3 Très Chic Holiday Hair Ideas to Test Drive Right Now

Alyssa François | 06 November 2017

A try-before-you-buy method for hair.

Brides-to-be aren’t the only candidates for test-driving a hairstyle before their big day. In preparation for the holiday season, there are endless chic holiday hair ideas you can try right now. While there are tons of gorgeous looks you can whip into shape at the very last minute, why not use your spare time to try out holiday hairstyles and master them just in time?

During holiday party season, almost every girl wants to try out a brand new style. Giving your new holiday hairstyle a test run before you try it five minutes before the big fête (and avoid failing miserably) is your best bet. Here’s your cheat sheet for easy holiday hairstyles to try now and decide on later.

Holiday Hair Ideas: 3 Chic Looks To Consider This Season

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Holiday hair ideas: Chic chignon. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

1.Wear it up in a bun.

Buns are easy to turn into a glam holiday look. Gather your hair into a ponytail, then loop the ends into a bun. To maintain a cheerful shine for the holidays, spray Bed Head by TIGI Headrush Shine Hairspray. Love the look? Dress up your bun with the perfect festive party frock.

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Holiday hair ideas: Edgy holiday hairstyle. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

2. Wear a textured side braid.

Not one of your average holiday hairstyles, right? Take the risk with a hairstyle that is totally unexpected. To achieve the look, rough-dry hair for texture, then tightly weave the side of your hair into a French braid. To update the look for your holiday festivities, slide gilded bobby pins into the mix. Spray your hair with a hairspray like Dove Style+Care Strength & Shine Flexible Hold Hairspray for flexible hold and you’re ready to have a holly jolly time!

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Try a sparkly hairstyle to ring in the New Year!

3. Try party hair.

Clips and embellished headbands are so passé; this season, it’s all about hair jewels. Rock the night away with a braid amped up with a pretty set of hair piercings or jewels. Blowdry hair with TRESemmé Get Sleek Blow Dry Balm for a high-shine style. Braid your hair on one side and loop your jewels through. To test drive the style right now, save the nighttime-inspired makeup and the fancy ensemble for the actual occasion. Instead, pair your hairstyle with a simple daytime look.

Want more holiday inspiration? Check out these festive hair colors to try.