Thick, straight, and textured Indian women have pretty much mastered the art of appearing both perfectly put-together and absolutely minimalistic at all times.

In this post, we have complied 50 best Indian hairstyles that are always in style.

1. Black Wavy Ponytail:

Black Wavy Ponytail

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Not only this simple pulled back look has an easy, I-just-woke-up-hair vibe but also have enough texture that can easily go from day to night.

2. Ponytail Braid:

Ponytail Braid

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One can get the best of both worlds with this braided ponytail hairstyle for long hair.The usual braid done on a pony is an easy way to add a little bombshell to an evening look.

3. Curly Short Ponytail:

Curly Short Ponytail

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Whether you are blessed with natural curly hair or just want to do something different with your ‘do – combine volume, short curls and ponytail all together into making a neat and graceful look.

[ Read: Beautiful South Indian Hairstyles For Girls ]

4. Ombre Low Ponytail:

Ombre Low Ponytail

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The low ponytail is the one style you can trust to look stunning either in a flawless interpretation, or a perfectly imperfect one.This ombre hair, as seen on Singer Mel B, has a grown-up, minimalist vibe.

5.Mid Part Ponytail:

Mid Part Ponytail

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The centre part ponytail is amongst the hairstyles to master this season. The sleek, polished ponytail accompanied by minimal accessories and daring Smokey eyes becomes a key look for the evenings.

6. Wavy Edged Pony:

Wavy Edged Pony

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If low ponytails aren’t your bag, wavy edged ponytail, could be just for you. The romantic curls are so pretty, we’re desperate to make this look our style crush, and get the curling irons out so we can have a go ourselves!

7. Half Updo:

Half Updo

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If you’re tired of the standard hairstyle and want to change things up a bit; the chic half up do is your answer.With a clip holding your hair back, gather the very top portion of your hair into a loose twist or chignon, add a clip to finish the look, et voila.

8. Side Ponytail:

Side Ponytail

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The side ponytail is a sassy and a trendy variation of our old favourite and it’s a hairstyle that suits every hair type and face shape plus it’s simple as that!

9. The Blonde Braid:

The Blonde Braid

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This stunning combination of messy and manicured braid is a great way to enhance and modernize your everyday look. 

10. Side Parted Ponytail:

Side Parted Ponytail

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Sleek and featuring a side part, the side parted ponytail serves as a statement of mere simplicity and yet is a glamorous ‘do.

11. Fringe Ponytail:

Fringe Ponytail

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With a thin high ponytail and voluminous fringe, the hairdo perfectly combines up-to-date clean chic with a touch of glam.

12. Pulled Back Curls:


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The pulled back curly ponytail is feminine, playful and easy to style.The smoothness at the front of the ponytail keeps the look polished, while the imperfect curls balances it out and makes it look cool.

13. Side Parted Side Hairdo:


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This hairdo ticks all the boxes on our hair wish list: shiny, wavy, thick and voluminous! Actress Collien Ulmen’s tousled waves and loose pieces of hair frame her face perfectly and give her effortless, side ponytail a boho feel.

14. Side Light Brown Ponytail:


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The light brown ponytail, done with a side part is a vibrant,schoolgirl chic look. In addition, themessy top gives an impression of a subtle bouffant.

15. Shiny Fringed Ponytail:

Shiny Fringed Ponytail

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How cute is actress Hannah Simone’s sectioned-off ponytail? The laid-back style looks great combined with her shiny, wispy fringe. To keep the look on the right side of playground chic, make sure to leave a few ‘undone’ strands of hair around your face to give your pony a bit of an edge.

16. Side Swept Ponytail:

Side Swept Ponytail

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A soft side swept pony with a twist through the crown section connecting into the ponytail; the look leaves a pretty design of lines and spices up a simple side pony tail. It’s cute and whimsical with the small amount of face framing fringe.

17. Centre Part Ponytail:

Centre Part Ponytail

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For the season’s raddest hairstyle – brush your hair, centre part and pull hair back from your face without brushing down the stray hair. This little unfinished ‘do is totally appropriate for every situation possible.

[ Read: Indian Wedding Hairstyles For Christian Brides ]

18. The Puffy Ponytail:

The Puffy Ponytail

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While elegant and immaculately groomed,Nina Dobrev’s puffed ponytail exudes attitude.Pull hair back in a loose ponytail, use a comb to curl one and two-inch sections of the ponytail and backcomb lightly.

19. Golden Brown in Side Part:

Golden Brown in Side Part

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The golden side partlooks sophisticated and is easy to style. Actress Ariel Winter looked nothing short of perfect to us when she swept her golden brown tresses over to one side in an all-out glam hairdo at the ELLE’s Women.

20. Puff Ponytail:


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Jaimie Alexander looks youthful, thanks to her puff, pulled-back hairstyle.This cute hairstyle keeps her long bangs out of sight and face looking fresh. To recreate this look, create a bit of volume by tugging on the front and top it off with your favourite hair accessory.


  • Chahna

    Hey Zinnia thats really nice article… :)

    • Zinnia

      Thank you so much Chahna :)

  • Oindrila

    Very nice article :)

    • Zinnia

      Thanks a lot oindrila :)

  • Chitra

    Nice Articles Zinnia! i am gonna check out all your Articles.. i am not so much into styling.. i am looking out for new hairstyles for my bro’s wedding.. really nice hairstyles.I have wavy hair with short to medium length. have any suggestions?

    • Zinnia

      Yes sure, suggestion is don’t crop your hair any shorter, but get some cute layers as in front bangs, side swept the bangs and give it some loose soft curls.For the remaining hair you can give big loose curls.Won’t suggest you excessive small curls since your hair isn’t long.Use somee hair strong hold spray to keep the curls on till next wash. Have fun at your bro’s wedding. Sry for the late reply though,was stuck up in some work :) thank you for the comment. :)

  • Yagna

    Very helpful tutorials!My hair is the same length in 5th pic :) I am definitely going to try all these styles, thank you. :) Thank you very much for making them.Do you have any tutorials on how to French braid ?

    • Zinnia

      Hey thank you so much and sry abt the late reply, well it’s great that you got long hair and you should then definitely try french braids. Unfortunately as i replied above also, i dont keep such long hair to go for french braids, well still utube has a number of learning videos. I searched and selected this one for ya … hope u enjoy and can make a nice french braid :) have fun !

  • Tarunima

    Lovely article zinnia :) All your articles give something new to learn.
    How much I love these braided buns and crown braided bun hairstyles!
    They are so different and interesting from the usual plain and boring bun hairstyles. Can you do a tutorial on braided buns or crown braided buns please?? Would love to learn them. Thanks:)

    • Zinnia

      Thank you soo much , but unfortunately due to maintainence problem and my schedule, i don’t keep long hair else wud have given a video tutorial, and i dont even have any helping hands lol :D but however you can check out this utube video which can give you some idea :)

  • Swetha

    Hey Zinnia. Lovely article! I love experimenting with my hairstyles and you have given such simple things to try for my medium length hair! They look so simple and easy to do and also not too crazy for i am just starting. And i still don’t have the confidence to go all crazy :p

    • Zinnia

      There is no harm to go crazy ;) but don’t damage your hair :P thats the most important point . Try simple but hatke styles ! :D Thank you for the lovely comment , sry for late reply ! :P

  • Isha

    wellll.. superb hairstyles.. good post.. :)

    • Zinnia

      Thank u so much Isha :)

  • Misha

    Wow.. cool hair styles.. really liked all of them.. but both styles flauted by aishwarya stole my heart away!! will surely try them.. :) Good Going.

  • Mehnaz

    Fantastic read! Loved exploring all the different looks and hairstyles. My fav picks are the long curls and side bun and the low bumped hairstyles. Would look fabulous on any event. Like the Piggy Chop’s look as well – very edgy and sharp! Uber style personified!!! Will keep digging for more – do share more interesting write-ups. Keep doing the good job, Zinnia :)

  • Tina

    Totally loved it! enjoyed reading all the posts. I loved curled tips as it is very simple and easy. The hair styles are fun and edgy.

  • natasha

    hey!!! nice article!! could you please help me??..i have really dry and very very very fluffy hair!!! and i love making hairstyles…i try my level best to take best care…but still lack behind…soo…if you could only help me once….:)

    • Richa

      If you have extreme fluffy hair, then do try Loreal paris frizz control serum. Just massage before you blow dry. It will transform your dry, rough and frizzy hair into smooth hair. Once your hair is set, you can experiment with lot of hairstyles.