10 Chic and Easy Ribbon Hairstyles for the Holidays

Give your ponytail the holiday touch.

During the holidays, we like to try out new hairstyles like the holiday-themed ribbon hairstyle trend. Chic, easy, and perfect for every virtual celebration on your agenda this year, ribbon hairstyles are the hairstyle of the season. Keep reading to get inspired and find a ribbon hairstyle that suits you:

1. The Chic Ponytail

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Pretty pony with a bow to top it off. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

One of the easiest and cutest ways to create ribbon styles are on ponytails. If you’re not in the mood to pull out all of your hair tools to create a super fancy style, you can stick with this. Brush your hair back with a handy boar-bristled brush and use Bed Head by TIGI Wax Stick to help smooth any flyaways. To complete the look, pin a ribbon right above your ponytail and you’re all set.

2. Wavy Ponytail

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Fancy pony for all of the holiday parties. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Whether you have naturally wavy hair, or want to add waves to your ribbon styles to make it a bit fancier, this is a cute look for the holiday. Instead of adding a ribbon above your ponytail, use your ribbon to hold your pony in place. On thicker hair types, we recommend using a hair tie first, then apply a velvet string over and tie into a bow. This way you don’t have to worry about your ribbon not holding your hair tight enough. Set your style with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Boost Hold Level 3 to maintain the bouncy look and feel of your ponytail.

3. Hair Clip

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Fake it till you make it.

Crunched for time but still want to get in on this trend? Grab a hair clip that mimics a tied ribbon and create a simple half-up style.

4. Braided Ribbons

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Incorporate a ribbon into your braid.

Grab a ribbon and incorporate it into a simple braid for an easy yet impressive hairstyle.

5. Tie a Bow

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Tie your hair up and wrap it in a bow!

Grab a simple velvet ribbon and finish off a braided style with a bow!

6. Create a Headband

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Create a headband with a bright ribbon.

Grab a bright ribbon and tie it around your head to create a DIY headband.

7. Half-Up

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Try a classic half up style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Create a center part and pull half of your hair up into a fancy yet understated style. Tie the top section of hair with a big bow for a super chic way to get in on this trend.

8. High Shine

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Amp up the holiday shine. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Get in the holiday spirit with a shiny hair ribbon! Wrap it tightly around a low sleek ponytail for a super glamorous look. Mist your hair with Dove Style+Care Smooth and Shine Heat Protection Spray and use a hair straightener to add to the shine of the style.

9. Tie it Loosely

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Tie your hair in a low loose ponytail. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Short on time? Grab a ribbon and tie your hair up into a loose low ponytail.

10. High Contrast

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Try for a high contrast color scheme.

Looking for a look that pops? Choose a ribbon in a contrasting color to your hair to make a major statement.

Thinking about trying a ribbon hairstyle? Take a picture and share it with us by tagging @AllThingsHairUS!

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