17 Cute Hairstyles for Long Hair That’ll Make You Start Styling STAT

There’s a really good chance you won’t be able to stop squeeing when you look over these cute hairstyles for long hair that we’ve rounded up for you. There’s so many ways to style long hair; oodles of options, that every time you go out wearing one of these cute and easy hairstyles for long hair, there’s a good chance you’ll end up a street style star:

17 Insta-Worthy Cute Long Hairstyles to Steal Now:

cute hairstyles for long hair wavy pigtails
Why should kids have all the fun?

1. Wavy Pigtails

Who says only kids can wear pig tails? This iteration is a great way to show off your waves (your own, or with the help of a curling iron). Wrap hair around ponytail holder and pin in place with a hair pin in the same shade as your hair.

cute hairstyles for long hair high ponytail
Swish! Swish!

2. High Ponytail

Ponytails are bouncy, easy to do, and can be worn anywhere. There’s something so fun about swishing your pony back and forth.  To create a high pony, gather up your hair to the back of the crown, secure with a pony holder and you’re done.

cute hairstyles for long hair half topknot bun
Insta cool.

3. Box Braid Top Knot

The box braid top knot is one of those cute hairstyles for long hair that’s relatively straightforward to create, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of doing it sooner. Simply gather braids from the sides, create a mini bun on top of your head, pin into place and get ready for compliments. Keep hair healthy and shiny with Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Styling Oil.

cute hairstyles for long hair bow bun
Yass! Yaass!

4. Bow Bun

Cute or what? C’mon, admit it; you’re smiling at this photo; it’s definitely one of the cute hairstyles for long hair that’s so awesome, it’ll turn heads! Follow our tutorial and do it at home. Prep hair with Nexxus Styling Mousse Plus Volumizing Foam. It can help give strands some fullness and lift while stopping hair from slipping, making that bow easier to create.

Cute Hairstyles for Long Hair box braids and bow
Top off your style.

5. Box Braids and Bow Bun

Talk about cuteness overload! This bow bun with box braids style will get you stopped on the street; cute hairstyles like these bring on tons of compliments.

6. Half-Up Top Knot

This is a playful hairstyle; as you can add elements to the style, like curling the loose strands that frame your face, or do tiny braids, or leave your tresses alone, and let the half-up topknot shine. Want to add more cuteness to the style during the summer? Place a flower or two in the topknot. If your hair is fine, or thin, get styling help with TRESemmé Thick & Full Balm; it will prevent slippage and adds volume.

cute hairstyles for long hair half-up braided bun
Be a mermaid unicorn.

7. Half-Up Braided Bun

Cute long hairstyles like the half-up braided bun can make you feel like a mermaid unicorn—yah, that cool. Start with a mini French braid on top, and let your long hair shine.

cute hairstyles for long hair scarf braid
Like art. Photo Credit: Dvora

8. Scarf Braid

Cute and chic! Get creative with a French braid and add a long rectangular scarf into the mix. This is one of the cute hairstyles for long hair that can go from weekends to a festival in seconds flat. Get your style right and tight with Bed Head by TIGI Control Freak Serum. The serum locks down style, stops frizzies from even thinking of showing up and makes hair gleam.

cute hairstyles for long hair ballerina bun
Twirlin’.

9. Ballerina Bun

Go ahead and twirl! The ballerina bun is one of those cute and easy hairstyles for long hair that works amaze with third day hair, greasy hair and anytime you need a style stat! Make a pony, twirl your hair, and pin in place. Finish it off with Dove Style+Care Extra Hold Hairspray, you’ll have a look that stays put all day, lots of shine and a touchable hold.

cute hairstyles for long hair box braids pigtails
Place them as high as you want.

10. Box Braids Pigtails

Amp up your box braids with pigtails. Get extra ‘gram-appeal by having them start at the crown.

cute hairstyles for long hair pastel colors and french braid
Color me cute.

11. Pastel Side Braid

Go wild with creative color in pastel shades and then pancake your French side braid. Even if you don’t opt for color, a pancaked French braid is one of those cute and easy hairstyles for long hair that’ll make people say, “Aww, I want that!”

cute hairstyles for long hair flower crown
Flowers are so sweet and cute.

12. Flower Crown

Nothing says cute like flowers, and a flower crown is perfection. Start off your floral style with a retro 70s look; center part and stick-straight hair. Use a flat iron to create the style. But, before you use the flat iron on your locks, protect them from any heat damage with Nexxus Promend Heat Protecting Mist. It creates a barrier between your hair and your heated tool.

cute hairstyles for long hair beehive
The higher the hair…

13. Beehive

Get retro with the beehive! Beehives were made for long hair, because the height and sheer volume of the style is perfect for long hair. To get the volume you’ll need, first prep hair with Dove Style+Care Volume Amplifier Mousse, it adds volume and shine. Follow the tutorial and get ready to tease hair into place.

cute hairstyles for long hair space buns
Quick and cute.

14. Space Buns

Release your inner galactic space princess with space buns. Use our tutorial to create space buns or mini space buns and the rest of your hair is worn loose.

cute hairstyles for long hair
Back interest. Photo Credit: Allyson Alapont

15. Half Braid Pigtails

Cute coming and going! Show off your long hair with pigtails that start as French braids.

cute hairstyles for long hair double dutch
Perfect for selfies.

16. Double Dutch

Take those pigtails and turn them into Double Dutch braids. After showering and conditioning, mist on Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Heat Defense Leave-In Conditioner. It moisturizes your hair and protects it from damage and frizzies while you’re blow-drying your hair straight for this style. The double Dutch is one of the cute hairstyles for long hair that can rock a runway and glamping.

cute hairstyles for long hair wavy hair
Wavy and wondrously sexy.

17. Waves for Days

Cute hairstyles for long hair that are sexy too? Well, of course! Wear your wavy hair loose and free. For extra volume, flip hair upside down and spray TRESemmé TRES Two Ultra Fine Mist Hairspray at the roots. Then flip hair back, and use the hairspray at the roots by your crown and near your ears.

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