30 Holiday Hairstyles to Complete Your Party Look

Whether it’s for Thanksgiving or Christmas with the fam, or a special date night on New Year’s Eve, or a holiday party with the girls, chances are you’re going to want to have your hair join on the festive celebration. This is the time of year when all the glam outfits come out to play, and


Photo: YouTube/Franchelli Rodriguez

Whether it’s for Thanksgiving or Christmas with the fam, or a special date night on New Year’s Eve, or a holiday party with the girls, chances are you’re going to want to have your hair join on the festive celebration. This is the time of year when all the glam outfits come out to play, and you’ll want the appropriate hairstyle to complete your stylish looks.

The holidays are hectic enough as it is, so we wanted to make things more of a breeze by sharing 30 YouTube tutorials that will show you how to recreate chic, yet effortless and easy-to-do hairstyles. Many videos contain several options, so you’ll have plenty of peinados to choose from!

Holiday Hairstyle on Curly Hair, by, ChellisCurls

Franchelli Rodriguez of ChellisCurls shows us how to create a curly hairstyle that allows the rizos to flourish on one side while anchoring them with a sleek braid on the other side. The entire look was created using SheaMoisture’s Coconut & Hibiscus Collection (she links to each product in the video’s description box).

Holiday Natural Hair Updo, by Melissa Erial

The holidays are when we dress up and get more dramatic with our hair and makeup. An elegant updo looks so chic and also keeps our hair in place so we can enjoy ourselves without a single pelo getting out of place. Melissa Erial shares a fabulous tutorial on how to achieve a stylish updo that is half braids and half twist bun.

Adrienne Houghton’s 3 Favorite Bun Hairstyles, by All Things Adrienne

On her YouTube channel, All Things Adrienne, Adrienne Bailon Houghton shares her three favorite bun hairstyles and how to do them yourself. You will learn how to make a voluminous, curly, messy bun; an elegant top knot, and a low, sleek bun. And you will learn where to get the brushes and products she uses in the video.

7 Easy Holiday Hairstyles Short Hair W/ Celeb Stylist Justine Marjan & Britt Sully, by BrittanyXavier

Glam Waves | Holiday Hairstyle, by Luxy Hair

The holidays evoke luxury, glamour, and the Old Hollywood years where the two were in high supply. A cool hairstyle to capture these vibes this holiday season are these glam waves Hollywood look by Luxy Hair. It’s relatively easy to achieve, and works on a variety of hair lengths. A couple of crystal bobby pins adds that perfect holiday touch of sparkle.

3 2-Minute Holiday Updo Hairstyles with Puff! Easy Everyday Buns for Long Medium Hair, by MakeupWearables Hairstyles

Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hannukah/Kwanzaa, and New Year’s are so back-to-back that we spend a good portion of the end of the year running around trying to plan for it all. This means that we don’t want to fuss too much when it comes to our holiday hairstyles. Thankfully, there are handy YouTube tutorials that can help us out, like this one by MakeupWearables Hairstyles that show us how to recreate super stylish looks that only take minutes to do.

12+ Hairstyles Using Braiding Hair, by BeautyinNatural

HOW TO: Sleek & Shiny Straight Hair, by Carli Bybel

If you want your tresses to look sleek, shiny, and pin-straight this holiday season, then you should check out this Carli Bybel’s tutorial. She shows you how to get the look in under 20 minutes, and also shares the exact products she used. On Carli’s hair, this style will last, without frizz or fuss, until she washes it.

10 Easy Updo Tutorials For Short Hair, by Milabu

You may run out of ways to style your short hair, but know that there are most likely many looks you simply haven’t tried out. And this includes a ton of updos! Milabu, in fact, shares 10 holiday-worthy ones in this YouTube tutorial.

Sleek & Sexy Fall Hairstyle, by Luxy Hair

Last-Minute Holiday Hairstyles (Easy & Low Maintenance), by Kayley Melissa

Hair accessories have made a major comeback, adding the perfect finishing touch to so many outfits. In this video, Kayley Melissa shows how to achieve three easy to copy, low-maintenance hairstyles featuring a headband, a ribbon, and a DIY pearl-studded bow.

Crown Braid Tutorial on Natural Hair, by ChelisCurls

A Week of Half Ups | 7 Hairstyles, by Loepsie

How To Fake A Salon Blowout At Home, by Raz Pele

Salon blowouts make your hair feel sleek and done when you want straight hair with some bounce. But we don’t always have the time or money to always head to the salon, especially during the holidays. Raz Pele shows us how to achieve the look at home, for way less, in this helpful YouTube video.

Easy No Heat Hairstyles For Christmas, by Loepsie

10 Easy Hairstyles For A Special Occasion, by Patry Jordan English

Updos have the benefit that they can be really easy to do, yet look so dramatic, chic, and elegant. And we all want an easy yet stylish hairstyle to recreate for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s. This cool YouTube video by Patry Jordan English shows you 10!

How to Get the Perfect Ponytail, by SheKnows

2018 Instagram Hairstyle Compilation for Natural Hair, by ChelisCurls


BEST Easy Protective Style Sleek Ponytail w/ Extensions (No Heat), by AKA Roxxie

A sleek and long ponytail adds drama, yet is also so young and fun. It’s a great hairstyle for the holidays when you want to look polished, but effortless. This tutorial, by AKA Roxxie, teaches us a no-heat, protective ponytail style that features a fierce, razor-sharp side part and flawlessly laid-down baby hairs.

HOW TO: 10 Easy Short Hairstyles With Flat Iron Tutorial, by Milabu

Holiday Party Hairstyles, by Elanna Pecherle

Holiday Party Hairstyles, a YouTube tutorial by Elanna Pecherle, shows us three effortless yet pretty hairstyles that are a perfect finishing touch for various holiday looks. These no-fuss styles will survive a night of festivities still looking done but not fussy.

8 Hairstyles Using Bobby Pins Tutorial, by Yana Irbe

Holiday Party Hairstyles For 4C Natural Hair | BetterLength, by Jane Nashe

The holidays are the perfect time to showcase the beautiful volume of 4C curls. The drama that this hair brings to updos, ponytails and more is so pretty. Jane Nashe shows us how to create four different “Holiday Party Hairstyles” for 4C natural hair using BetterLength clip-in hair extensions in this helpful YouTube tutorial.

Easy Holiday Hairstyles 2019, by Alex Gabourey

Alex Gabourey’s tutorial on YouTube shares “Easy Holiday Hairstyles” that you can wear to party this holiday season. This includes a low chignon with volume, a futuristic ponytail that shows a peak of braid, and an accessorized half pony.

Festive, Holiday Hairstyles with @HairapybyKylee, by Claire René

Hair accessories are having such a major moment right now, and are perfect for adding that touch of glam and interest to your holiday hairstyles. In this tutorial from Claire René and @HairapybyKylee, you will learn how to recreate four fabulous holiday hairstyles that are given the end-of-year treatment with luxe and/or sparkling accessories.

Cute And Easy Hairstyles for Medium Thin Hair, by Tricia Lake

Not everyone’s hair is as thick and luscious as the girls on YouTube’s many video tutorials (a lot of that hair is thanks to extensions). We wanted to make sure to include easy and stylish hairstyles that will maximize hair that is naturally on the thinner side. Tricia Lake’s “Cute and Easy Hairstyles for Medium Thin Hair” how-to shows us how to do a half-up bun, messy bun, down and curled style, curled braids, a half-up ponytail, and more.

Easy and Cute Hairstyles For Curly Hair, by Luxy Hair

You may know how you’re going to do your makeup for the holidays, but have no idea what to do with your curly hair. Luckily, Leyla over at Luxy Hair shows you a couple of pretty hairstyles you can easily recreate for the season.

5 Quick Christmas Morning Hairstyles – Hair Tutorial, by Kayley Melissa

6 Sweater Weather Holiday Hairstyles!, by Life In Our Farmhouse

HOW TO: 10 Ways To Part Your Hair, by Milabu

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