Chasing after young kids doesn’t mean you have to forgo the fun of getting glammed up for the holiday season. Between the hustle and bustle of wrangling your little elves, you might not have a lot of time to get gussied up, but there are some quick and simple ways to dress up your tresses. Here are a few of our favorite easy updos for the holidays.
What better way to get into the holiday spirit than with a festive bow. Professional stylist, Tony Odisho, shares a cute and easy way to dress up your hair for the holidays by turning it into a bow. You can get all the easy steps to creating this look and the tools used here.
Achieving the look you want in winter isn’t always easy when you’re dealing with dry hair. Celebrity stylist Michelle Cleveland shared some tips and styles with us to protect hair from breakage and static. Cleveland says, "Try switching your daily conditioner to a repair treatment. I’m OBSESSED with Wella Fusionplex Intensive Repair Mask and the results I see on both myself and my clients. Even the most damaged hair is left feeling renewed, smooth, elastic, and resilient against breakage.” Sweep those rejuvenated locks into a high ponytail, that adds a flair of drama without much work.
Twisted Holiday Pin-Up
This twisted pin-up is a great holiday updo for natural hair that keeps it protected and looks amazing. Check out the full tutorial here.
Low Side Bun
As Maegan Tintari of love Maegan explains a messy, casual bun can get a sleek new holiday twist simply with the addition of a glitter hairpin or barrette. This beautiful look takes minimal effort and will give just the right amount of mom glam. Check out the full tutorial here.
Twisted Half Up-Do
A half up-do is a great way to let your tresses down while still keeping them out of your face because who are we kidding your still a mom that’s going to be chasing a toddler at that holiday party. Add some waves, simple twist and a pretty hairpin to take that basic mom hairdo to party mode. Get easy to follow instructions for this look from blogger Tessa Rayanne here.
Tame your curly tresses with a sleek, but simple chignon. As Girl With Curves' Tanesha Awasthi describes, simply gather your hair to the side like your making a side ponytail then pull it halfway through an elastic hair tie and twist the tie back over to form a messy bun. Check out the full tutorial here.
For that grown-ups-only party when you finally score a sitter, you might want to a more elegant look, but with kids demanding your attention while you get ready, you need something that doesn’t take hours to achieve. Stylist Tony Odisho’s Elegant Updo gives your hair that gorgeous look with very little effort. Check out the tutorial here.
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