Indian Hairstyles: 10 Intricate Styles Fit for Any Occasion

Learn how to create these intricate and beautiful Indian hairstyles. 

If you’re on the lookout for unique Indian hairstyles to pair with traditional outfits then you are in the right place. This collection of Indian hairstyles includes both intricate and more simple styles to choose from and features a look for every occasion. Each style is unique and beautiful in its own way and each one is easy to create at home. We’re talking you through each look, giving you an inside look at our best styling tips, and letting you in on which products will help you best recreate these styles.

Beautiful Indian Hairstyles

Indian hairstyles voluminous low ponytail updo
Play up the volume at the front of your hairline.

1. Voluminous Updo

Use a teasing comb to create lots of volume at the front of your hairline and then smooth it back into a low voluminous updo. The more you tease the more volume you’ll create so you can really tailor this style to your preferences and the particular look you’re going for.

indian hairstyles tousled curls
Take a less traditional approach.

2. Tousled Curls

Take a less traditional approach and brush your curls out to create a soft tousled texture.

Indian hairstyles soft curls
Soften your curls with this simple trick.

3. Soft Curls

Use a curling iron to create soft curls all over your head. Skip the hairspray let your curls fall around your shoulders for a soft and simple look.

indian hairstyles sleek bob
Add a touch of hair serum for a silky bob.

4. Sleek Bob

Add a touch of sleek shine to your bob by running Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Smoothing Hair Serum through your strands.

indian hairstyles low voluminous ponytail brunette
Let your hair take center stage.

5. Voluminous Ponytail

Use a 1 1/2 inch curling iron to create curls in the bottom half of your hair. Gather your strands into a side ponytail that cascades over your shoulder. Use a comb to brush through your curls and to add even more volume to the look.

Indian hairstyles long loose curls
All you need is a curling iron and a can of hairspray.

6. Loose Curls

Use a 1-inch curling iron to create a curls that start from your temple and cascade down from there. Keep them in place with a mist of TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Smooth Hold Level 2.



Indian hairstyles high bun
Show off your hair in a high sleek bun.

7. High Bun

Comb your hair up into a high sleek bun. Start off by pulling it up into a ponytail and then wrap the loose hair around the base of the ponytail. Finish off by securing the bun with a hair tie and use bobby pins to pin any loose hairs into place.

indian hairstyles half up style flowers
Adorn your half up style with small flowers.

8. Half Up

Wear your hair in a half up style and adorn the look with a string of small white flowers.

Indian hairstyles half up center part natural
Wear your hair naturally and pull it up into a textured half up style.

9. Natural Texture

Let your hair air dry into its natural texture and pull it up into a half up style. This look serves as a great base for any accessorizing you want to do: from the small flowers we featured above to traditional Indian jewelry.

Indian hairstyles curly hair half up
Pin your curls up into a half up style.

10. Pinned Curls

Start off by defining your curls by combing Dove Style + Care Curls Defining Mousse through your strands after your shower. Once your curls have dried you can show them off by pinning them up into a beautiful half up style.

Looking for more traditional hairstyles? Check out 10 traditional African braid hairstyles to try now.

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