50 new hairstyles for long hair

Long hair always has and will continue to be a rage. The only thing that keeps evolving is the style of long hair women flaunt. On the same lines, we bring you 50 stylish hairstyles for long hair, which will impress you and possibly have you gushing over quite a few.

1. Blunt:

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The blunt hairstyle is a winner. Simply add some blunt bangs on the front, covering the entire forehead. The hairstyle helps hide a wide forehead and also draws attention to your cheekbones.

2. Updo:

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Updos are like the most elegant hairstyles you can get. A well made updo is a head turner and can have other women seething with envy. Taylor Swift combines the forehead blunt with this amazing updo.

3. Bangs with waves:

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Zooey Deschanel looks amazing with her bangs and wavy hair.  The bangs add a bit of glamour to her lustrous mane, giving her an uber-chic look.

4. Sleek and Shiny:

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Gwyneth Paltrow shows us how to get this hairstyle right. Doesn’t she look lovely here, with her sleek centre-parted blonde tresses?

5. Side swept and sleek:

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The side swept and sleek look has been around for a while now. Many celebrities have tried the hairstyle. The beautiful Penelope Cruz shows us how to achieve the look.

6. Straight hair with Layers:

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Jennifer Aniston shows us how to create this classic look with gradual layers on her sleek blonde hair. The layers frame her face perfectly.

7. Simple Braids:

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You can’t go wrong with this classic hairstyle. The braids give you an edgy, cute look. Apart from being exceedingly fashionable, they are fun to create.

8. Fishtail Braids:

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Fishtail Braids are a classier option to simple braids, and they provide a fun twist to the plain Jane braids. Check out Blake Lively with her messy fishtail braid.

9. French Braids:

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French Braids can trace their roots back to 6000 years ago. The fishtail braid is basically a variation of the French braid and if done correctly, it’s a regal hairstyle to flaunt.

10. Waterfall Braids:

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The artistic Waterfall braid provides an artistic touch to the simple braid. It is tougher to create and requires a bit of patience. The end result is mesmerizing.

11. Perky Side Pony:

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Try this new side ponytail to give a unique twist to the ponytail. Tease the hair and tie a rough side pony. Celine Demarchelier adds a bit of style to this hairstyle by wearing a glittering hair band.

12. Boho Braids:

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The Boho Braid is a hairstyle that is a huge hit among women, famous and non-famous alike. Paris Hilton pulls off the look perfectly here. Boho Braids provide an alternative to Simple braids and are quicker to create.

13. Flirty Ponytail:

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The ponytail is a classic. However, this unique twist spruces the ponytail up and adds a bit of oomph to your hair.

14. The Pouf:

The poof, pouf or pouffe is an 18th century hairstyle. It is one of the best hairstyles that you can opt for with long hair. It takes a long time to recreate this regal wonder, but is worth the wait.

15. Messy Bun:

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Buns are romantic, sensual, beautiful and classy. What if we messed it up a bit? Would these expletives change? We don’t think so, but, check out Hollaback Girl Gwen Stefani and make your own decision.

16. Sleek Knot:

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The sleek knot bun looks dazzling. To get this hairstyle, part your hair in the middle, make a ponytail. Keep on wrapping the pony until it coils around the base like a knot. Voila, you are ready to make the men go weak in the knees.

17. Half-do:

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The half updo or the half-do is a popular hairstyle often viewed as a quicker style to create than the updo. Simply gather hair from the top of the head and comb it back, while letting the remaining hair fall down.

18. Cinnamon Bun:

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The Cinnamon Bun is a hairstyle popular among the bun enthusiasts. If you are a lady that likes to experiment with buns, try this intricate hairstyle.

19. Knotted Ponytail:

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The knotted ponytail is, as suggested by the name, a ponytail that includes a knot. It is the most convenient hairstyle that you can create. The knotted ponytail is one of the cutest hairdos out there. Bip Ling adds a bow for extra cuteness.

20. Side Bun:

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We have been talking about all kinds of buns. Another bun hairdo that will have men and women gushing over you is the Side Bun. The Side bun is suave, sexy and easy to create.

21. Braided Ponytail:

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Ponytails can be cute, elegant, suave, chic and all things stylish. However, an extra twist to the ponytail can actually enhance its reputation. The braided ponytail does just that.

22. Princess Jasmine/Bubble Braid:

Cartoons are the last thing that we wish to take hairstyle tips from. However, Princess Jasmine from Aladdin truly caught our imagination. The bubble braid has truly caught our attention in real life and it looks brilliant.

23. The Braided Headband or Milkmaid Braid:

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The Milkmaid braid is a variation of the braided hairstyle. This look can be teamed up with an elegant evening gown or a summer dress for a day out to the beach. Check out Jennifer Lawrence. Doesn’t she look cute in this hairstyle?

24. Voluminous Curls:

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If you are bored with layered waves and bangs, try curling your hair. Make sure you create big voluminous curls. They aggrandize your hair and make it look extremely desirable.

25. Voluminous Top Knot:

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Top Knots are a rage in Hollywood right now. Almost every other leading lady has tried out this simple yet sassy hairstyle. A voluminous topknot is larger than a regular one, and often women accentuate it with a few bangs combed over the forehead.

26. Finger waves:

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This retro hairstyle from the 1920s is one of the few timeless classics. Finger waves are easy to create and offer a level of bounce to your hair. Check out Amy Adams who puts emphasis on the waves by adding a neat little bun at the back.

27. Bed Head Curls:

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Bed head curls look amazing on long hair. Curl your hair into ringlets and finger comb to recreate this stunning hairstyle.

28. Pinned Back Hair:

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You can consider teasing the hair out for some added volume and pinning the sides back. Check out Victoria Justice doing complete justice to this hairstyle, pun not intended, or maybe it was. Either way, she looks divine.

29. Sassy Side Part:

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Back comb the roots and smooth it out, before switching to the hairspray. This style is quite definitive and looks amazing when done right.  Jessica Chastain adds a bit of flair by creating lose curls at the ends.

30. Slicked Back:

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The easiest hairstyle to recreate and one of the more suave options to ponytails, slicked back hair is especially glamorous, and will make you feel like a celebrity.

31. Beachy Mermaid Waves:

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The beachy mermaid waves have always looked divine. To recreate this hairstyle drape sections of your hair around a wand iron and spray them into place. Loosen the curls with your fingers and voila, you’re ready.

32. Side Braids:

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Side braids are terribly stylish. See how they add a touch of class to the titular ‘Girl next Door’ Elisha Cuthbert above.

33. Wavy strands with Straight Bangs:

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Wavy strands look gorgeous when teamed up with straight face framing bangs and clumpy fringes.

34. Scarf Updo:

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The Scarf Updo is probably one of colonial Europe’s best known hairstyles. However, it seems to be making a comeback in a newer shape, with the essence remaining the same.

35. Low Knot:

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The Low knot works great on all types of hair. It is incredibly quick to style and looks quite cute. If you want to look younger, then this hairstyle is one you should go for.

36. The Tease and Tie:

The flower children popularized this hairstyle. It is a quick one to style as well, with a two-step process; teasing the hair on top and tying two strands together like a headband.

37. High Bun:

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Brunette Rachel Weisz looks absolutely stunning with her retro styled high bun, proving that the style is not simply for retro themed parties, but also for a fashionable night out, and what could be more fashionable than the Oscars? Possibly Milan in spring, bah! Let’s not get confused.

38. Long with Tight curls:

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This chic hairstyle is a winner. You need to have blended round layers framing the face. The hair looks thick but should not be heavy. Get a dry haircut for best results.

39. All around Layers:

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A dressed down, but by no means less glamorous option to frontal or back layers. The all around layers give you a youthful exuberance and are a hit for any occasion.

40. Cascading Hair:

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This is an extremely popular hairstyle for women with long hair. Check out the cascading hair, the model here chooses to wear a chic hat, which only highlights the length of her hair.

41. Long Thickened Hair:

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This hairstyle, tapered at the ends retains the lengths and boasts of swept back hair at the side which is not tapered. The hairstyle creates a unique and attractive option to waves and bangs.

42. Long Crimped Hair:

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Tyra banks sizzles in this hairstyle. The model chooses to braid the fronts as well and we welcome her innovation. In fact, we absolutely love it.

43. Natural look Long Hair:

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When you have long hair, why do anything to it? If this question strikes a chord, then this look is perfect for you.

44. Sleek Cinderella Hair:

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Another one from the Disney franchise, this timeless look recreates one of my personal favorite tales of Cinderella; long locks with loose curls at the end at a regal touch to this simple hairstyle.

45. French Braid with Layers:

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What happens when you combine a dignified French braid with wild hair, let me give you a hint, it rhymes with ‘cooks lazing’. Check this brilliant new twist to the orderly French braid.

46. Long Hair with Mid-Length Waves:

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The hairstyle enjoyed its peak in the late 40s and early 50s, but it still remains the classic go-to. Check out her Royal Highness Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge.

47. Headband with Braids:

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By now, you know that we love braids. The headband over braids is a brilliant combination that can leave other women seething in jealousy.

48. Feline Fringe:

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The feline fringe is a classic hairstyle. Hugely popular in the 80s, the long bangs and face framing gradual layers give you a seductive yet cute look.

49. Sleek Blanket:

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Indian women love this one. It has been used to full measure in Indian and World Cinema alike. The blanket covers one side of the face while the side part ensures that this hairstyle looks absolutely stunning.

50. Angled Haircut:

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This fluffy haired option is a good one to have when you are at a loss for what to do with your hair. The Angled hair adds more volume and texture to your hair.

We hope you enjoyed yet another countdown with fifty new hairstyles for long hair. Do you agree with the list? Do you think we missed any? Please share your views. Comment below and we would be happy to reply.

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Hey I am Debolina. A complete nut-case and a wild-child if you may, I love keeping the child in me alive, and my daughter helps me do that all the time! A crazy working mom and also trying my hand at everything while I can, content-writing,designing, avid reader,book reviewer, fashionista, makeup blogger, avid blogger, photographer, wannabe guitarist, traveler.
  • appalizbrag

    Hello. And Bye.

  • Ronnie

    bye. and hello!

  • monika

    hmmmm ..

  • Charisma

    Interesting post! The hair styles are girly but with an edge. These hair styles add to the texture and gives structure to the hair. I like them all.

  • yuki-asahina

    Awww…The long waves with side bangs are so lovely..and the scattered layers are splendid..love them all