15 SUPER EASY UPDOS FOR LONG HAIR
When it comes to styling, long hair becomes even more fabulous because with your long hair you can easily style out any of these up dos.
Styling hair on your own may be frustrating as you may totally fail to achieve the exact look you want since some hair styles may be really hard to style if you’re not a stylist.
But the good news is all this frustration is now sorted as we have come up with some of the most gorgeous and easy up dos to style in your long hair.
If you’re the kind that gets irritated when hair falls against your skin the best way you can get rid of that without cutting is by trying out these easy up dos.
All the up dos below are very easy to style and include the steps that will guide and direct you on how you can achieve these hair styles.
15 Super Easy Updos for Long Hair
1. Easy updos for long hair for blondes
HOW TO STYLE
This easy up do for long hair for blondes is a very simple hairstyle to create and rock that gorgeous look. To all my blonde ladies if you have run out of ideas on what to do with your beautiful hair, simply follow the steps below and you will walk away with the most beautiful blonde there is.
Braid you hair before you sleep; as you go to bed braid your hair and you will wake up when your has curled out well, it will be easy to style because your hair will be very soft after you remove the braids in the morning.
Apply a styling product; you first of all apply a styling product to hair immediately after washing your hair, applying a product to your hair when it is still wet will be very damaging to your hair, so simply follow the directions for your favorite styling product.
Curl the hair; use a curling iron to add the large curls to the hair, to achieve the curls get small bits of the hair and use the curling iron to add the big loose curls to your hair. Repeat the process until all the hair is done.
Add a bump; push the top part of your hair upwards but not too much so it does not look funny, try to balance it out so that it appears like the one in the picture above. The bump makes the hair style stand out really beautifully. You can then use bobby pins or hair clips to clip you hair on the sides to make the control the spread of the hair on your head.
Use a hair spray; there are very many different sprays that you can apply to your curls to make them look stunning. The spray will not only make your curls shiny but also keep them firm all day.
If you have a round face you can definitely try out this hair style because it will look very nice on you. And if you’re one of those with wider faces or a square shape face its best that you avoid this hair style since it will make your features stand out which in the end may not look beautiful for your face.
HOW TO CARE
Know what heat levels to use for your heat tool; when using heat tools for example for this particular hair style you will need a curling iron, so keep in mind the heat levels that you use when ironing your hair, because too much will be very dangerous to your hair, so keep the iron at reasonable distance.
Avoid washing your hair daily; most consider washing hair every day as being clean but washing your curly hair could be very harmful as it may make the curls disappear. And if you must, use a soft shampoo to wash your curly hair.
Use a good hair conditioner and quality shampoo; always know the type of shampoo that fits your hair type, know when to deep condition your hair and which conditioner will work best on your hair type. After using shampoo or conditioner always remember to rinse your hair thoroughly to make it free of the acids that shampoo and conditioner may leave in your hair, clean water will help achieve this perfectly.
2. Easy updos for long hair for round faces
HOW TO STYLE
To all my ladies that love keeping it easy and yet still fancy, this one will definitely be gorgeous on you. It is very simple and easy to style and yet still keeps you looking absolutely marvellous. It will be very comfortable in all types of weather. You can use the simple steps below to style it.
Put your hair up; instead of having the mentality that you only have to put your hair up on special occasions, there are easy and simple ways you can do it everyday. Use both your hands to hold your hair up into a pony tail.
Make use of pins; you can make use of either elastic or bobby pins to make a bun, after making a pony tail simply twist the pony tail at the base, use the bobby pins to make the bun firm. Elastic rubbers make the bun smaller but if do not mind the size of your bun you can simply use bobby pins since they offer control and will at the same time make your bun firm.
Comb your hair; as you can see in the picture above the hair style is neat, therefore to make yours appear like the one in the picture you will need to comb your hair, a narrow tooth comb will make it much simpler and finer.
Spray the hair; in most cases you will need to spray your hair to save yourself the burden of having to comb again during the day, just by spraying your hair, you will have saved yourself the burden because it will keep your hair firm all day long.
A long face shape will look best with this kind of hair style, if you have naturally straight, fine hair and thick or thin hair this hair style will definitely give you your the intended look.
HOW TO CARE
Wash your hair; this hairstyle will need you to have thoroughly clean hair, therefore you need to wash your hair not daily but twice or thrice a week. This will keep your hair clean and protected, by protected I mean it will not suffer the dangers of over washing it.
Mind the way you use pins and rubbers; when you make the rubbers too tight on your hair, you may think you’re making your hair neat but this in the end can make your hair break. Therefore you should make them just a little bit tight to make your pony tail firm but again do not make them very tight.
Use a good quality shampoo; it is true that washing your hair daily can make your hair dry and damaged but what you must keep in mind is that the quality of shampoo you use must fit your hair type. If you have straight and oily hair then you should use a gentle shampoo since you may need to wash your hair every day. Curly hair need a softening shampoo that will not be harmful to your curls and will make it clean because you may need to skip some days to wash it again.
3. Easy updos for long hair with bangs
HOW TO STYLE
The most beautiful hairstyles are normally the simplest and this hair style is a good example of this. You do not need to be too neat on this one which makes it quick and yet still looks beautiful. The two fringes on both sides spice it up well and below are the steps you can follow to make this hair style;
Use dry shampoo to add texture to your hair; dry shampoo will help add texture to your hair, since you do not have to be too neat on the hair this will help your hair look amazing.
Tease the hair at the crown; you will need to separate your hair so that you leave some hair to the front. Hold the rest of your hair to the back, mess it up a bit as you comb and tease at the crown.
Make a bun; hold the pony tail and fold it inward to make it like the one in the picture. You can use bobby pins to hold the fold you turned inward. Do not make it too tight.
Iron the fringe; use a 1 inch flat iron to make both the fringes look neat, iron the fringe to the side and towards the end of the hair, curve it inward.
A round face shape will work best for this hair style, the fringe on the both the right and left side of the face make the round face shape appear longer.
HOW TO CARE
Condition your hair; before you start conditioning your hair, it’s very advisable to know the type of your hair so that you use a hair conditioner that matches your hair type. Do not deep condition your hair daily, you should only do it once a week to avoid making your hair weak and potentially also damaging your scalp.
Avoid brushing your hair too much; since you do not need to make your hair too neat for this hair style, you should not brush your hair too much. Excessive combing of your hair will break your hair and add split ends to it. At the end of the day split ends make messy hair look very untidy.
Spray the hair; sprays for example Paul Mitchell Hold Me Tight Hairspray, 11 Ounce will help to keep your hair firm and beautiful all day long. It adds that shiny look to your messy hair making it very attractive.
4. Beautiful easy updos for long hair
5. Easy updos for long hair for wedding hair style
HOW TO STYLE
It’s high time you stopped worrying about making extraordinary hair styles for your wedding because this easy up do will make you very beautiful and comfortable for your wedding. You can use the following steps to make the hair style;
Wash hair with shampoo; washing your hair with an extra body foam is very recommended when it comes to this easy wedding hair style, reason being the foam will help add volume to your hair.
Blow dry hair; use a medium sized round brush to blow dry the hair, this will help to make the hair free of any moisture without affecting the texture of your hair.
Tease the hair to the crown; hold your hair to the crown while teasing, when this is done you can use a comb to smooth the part of the hair that you teased.
Use you’re your own hair to hold the rest of the hair; hold the medium width strands of your hair from both sides around the back of the ear and use it to tie a knot to the crown of your hair. This will help to add more control to the hair.
Use hair clips; there are several types of hair clips that can add spice to your easy hair. Just like you see in the picture. Flowered hair clips beautifully add spice to this simply done hair.
An oval face shape will absolutely look amazing with this hair style, and with the blend of hair clips you will definitely not go wrong.
HOW TO CARE
Always note how to use heat tools; heat tools can be very beneficial for your hair depending on how you use them, whenever you use any heat tool, be it a blow drier or flat iron remember to keep it a reasonable distance from your hair in order to avoid any damage that they may bring to your gorgeous hair.
Consideration the type of shampoo you use to wash you hair; for those who have oily scalps avoid daily use of use on your scalp because this will make scalp produce more oil which will become more uncomfortable for you. if you must wash your hair daily please endeavor to use a gentle shampoo to prevent your hair from becoming dry.
Thoroughly rinse your hair; whenever you wash your hair please try to use as much clean water as possible because this helps remove any acids that shampoo contains, and each time you do not rinse your hair well it affects both your and your scalp.
6. Easy updos for long hair for square faces
7. Easy updos for long hair for girls
8. Cute easy updos for long hair
HOW TO STYLE
Just like the title of the hair style, it’s cute itself and will make you look cute as well. Up dos are one of the best ways of keeping it simple, beautiful and elegant. Sometimes having an extraordinary hair style can also be a little awkward to wear so you forget those worries by trying out this cute up do for long hair. And the cutest thing about it is that it is very flexible, that is to say you can go with it to any occasion without looking out of place. Simply style it with the following steps;
Set your pony tail to the side; simply comb your hair to the side, which ever side you prefer is where you hold your pony tail. After you have decided whichever side you want, twist the pony tail at the base of the pony tail to make a bun.
Add a bump; To make a more modern and elegant look, you can add a bump to your hair. How do you make the bump? You simply make your hair a bit loose then push the top part of hair upward to make a bump before you hold the hair into a single pony tail.
Do not show the elastic bands you use to make the pony tail; hiding elastic bands is very easy since sometimes the bands do not look so nice when you leave them bare, so one of the ways you can do it is by using a medium width strand of your pony tail and twist it around the area where you put the elastic band.
Accessorize your bun; with the many accessories like ribbons, puff holders, hair clips available you can never fail to choose just a single accessory to add detail to your hair. Simple hair will definitely look better if you add some accessories to it.
The side pony tail will look good on all face types most especially because it’s simple and leaves hair hanging a bit loose so any face shape will look beautiful with this kind of hair style. In particular long face shapes will look good with this kind of hair style.
HOW TO CARE
Leave hair loose; to make a smart ponytail you do not need to over tighten your hair, at times leaving hair loose is very good to keep you looking great and also to prevent hair damage.
Let your hair dry naturally; sometimes getting rid of blow driers can be of great help to your hair, try not to wrap your hair in a towel. Towels are made of material that is very rough on the hair so it is not advisable to use a towel when drying your hair, you can use anything else for example a cotton cloth when from the shower.
Trim your hair; if you have problem cutting your hair, simply trim it. Trimming is the best way to get rid of split ends that make your hair look ugly. It also makes your hair grow faster so if you’re out of ideas to help your hair grow faster, the biggest secret is to trim your hair.
9. Easy updos for long hair for oval faces
10. Smooth easy updos for long hair
11. Easy updos for long hair, for blonde hair with bangs
12. Easy updos for long hair with colour
13. Black easy updos for long hair
14. Easy updos for long curly hair
15. Easy updos for long thin hair