Win the mane game with these hair updos for medium-length locks!

Easy buns, twists and hair updos for medium length locks, every day of the week!  

Ladies with medium hair, rejoice! Quick, easy, and super on-trend hair updos for medium-length locks do exist, and we’ve found 6 of them just for you (’cause you deserve to have good hair days every day of the week!).

So instead of wearing your hair down like you always do, why not stylishly shake things up and try one of these double tap-worthy medium-length hair updos? No basic ‘dos here, people.

These hair updos for medium-length hair are complete #hairgoals


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For those days you want a laid back hairstyle, keep this one close! Credit:

1. Messy bun

Want to give your everyday style a bit of a revamp? All you need is second day hair, a hairband and some dry shampoo. Why? To help you create this ultra-stylish messy bun, of course.

Whether you’re heading to the gym or work, this fail-safe style is here to save the mane day. Credit: @erika_boldrin

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You can count on a top knot for any event! Credit:

2. Sleek top knot

But what if you’ve got a fancy date or formal shindig to attend? Then you can rock a runway-approved sleek top knot, instead.

With a pair of tassel drop earrings and a bright lip, you’ll be able to show everyone how gorgeous hair updos for medium-length locks really are! Credit: @dulcecandy

TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil Front

Editor’s tip: To give your top knot a surreal shimmer, apply a few drops of the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil and just watch as your locks get taken to star-worthy new heights!

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The blogger bun is popular for a reason and this is it…Credit:

3. The blogger bun

Struggling to make your strands stay upright, but still want a bun hairstyle that’ll do double-time? Well it’s high-time you jumped on the blogger bun bandwagon, like, right now.

The low-slung bun has street-style-perfect written all over it, making it ideal for anyone looking for medium-length hair updos hat are full of fashionable flair. Credit: @marinathemoss

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This braided Gibson tuck is here to help you slay! Credit:

4. Braided Gibson tuck

Who knew a Gibson tuck hairstyle could look this chic? According to this Instagrammer, pairing a vintage tuck with beautiful braids is the way forward, bringing this look into the 21st century with some contemporary charm.

Now before you kick, scream and get major mane envy over not being able to rock this look, know that we have you well and truly covered. Just take a look at our tutorial on how to get a Gibson tuck at home, here, and all your hair dreams will come true. Credit: @w_w_w_mj_

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These ’90s buns are here to save you from a bad hair day! Credit:

5. Space buns

If there’s one hairstyle that’s ruled them all this season, it’s space buns. And it’s not hard to see why, either — they’re edgy and adorable at the same time, not to mention a practical way to keep your hair wrapped neatly away.

But if your tresses aren’t quite long enough to work this look, or if you just want to bring out your inner Parisian It-girl, you can easily try the lower version of this hairstyle: macaron buns (AKA a French girl’s best friend). Whatever style you choose, you’ll look gorgeous! Credit: @luka_metz

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The most romantic updo ever? Milkmaid braids! Credit:

6. Milkmaid braid

When it comes to romantic hair updos for medium-length hair (that’s also easy to DIY, of course!), our absolute favourite is the milkmaid braid.

Just look at how this beauty rocks it and then you’ll understand why we’re obsessed with it. And when you realise you are, too, get the look for yourself with our milkmaid braid tutorial (yay!). Credit: @barefootblonde

Editor’s tip: If your locks tend to fall on the finer side, plump 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 by gently pulling at each section with your thumb and forefinger, and prepare to be amazed by its thicker appearance.


Loved these looks and now ready to #beathairboredom all season? Then don’t forget to head on over to our Updos page for heaps of on-trend looks and the latest updo hairstyles to try right, now.

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