Think that flowers are strictly reserved for festivals and weddings? Well, you’ll be pleased to know that this season’s hottest hair trend is all about tucking pretty buds into any of your updos or braids, and even styling your locks to resemble them too.
Not sure where to start your floral journey? Well, you’ve definitely come to the right place. Below, and in our gallery, we’ve found 12 ethereal flower updo hairstyles inspire your next ‘do. These updos are stylish enough to rock every day, but also impressive enough for any classy events that may come your way. So, what are you waiting for?
12 flower updo hairstyles pretty enough to wear every day
1. Sleek chignon with roses
What could be more romantic than a sleek chignon? A sleek chignon with pretty red roses, of course! like Louise Roe has done, here.
Take a leaf out of Louise Roe’s hair book and let this quick-fix flower updo stylishly take you seamlessly from brunch to date night. Oh, la la!
Editor’s tip: Keep your flower updo looking glossy by using a few drops of the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil, which also helps tame flyaways and keep frizz at bay.
2. Gibson tuck with peony flower
Heading to work? Try upgrading your standard Gibson tuck and go for a peony flower-adorned one like Maggie Grace.
3. Space buns with daisies
This dreamy ‘do has got tonnes of laid-back allure, making it perfect for everyday wear. Flower hair in a flash? You can sign us up!
Editor’s tip: Before you create your space buns, give your hair a little pick-me-up and treat it with the Nexxus Emergencée Refortifying Leave in Crème.
4. Halo braid with pink baby’s breath flowers
5. Bun with floral headband
Not only will this trendy hair accessory take your mane game up a level, but it will help keep your locks out of the way!
6. Floral ballerina bun
We think this Rodarte-inspired ‘do is fab when paired with drop earrings and will give you a unique look, that’s also runway-approved.
7. Messy updo with faux flowers
Want to subtly get in on the flower updo trend? Well, we’ve got just the thing: this beautiful messy updo with faux flowers.
8. Low braided bun with flower details
If you consider a low braided bun a bit too boring for your next fancy soiree, amp it up with a mixture flowers and a sparkly headband.
Top it all off by pairing the look with a floral ensemble and you’ll be a bloomin’ beauty in no time!
9. Sleek rose bun
Love the look of flowers and buns? Why not mix them together and rock a sleek rose bun, like the picture above?
This polished hairstyle cleverly resembles a rose flower, which means you don’t need to actually use any real ones to achieve it! Pretty amazing, right?
10. Messy floral ponytail with pressed flowers
Can’t shake off your love for messy ponytails? Take yours to the next level — and create the ultimate flower updo by fashioning some pressed flowers into it, like this stylish Instagrammer has done. Credit: @inspobyelvirall
Editor’s tip: Mist your ethereal ‘do with with the Toni&Guy Illuminating Hair Perfume, to boost your mane’s shine and also make it smell divine!
11. Triple rose braided updo
Heading to the gym and looking for a flower updo that’ll outlast your workout? Well, let us introduce us to your new best friend: the triple rose braided updo.
While this style may look complicated, it’s surprisingly easy to master! This nifty hairstyle is made up of three twisted (and pancaked) rope braids, that are turned into a rose shape and secured with bobby pins. Simple! Credit: @coiffure_cocoon
12. Dutch braided rose bun
When it comes to flower updos, the Dutch braided rose bun is our absolute favourite.
This pretty and practical hairstyle is another great way to nail the flower hair trend, all without actually have to use real ones — phew! Credit: @braidsandblossoms