Ready for that midnight kiss? You betcha.
What better time to bring out your most fabulous, show-stopping look than during the ball drop? Plug into the fun with New Year’s Eve hairstyles that mimic the glitzy, optimistic vibe of the night—and, not to mention, set the all-important tone for the year ahead.
To get our glam on for this big-ticket event, we tapped the gorgeous Zoe Newlove, one of our expert YouTube hair vloggers, to help us recreate a look fit for that countdown kiss. She gives us her version of coiffed 1950s curls (given some modern-day sex appeal, natch) that, although part of our 100 Years of Holiday Hair series, is an all-occasion look that can definitely be worn again in years to come. Read on for an easy step-by-step tutorial for our take on luscious New Year’s Eve hairstyles: the curly side-parted lob. See y’all at midnight!
Tutorial: 1950s-Inspired Curly New Year’s Eve Hairstyles
Start with clean, freshly washed hair.
Apply some mousse.
Blow-dry and tie your hair.
Curl your hair.
Pin curls up.
Pin-curl all sections.
Remove your pins.
Comb out your curls.
Brush 'n fluff.
Add a festive touch.
Finish with hairspray.
Now you’ve learned create a New Year’s Eve hairstyles for your holiday party! Give this look a go and be sure to show off your party hairstyle using the hashtag #100YEARSxHOLIDAYHAIR. Be sure to check out our next video for a 1960s beehive with Dulce Candy.