8 Must-Have Hairstyles for the Holidays!

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8 Must Have Hairstyles for the HolidaysThe title states 8 Must-Have Hairstyles for the Holidays, but I am actually giving  you access to more than 108 hairstyles to look your best for the upcoming holiday season. Whether you are celebrating Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, New Year’s, or just looking to get out for a night on the town – the hairstyles found below are your must-have guides for doing so in style.

Want more? Find your own short, medium, or long hairstyle makeover right here. Photos included!

All of the must-have hairstyles below were gathered from Pinterest and include the original link to each, as well as the link to the site from which they came. You can choose to click through or not; but rest assured, I have verified all of them and am excited to bring these 8 (or 108+) must-have hairstyles for the holidays to you.

8 Must-Have Hairstyles for the Holidays!

1 – The Classic Curl (long hair)

8 Must-Have Hairstyles for the Holidays
Photo Courtesy of DivineCaroline.com

This sexy wave is just right for medium to long hair and is a must-have for any night out but especially for glamming it up around the holidays. Spice it up with a sparkly pair of your favorite earrings or a perfect little hair piece to set it just right. Explore it more at Pinterest and find the directions for how to do it yourself right here. And dare to dig in a bit further at Divine Caroline, where they are sharing more than hair for the holidays! Woohoo!

2 – Braids & Updos (short/medium/long)

8 Must Have Hairstyles for the Holidays
Photo Courtesy of LatestHairstyles.com

Find 24 braid and updo (and even bow) styles for your holiday fun beginning with the big braided bun on Pinterest. Continue on to discover all the other ways you may do up your short, medium, or long hair in grand style for the holiday season right here at Buzzfeed. Although, I’m not quite sure about number #24 (it does seem though, that we both had the same idea – I’m throwing mine in as a bonus #9). You cannot go wrong with any of these dress up or down hair delights.

Get the Big Braided Bun tutorial @ LatestHairstyles.com

3 – Natural, Bouncy, Shiny Curls

Photo Courtesy of BlackHairInformation.com
Photo Courtesy of BlackHairInformation.com

I love natural (having just gone about as natural as one can get…) AND bouncy. And who doesn’t love shiny? With this gorgeous style found on Pinterest, you can have all of that for the holidays this year. And because you want to take special care not to damage your beautiful hair when heat setting those curls, get the DIY (done right) instructions right here. Yes, there’s a video. YAY! Look and feel your sexy best in bodacious, bouncy, holiday fashion.

4 – Party-Ready? Get Your Updo On

8 Must-Have Hairstyles for the Holidays
Photo Courtesy of Brit+Co.com

Discover the secret to being holiday party-ready with these fun and fabulous updo styles. Starting at Pinterest with a side braid bun that is easy and pleas-y, continue on to Brit + Co for 19 more equally amazing must-have hairstyles for your holiday festivities. Between braids, curls, color, and ponies, there is something for everyone on this hairstyle list. And if you are looking for the perfect outfit, gift, or need some sparkle, Brit + Co has you covered there too. Enjoy!

5 – Sexy, Simple, So You for the Holidays

8 Must Have Hairstyles for the Holidays
Photo Courtesy of Cosmopolitan.com

Who doesn’t want to look like Julianne Hough for the holidays? Glamorously styling with her side swept (un) do is just the beginning, found at Pinterest. But you can go on to find instructions for this simple style, plus 13 more from Cosmo. All 14 sizzling hairstyles have one thing in common – they are easy to do (DIY instructions found within) for anyone looking for that perfect must-have holiday hair. You’ll also find a good mix among the selections for short, medium, and long hair.

6 – From Straight to Curly (long hair)

8 Must Have Hairstyles for the Holidays
Photo Courtesy of PopSugar.com

Need a simple look for your long hair but still want to feel glamorous for that special night out (or even if you’re staying in…)? Starting with this loose braid here on Pinterest, you can find your perfect holiday must-have hairstyle. Interested in something a little less braided? View any one of the 20 straight to curly styles within to find the right hair for you. Just because you have long hair, doesn’t mean you have to wear it up (that’s soooo day-to-day) – go glam and do it down and delish, like the celebs featured at PopSugar.com.

7 – Holiday Hair Tinsel (short, medium, long)

Photo Courtesy of Beauty Tutorials
Photo Courtesy of BeautyTutorials1.blogspot.com

This little gem was hiding among the many tutorials for braids, updos, curls, and sweeps. I couldn’t resist. Tinsel for your hair? And it’s easy, too. Begin by viewing the whole thing at Pinterest to see the step-by-step in pictures; however, if you need a bit more help to get your must-have tinsel hair just right for the holidays, head on over here for the written instructions. For the first time since shaving my head bald, I’m actually regretting it, just a little. Fortunately, the kiddo will love this one for sure. And with the simplicity of it, I’m sure we’ll both have a great time putting the sparkle in our holiday fun!

8 – Primp ‘n’ Pretty Holiday Styles for Your Little Girl(s)

8 Must Have Hairstyles for the Holiday Season
Photo Courtesy of Babble.com

And finally, we can’t forget about all the younger girls in our lives – celebrating the holidays in style this season. Check out the first style at Pinterest – a lovely little updo with escaping, cascading curls. Then head on over to babble.com to view 24 more cutie-patootie must-haves for your little ones in true happy holiday fashion. Braided hearts, ponies, and ribbons are among the mix of fabulous styles that will make any little girl feel like a pretty princess this holiday season. YAY!

But wait, there’s more…


8 Must Have Hairstyles for the Holidays
Photo Courtesy of Girlshue.com

Okay, I absolutely could not resist this……or any of the other cute and crazy styles found here.

And there you have it. Your 8 (or 108+) must-have hairstyles for the holidays!

~ Cheers

Sandra Lynn Writes @ Informed Sharing



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