture Spray

Bonfire hairstyles: Back shot of woman with bronde long hair styled into a braided ponytail, wearing white jumper with black turtleneck underneath it
This ‘do will last as long as you do. Credit: Instagram.com/michaelgrayhair

4. Plaited ponytail

Got luscious long hair? Then don’t underestimate the power of this pretty plait! By embracing this French plait, you’ll be bringing your A-game to any Bonfire Night party while keeping your hair safely tucked away. Credit: @michaelgrayhair

Editor’s tip: If you have thin or fine hair, and want to give your plaited ponytail some extra oomph, spritz your mane with some VO5 Dry Texturising Spray before styling, to give it a lovely boost of texture and volume.

woman with black hair and double space buns and a full fringe wearing a black top
Be twice as party-ready with double buns. Credit: Instagram.com/stylespygirl

5. Double buns

Thought that double buns were just for sweaty summer raves? Well, we’re here to tell you, that they are also a super cute option for winter, too! Just don’t forget to pull out some tendrils of hair free from around your face, to give yourself that perfectly undone finish. Credit: @stylespygirl

Tip: Feel like giving your buns a dazzling twist? Then you need to try out the sparkliest hair trend of the year: space buns! After all, glitter makes everything better, right?

Redhead woman with Milkmaid braid
Keep all of your hair safe in a milkmaid braid. Credit: Instagram.com/lilyporcelaine

6. Milkmaid braid

The milkmaid braid might look like it’s difficult to do, but in reality, it’s actually really, really easy! So, if you’re less than hair-confident, and not quite a plaiting pro, this is definitely one for you. Unconvinced? Then to nail the look, simply follow our quick milkmaid braid tutorial, here. Credit@lilyporcelaine

TRESemme Ultimate Hold Hairspray

Editor’s tip: To keep your ‘do looking on point all day, don’t forget to give it a generous spritz of the TRESemmé Ultimate Shine Hold Hairspray. This hairspray not only gives you long-lasting hold but also help to protect against frizz, without leaving any sticky residue!

Bonfire hairstyles: Young woman in the woods with long wavy blonde hair, wearing grey jacket with scarf and pink bobble hat, covering her face with a fallen leaf
Because a hat won’t let you down! Credit: Instagram.com/fashiogalsz

7. Hat hair

Whether you’re planning on rocking a beret, a baker boy hat or a good ‘old bobble hat (aren’t the pearls on this one cute?), knowing what to do with your hair underneath can make or break your Bonfire get-up.

The solution? Sleep with braided pigtails the night before Guy Fawkes and then undo them in the evening to get these lush, loose waves. Credit: @fashiogalsz

Bonfire hairstyles: Shot of a woman with straight hair tucked into her orange turtleneck, wearing lime green blazer and posing outside
If all else fails, try the hair tuck. Credit: Verity Jane Smith

8. Hair tuck

Channel model-off-duty vibes for the night by tucking in your straight, long hair into your turtleneck. It’s a classic look and will take all of ten seconds — yes, please!


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