Formal Hairstyles

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

Our expert stylist panel will help guide you. They have tons of product recommendations and advice. They’ll teach you how to style these hairdo’s at home, and help you achieve the hairstyle of your dreams.

Whether you have short, medium, or long hair, there’s a formal style just for you.

So before you’re ready to get all dolled up, browse our extensive photo collection below to get ideas for formal hairstyles before your next special event.

Gorgeous gala hairstyle ideas
Thinking about a new hairstyle for your next gala? Consider luxurious waves or a structured updo that'll make you the star of the evening, while perfectly complementing your outfit.
Gorgeous wedding guest hairstyle
Thinking about how to style your medium-length locks for your wedding? Get inspired by these elegant and versatile hairstyles that'll complement your bridal look perfectly.
Cute and easy updos for women with short hair
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!
Updos for medium hair
Have a special night out? It's time to bring out your feminine side and glam up your hair. We've got a gallery of some pretty and elegant updos right here!
Curly hair updo
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!
Princess hairstyles
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.
The Chignon Hairstyle
Whether you're having a nice brunch at a posh establishment, gabbing over fizzy cocktails with girlfriends, filing paperwork at the office or even walking down the aisle, you can never go wrong with one of these chic chignons.
Super easy updos for women
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!
Prom ponytail hairstyle
Ponytails for prom are a staple hairstyle for the ages! Find the hottest new looks before your big prom date!
Braided updos
Add a twist to your updo with braids. Our list of these absolutely gorgeous braided updos will keep your hairstyling tools busy for a while!
Stunning quinceanera hairstyles
See how fancy you can be on your grand day with these royal hairstyles!
Fun Edgy Half Updo
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!
Cute and easy updos for long hair
You'll be ready to rock those long tresses this season with these quick and easy updos for long hair.
Halo braid hairstyles
The easiest way to whip up an angelic look? Wallow in these incredibly chic braided designs.
Lovely updos for black women
Updos are gorgeous no matter what, but when paired with black women's hair, they're even more stunning!
Beautiful mother of the groom hairstyles
If you're the groom's mom, you want your hair to be perfect on his special day. See the best hairstyles here!
bridesmaid hairstyles
Fall in love with these hairstyles for bridesmaids.
Bun hairstyles for women
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.