Struggling to find Diwali hairstyles to wear for this year’s festivities? Traditionally, in honour of the 5 days of celebration, people brighten up their homes with candles and colourful lights, as well as dressing up to celebrate – which of course means styling up the hair!
And since we love any reason to rock a glam occasion hairstyle, we’ve been trying out a whole host of different ‘dos that are just perfect for the holiday. So, if you’re looking for stunning, celebration-worthy styles to pair with your Diwali outfits, look no further.
Hairstyles for Diwali: 6 stunning styles you'll love
1. Half-up, half-down angled braid
Perfect for those who love to show off the length of their tresses, this intricate-looking ‘do will stun from all angles! But that’s not all – the best part about this easy-to-achieve style, is that it looks great on straight, wavy and curly hair, so anyone can do it.
2. Glamorous wavy updo
If you’ve got more formal festivities to attend during Diwali and are looking for a simple, yet sophisticated style, why not try styling your mane into a glamorous, wavy updo?
Editor’s tip: To really dazzle during the colourful celebrations, spray some TIGI Bed Head Headrush Hairspray onto your updo, for a red carpet-worthy shine!
3. Upside-down French braid bun
While a French braid may not seem like one of the most suitable hairstyles for Diwali, this spruced-up variation – the upside down French braid bun – most definitely is!
This party-in-the-back updo may seem quite difficult to achieve, but trust us, it couldn’t be easier: simply follow our step-by-step tutorial for this stunning hairdo. Seriously, with a look this good, you’ll have more than a few heads turning!
4. Half-up, half-down twist
Can’t decide which way you should wear your hair for the festivities this year? Well, don’t fret, because this gorgeous half-up, half-down twist is the ideal choice for whatever you have planned.
What makes this style so great is that as long as you can create a simple twist, you’ll literally be able to create this hairstyle in minutes! Pair with soft, cascading curls for princess-worthy results.
5. Braided chignon
Braided updos are a popular choice for Diwali hairstyles and it’s not hard to see why. Classy, elegant and full of detail, this braided chignon is made for party season. Plus, it’s an ideal way to wear your hair up off of your face to show off your fabulous new outfit!
Editor’s tip: Worried about your style falling out? Ensure your updo stays looking perfect right the way through the night with a quick spray of the VO5 Ultimate Hold Hairspray.
6. Half-up fishtail braid
Not decided what you’re wearing yet? This simple but stunning half-up fishtail braid would work with any outfit, from super glam to more casual, so however you’re celebrating, your hair will be the perfect accessory.