Whether you've been growing your long hair for years or have extensions, long hair is easily the most versatile of all lengths. Long locks give you the ability to play with looks in a way that you aren’t able to with short hair. And while the hairstyles for long hair are as endless as your strands, it can be easy to fall into a never-ending rut of topknots and ponytails. Get ready to step up your hair game because we’ve got all the inspiration you need to make the most of your long hair. We've rounded up some of our favorite long hairstyles to try the next time you feel a style slump coming on. Read ahead for 14 easy hairstyles for long hair, no matter what your face shape or hair type is. Whatever your hair texture or type is – straight hair, curly hair, or wavy hair – take inspiration from the long hairstyles below.
A dutch braid is basically the opposite of a French braid. The strands of the braid are weaved under each other, rather than over.
This hairstyle is a little more playful, but it’s perfect for keeping your long hair off your neck and out of your face. Plus, why just rock one bun when you can rock two?!
Using a flat iron is one of the easiest ways to create curls. This hair look takes a little effort, but the long lasting results are totally worth it.
If you’ve got long hair and you’re wondering how to get beachy waves, look no further! All you need for this easy overnight hairstyle is a fabric belt (like one from a bathrobe) and four hair ties.
A messy bun is the gold standard for quick and easy long hairstyles.
Another tried and true fave, a low bun is an easy hairstyle for long hair and perfect for any occasion.
This wash and go hairstyle is as easy as it sounds. Run a gel through your wet strands with your fingers and go!
These easy hairstyles will make styling your long hair a breeze, no matter what your hair type. Just remember the trick to getting any long hairstyle right is a good hair care routine, including regular visits to your stylist- see our salon locator here!
by Jaclyn LaBadia, featured contributor
Photos by @goldandglowco