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As we receive those coveted party invites, our imaginations run wild with visions of dazzling outfits and elegant venues as our social calendars start filling up. The allure of the soirées is impossible to resist, as we imagine ourselves mingling with friends and acquaintances, clinking glasses of bubbly, and dancing the night away.
The air is abuzz with excitement as the glimmering lights illuminate the streets, signalling the approaching holiday season. The spirit of joy and celebration hangs thick in the atmosphere, making our hearts skip a beat with anticipation.
But before we slip into our elegant ensembles and put our best foot forward, there's one crucial element that demands attention: our holiday hair. As the holidays draw near, many of us find ourselves eagerly planning our outfits around the perfect holiday hairstyles.
But don’t let the idea of “holiday hair” scare you, holiday hair is simply a hairstyle out of the day-to-day grind, and doesn’t have to mean anything extraordinary.
So no matter if you're dashing through the snow from the office to a holiday happy hour or preparing for celebrations at home, these holiday hair trends will effortlessly infuse your look with a stress-free, glamorous night to remember.
Dramatic waves are a wonderful choice for holiday party hair for several reasons. Firstly, waves add a touch of old Hollywood glamour to any look. Secondly, they have the versatility to suit various hair lengths and textures, creating a soft and romantic vibe that perfectly complements the festive spirit. Lastly, waves have a long-lasting effect, ensuring that your hair will maintain its stunning appearance throughout the entirety of your party!
How To Get The Look: Section hair and use your 1 inch curling iron, alternate directions of your wave for each section. Finish with Apres Beach Wave and Shine Spray.
Chignon buns are an understated classic look for the in general, but especially for the holidays because they instantly elevate any outfit, and give an air of elegance and sophistication. With their sleek and polished appearance, chignon buns add a touch of quiet luxury to your holiday ensemble, making it a timeless choice for any festive occasion.
How To Get The Look: Leaving thick face framing sections out, tie the remaining hair into a low rounded bun at the nape of your neck. Secure loose hair with bobby pins. Take face framing pieces and twist strands, pin them across the top of the bun, and wrap them around to hide elastic. Finish with a light spray of Strong Hold Hairspray to set the hair.
Half Up, Half Down
A half up, half down hairstyle is the perfect style to showcase a fun and flirty personality! This combination offers a playful balance that allows room for creativity, as it can be customized with braids, twists, or accessories, reflecting your unique personality.
How To Get The Look: For your desired look prep with either waving or flat ironing straight. Section crown of hair and tie securely, choosing how to part hair. Once hair is secured, use Rock Hard Gel to slick back any flyaways.
A high ponytail is an ideal hairstyle to accentuate an outfit for several reasons. It creates an instant lift to the face, making you look snatched and adds height, drawing focus upward, and creating an elongated appearance (hello supermodel). That’s not the only reason the high ponytail made it on our list, this is also one of the best updos to dance the night away in as it will stay perfectly in place! Not to mention, this updo lowkey shows off that special necklace you’ve been waiting to bust out. Lastly, a high ponytail brings an element of simplicity, balance, and symmetry to an outfit, making it a chic and modern choice for any occasion.
How To Get The Look: Start by spraying a liberal amount of hairspray, then using a brush and blowdryer, blowdry hair away from the face. Flip hair upside down and collect hair, flip back up and smooth away any lumps and bumps with a brush. For stubborn flyaways use a small amount of Conumdrum paste to slick everything back.
The added volume to a fresh blowout creates a sense of vitality and confidence, turning heads, making it impossible to ignore, and leaving a lasting impression wherever you go.
How To Get The Look: Prep damp hair by spraying Boosta Volumizing spray at the roots, and Royal Blowout all over into hair. Using your round brush, blow dry each section, then transfer each piece to a velcro roller to cool. Set for a few min (perfect time to do your makeup) then gently remove rollers.
Sleek and Straight
If tied back is not your jam, the straight and sleek hair, worn long or short, is a classic style that never goes out of fashion. The simplicity of straight hair allows it to effortlessly enhance any outfit or occasion, making it the perfect choice for those who want to exude a sense of mystery and allure.
How To Get The Look: Use a heat protector before flat ironing hair to avoid heat damage. Finish with Bonding Oil for extra shine.
Let's indulge ourselves and create unforgettable holiday memories, one beautifully styled hair at a time.