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The 11 Most Charming Princess Hairstyles You’ll Ever See

Pop some fun into your life with one of our fantastic princess hairstyles! Be regal with a style full of volume or keep it real with a gorgeous crown of flowers that accentuates your natural beauty. Take your pick and channel your inner royal with these princess-inspired looks!

The Princess of Snow

Deep black hair color is a dramatic contrast to this pale complexion and ravishing red lip color!

Deep Black Hair Color with Pale Complexion

How to Style:

  1. Work styling serum through towel dried hair.
  2. Part hair deep to one side.
  3. Use a medium or large paddle brush to smooth hair as you blow dry.
  4. Once hair is completely dry, use a flat iron to further smooth hair if you wish.
  5. Finish with shine spray for a glossy finish.

Recommended Products:

Redken Shine Flash 02 Glistening Mist boosts shine and tames fly aways for a silky finish.

Best Face Shapes:

round, square, heart, oval

The Golden Princess

Golden blonde locks tumble softly around the face creating a perfect frame when combined with a trendy side swept fringe.

Long Golden Blonde Hair with Side Swept Fringe

How to Style:

  1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
  2. Part hair deep to one side, angling the part from front to back.
  3. Use a medium-sized paddle brush to smooth hair as you blow dry.
  4. Once hair is completely dry, use a 1-inch barrel curling iron to add ringlets through the mid-lengths and ends.
  5. Finish with a humidity-resistant hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Try Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Finishing Spray for flexible, touchable hold that’s humidity resistant, provides UV protection, and adds shine.

Best Face Shapes:

oval, square, heart, long

The Ice Princess

Ultra cool blonds makes a statement in this beautifully braided updo!

Cool Blonde Braided Updo

How to Style:

  1. Spray dry hair with dry shampoo and flexible hold hairspray to give it a bit of grip.
  2. Create a two-inch section of hair all the way around your head that will be used for the braid you see in the photo. Leave this hair out when doing the next step.
  3. Take the rest of your hair (the hair that’s left in the middle) and create a bun at the top of the crown of your head. Secure bun with several bobby pins.
  4. For the braid, begin behind the ear on one side and make a thick, one-sided braid along your hairline from front to back and ending where you began. Secure the end of the braid under the place where it began to hide the ends and make it look like a never-ending braid. Use thick sections and gently loosen the braid a bit after you’ve secured it in place.
  5. Finish with a medium or strong hold hairspray.
  6. Add decorative baby’s breath, pearls, and winter-themed craft items to give your hairstyle an icy feel.

Recommended Products:

Use KMS California Hair Play Makeover Spray to absorb oil and build some bulk into hair before styling.

Best Face Shapes:

oval, diamond, long, pear

Princess of Pink

Gorgeous, princess-inspired curls cascading down the shoulders are full of volume and give off a sexy vibe.

Long Brown Curly Hairstyle with Volume

How to Style:

  1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
  2. Part hair down the middle.
  3. Use a large paddle brush to smooth hair as you blow dry.
  4. Gather the top half of your hair together and secure at the back of your head with a few bobby pins. Cover pins with a glamorous clip.
  5. Use a 1-inch barrel curling iron to add lots of curls to the mid-lengths and ends.
  6. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Check out www.folica.com for a great selection of various sized curling irons!

Best Face Shapes:

oval, square, heart, diamond

Princess of Pearls

This simple and sweet hairstyle is made perfectly posh with a delicate headband.

Simple Sweet Princess Hairstyle with Headband

How to Style:

  1. Work styling serum through towel dried hair.
  2. Part hair to one side.
  3. Smooth hair with a paddle brush as you blow dry.
  4. Once hair is completely dry, use a flat iron to turn ends under slightly.
  5. Add a dainty pearl headband accessory to complete this look.

Recommended Products:

Use Biosilk Silk Therapy to repair, smooth, and protect while you style.

Best Face Shapes:

oval, diamond, long, square

The Princess of the Enchanted Forest

Beyond the trees awaits this beauty who loves texture and natural color!

Long Wavy Hairstyle with Braids

How to Style:

  1. Work styling mousse through towel dried hair.
  2. Part hair down the middle.
  3. Blow dry, using fingers to tousle as you work your way through the hair.
  4. Create a braid along the hairline on each side of your part.
  5. Secure the ends of the braids together at the back of the head. The braids give the hairstyle a “crown” effect.
  6. Loosen the edges of the braids a bit to give it a slightly messy and natural look.
  7. Have fun with texture! Use a curling iron, crimping iron, deep waver, or your other favorite hot texture tool to add movement to the mid-lengths and ends.
  8. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Ulta stores carry the Bed Head Totally Bent 2-Inch Crimper and the Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver, both of which would work perfectly for this style!

Best Face Shapes:

oval, diamond, pear, round

The Star Princess

Chestnut brown hair is all wrapped up in two identical braided buns so you can channel your inner Princess Leia.

Brown Hair with Two Braided Buns

How to Style:

  1. Work a pea-sized amount of styling cream through mid-lengths and ends of dry hair.
  2. Part hair down the middle from front hairline to back of the neck.
  3. Gather hair on each side into a pigtails and secure each with a clear elastic.
  4. Braid each pigtail and secure ends with another clear elastic.
  5. Wrap each braid around the base near your head. Tuck ends under the bun and secure with a bobby pin or two.
  6. Smooth fly aways with medium hold hairspray.
  7. Add a royal touch by accessorizing with a headpiece.

Recommended Products:

A great styling cream for keeping fly aways at bay is Aveda Light Elements Texturizing Creme.

Best Face Shapes:

oval, heart, long

Pretty Pretty Princess

A modest pompadour is combined with a loosely texturized braid for this fairytale twist on two classic hairstyles.

Princess Hairstyles

How to Style:

  1. Spray root booster through roots of towel dried hair.
  2. Use a blow dryer on medium heat to blow dry hair completely. Use fingers to lift hair at the roots to add volume as you blow dry.
  3. Gather hair an inch away from your front hairline. Tease the hair near the roots. Separate into several sections to make teasing easier.
  4. Smooth hair along the hairline back and over the teased sections, creating a small pompadour in the entire crown area. Secure with bobby pins.
  5. Create a French braid through the rest of your hair. Secure ends with a clear elastic or one that matches your hair color.
  6. Loosen the French braid quite a bit near the top and just a little through its tail. This will give the braid the “lived-in” feel.
  7. Finish with a medium or high hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Try Big Sexy Hair Root Pump Plus, which is a humidity-resistant volumizing spray mousse that volumizes by pumping up the root.

Best Face Shapes:

oval, round, pear, diamond

The Fairy Princess

Soft curls bring attention to the eyes and give off a romantic vibe in this regal hairstyle.

Long Blonde Princess Hairstyle with Blonde Curls

How to Style:

  1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
  2. Part hair down the middle or slightly to one side.
  3. Use a paddle brush to smooth hair as you blow dry. Make sure hair is completely dry.
  4. Use a 1-inch barrel curling iron to create curls throughout your hair. Spray each section with heat setting spray before you curl. Curls should be wound around the iron so that they point away from the face. This ensures you get a “sexy, romantic” look rather than a “school girl” feel.
  5. Finish hairstyle with a medium hold hairspray to lock curls in place.
  6. Accessorize with your favorite pearl, crystal, or delicate flower headpiece.

Recommended Products:

Lock in your style with Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Glorious Hold Hairspray.

Best Face Shapes:

oval, round, heart, diamond, long

The Red Princess

Side-swept fringe and cascading curls keep this all-over dark color flowing with texture.

Princess Hairstyle with Side Swept Fringe and Curls

How to Style:

  1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
  2. Part hair to one side.
  3. Use a medium-sized paddle brush to smooth fringe forward as you blow dry. Gently sweep fringe to one side when dry.
  4. Use fingers to tousle the rest of your hair as you blow dry.
  5. Add curls with a ¾- or 1-inch barrel curling iron. Spray each section with heat setting spray to protect from the heat before curling.
  6. Gather hair from ear to ear up into a half updo. Secure in place with bobby pins that match your hair color.
  7. FInish with medium or high hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Paul Mitchell Super Clean Spray adds fullness, texture, and flexible hold.

Best Face Shapes:

oval, diamond, round, square, heart

The Flower Princess

This front braid flows into a loose style and is complemented beautifully with a crown of flowers.

Braided Princess Hairstyle with Crown of Flowers

How to Style:

  1. Spray dry hair with dry shampoo and flexible hold hairspray to give it a bit of grip.
  2. Create a two or three-inch section of hair from above one ear, across your forehead and down the front of the other side. Create an exterior braid in this section along your hairline. Make thick sections so the braid stays big. Instead of placing side sections over the middle as you do in a French braid, this time you will place side sections under the middle.
  3. As you near the bottom of your ear, add hair from the back of your head as well so that all your hair is incorporated into the braid. Secure the end of the braid with a clear elastic or one that matches your hair color.
  4. Finish with medium or high hold hairspray.
  5. Accessorize with a multi-colored crown of flowers.

Recommended Products:

Take a trip to Joann Fabric to find an infinite selection of beautiful imitation flowers for your crown. You can also simply venture outside and gather wildflowers if you’d rather keep your look more rustic!

Best Face Shapes:

oval, round, pear, diamond, long

These princess hairstyles are what fun is made of! Don’t be afraid to be big or bold because royals know no bounds.