12 fancy flower updo hairstyles you’ll want to rock every day!

Love the idea of a flower updo? With our inspiration, you'll be a bloomin' beauty in no time ?!

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


louise roe with flower updo hairstyle wearing red dress at instyle awards
Romance is in the hair! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

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 Oilwhich also helps tame flyaways and keep frizz at bay.

backshot of maggie grace with gibson tuck hairstyle with a peony flower in her hair
Ready to be a Gibson girl? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

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.

herizen gaurdiola with space bun flower updo at marc jacobs daisy party
Flower + space buns = boho-perfect hair! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Space buns with daisies

Space buns with daisies are a pretty way to show off the texture of your natural hair. So, when we spotted American singer Herizen Guardiola with this ‘do, we couldn’t help but swoon.

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.

vanessa hudgens with messy halo braid with flowers wearing white sundress at red carpet event
Looks like you’ve stepped out a fairy tale with this braided flower updo! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Halo braid with pink baby’s breath flowers

Is that a halo braid we spy on Vanessa Hudgens? You can take yours to fairy tale-like heights by tucking in a few sprigs of baby’s breath into the braid. Trust us, the compliments will just pour in!

flower updo hairstyles: sienna miller with flower headband and messy bun updo on red carpet
Fend off bad hair days with a floral headband! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. Bun with floral headband

Not all flower updos are super fancy. If you don’t want to fiddle around with blooms, take a boho approach, à la Sienna Miller, and pair your go-to bun with a 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!

backshot of model with bun adorned with baby's breath and bows on the rodarte runway
Pimp up your bun Rodarte style! Credit: indigitalimages.com

6. Floral ballerina bun

Think outside the box for your next summer party by decorating your ballerina bun with baby’s breath and a few bows.

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.

model with messy flower updo at zac posen show
Messy hair? Add some flowers! Credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

An the bonus? This uber-stylish hairstyle works well for ladies with short and long hair!

runway shot of model with low flower updo hairstyle wearing floral outfit dolce and gabanna
Flowers everywhere! Credit: indigitalimages.com

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!

model with sleek rose bun hairstyle smiling and wearing floral smart dress
Everything’s coming up roses!

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?

backshot of woman with flower updo ponytail hairstyle wearing pink
Flowers + messy braided ponytail = fairy tale hair! Credit: Instagram.com/inspobyelvirall

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!

backshot of model with triple rose braided updo hairstyle
Be three times the fashionista with this triple rose braided updo! Credit: Instagram.com/coiffure_cocoon

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

backshot of model with dutch braid flower updo with charm detail
Flower hair, don’t care! Credit: Instagram.com/braidsandblossoms

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


Loved looking at these charming flower updo hairstyles? For some more amazing hair inspiration, visit our Updo or #BeatHairBoredom pages to discover the latest and greatest looks around!

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