It’s great for experimenting with new looks, styles, and haircuts. You can try out different hairstyles to keep your hairdo fresh. Having long hair you can try out variations of buns, braids, and ponytails to look different every day. The hairstyles will require only hairbrushes and a few bobby pins to secure your hairstyle.

Glamour Guild will give you a proper guide through easy hairstyles for long hair, here are 15 different hairstyles with a step-by-step procedure to make it simple. Having long hair and maintaining it can be a huge task to be carried, but we have got the most simple hairstyles in a creative way.

Now, scroll further to see amazing easy hairstyles for long hair to do at home and start practicing right away.

1. Trendy Half hair-up Bow Hairdo

With the half hair in a bow form and half hair down, we quite love this simple yet graceful style.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before parting it.
  2. Section off a portion of hair at the top of the eras, directing it towards the back of the head, and tie off this top section with an elastic band.
  3. Divide the tied-off section into two equal halves.
  4. Pick up the section on the right and create a bow, a half loop, and then direct it back towards the elastic band but hanging downwards again.
  5. Do the same with the left side and secure it with bobby pins.
  6. Then the final step will be of bringing a strand of the hair and tuck them between the bow, and you’re ready to flaunt.

2. Topsy Tail Fishtail Braid

Topsy Tail Fishtail takes less than 10 minutes to do and you can even switch out the fishtail braid for a regular one if you’re in a super rush. Let’s start styling.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Parting your hair, section off a portion of hair from the part down to the left ear.
  3. Divide off a similar-sized section on the right side of the head.
  4. Bring the two sections to the back of the head and tie them together with an elastic band.
  5. Flip the ends up and around the elastic to create a topsy tail.
  6. Repeat this process for the second part again, then braid the remaining hair into a fishtail.
  7. Make the edges look fuller and pull them gently. Then you are ready with it.

3. Dutch Fishtail Ponytail

Fishtail braids can be one of the easiest braids to master but also one of the most time-consuming hairstyles.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Separate off a portion of hair using a teasing brush, at the left corner of the forehead, and clip off the top portion with duck-bill clips.
  3. Create a second part, at the end of the first part, down the back of the head, and tie off the hair on the right side.
  4. Pick up a section of hair near the part, divide it into halves and cross a small section from the top half underneath the strands and add it to the opposite side.
  5. When the braid reaches the back of the left ear then continue braiding the hair in a regular fishtail braid.
  6. Pick up the braid adding into the ponytail, and tie it all together with a hair elastic and secure it.

4. Bubble Ponytail

This hairstyle turns out in a beautiful bubble effect which is a simple traditional jazz ponytail. Let’s see step-by-step how to style this bubble ponytail.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. With a part on the right side, separate off a section of hair and braid it down into a regular braid. Tie off the end with an elastic band.
  3. Repeat two with another section of hair on the left side. Once each braid is tied off, gently pull on the edges to create a fuller braid.
  4. Sweep the rest of the hair into a ponytail that sits at the center of the back of the head. Tie it off with a clear elastic then gently loosen the hair above the band to create some volume.
  5. Wrap the hair band and around the ponytail, pin it under a hairpin.
  6. Gently pull on the edges of each section of the ponytail to create a fuller effect.

5. Half-up Bun

A half-up bun hairstyle is easy to style and takes seconds to make this hairstyle work and it turns out to be the best.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Part your hair from ear to ear around the back of your head to create a top and bottom section of hair.
  3. The top section should include a little bit less hair than the bottom section.
  4. Gather the top section of hair into a mini ponytail at the top of your head.
  5. Twist the length into a bun, making it as messy or as neat as you choose.
  6. Secure with bobby pins to hold the style in place.

6. Messy Ponytail

If you want a perfectly styled mane that looks as if you didn’t think twice about it, allow us to point you in the direction of the messy ponytail. Nowadays, the effortless effect is taking beauty trends by storm.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Use a fine-tooth comb to gently the hair beneath the top layer from your hairline back to your crown. This extra textured layer will help bring your voluminous look to life.
  3. Use your hands to gently pull your hair back into a ponytail at the level of your choice. The look of a mid-height pony just below the crown of your head.
  4. When your placement is just right, tie it off with a hair tie.
  5. Be sure not to wrap your elastic too tight, as you’ll want to be able to pull a few pieces free before completing your look.
  6. Tug a few strands out around your hairline to really embrace that lived-in, undone look.
  7. Now that your ponytail is secured, use the tail end of your rattail comb to gently tug the hair on top of your head to add a touch more height.

7. French Braid

French braids are one of the most classic kinds of plaits, but creating one can be challenging. One thing’s for certain though: the French braid hairstyle won’t be going out of style any time soon.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Gather three small sections of hair at your hairline, hold the right section in your right hand, the left section in your left hand, and the middle section between your thumb and forefinger of either hand.
  3. Begin your braid by crossing the right section over the middle section, followed by the left section over the right section, which is now really the middle section.
  4. With each new stitch, add a little more hair into your braid. This is what will give your French braid that woven look.
  5. Continue this back-and-forth process all the way down to the ends of your hair. When there’s no more hair to add to your braid, you can simply weave a three-strand braid.
  6. When you have the directions in front of you, French braiding seems pretty simple.

8. Space Buns

Between messy buns, low buns, and braided buns, it’s safe to say there’s a bun hairstyle for every occasion. And while some of them make for ultra-polished looks, space buns bring an element of fun and playfulness to your style.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Once you’ve brushed or finger-combed your strands, part your hair down the middle into two equal sections. A middle part is key for this style so both buns are the same size.
  3. Starting on one side, gather a section of hair and pull it into a ponytail, making sure to smooth any bumps during the process.
  4. Your placement can be adjusted based on your preference, just keep in mind that the base of your ponytail will be where your space bun is. You can also place your buns up higher on the crown of your head or to the sides.
  5. For a more intricate look, you can first twist or braid the hair in the ponytail before wrapping it around the base of your ponytail to create the bun.
  6. Once you’ve created a ponytail on one side of your part, create an identical ponytail on the other side.
  7. Be sure to mirror your placement as you don’t want your space buns to be lopsided.

9. Half-up Ponytail

For a hairstyle that allows you to keep your length while getting your hair out of your face, look no further than a half-up ponytail.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Create a horizontal part from ear to ear that goes around the back of your head to create a top and bottom section of hair.
  3. Working with the top section of hair, gather your strands into a mini ponytail at the top of your head.
  4. Secure with a clear elastic.
  5. To give your ponytail a boost, gently tug at the edges of its base, right above the elastic.

10. Retro Hairstyle

This hairstyle is inspired by vintage looks and is easy to do, it makes the hair look beautiful in a bun shape and like a vintage woman. Let’s see how can you style it step by step.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Using a large-barrel iron, curl the bang section of your hair forward.
  3. Clip the section into place. Pull the rest of the hair into a tight, low, side ponytail. Make sure that it’s bump-free.
  4. Using the curling iron, curl the whole side ponytail at an upward angle.
  5. Once the ponytail is curled up, spray it well with hairspray, then roll it up toward your scalp and secure it with bobby pins. Once the roll is secured, take the clip out of the front bang area, allowing the big curl to fall.
  6. Using a fine-tooth comb, smooth the front section over to the side of the roll.
  7. After combing it a couple of times, it will turn into a nice retro wave. Once that happens, spray with hairspray, then bobby-pin the ends to the roll.

11. Beach Hippie

Beach Hippie hairstyle has a unique style that has less use of hairpins and makes the hair look natural and falls in naturally.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Flip hair over and lightly spritzes hairspray on the underside. Flip upright and spray on the top. Finger-tousle as it dries.
  3. Gather your bang-hair area and bobby-pin it out of the way so you can style the rest of your hair first.
  4. Curl 1-inch sections (away from your face). Start wrapping your hair around the iron at ear level, not above. And leave your ends out of the curling iron.
  5. Unpin the bang section and curl as you did the rest of your hair.
  6. Insert spread fingers into the hair at the nape of your neck. Shake your hair (but do not run your fingers through) to make the curls messy.
  7. Now pin back a piece of hair on each side of your part. (Remember, messy = good.) Secure them together with a bobby pin and mist with shine spray.

12. Chic Pony

A chic ponytail is one of the easiest ways to style and is perfect for a ready-to-go hairstyle, as it takes only 2 minutes to style and stays for a longer period of time.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Pull hair back into a low ponytail using a flat boar-bristle brush to create a bump-free finish. Secure with an elastic.
  3. Separate out a small strand of hair — roughly the width of a pencil — from the ponytail.
  4. Spray that piece well with hairspray then wrap it around the ponytail holder
  5. Bobby pin the end of the small piece under the tail and tuck in any loose ends.
  6. Lightly mist hairspray over everything and smooth with your hand.

13. Halo Headband

Halo headband can definitely be a cute and quick hairstyle for any outfit of yours from partying to cultural events. A headband gives a natural look with little beads and flowers added to it, it enhances the look of the hairstyle.

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Take a section of hair from one side of your head.
  3. Twist it and pin it in the middle.
  4. Take another section from the other side.
  5. Repeat twist and pin it behind the first twisted section.
  6. And you’re ready to go with a halo headband.

14. Double Knotted Pony

A ponytail with a little mix can make it look more pretty and ready to go with the hairstyle. It just takes 1 minute to style it and it does not require any kind of hairpins to secure your hair, it is a super handy hairstyle.

How to Style

  1. Brush your hair and make sure your hair is tangle free.
  2. Separate your hair in half and tie it in a low knot.
  3. Tie another knot and use a hair tie to keep it in place.
  4. Wrap hair around the tie to conceal it.

15. Triple Topsy Tail

Triple Topsy Tail is quick and super easy to style and will require only a few elastic bands to secure the hairstyle and make it look perfect on you on any outfits you want!

How to Style

  1. Brush through the hair to remove any tangles before beginning.
  2. Separate your hair into three ponytails, one on top of the other.
  3. Flip the tail of each pony and tuck it in between your hair and the hair tie.
  4. This will give you the topsy tails.
  5. To complete the look tuck the top two tail ends through the ponytails below them.

Adding creativity and variation to your hairstyle will definitely make you look beautiful and different. As you get these 15 hairstyles for girls with long hair with a step-by-step process to make it simple to understand, you can start experimenting on your hair right now.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Which hairstyle is the most trending one amongst these?

Half-up ponytails, messy ponytails, and half-up buns are the most trending ones in all 15 hairstyles.

How long does it take to style the hairstyles ?

The braid hairstyle takes 2 minutes and the ponytail and buns hairstyles take 1 minute to style.

How can long hair be styled in a creative way?

Ponytails, braids, and buns are the top most hairstyles that can be styled for long hair and make one look creative way.

Is experimenting on hair safe for the growth of long hair?

Hairstyling does not affect the growth of your hair and it does not damage your hair. So it is completely safe in hairstyling.

How long can a hairstyle stay once done?

A hairstyle can stay for a more extended period of time only if secured correctly and with proper bobby pins as directed.

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