Looking for occasion-ready updos for long hair? Stop searching for up styles for long hair, and start taking a look at these beauties, instead!
Has your long hair styling routine become ultra-boring? And are you looking for stunning, fresh updos for long hair to amp up your mane game? If you answered yes to both of these questions, stay put, because you’re hair problems are about solved!
Okay, searching for on-trend easy updos for long hair isn’t the simplest of tasks; which is why we’ve found you 17 unmissable up styles for long hair that are perfect for your next formal occasion! You’re welcome.
17 unmissable up hairstyles for long hair that are perfect for your next occasion
1. The fishtail milkmaid braid
It’s no secret that braided updos for long hair are reigning supreme. And if you’re looking for a fresh, romantic way to rock halo braids, just take a peek at the above look!
2. The rope braided low messy bun
When it comes to easy updos for long hair, nothing beats a beautiful, low messy bun. But this is no ordinary undone bun, because this updo incorporates a twist braid on the side, for a unique, well, twist!
This contemporary take on the classic bun boasts the perfect mix of casual and polish, plus it’ll help keep you nice and cool throughout the summer, too! Credit: @missysueblog
3. Wet-look bobby pinned bun
4. Stunning braided space buns
Looking for a quick hairstyle that’s also super cute? Then these beautiful braided space buns could be the answer to all your hair prayers!
Whoever said updo hairstyles for long hair were boring clearly didn’t take this pretty, fun style into account!
5. Top notch top knot
Are you a lazy girl at heart searching for easy updos for long hair? Then you need get on the top knot hair trend, pronto!
This rather underrated hairstyle is really versatile, working amazingly well for all sorts of occasions. So, whether you’re having a casual brunch or hosting a summer party, you’ll have a hairdo that’s ready for anything!
6. Romantic rose bun
When it comes to fancy hair updos for long hair, this charming rose bun hairstyle is one of our absolute favourites.
This modern look is perfect for ladies who want to amp up their mane’s romance factor, ensuring you’ll look bloomin’ beautiful at your next event!
7. Gorgeous Gibson tuck
Are you a sucker for all things vintage? Great! And if you’re looking for hair updos for long hair that will allow you to channel retro vibes, the solution lies in this gorgeous Gibson tuck hairstyle. Trust us, it’s the best of both vintage and bun hair worlds!
8. Undone low bun
Slung low, with a few tousled strands for an extra touch of romance, this is the sizzling, effortless updo of the moment: the undone low bun.
Now, the only question left is: which day of the week will you be flaunting this ‘do?
9. Rolled chignon
Love the look of chignons but struggle to recreate the look at home? Well, now you can finally master the look! All you need to ace this chignon, is to roll and tuck your hair into an elasticated headband. Yep, that really is all it takes – easy peasy, eh?
10. Upside down braided bun
Love the look of braids and buns? Why not mix them together and rock an upside-down French braided bun, like the picture above?
Not only is the hairstyle we’ve chosen guaranteed to last you all day and night – no matter how much dancing you do – but it also looks fabulous from every single angle (especially the back!).
11. Polished bun updo
After a bun hairstyle that looks sophisticated, yet takes seconds to achieve? We know it sounds impossible, but it’s really not! This polished bun will be sure to keep you cool, tame flyaways and be achieved in under 5 minutes flat.
Editor’s tip: To give your hair a star-worthy shine, mist some of the VO5 Sublime Sleek Creation Hairspray all over your mane!
12. Wavy vintage updo
When you mix vintage waved hair and updos together, you get the dreamiest hairstyle ever: the wavy vintage updo!
Featuring a charming mix of neat waves and retro-inspired hair accessories, this ‘do is guaranteed to get heads turning wherever you go.
13. French twist
Eager to add some je nes sais quoi into to your everyday style? Then let us introduce you to your new obsession: the French twist.
This uber elegant hairstyle is actually less complicated than it looks, yet won’t fail to impress. Master this Brigitte Bardot-inspired updo with our step-by-step tutorial, right here.
14. Fake braid roll
Want to nail an elegant, easy updo, but scared that your styling prowess is less that professional? Well, you’ll no longer have to be envious of your plait-savvy friends, with this fake braid roll around!
15. Floral hair updo
Think hair updos for long hair are boring? Adding fancy hair accessories, a la the picture above, will make you think again. From intricately detailed headbands to fairy-like flower crowns, sprucing up your long hair updo will be breeze.
16. Vintage updo with bandana
Top knots are so easy it’s almost criminal. But when worn with a pretty bandana, like the picture above, they’re a pin-up lover’s dream come true.
17. Side braided bun
Why opt for a regular side bun when you could have a twisted side bun with braid detail? Positioning your long hair to the side is a great way of putting a contemporary spin on any classic look.
So, after you’ve mastered our side bun tutorial, make sure to give this twisted side bun a try. Who knows, it might just become your new go-to!
We knew these beautiful updo hairstyles for long hair would impress you! So, to get your next styling fix, take a spin around our Long Hairstyles and Updos pages, for loads of more dazzling hair ideas.