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50 Hairstyles For Long Hair (With YouTube Tutorials!)

50 Hairstyles For Long Hair (With YouTube Tutorials!)

 

hairstyles for long hair


Searching for a variety of hairstyles for long hair?

Whether your hair is thick or thin, straight or curly, we at Skye Norman have gathered 50 easy hairstyles for long hair (with a few medium length styles thrown in for good measure!) each accompanied by:

  • YouTube video tutorials
  • The equipment/products you’ll need


Ponies & Braids

 

1. Long & Bouncy Ponytail

 

We’re certain that we all know how to wear a basic ponytail but do you know how to keep it looking full for the whole day?

Ponytail hairstyles look ten times better with an added volume boost and that’s exactly what hairstylist, Shalini Samuel shows you in this video by Glamrs.

You will need:

• Hair brush
• Hair clips
• Hair bobbles
• Bobby pins

 

2. Professional Pony

 

The wonderful Kayley Melissa shows us her 5 minute ponytail routine which we think would look great on professionals.

It’s formal, fun and full of volume.

You will need:

•  Hair brush
• Hair elastics
• Hair clips
•  Hair bobbles
• Bobby Pins

 

3. Top Knot Pony

 

It’s sleek, invisible and super quick (ready in under 5 minutes).

Take a look at the Kardashian inspired top knot pony tutorial from Omabelle.

You will need:

•  Hair brush
• Hair elastics
• Hairspray
• Bobby Pins

 

4. Add Volume With A Three Strand Braid

 

Swedish Youtuber Miranda Hedman treats us to not one, not two but THREE different types of three strand braids you can easily do using only hair bobbles.

You will need:

• Hair bobble

 

5. Double Fishtail Braid

 

Learn how Taylor at the Habit Beauty Salon creates Double Fishtail Braids on Brielle Biermann!

This tutorial is simple yet effective, ready in no less than 3 minutes (with a bit of practice of course).

You will need:

• Hair bobbles

 

6. Unique Scarf Braid

 

This cute scarf braid looks great for any occasion, is ready in under 10 minutes and is perfect for medium/long hair.

Video credit to Nathalie aka itsyohomegirl.

You will need:

• Hair elastic
• Cloth scarf
• Bobby pins

 

7. French Twisted Side Braid

 

It is time for another very easy, summer hairstyle from Cute Girls Hairstyles.

This style incorporates the French Twist technique and finishes off into a Rope Braid Twist.

Both techniques are really easy to learn and can be used in a number of hairstyle combinations.

You will need:

• Hair elastics
• Hairspray

 

8. Neat Knotted Braid

 

Knotted braids are such a simple yet effective technique to use and make for great wedding hair.

You can create this gorgeous style, by SweetHearts Hair, that stays perfectly in place all day and is easy to take out.

You will need:

• Hair elastics

 

9. Textured Side Braid

 

If you have long, thick hair, this hairstyle will be amazing for any event like a wedding or prom.

Awesome Hairstyles show us just how easy and amazing this textured side braid looks.

You will need:

• Hair comb
• Hair mousse
• Hair elastics
• Bobby pins

 

10. French Crown Braid

 

Learn how to create the classic French Crown Braid with this quick and simple tutorial from MetDaan.

Ready in no more than 5 minutes!

You will need:

• Hair elastics
• Bobby pins

 

11. Waterfall Braids

 

Looking for braid hairstyle that’ll help you to stand out?

Look no further than the waterfall braids tutorial from Become Gorgeous.

You will need:

• Hair elastics
• Bobby pins
• Hair brush

 

12. Side Rope Twist Braid

 

Any side hairstyle looks cute on kids, but none more so than the side rope twist braid from Learn Do Teach Hairstyles. – the perfect summer hairstyle for all ages.

You will need:

•  Dry Shampoo
• Hair Brush
• Hair Elastics

 

13. Multiple Bed-Head Braids

 

Canadian YouTuber Alex Centomo talks us through her simple way of creating lovely boho braid hairstyles without using any heat.

Ready in around 10 minutes (with a bit of practice).

You will need:

•  Hair Elastics
• Hair Pins

 

 

14. Highlights & Braids

 

Get creative with another great hair tutorial from Kayley Melissa who makes use of wefted synthetic extensions to add a highlighted effect and much needed volume to your hair.

You will need:

•  Ribbon
• Needle & Thread
• Hair Extension Clips
• Wyfted Synthetic Hair (most budget friendly!)

Updo/Wedding Hair

 

15. The Perfect Messy Bun

 

This has to be the easiest messy bun tutorial you’ll find on YouTube. It’s perfect for medium to long hair that is either second day or air dried.

If you need a simple hairstyle but you still want to look cute, take a look at the video above by Someday Mama.

You will need:

• Dry Shampoo
• Hair bobbles
• Mini brush

 

16. Fancy Fishtail Updo

 

Here we have another wonderful hairstyle and tutorial from Missy Sue which is great for formal occasions such as weddings and christenings, but it looks perfect on any day really!

You will need:

•  Hair elastics
• Bobby pins

 

17. Sophisticated Twisted Bun

 

Cinthia Truong shows up how to create the sophisticated bun with a twist (literally) which takes no more than 5 minutes in total.

This updo is a popular choice for wedding hair.

You will need:

•  Hair elastics
• Bobby pins
• Hairspray

 

18. Fishtail French Braid Double Bun

We’re all huge fans of fishtail french braids because they look so beautiful.

In another great Missy Sue video, create a wonderful looking updo with the fishtail french braid double bun.

Easy once you know how to do it!

You will need:

•  Hair elastics
• Bobby pins

 

19. Bobby Pinned Bun

 

Kayley Melissa shows us how to utilise bobby pins with five different bun hairstyles.

Get ready to learn 5 amazing pinned bun styles in less than 5 minutes, simple!

You will need:

•  Hair elastics
• Bobby pins

 

20. Top Knot With Faux Bangs

 

We’re simply spoiling you with such a vast amount of updo’s!

Learn how to create a top knot with faux bangs in just 4 easy steps with the wonderful Tiff Benson.

You will need:

•  Hair elastics
• Bobby pins
• Hair comb

 

21. Quick Half Up Style

 

Quick, simple and amazing.

This half up style from Kayley Melissa is the perfect updo for holidays, parties or if you’re simply in a rush but don’t want to compromise your style.

You will need:

•  Hair brush
• Bobby pins

 

22. Doughnut Bun

 

One of YouTubes and Irelands cutest, Jessie Beauty, shows us how to create the doughnut bun in under 3 minutes!

A great hairstyle for kids at weddings.

You will need:

•  Hair doughnut
• Hair bobbles
• Hair clips

 

23. Classic Pineapple

 

This classic pineapple bun hair tutorial is great for those who have thinning hair as it adds an effective volume boost.

Video from fitness fanatic Harmony Patton.

You will need:

•  Hair brush
• Hair elastics
• Bobby pins

 

24. Bohemian Braided Bun

 

Take a look at how to do a bohemian braid bun/updo. It is really fast, easy and it’s perfect for those busy mornings!

No heat or pre-styling is required for this look and it works on many different hair lengths. Video by Aquamariemakeup.

You will need:

•  Hair brush
• Hair elastics
• Bobby pins

 

25. Heart Shaped Accent

 

In this video you’ll find out (step by step) how to create a cute and unique heart made of hair perfect for Valentine’s Day or any hopeless romantics out there.

It takes no more than 10 minutes without any use of heat and looks great when worn casually. Credit to Lilith Moon.

You will need:

• Hair elastics

Medium/Long Straight Hair

 

26. Twists With Texture

 

Adding texture to your hair can make a huge difference to your appearance, and this simple twisted hairstyle looks amazing and is inspired by the amazing Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor.

Video by Desi Girl.

You will need:

•  Hair brush
• Bobby pins

 

27. Get Creative With Satin

 

This simple, cute satin headband tutorial from xteeener shows us her take on the Gossip Girls inspired hairstyle, ready in less than 10 minutes!

You will need:

•  Curling iron
• Heat protective spray
•  Bobby pins
• Hairspray
• Sectioning clips

 

28. Old Hollywood Side Curls

 

Now this is the perfect hairstyle for a special occasion or for those who like to mix up their straight style with something a bit unique.

Vegas Nay talks us through how to create the old Hollywood side curls hairstyle along with details into her method.

You will need:

•  Curling iron
• Hair Brush
• Hairspray
• Dry Shampoo
• Heat Protective Spray
• Bobby Pins
• Sectioning Clips

 

29. Short & Messy Bob

 

Laura’s Natural Life shows us how to style a short and messy bob in around 5 minutes, along with showing us how to avoid getting a “mom bob look”!

You will need:

•  Curling iron
• Texturising Spray
• Dry Shampoo
• Hair Clips

 

30. Large Side Part

 

This step-by-step video tutorial by Byrdie shows us how to master the deep side part look, in less than a minute!

You will need:

•  Hairspray
• Hair Brush
• Comb

 

31. Flower Headband

 

Luxy Hair spoil us with five different ways to wear a flower headband, which I’m sure you’d agree is one of the cutest summer/spring hair accessories.

You will need:

•  Floral Headband
• Hair Brush
• Hair Elastics

 

32. Simple Side Twist

 

This is one of the easiest hairstyles to create and you can do it in less than 2 minutes! This adorable, everyday hair tutorial comes from YouTuber Sheetal.

You will need:

•  Bobby Pins
• Hair Brush

 

33. Thick Pixie Cut

 

Wondering how to style your Pixie Cut if you have thick, wavy or coarse hair?

According to Tiffany Snedaker, it’s all about the product and working with the texture!

You will need:

•  Blow Dry Hair Repair
• Texturising Cream
•  Blow Dryer
• Hair Brush
• Hairspray

 

34. Bang Bang!

 

Did you know you can use your own hair to create a faux bangs look without having to cut any hair?

All you need are 2 bobby pins and a bit of practice! Video by Dutch YouTuber Loepsie.

You will need:

•  Hair Brush
• Hair Clips
•  Hair Elastics
• Hair Bobbles
• Bobby Pins

 

35. Zig-Zag Parting

 

Take a look at how to do the zig zag part hairstyle using only a hair comb, with a video tutorial from SimDanelleStyle.

The zig zag part can add a fun touch to loads of hairstyles including a plain part, ponytails, low chignon and many more!

You will need:

•  Hair Comb

 

36. Asymmetric Bob

 

Zoe Newlove shows us how to style an Asymmetric Bob with her ultra-fine hair, so for those who are similar this could a really helpful tutorial. Ready in 5 minutes!

You will need:

•  Hair Brush
• Wave Foam/Spray
• Blow Dryer
• Curling Iron

 

37. Delicate Curling

 

Dacey Cash shows you her tutorial to mastering the delicate curly wavy look. Ready in under 10 minutes!

You will need:

•  Hair Brush
• Hair Elastics
• Curling Iron

 

38. Loosely-Curled Ends

 

Freddy My Love shows us her loose wavy curls that are super subtle and bring out your ends nicely.

Perfect style for next day hair.

You will need:

•  Hair Brush
• Hair Elastics
• Curling Iron

 

39. Simple & Straight

 

Carli Bybel shows us how she straightens her hair whilst making it look smooth and silky.

It might seem pretty self-explanatory but she has a knack for making straight hair look super sleek!

You will need:

•  Hair Brush
• Hair Clips
• Hair Straighteners

 

40. Slicked Back Edge

 

Nadirah Volpe, stylist from Sexy Hair, shows us how to create an edgy, slicked back hairstyle.

Perfect for a fun night out or to create a sexy, edgy look. Ready in 10 minutes!

You will need:

•  Hair Straighteners
• Hair Comb
• Hair Clips
• Hair Elastics
• Hair Thickening Spray
• Hairspray

 

41. The Perfect Middle Parting

 

Miss Alex shows another Kardashian inspired hair style in the form of a simple straight middle parting.

You will need:

•  Hair Straighteners
• Hair Comb
• Hair Clip
• Hair Bobble
• Hair Brush
• Hairspray

 

42. Blunt Long Bangs

 

Kaitlyn Malone shows us several quick ways to style long bangs with her lazy persons guide to styling bangs.

You will need:

•  Hair Bobble
• Bobby Pins
• Headband of choice!

 

 

Wavy/Curly Hair

 

43. Subtle Side Waves

 

Adding a small amount of soft waviness to your hair is pretty simple and perfect for both medium and long hair.

Great tutorial by Maria Bethany.

You will need:

• Dry Shampoo
• Curling Iron

44. Unruly Waves

 

This one ingredient tutorial from YouTuber Simply Elle shows us how to create those perfect beach holiday unruly waves.

Simple, effective and ready over night!

You will need:

• Hair Elastics

 

45. Short Curls

 

Adding curls to short/medium sized hair looks great and makes for an attractive summer look. Perfect tutorial from Milabu.

You will need:

• Hair Straightener/Flat Iron
• Dry Towel
• Heat Protectant Cream
• Hair Clip

 

46. Windswept Waves

 

Nicole at Bumble & Bumble shows us how to create the windswept waves look using Surf spray, in less than 2 minutes!

You will need:

• Surf Spray (or similar product)
• Blow Dryer
• Curling Iron
• Dry Shampoo

 

47. Floating Curls

 

Kaushal Beauty shows us how to create 5 minute floating curls that add volume, texture and shine to your hair. A perfect hairstyle for that special occasion!

You will need:

• Hair Styling Spray
• Hair Bobbles
• Hair Clips
• Curling Iron
• Hairspray

 

48. Easy Loose Curls

 

Vivian V shows us her simple way of creating natural looking loose curls for super long hair in under 10 minutes.

You will need:

• Curling Iron
• Hair Bobble

 

49. Wavy Wet Look

 

Made famous by none other than Kim Kardashian, this wet hair tutorial is simple and is one of the most popular summer hair looks.

Video by Maryam Maquillage.

You will need:

• Hair Brush
• Hair Mousse
• Hair Clips
• Wave Spray

 

50. BIG Curls

Leyla Rose shows us her routine for big curly hair, everything from what she washes her hair with to the techniques involved to achieve the ideal frizz.

You will need:

• Hair Oil
• Blow Dryer
• Hair Curl Cream
• Hair Curling Spray
• Curling Iron

 



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