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 of options! Sure, you could do the classic straight long locks, but why not up your game? Get creative with curling and flat irons, play around with curtain bangs… and don’t even get us started on the endless braid possibilities out there.

Keep scrolling to get inspo for sexy hairstyle ideas for long hair.

From high ponytails to unique braids, achieving sexy hairstyles is so much easier than you think. Check out thr best looks for long hair.

1. High Ponytail

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It’s the swish factor.

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.

2. Box Braids High Ponytail

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Tie it up!

Box braids high ponytails are another classic way to have sexy long hair.  Keep your style glossy with Suave Professionals Castor Oil & Mango Butter for Natural Hair and Scalp Oil.

3. Accent Braid

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Just one braid. Photo Credit: Dvora

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.

4. Middle Part and Crimped Details

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Crimp the middle. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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 Dove Style+Care Smooth & Shine Heat-Protection Spray and protect your hair from heat-induced damage.

5. ’80s Bangs for Sexy Hairstyles for Long Hair

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Full fringe effect.

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.

6. Box Braids and Waves

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Box braids and waves.

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

7. Loose Curls Sexy Hairstyle for Long Hair

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Cascading long, loose curls.

When hair is damp, run Suave Extra Hold Shaping Mousse thorugh your hair. The mousse prevents flyaways and frizz while adding volume. Then using a curling iron, create big, loose curls.

8. Braided Updo

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Rear view. Photo Credit: Verity Jane Smith

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.

9. Blue Ombré and Curls

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Capturing attention.

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

10. Halo Braid

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Being an angel with a halo braid

Using the halo braid tutorial, create a partial halo braid, and then leave the rest of your hair loose. This a great way to wear your hair down while also keeping it out of your face in an elegant way.

11. Tiny Braid Updo

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Tiny braids are the perfect accent to an updo.

Go ahead and create an updo, and then make it sexier with tiny braids. Use Emerge Glow Off Oil Serum to moisturize your hair and add shine.

12. Slick It Back

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Keepin’ it cool.

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.

13. Deep Side Part

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Made for flirting.

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

14. Curtain Bangs

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I see you! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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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