Updos for long hair are so pretty. However, they do not always have to be intricate and complicated. Sometimes, even the simplest updo can very classy and chic. All it takes is a little time and practice. And even better, there are some updos for longer tresses that are so easy that you’ll wonder why you didn’t try them sooner!
Updo hairstyles can be worn any time. From a simple messy bun to an elegant chignon there are dozens of stylish updos for long and medium length hair that you can master on your own. And if you add accessories such as a some pretty or blinged-out hair band, you can dress up almost any updo style!
Check out 10 of our favorite simple, yet stylish updos for long hair! We are sure that you will easily be able to duplicate these looks on your own!
10 Easy Updo Hairstyles for Long Hair to Try at Home for a Sophisticated Look
Looking for a cute half up/half down updo? This style consists of 2 double twists and long flowy girls for a Boho chic style that is very carefree and trendsetting.
If you are a fan of Jane Austen movies, you will flip over this curly low updo. The loose bun with soft waves is very romantic if you want a look that is super girly and sweet. Weave some flowers or ribbons in your hair to dress up for a formal affair such as a party or outdoor wedding.
If you have ever seen Downton Abbey or anything from that era, you will just love this vintage early 1900s inspired pinned updo! Finger waves and coils add a ton of texture to this intricate style. But don’t let the details fool you. With a little practice and patience, you can easily duplicate this glamorous updo on your own!
This fancy updo with multiple twists might look complicated, but it’s really quite simple. The plethora of piecy twists give this udp for longer tresses a ton of volume and texture! All you need is hairpins and a quality finishing spray to hold this look in place!
If you want a look that embodies innocence and feminism, this pretty halo fishtail braid is pure bliss! You can trick everyone into thinking you’re angelic with this textured braid that is both elegant and carefree with its fly-away to give it a delicate touch. As well, this style has plenty of depth and texture and is especially pretty on those with highlights or balayage hues!
If you don’t want to get too fancy and need an ultra-simple style to get you started, this easy twisted updo is a no brainer. Simply twist and pin in place! It’s that easy! This is a perfect style if you are out and about and quickly need to pull your hair back. Take our word for it, you’ll love this one so much it will become your go-to style for a quick and easy updo!
Chignons are always an elegant choice of an updo, but if you add a French braid to the mix you can take this classic look to the next level. Start with a thick French braid at top and center of your head, making sure to overlap the sides along the nape of your neck. Then pull whatever is left into a dainty low chignon for a look that’s stylish and tres chic!
If you want are looking for a pretty style that is great for weddings or even a night out on the town, this traditional chignon with loose curly tendrils is very sophisticated. You can wear it as is or add some pretty clips or a frilly headband to dress it up for a formal event.
Half updos are a great way to show off your pretty longer tresses while still pulling some of your length back into a pretty braid, bun or roll. This waterfall braids half updo is so stunning but what really makes it special is the long flowy curls that cascade gracefully down your back. This style is especially stunning on those with dramatic color contrasts such as vivid ombre, bright highlights or a brilliant balayage effect for a multidimensional look!
French rolls are timeless and classy and super easy to pull off in just a few minutes. If you are always on the go, this modern version of the traditional French roll might be just what you’re looking for. It can easily transition from casual to dressy with the addition of a pretty hair accessory or two!
Aren’t these updos for long hair simply divine? Why not practice and see which of these updo hairstyles work best for your lifestyle and personality?
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