Engagement Party Hair Ideas: 8 Elegant Looks

We’ve rounded up our top engagement party hairstyles to give you the inspiration to look your best at these elegant events.

Can you believe that it’s the end of the year, which also happens to be the prime time for end-of-year proposals! After the tears and champagne, you’ll want to hunt for the best engagement party hair ideas. Not only should engagement party hair ideas be fun, they should be easy to do at home and look good in any environment. For some instant inspo, we’ve rounded up eight gorgeous engagement party hair ideas that rock on a variety of hair types. Read on and get inspired.


1. Loose Waves

Engagement hairstyle: woman wearing loose full waves hairstyle
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These gorgeous big waves can be worn to any engagement party, low-key or super formal. The key to bombshell waves? Using a large barrel curling iron turned horizontally. Instead of getting tight ringlets, you’ll get looser waves. For even looser waves, let your hair cool down and for curlier waves, cool them in velcro rollers.


2. Mini Bouffant Half-Updo

Engagement hairstyle: woman with brown hair wearing a mini bouffant hairstyle
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This mini bouffant is so much fun and is elevated with the addition of a cute accessory! Accessories will add some playfulness to this vintage style without looking childish.

Make sure you arm yourself with VO5 Extra Hold Hairspray to help lock in this style.


3. Pin Straight Hair

Engagement hairstyle: woman with pin straight dark brown hair
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Pin straight hair is one of those engagement party hair ideas that never goes out of style. Perfectly straight hair looks gorgeous on every face shape and hair length.


4. Romantic, Loose Braid

Engagement hairstyle: woman wearing a loose braid
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Going to an engagement party at a fun and funky location? Try this relaxed braid. Braid your hair down in a simple three-strand braid. Pull on the sections to loosen the look and you’re ready to go!

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Start by misting your hair with some of the TONY&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray. It’ll help to give your hair some added texture and body.


5. Braided Half-Updo with loose Curls

Engagement hairstyles: woman wearing fun braided half updo
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If a long mermaid braid isn’t your type of engagement party hair idea, try this fun braided half-updo with loose curls. Grab a curling wand and a good comb and you’re ready to get started.

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Try the TRESemmé’s Heat Defence Spray to keep your hair protected when styling with heat.


6. Gorgeous Curls

Engagement hairstyle: woman with gorgeous afro curls
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We love the look of tight curls! Whether you rock your own natural bouncy curls, or you need to use a narrow curling iron and some pins – this look is effortless and romantic.


7. Loose Bun

Engagement hairstyle: woman with blonde hair wearing a loose bun
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This style is great for getting ready in a real hurry but still looking chic. It’s also great for second day hair. Just use some dry shampoo to revive your hair and refresh your roots. Then, brush your hair backwards and
wrap it into a loose messy bun. To complete the look, pull out some sections of your hair.

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To get that refreshed look try TONI&GUY Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo when creating this look.


8. Sleek and Simple Ponytail

Engagement hairstyle: woman with dark brown hair wearing a sleek ponytail
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For an even simpler style that looks totally chic, try out a simple ponytail. Start by straightening your hair so you’ll have straight, shiny hair to work with. Then, brush your hair back and tie it into a ponytail. If you get flyaways, try using a boar bristle brush! They tend to catch all the little hairs and help to give your hair a smooth finish for the perfect engagement party hair.

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