Rapunzels, unite! We are calling you all to assemble because this is the place where you will find the best ideas for long hairstyles. You know what the best thing about having long hair really is? The fact that it’s so versatile. Yes, of course, it might be demanding, a bit hard to maintain, and even tiresome in the summertime when it’s so hot. However, think of all the things you can do with it. Better yet, scroll down all the way to the bottom and take a look at our 50 ideas for long hairstyles.
1. The Half-Up Bun for Long Hairstyles
In case you want to keep the hair out of your face but still have it flow down your back, this is the way to do it. A half up half down bun with a few cleverly placed strands that will frame your face.
2. Flower Crowns for Long Hairstyles
Flower crowns have shot back into the limelight with immense stamina in the past few years for the first time since the 70s. And we could not be happier about it. They are a great way of embellishing your long locks.
3. The 90s Wedding Bun
Another trend that has come back round is the 90s. Not just in clothes and makeup, but in long hairstyles as well. This means that you can wear that lovely wedding bun you saw your mom sport at weddings when you were a kid.
4. Feathery, Layered Long Hairstyles
In case you want to wear your long hair as natural as possible but still want to be trendy and hip, we can suggest a feathery and layered haircut. It has all the benefits of long hair, but with a touch of style to it.
5. Two Buns Long Hairstyles
Here is a hairstyle perfect for date night. Don’t worry, it’s quite easy to pull off on your own at home, even though it might seem complicated. All you need is a handful of sturdy bobby pins and some good, old hairspray.
6. Wedding Roses
Of course, this idea of long hairstyles isn’t proper only for weddings. However, that is where we most envision it. All you need to do is braid a loose French braid and twirl it around until you get the desired rose shape.
7. The Jumbo Braid
As you probably already know, braids are very much in. They have been so for a few seasons and don’t look like they’re going anywhere. Here is an example of a jumbo side braid. We absolutely adore the fiery red color, mixed with a tinge of orange.
8. Supermodel Curls
Another obvious thing you get to do when it comes to long hairstyles are curls. But not just any type. We’re talking about supermodel curls. The type you see on the runway at Victoria’s Secret shows. Look for tutorials online!
9. Braids and Blossoms
Now that we’ve established braids, let’s expand on these long hairstyles a little. For example, to escape the routine, you could always add some embellishments. We were particularly attracted to these cherry blossoms.
10. Bride to Be Long Hairstyles
There’s nothing quite like a bride with long tresses, is there? We must admit that, as a bride, long locks give you the freedom to do almost anything you want on your big day. Pro tip – prior to that, take the time to try out as many hairstyles as possible. Only then make an informed choice.
11. Braided Pigtails
Here’s another type of braids you can do when you’re into long hairstyles. If you’re feeling nostalgic after your little girl years but don’t actually want to look like one, you can always go for braided pigtails.
12. The Prom Crown
If you want a winner of the long hairstyles competition, this would probably be it. It’s an outstanding three-tiered braid that wraps around your head like a halo. You can wear it at your prom or even at your own wedding.
13. The Max Fishtail
If you’ve ever wanted to be a mermaid, long hairstyles can help you here as well. This is a simple fishtail that has been pulled inside out and then loosened out so that it looks messy. The effect is quite stunning.
14. The Elegant Ponytail
When you have opted for the long hairstyles, are faced with a dress code situation and don’t know what to do, don’t stress. A little black dress and an elegant ponytail are enough to get you out of any tight spot.
15. The Bubble Braid
Here’s another type of braid you can definitely do if you opt for long hairstyles. It’s the bubble braid. It’s incredibly easy to pull off, provided you have just enough hairspray and it looks absolutely spectacular.
16. The Messy Ponytail in Long Hairstyles
You can obtain a messy ponytail in two easy steps. First, tie a classic ponytail at the back of your head. Secondly, use a comb to tease it out as a much as possible. Then apply liberal amounts of hairspray to keep everything in place.
17. Straight Long Hairstyles
There’s nothing that goes better with straight hair than bangs. In fact, they are better together than peanut butter and jelly. In this case, we are talking about very long, asymmetrical bangs in a modern Brigitte Bardot kind of way.
18. Natural Curly Long Hairstyles
If you’ve got it, flaunt it. Show it off. Display it proudly to the world. Don’t be scared of your curls and your curls won’t be scared of you. It will all be worth it, we promise, especially when they come in such a fiery color as this one.
19. Street Style
Long hairstyles are all about being feminine as well. You can create a wonderful mixture of femininity and street style. Go for messy beach waves, dirty blonde ombre hair, and a killer headscarf to tie it all up. And while we’re on the subject, here are some more blonde hair ideas that you might like.
20. Half Braided Long Hairstyles
Whether you’re a fan of underground music or the TV hit series ‘Vikings’, you probably recognize this hairstyle. It doesn’t really matter where the inspiration comes from, as long as we all acknowledge its awesomeness.
21. Wedding Accessories and Curls
As noted above, nothing is better than long hair at a wedding. Here’s a marvelous example of picture-perfect curls held in place for the big day by a magnificent silver hair piece. Remember – you need to be the Belle of the ball!
22. The Kim K
Kim K has always loved her long hairstyles. Still, a while back she went extra long. She added some extensions to her locks, making them reach below her waistline. Needless to say, the whole world jumped on the trend.
23. The Selena Gomez
Another celebrity sweetheart who loves her tresses is former Disney star, Selena Gomez. Her long hairstyles are now the stuff of legend. She likes to wear deep chocolate tones that match both her skin tones and her chestnut eyes.
24. Retro Long Hairstyles
If you find yourself pining over the long lost golden age of Hollywood glamour, don’t fret. As long as you’ve got long hair, you can always channel it at will. All you need are some hair curlers and some hairspray.
25. Long Hairstyles with Lots of Volume
If there’s one thing we all want our hair to have, that’s volume. Sometimes, the more the better. One way you can get there is by having your hair blown out. Otherwise, you can use hair rollers.
26. The Rosie Huntington-Whitely
A proud supporter and wearer of the long hairstyles is none other than supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whitely. Her gorgeous face and slender, tall figure are completed by a head of straight, sandy blonde hair.
27. The Rita Ora
Here is singer Rita Ora gracing the red carpet and looking stunning. She went for old Hollywood glamour with very soft curls swept neatly onto one shoulder. Her color is a solid block of blonde beige with darker tones of caramel at the roots.
28. Less Is More
When it comes to long hairstyles, sometimes less really is more. If you’re wearing a heavy dress, statement jewelry or dramatic makeup, toning down your hair is a good idea. Straighten it and wear it simple down your back with a middle part.
29. Double Fishtails
We’ve seen one fishtail but how about two? If you’re skilled enough, you can crown them around your head and tie them in the back. Let the rest of the hair fall loosely on your shoulders.
30. The Simple Low Bun
Long hairstyles wise, we call this perfection. Why? Because it’s incredibly easy to pull and because it works on every single occasion imaginable. At the office, in a formal situation, out with friends, when you’re cleaning your house and more.
31. Bohemian Long Hairstyles
Are you a fan of the boho chic? Then you’re in luck because long hair happens to be a quintessential part of it. Braid some very fine strands of hair and mix a few silk or woolen threads, as well as feathers or beads.
32. Indian Inspiration Long Hairstyles
Here’s a magnificent culture where you can draw inspiration from. The Indian culture. Their headpieces are absolutely gorgeous and you can wear one, for example, at your own wedding, if you so desire.
33. Sweet, Long Hairstyles
If you’re looking to sweeten up your look, you can always try a satin or silk bow in your hair. If you don’t want to look too childish, though, choose a simple one, in a solid color or neutral color, such as black, white or beige.
34. The Messy Side Ponytail
Not all ponytails have to be in the back, just like not all of them have to be high up on your head. We are particularly in love with this messy side ponytail, full of loose strands, that will make you look sweet and innocent.
35. Headwraps and Long Hairstyles
During the cold seasons, if you find it too hard to shove all of your long hair into a cap or a beanie, simply use a big headwrap. It will cover most of your head and keep you warm without damaging or restraining your hair.
36. The Retro Barbie
If you’re in love with the 60s, this is the long hairstyle for you. It’s the retro Barbie with extra volume and a pink bow to match. We especially love the vintage makeup, with the heavy liner and coral lip.
37. Throwback Rachel
Do you remember when Rachel was a fan of the long hairstyles? Yeah, what was she thinking? Jen Aniston is beautiful enough to pull off anything, but this long fake mess is a bit hard on the eyes. It still makes us want to binge watch ‘Friends’, though.
38. The Gigi Hadid
There was one occasion when supermodel Gigi Hadid tried to trick her fan base that she had chopped off her Rapunzel locks by wearing a short wig. The world gasped. She hadn’t. In fact, she loves long hairstyles, and so do we.
39. The Taylor Swift
Believe it or not, back in the day when homegirl Taylor Swift wasn’t pinning over Tom Hiddleston, she too fell prey to the long hairstyles lure. She reconsidered, however, and went shorter. We just don’t know, Tay-Tay…
40. The Miranda Kerr
One of the most famous supermodels in the world, Miranda Kerr was also married to Orlando Bloom. If these two things don’t tell you she knows about beauty, we don’t know what will. Here she is with classic vintage curls.
41. Space Buns and Braids
Do you know why we love long hairstyles so much? Because they allow us to go crazy and wear space buns, braids, and other creative dos. Have you ever given these festival looks a try? Pro tip – pair them off with an unconventional hair color.
42. Victory Rolls
No list of ideas for long hairstyles could have been complete without a pin up mention. Here is a very classy take on the old victory rolls. You can wear them for a special event such as your graduation, wedding or prom.
43. The Fauxhawk
When you’re keen on long hairstyles, you can’t really get a mohawk. However, you can get a fauxhawk. Slick your hair back all the way. Choose a few strands on each side and braid them so that you get the illusion of being shaved and then pouf up the top. You’re done!
44. The Beyonce Braid
Do you know who also makes the most out of her long hairstyles? Queen Bee. Copy her glamorous jumbo simple braid. You can keep the makeup to a minimum or you can go all artistic on it. It’s your choice.
45. Beach Waves and Long Hairstyles
Is there anything simpler and more beautiful than beach waves? That feeling you get when your hair is just right with the minimum of effort and you glide around town like you just walked off the hot, sandy beach? Amazing.
46. Boho, Gipsy Style
Inspiration truly is everywhere. And being as versatile as it is, long hair truly allows for the most beautiful updos of all. The gypsy bohemian style calls for playful hair accessories, smoky eye makeup, and a nude lip.
47. Intricate Ponytails
Could you have ever imagined there were so many types of ponytails out there? Here is what a little bit of imagination and some clever fingers can do. Pro tip – this one probably cannot be attempted on your own. Ask a close friend or your stylist.
48. The Lilly Collins
The face of Givenchy for quite a while now, Lilly Collins also played Snow White in a version of the classic fairy tale. She adores her long, dark as ebony tresses and it’s a good thing that she does. She looks fantastic!
49. Marsala Long Hairstyles
This is just an example of what dyeing your long hair in an unconventional color can look like. Evidently, you can go for the one you love the most. In the end, longer hair means more color, and we could all use some of that in our lives.
50. Real Mermaids
Are you a fan of the mermaid style? We’re sure you are. In fact, we’re willing to bet you dreamed of being a siren when you were a little girl. Well, now that you have the locks for it, there is nothing holding you back.
In the end, which of these styles are you going to choose? Will it be the long French braids, the beach waves, the space buns, the supermodel curls, the messy ponytails or, perhaps the Beyonce braid? Do you have any suggestions of your own? Please do share them in the comment section below because we are most anxious to hear all about them!