25 Totally Pretty Holiday Hairstyles


Whether you have long, short, curly, or straight hair there’s a perfect holiday hairstyle just for you. If you have a holiday work party coming up, you may want to go for something more elegant like a romantic chignon. Once you’ve picked out your dress for the big holiday bash, top off the look with a bold beehive and sparkly barrette. You are sure to stand out with one of these 25 Totally Pretty Holiday Hairstyles…

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  • The Twist Bun 1 of 25
    The Twist Bun
    Go for something extra glamorous like this twist and flip bun.
    Find out more at The Beauty Department.
  • Beautiful Half and Half 2 of 25
    Beautiful Half and Half
    Follow this tutorial to learn how to get this romantic look.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.
  • Twist and Turns Updo 3 of 25
    Twist and Turns Updo
    This pretty Kate Middleton-inspired hairstyle is sure to get noticed at your holiday party.
    Find out more at Freckled Fox.
  • Short Hair Prettiness 4 of 25
    Short Hair Prettiness
    This is a great style for short or medium length hair.
    Find out more at Style Bistro.
  • Topped with a Bow 5 of 25
    Topped with a Bow
    Pump up your hair with a little bump, leave the rest down and wavy, and add a bow.
    Find out more at A Beautiful Mess.
  • The Beehive 6 of 25
    The Beehive
    Go retro with the perfect beehive hairstyle.
    Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Do the Twist 7 of 25
    Do the Twist
    Twist your hair up into the Easy French Twist.
    Find out more at Freckled Fox.
  • Braided Side Bun 8 of 25
    Braided Side Bun
    Braid the top of your hair back into a side bun and complete with a flower or bow.
    Find out more at The Small Things.
  • Classic Chignon 9 of 25
    Classic Chignon
    This gorgeous chignon is a beautiful holiday look.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart Weddings.
  • Low Side Bun 10 of 25
    Low Side Bun
    This versatile hairstyle is perfect for a fancy or casual holiday party.
    Check it out at Love Maegan.
  • Pretty Pony 11 of 25
    Pretty Pony
    Keep your hair back and still looking elegant in a vintage-inspired up-do.
    Find out more at The Beauty Department.
  • Flyaways Welcome 12 of 25
    Flyaways Welcome
    The elegance of this hairstyle is that it embraces flyaways and natural waves.
    Find out more at She Lets Her Hair Down.
  • Side Sweep 13 of 25
    Side Sweep
    Show off your long hair with a dramatic side sweep.
    Find out more at Hair and Makeup by Steph.
  • The Prettiest Bun 14 of 25
    The Prettiest Bun
    Who knew two pigtails could turn into this?
    Check it out at The Beauty Department.
  • Waterfall Braid 15 of 25
    Waterfall Braid
    Keep your long hair flowing and down with a waterfall braid worked through.
    Get the tutorial at Love Maegan.
  • Braided Headband Updo 16 of 25
    Braided Headband Updo
    Add some volume to your milkmaid braid hairstyle with this tutorial.
    Get the tutorial at Keiko Lynn.
  • No Elastics Required 17 of 25
    No Elastics Required
    Put your hair half up and no need to secure with a big elastic.
    Find out more at The Small Things.
  • The Braided Bun 18 of 25
    The Braided Bun
    This hairstyle may look simple from the front, but the back will definitely stand out.
    Find out more at The Beauty Department.
  • Vintage Holiday Hair 19 of 25
    Vintage Holiday Hair
    Follow the YouTube video for creating this party updo.
    Find out more at Hair and Makeup by Steph.
  • Cutesy Hair Bow 20 of 25
    Cutesy Hair Bow
    No need to add a bow when you're making one with your own hair.
    Check it out at A Beautiful Mess .
  • Fishtail Braid Bun 21 of 25
    Fishtail Braid Bun
    Style a side fishtail braid or pin it up into a bun.
    Find out more at Teen Vogue.
  • Short and Sweet 22 of 25
    Short and Sweet
    Get this romantic look even if you have short hair.
    Find out more at The Beauty Department.
  • Headband Holiday Hairstyle 23 of 25
    Headband Holiday Hairstyle
    Place a sparkly headband on top of this pretty holiday hairstyle.
    Find out more at Welcome to Projectville.
  • Gibson Tuck 24 of 25
    Gibson Tuck
    This is a popular hairstyle for obvious reasons, it's beautiful.
    Find out more at Sara Lynn Paige.
  • Double Braided Chignon 25 of 25
    Double Braided Chignon
    Stick with the braid trend by styling a double braided chignon.
    Find out more at Uber Chic for Cheap.

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Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), and follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier DIY destination for crafty moms seeking ways to make their lives even more stylish and beautiful.

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