14 Sexy Hairstyles for Long Hair to Up Your Game

Your hair-flipping game was never as strong!

When it comes to sexy hairstyles for long hair, you’ve got lots and lots and lots (oh, did we say lots?) Of options! Yeah, you could do the time tested #longhairdontcare straight long locks, but why not up your game? Get creative with curling and flat irons, play peek-a-boo with curtain bangs… and don’t even get us started on the endless braid possibilities out there.

14 Sexy Hairstyles for Long Hair

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It’s the swish factor.

1. High Ponytail

The high ponytail is one of the classic sexy hairstyles for long hair that you keep going back to for two reasons: one, the “swish” effect—the way your hair moves across your shoulders can be mesmerizing; and two, it’s the perfect way to show off both your face and your hair at once.

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Whip your hair.

2. Box Braids High Ponytail

Box braids high ponytails are another classic way to have sexy long hair.  Keep your style glossy (and frizz-free) looking with  Nexxus Humectress Encapsulate Serum.

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Just one braid. Photo Credit: Dvora

3. Accent Braid

Create a single face-framing French braid, and then keep the rest of your hair loose. One of the many easy sexy hairstyles for long hair that’s on this list.

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Crimp the middle. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Middle Part and Crimped Details

Give yourself a middle part, and then with a flat iron, crimp sections of your hair midway through the shaft. Before you touch that heat tool, spray on Dove Style+Care Smooth & Shine Heat-Protection Spray and protect your hair from heat-induced damage.

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Full fringe effect.

5. ’80s Bangs

Go retro-sexy with a thick full fringe and some volume at the crown. Back comb hair and then set it with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Extend Hold Level 4 for a long-lasting hold that keeps hair touchably soft.

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Box braids and waves.

6. Box Braids and Waves

Wear your box braids with loose ends in a half-up style.

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Cascading long, loose curls.

7. Loose Curls

When hair is damp, run Dove Style+Care Volume Amplifier Mousse through your hair. The mousse prevents flyaways and frizz while adding volume. Then using a curling iron, create big, loose curls.

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Rear view. Photo Credit: Verity Jane Smith

8. Braided Updo

Who says updos are all about placing your hair on top of your head? Create a braided updo with hair long and loose. Braids are easy to create on second-day hair. Use Suave Professionals Natural Refresh Dry Shampoo to freshen up your locks; infused with Argan oil, it also adds shine.

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Capturing attention.

9. Blue Ombré and Curls

Toss on blue ombré highlights and create big, loose curls to show off that hue.

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Being an angel with a halo braid

10. Halo Braid

Using the halo braid tutorial, create a partial halo braid, and then leave the rest of your hair loose.

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Tiny braids are the perfect accent to an updo.

11. Tiny Braid Updo

Go ahead and create an updo, and then make it sexier with tiny braids. Use Nexxus Oil Infinite Nourishing Hair Oil to moisturize your hair and add shine.

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Keepin’ it cool.

12. Slick It Back

Yes, long hair can be slicked back. The trick is to slick it back around your hairline, then keep the rest of the hair straight and smooth. Your secret weapon is TRESemmé TRES Two Ultra Firm Control Gel.

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Made for flirting.

13. Deep Side Part

Whether you have relaxed hair or not, a deep side part, where you can peek out from your bangs is very sexy.

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I see you! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

14. Curtain Bangs

Curtain bangs, a.k.a. peek-a-boo bangs, are bangs that can come down to the middle of your nose. You can wear them straight across or swept to the side. Like a deep side part, any time you’re peeking out from long hair is a hallmark of sexy haircuts for long hair.

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