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Formal Hairstyles

Trying to find a cute, easy to-do hairstyle for a special or formal occasion? Here you will find the latest formal hairstyle trends, including updos, downdos and half updos for your formal occasion.

  • Updos for Medium Length Hair

    The 25 Most Beautiful Updos for Medium Length Hair

    It's time to glam up your medium hair because we've got some pretty awesome updos right here!
  • Double Bun Hair Tutorial

    The Perfect Double Bun Tutorial

    Updos don't always have to be glamorous. They can be cute, too. Just take a look at those absolutely adorable double buns (and learn how to recreate the look for yourself!)
  • Elegant Dutch Braid Hairstyle for Long Hair

    20 Completely Easy Long Hair Updos For You To Try

    You'll be ready to rock those long tresses this season with these quick and easy updos for long hair.
  • Flapper Inspired Look with Headband

    20 Ridiculously Easy DIY Chic Updos

    Impress your hairstylist (and everyone else), and master some of these chic updos all on your own. It’s way easier than it looks. We promise!
  • Fun Edgy Half Updo

    20 Gorgeous Formal Half Updos You’ll Fall In Love With

    If you have a formal occasion coming up, you can’t go wrong with a half up hairstyle. We have 20 new formal half updos for you to pine over!
  • SimpleDonutBun

    Deceptively Simple: 10 Easier Than They Look Bun Hairstyles

    A great updo that makes you feel gorgeous and earns compliments? That's a double win in our book! The only problem you'll have is deciding which look to try first.
  • Fishtail Braid Into High Ponytail

    Fast and Fabulous: 10 Easy Updos That Will Surprise Everyone

    These hair bloggers have got you covered in the "easy updo" department. Take a gander at their tutorials and walk out of the house feeling poised, sophisticated and ready to take on the world (or at least the day)!
  • Evening Hairstyles

    20 Devastatingly Gorgeous Evening Hairstyles

    Going out anytime soon, but don't know which hairstyle to wear? This list will save the evening!
  • Celebrity Updos

    Channel Your Inner Star With These 21 Glam Celebrity Updos

    Just because celebrities have an entire team of hairstylists at their beck and call, it doesn’t mean you can’t recreate their picture-perfect updos right at home. With the right tools and tutorials (and a bathroom mirror), you’ll don perfect tresses like these leading ladies in no time!
  • Loose Updos

    20 Breathtaking Loose Updos You Can Wear Anywhere

    Leave the neatly-done formal hairstyles for granny and let loose with these 20 fun and sexy loose updos you can wear anywhere!
  • Curly Hair Updos

    Show Off Your Beautiful Curls With These Curly Hair Updos

    The words “curly hair” and “updos” are rarely used in the same sentence, but when they are, the result is usually ah-maze-ing. Just look at this stunning collection of curly hair updos to see what we mean!
  • The Perfect Knotted Fishtail Chignon Tutorial

    The Perfect Knotted Fishtail Chignon Tutorial

    This super easy tutorial will have you perfecting this unique twist on a classic red carpet updo in no time!
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    The Easiest Knotted Updo Tutorial You’ll Ever Try

    Not only is a knotted updo a great solution to a bad hair day, but it's also really easy to fix up whenever you're in the mood to look cute!
  • Messy Updos

    The Sexiest Messy Updos You’ll See All Day

    You don’t need a hairbrush to master those sexy messy updos!
  • The Cotton Candy Hair Bun Tutorial

    Fun Hair How-To: The Cotton Candy Hair Bun

    In the mood for some cotton candy? Well, why not save those calories and get this sweet-as-heck cotton candy hair bun instead?
  • Hot Cross Bun Tutorial

    Wear It Anywhere: A Surprisingly Easy Hot Cross Bun Tutorial

    Here’s a delicious updo for you to try! This hot, hot, hot cross bun tutorial will make people drool (at you)!
  • The 3 Minute Woven Updo Tutorial

    How to Create a Woven Updo in Three Minutes Flat

    Even the most low-maintenance gal would find this a snap to do. Set your timer – we guarantee that you’ll be rocking this gorgeous woven updo within three minutes of starting the first step!
  • Knotted Updo Tutorial

    The Easiest Knotted Updo Tutorial Ever

    DIY updos can seem like quite the daunting task, but this knotted updo tutorial proves otherwise!
  • Simple Updos

    14 Simple Updos That Are Still Breathtaking

    Whoever said that simple hairstyles cannot be worn to formal events has clearly never seen this list. Take everyone's breath away with these fantastically easy updos!
  • Magazine Hairstyles Feature

    No Sweat: 6 Everyday Summer Updos That’ll Keep You Cool

    Often times updos are ultra formal, making them seem out of place for typical summer activities. Fret not, for we've come to the hair rescue. Check out these six everyday summer updos that'll keep you cool!
  • Magazine Hairstyles Feature

    Black Tie Approved: Trendy Updos for Your Spring and Summer Formal Occasions

    Whether you've got a formal event coming up or are planning for a spring and summer loaded with weddings and garden parties, these updos are sure to satisfy any taste!
  • Princess Hairstyles

    The 11 Most Charming Princess Hairstyles You’ll Ever See

    Every girl deserves to be treated like a princess. Our round up of princess hairstyles will help you find the perfect 'do for your special day.
  • braided updos

    14 Gorgeous Braided Updos You Must Try

    Add a twist to your updo with braids. Our list of 14 absolutely gorgeous braided updos will keep your hairstyling tools busy for a while!
  • short hair updos

    11 Totally Chic Short Hair Updos: Which One Suits You Best?

    No matter what anyone tells you, it’s totally possible to put your short hair up. Just take a look at those 11 awesome updos you can rock with short hair!
  • side bun

    The Gorgeous [and Incredibly Easy] Side Bun: 3 Ways

    Liven up your everyday updo with one of these gorgeously easy side bun styling ideas!
  • homecoming hairstyles

    Be the Belle of the Ball: 10 Homecoming Hairstyles

    The homecoming dance is one of the few times of the year when you can whip out your fancy hair styling products. If you’re anything like us, you’ll take full advantage of the opportunity to come up with the prettiest, classiest, most regal hairstyle ever. Let us help you with a few ideas here!
  • half-updo

    How To Find The Perfect Updo

    Stuck trying to find the perfect updo for your special occasion? Read our guide filled with updo tips and a few examples.
  • PollFormalFeature

    POLL: Which Formal Hairstyle Would You Wear?

    Is your formal style cutting edge, flirty fun or classically chic? Tell us which formal hairstyle you would likely wear.
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    Ten Trendy Ways To Wear A Bun

    Check out these 10 pictures of girls knowing how to wear their bun.
  • A braided hairstyle for winter formal dance

    Winter Formal Hairstyles

    Find your perfect hairstyle for the upcoming winter formal dance.
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    Holiday Party Time Hair!