Whether you like it or not, the season of holiday parties has officially descended (sorry, hibernators). To help you spend more time air-kissing and guzzling, er, sipping champagne, and less time stressing before the party has even started, we've gathered 30 hairstyles just begging to be shown off in front of friends, co-workers, and anyone who can appreciate a perfectly executed chignon. From buns, braids, and waves, keep scrolling for our epic guide to holiday hair!
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Add lots of texture, then braid your strands low at the nape of your neck.
Start at the outer left corner of your brow, then french braid along your hairline for a halo-like effect.
Even short-haired girls can do this! Click here for the instructions.
Don't hide your bobby pins...show them off! Click here to find out how we created this look on Zoey Deutch.
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Flip your head over and French braid starting at the nape of your neck. Twist the remaining strands into a bun and you're done!
Use hair chalk to add a pop of color to your average fishtail.
Because what better occasion to rock big, bouncy waves?
Spray a texture spray through your strands, then gently section a few strands out in the front.
Create a low pony at the name of your neck, create a hole above the elastic, then pull the ends of the pony through. Pin the ends in place and you're good to go!
Create two low pigtails, then wrap them around your head and pin in place. The messier, the better!
Nothing makes a ponytail more chic than stick-straight strands.
Give your normal half-ponytail more oomph-factor by adding a small, barely-visible fishtail braid right behind your ear.
French braid your strands, then tuck the ends under into a bun shape. Simple and perfect for any occasion!
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Why not give life to your messy low bun by adding a bright hair accessory?
When all else fails, opt for a low pony and wrap a strand around your elastic for a chic touch.
Tease your strands for major volume at the crown, then gather your strands into a messy bun right at ear-level.
A little spiral action never hurt no one, especially when paired with a deep side part.
Keep wrapping a strand around your ponytail, then pin it in place for a super-sleek effect.
Change up your look by creating a deep side part, then pinning it back with a bobby pin.
Which of these hairstyles is your favorite? Click here for 30 stunning holiday makeup ideas that DON'T involve glitter or red lipstick!