5 Gorgeous (and Easy!) Updo Blonde Hairstyles

Chic styles you've got to try!

While we adore loose beach waves and flawless sleek tresses on blonde hair, there’s something truly alluring about a chic updo that has us coming back for more. While styling time may seem a bit discouraging, it’s important to know that there are yet breathtaking updo blonde hairstyles that aren’t too complicated to create. To find your own come-hither updo look, here’s five updo blonde hairstyles that will definitely keep them guessing.

Five Easy Updo Blonde Hairstyles

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Choose a headband updo when you’re feeling ’60s chic!

1. Headband Updo

This retro beehive updo style is a great for when you want something trendy and unexpected. Plus, an added headband or fabric keeps your style from looking outdated. To create your bouffant, simply backcomb a top section of your hair, and smooth the back over to get that sexy bump. Secure with bobby pins and add a headband to complete this ‘60s inspired look. Be sure to lock in your style, by using the BED HEAD by TIGI Full Of It Volume Hairspray and you’ll be all set!

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A low messy twist takes less than 10 minutes to create. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Low Updo

When you’re pressed on time, you’re definitely going to want an updo that takes less than ten minutes to create. To get this easy blonde updo, start by parting your hair in the middle, and slowly begin to fashion the hair into a low and messy twist at the nape of the neck. To give your look some added texture, use the Suave Professionals Texturizing Sea Salt Spray when styling, to give your twist a messy and sultry effect. Pair this look with some statement earrings to give your style some added oomph.

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Dress up your updo with vintage pins or clips. Photo credit: Verity Jane Smith

3. Vintage-Inspired Updo

A polished bun can surely turn heads, but if you are looking take this classic look a bit further, feel free to accessorize your look to spice things up a bit. Vintage-inspired barrettes, clips, or pins definitely give updos a touch of elegance, so use your clips to pin back your bangs, or place them on the sides of your updo for a truly gorgeous look.

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Go from meetings to cocktails with a glam topknot.

4. Office-Friendly Top Knot

When you’re looking for an easy style that can go from meetings to cocktails in minutes, know that a polished top knot always makes for a painless go-to style. To get this classic look, use the BED HEAD by TIGI Dumb Blonde Smoothing Stuff on clean hair to keep unwanted frizz and flyaways under control. Then, fashion your hair into a ponytail at the top of your head. To create your knot, wrap a section of hair around itself, fashioning it into a donut-like bun. Secure with some bobby pins, and spray with the Dove Style + Care Extra Hold Hairspray to keep your style secure.  

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Transform your curls into an alluring updo.

5. Fancy Curly Updo

Great for curly blondes, this romantic updo works well for weddings or any special occasions on your calendar. To get this gorgeous look yourself, start by carefully forming your curls into a low chignon, adding in enough bobby pins for hold. To give your style more jazz, add a side braid in the front of the head to keep things edgy.

Want more updo blonde hairstyles? Check out our feature the formal styles you can wear this winter.