50 Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair
We constantly see our favourite celebs wearing beautiful hairstyles and it can be so frustrating not having a clue how to do mimic the style on ourselves. Sure, our favourite celebs have a host of hairdressers to help them out be it on set, off set or for a big event and sadly we don’t have that advantage. That’s why I’ve been on a mission to find the fifty most stylish hairstyles for long hair that are quick and, most importantly, easy to achieve. If you’re looking for a new way to wear your hair in this year then keep reading, by the end of this article you’ll no doubt be inspired and running for the curlers, srtraigteners or hair clips!
1. Candice Accola Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Side Braid & Loose Bangs Accessorised With A Hat
The Vampire Diaries Caroline Forbes looks fab here as she flaunts an oh so simple hairstyle. She’s wearing a simple side braid and has left her bangs and a few other strands of hair free to frame her face. The simple addition of a bowler hat completely transforms her look from shy and simple to quirky and fun with virtually no effort at all.
2. Anna Paquin Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Top Layer Of Hair Tied Up
Anna Paquin looks fab here with little to no effort at all. Her hair is in an everyday style that will look fab on anyone with long hair. She’s simply pinned back the top layer of her hair and let the bottom hang loose. Notice how effortlessly she’s pinned it back too – the slightly rugged look adds and extra dimension to this style.
3. Reese Witherspoon Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Straight Hair And Short Bangs
Resse Witherspoon looks fab here and all she’s done is straighten her hair! Her short bangs and choppy layers really add to this look however – straightening your hair so severely may not turn out the same if you don’t have layers but the best advice I’ve got on this style is practice!
4. Jennifer Lawrence Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Messy Side Bun
Jennifer Lawrence looks fab here! Her hair has simple been pulled to one side as though you’re about to tie it in a side ponytail and has then been scrunched up into a messy bun. One tip – when creating this look sometimes strands can come loose and ruin your style so be sure to finish your look with a quick spray of hairspray.
5. Emma Stone Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Side Parting & Fringe
One of the best ways to change up your look easily is to change the position of your parting. When you get out of the shower simply move your parting over a couple of inches as you’re brushing your hair out and voila! Your hair will instantly look completely different. Depending on how your hair is layered however your layers may look slightly off if they settle in a new place but it’s one of those things where you’ll never know if you never try.
6. Selena Gomez Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Rugged Side Braid
This is the best side braid I’ve seen yet! I love how effortless and careless it looks and in truth it is! To create this look simple wind your hair into a normal side braid leaving your bangs and a bit extra hair out. Once you’ve tied your braid simple tease it out creating the rugged effect. Try curling the bits of hair you left out and messing them up a bit with some matte mouse.
7. Reese Witherspoon Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – High Ponytail With Curls
Sometimes if you’ve got long hair it can be frustrating having it down all the time. If this is the case, take after Reese Witherspoon and putt it into a beautiful, high ponytail. It’s out your way and the height of it will give your hair volume. Don’t tie your hair too tight however or your face may end up looking a bit sharp. For added texture, curl the ends of your ponytail once it’s up.
8. Taylor Swift Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Straight Ponytail
Taylor Swift is known for her curly hair and if you are too maybe it’s time for a change. Straighten your hair and then tie it into a ponytail, you’ll end up with a beautifully long, sleep ‘do!
9. Megan Fox Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Rugged Beach Look
I love this look on Megan Fox! It’s so simple too. Simply add a bit of mouse and rough your hair up a little after showering and voila! You’ll have the perfect sexy beach look. For added effect try back combing some of the under layers.
10. Reese Witherspoon Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – The Rugged Look
For some of us, perfectly straight hair is just too much and makes our faces look sharp and severe. To battle this, once you’ve straightened your hair simply rough it up a bit for the perfect rugged, sexy look.
11. Hayden Panettiere Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Braided Up Do
At first glance this style seems so complicated but trust me, it’s anything but! Simply tie your hair into a high ponytail and begin to braid it. Once that’s complete twist your hair around the back of your hair and pin it in place. It creates an elegant look in minutes.
12. Beyonce Knowles Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – High Ponytail
I love a high ponytail, especially when hair is as sleek as Beyonce’s! Your hair will fan as it falls, appearing longer and thicker. Try wrapping a spare with of hair around the hairband you use for added effect too.
13. Kristen Bell Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Braided Bun
To achieve this elegant look simply pull the majority of the top half of your hair into a bun and secure it in place. TO create the braid use what’s left of the underside of your hair and, once it’s braided, pull it around the bun and secure it in place with some pins. Simple, though it looks anything but!
14 – Miley Cyrus Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Loose Waves
If you’ve got gorgeous, long hair like Miley used to have sometimes the best thing to do with it is simply show it off. Curl the ends of your hair and let them fall where they may. The look is simple and makes the most of your hair.
15. Demi Lovato Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – High Side Braids
This is a great way to get unwanted hair out of your face. Simply pull apart the sections you’d like to pin back and braid them to one side. You can have a braid at either side like Demi, pull it all into one or have a few little ones. The effect is gorgeous either way.
16. Kate Hudson Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – High Bun
This is elegant, sleek and most of us can already create a bun with ease. For an added twist try pulling the bun higher on your head, it looks completely different to a ben set lower down.
17. Scarlett Johanson Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Simple Headband
Perhaps the simplest way to alter your style is to add an accessory. A simple headband to push your hair off your face will thicken the rest of your hair and leave you looking like a new person.
18. Jennifer Anniston Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Braid To Frame Face
If you want your hair out your face but don’t want to use a hair accessory then try braiding your bangs. It’s a great look and so simple to achieve! For added effect either curl or straighten the rest of your hair to really finish your look.
19. Amanda Seyfried Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Center Parting Ponytail
To really wow people add a side parting to your ponytail. It really does make a difference and can soften to look. Amanda Seyfried pulls the look off perfectly. Try adding a few curls to your hair to give a bit of volume to your ponytail. It makes this plain style over into something to talk about.
20. Kim Kardashian Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Loose Bangs And A Puffed Up Up-Do
If your usual ponytail is too boring for you then, once you’ve pulled your hair back, push it in and upwards on your hair to create this puffed up effect. It adds a whole new dimension to your hair. Quite often hair can come loose in this style so I advice leaving your bangs down like Kim Kardashian. To hold your hair in place, finish off with plenty of hairspray so your style lasts all day.
21. Nina Dobrev Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Bangs Pinned Back And Hair Curled
Doesn’t Nina look beautiful here? Her look is so simple too! All you have to do to get this style is to separate your bangs and brush them back, pinning them in place with hair coloured grips at the back of your hair. It gets your hair out of your face and it looks fab. Nina has curled her hair to give it a bit of volume and extra style but you can also straighten your hair for an equally good look.
22. Sophia Bush Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Rugged Curls
Sophia Bush’s long, rugged curls look fab and this looks is easy to achieve at home. Simply hunt out your curlers and get started! The higher up your hair you curl the more volume you’ll get so curl as close to your head as you can. This look works especially well if you’ve got highlights like Sophia Bush, they really add a new dimension to your hair when curled.
23. Candica Accola Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Straightened Side Ponytail
Candice has really reinvented the side ponytail here. She’s straightened her hair in a way that the strands of hair fan out from her ponytail making her look sharp and edgy. She’s left a thin layer of her bangs down to conceal her face slightly, adding an air of mystery to her. This may well be my favourite look in the list. Is edgy, sexy and so simple!
24. Rihanna Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Extra Long Side Braid
If you’re like me, I’m betting you start your side braid at the base of your neck or head. If that’s so, we all need to take a leaf out of Rihanna’s book! She’s started her ponytail up by her face and wound it right the bay around her head until it cascades over her shoulders and down her body. Wow, just wow! This is a little trickier to achieve than your usual side braid but still entirely possible to do singlehandedly.
25. Mary-Kate Olsen Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Rugged, Flicked Out Layers
Don’t risk your hair becoming flat and dull after you’ve straightened it. Why not take after style icon Mary-Kate and flick some strands of hair out to create a whole new look? Using a set of straighteners doesn’t mean your hair has to be poker straight, you can flick your hair and curl it in numerous differed ways to add a whole new dimension to the sleek look you’d usually go for. In my opinion, this look rocks!
26. Rihanna Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Go Bold, Go Red!
Rihanna’s had her hair plenty of colours but for now she seems to have settles on this bold, bright red. If you’re looking for a radical new look for 2014 then why not dye your hair some outrageous colour? You’re sure to stand out and those old styles you were using will look completely different once made over in a different colour.
27. Kim Kardashian Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Loose Side Waves
Kim looks flawless here and all she’s done is pin her hair to one side and add a few curls. To mimic this look simply curl your hair and brush it over to rest on one side of your neck. Once you’ve got it in the place you like make sure it stays there by adding a few pins and hair grips. You could try it without pins but I can tell you from experience it’s a hassle as your hair will keep slipping. To finish this look add a thin layer of hairspray and you’re good to go!
28. Hayden Panettiere Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Straight Hair Brushed Back
Hayden looks simply wow here! This look is one of the easiest on this list to achieve too. Simple straighten your hair, add a bit of wax or gel and brush is back as though you were about to tie it up. To make sure your look stays in place I suggest adding a bit of hairspray. This look is simple but easily ruined unfortunately too.
29. Katy Perry Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Super High Ponytail With A Braided Wrap Around
This new twist on the high ponytail is a simple way to renew your look. Make your ponytail as high as possible then, instead of wrapping a strand of hair around like we mentioned before, wrap a braid around. Your look will completely change and it’s ridiculously simple!
30. Lea Michelle Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Dip Dyed Hair And Rugged Curls
Dip dyed hair really is in this season and Lea Michelle is one of the many celebs who’s rocking it. She’s created her look by curling her lovely long hair and then teasing it slightly to give it a bit of a rugged look. Added to her dip dye this looks fab but would also work just as well on any other colour hair.
31. Nina Dobrev Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Side Plait And Side Bun
This is a great, stylish 1920s look and Nina Dobrev really pulls it off. To achieve it simply french braid your bangs and pull the rest of your hair into a side bun. It’s so easy! For an added effect, add a few more braids to your hair and add them to your bun to give it extra texture. This is great for work, socialising and special occasions.
32. Beyonce Knowles Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Permed Hair
Perms aren’t what they used to be however Beyonce’s gone back to the classic look in this picture and proved why perms were stylish in the first place. She’s had the entirety of her hair permed into tight curls creating tonnes of volume. You could get this look at home but it could take hours if you’re using curlers or rollers, this one’s really just for if you’re up for perming your hair.
33. Nina Dobrev Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Side Bun, Layered Hair And Loose Hair
Nina looks so elegant here! She’s wearing a lovely side bun once again but has added a few layers to her hair by pinning sections back before creating her bun. She’s also left two strands of hair loose at either side of her face and curled them to take away some of the severity.
34. Jennifer Lawrence Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Loose Wave And Curls
A new style doesn’t have to be elaborate or fancy. It can be as simple as you like as J Law proved here. She’s wearing her hair down with just a few flicks, curls and waves running through it to make it stand out but my doesn’t she look fab? Simple, easy and effective.
35. Rachel Bilson Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Straight And Sleek
For those of us lucky enough to be able to pull off perfectly straight hair, this look is a great way to mix things up. It really elongates your hair and makes it look sleek and shiny in ways you can’t mimic otherwise. Rachel Bilson really pulls this look off – her lack of layers helps too as nothing looks uneven. It’s a really underestimated look.
36. Dianna Agron Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Messy Bun And Sleek Bangs
This is a great look – especially if you’re in a hurry! SImply pull your hair up and tie it in a messy bun – or your emergency bun as I’ve heard it called! – don’t worry at all about it being near or it defeats the point. You’re going to counter the messy bun with smooth, sleet and straightened bangs. It will even up your grunge look and make you look fab.
37. Christina Aguilera Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Soft Curls And Straight Bangs
Christina looks fab in this still taken from the movie Burlesque. Her hair has been done in soft curls but her bangs have been left perfectly straight. I’m sure you’ll agree it really softens her face and makes her look sexy and delicate all at the same time.
38. Nina Dobrev Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Fishtail Braid
Yes, Nina Dobrev has made it on this list yet again with yet another strikingly unique hairstyle. She’s wearing a lovely fishtail braid that really shows off how long her hair is. The only downside to this is that not every is skilled enough to braid their own hair like this. Lukcily if you’ve got a sister or a friend you should be able to get around this issue no problem at all! It’s an easy style to do, just not on yourself.
39. Amanda Seyfried Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Layers
Nothing can alter your hairstyle better than adding a few layers. They don’t have to be dramatic, soft, short layers like Amanda Seyfried’s will ensure you can still wear your hair any which way while still getting the full benefits of layers.
40. Candice Accola Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Dip Dyed Waves
Candice Accola really is a true beauty – beauty which this hairstyle really shows off. Her hair has been gently waved to give her hair volume and draw attention to her face. Her contrasting pink dip dye really brings out her hair and face, highlighting her beauty.
41. Kim Kardashian Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Braided Bangs
We’ve seen a few of our celebs pull their bangs back from their face and we’ve seen a lot of them wearing braids but here Kim Kardashian mixes the styles will lovely results. Her braided bangs really helps to highlight her face by sweeping hair off of it while creating and simple, understated look. She’s also added a couple of extra braids in to add to her style and make the style seem more complex.
42. Hayden Panettiere Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Simple Ponytail With A Hairband
If your bangs keep slipping out of your ponytail then try this style that Hayden’s wearing. Simple tie up your hair, add a headband to keep it in place and you’re done! Your hair will stay in place and the band will add a bit of style to this simple look.
43. Kristen Bell Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Pinned Back Bangs And Wavy Hair
Kristen looks fab here and all she’s done is curl her hair so it adds some volume and texture and has pulled back her bangs and pinned them neatly on top of her head. The contrasting looks give her hair a seemingly complex style and make her look great I’m sure you’ll agree. This look is so easy, I’d encourage all of you to try it at home. It’s great for nights out, days in, formal events – anything really!
44. Anna Paquin Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Pinned Back Wavy Hair
This is such an elegant look that requires minimal effort for maximum results. Simply curl your hair as tight or loosely as you want then pin back the very front of it so it’s brushed off your face. Easy, huh? You can play about with the texture of your curls, how much hair you pin back and how tightly to create varying looks.
45. Katy Perry Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Colourful Highlights And Curls
If you’re up for adding a bit of colour to your look then why not go bold like Katy Perry? Her hair really has the wow factor and makes her stand out in a crowd. Her colourful highlights look fab normally but try curling them as she’s done here to really make them stand out from your natural colour. Whatever colour highlights you choose, if you want to be bold make them stand out from your normal hair colour for maximum results.
46. Vanessa Anne Hudgens Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Tri Colour Hair And Curls
If you like the idea of a dip dye but it isn’t quite bold enough for you then how about adding two different shades of dip dye to your hair for a tri-colour look? Vanessa Anne Hudgens has really nailed this look – notice how she’s blended her colours? All three colours stand out but are in keeping with the same colour scheme so it doesn’t look odd.
47. Anna Paquin Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Simple Headband And Natural Hair
This look is so simple but can make you look elegant, classy and innocent all in one. Simply brush your hair through, add a hair band. It gets unwanted hair off your face and makes the back of your hair seem thicker – win, win!
48. Nina Dobrev Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Braided Halo
This is a beautiful style that gives the appearance of a halo. Unfortunately it’s not one you can do alone but it’s so easy I thought I’d include it on the list. Simply begin to french braid your hair from one side of your face and as you pick up a new strand of hair let an old one fall. You can either take hair from wither side of your face and have it meet in the middle or wind your halo all the way around your head.
49. Kristen Bell Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – Complex Braid
Depending on your skill level, some of you will be able to complete this look alone but for those of you that can’t I’m sure you’ll have a friend who can lend a hand. This is a great look where you make one braid out of many. It can be done several different ways – eg you can add more or less braids, make them thicker or thinner, make them loose or tight, you get the picture! You can really experiment with this one so don’t be afraid to get stuck in!
50. Beyonce Knowles Easy Hairstyles For Long Hair – A Low, Sleek, Straight Ponytail With A Wraparound
This is a great way to show off just how long your hair is. Start by straightening it to it’s full length then tie it in a low ponytail. Use some of the hair from the underside of your ponytail to wrap around the hair band and conceal it. Voila! You have a sleek, shiny look and it took no time at all!