I recently chopped my long locks in favor of the chic and easy lob. I love it but have started to realize I should have waited until after all my holiday parties before the big chop. All my go-to bun hairstyles need a bit more length than I have to offer at this point. My heart aches for my long locks but I realized there’s a lot of super easy and pretty bun hairstyle tutorials for medium-length hair. Chic holiday looks saved!
Easy Hairstyle Tutorials for Medium-Length Hair
1. Easy Chignon
In the search for an easy hairdo to make you look elegant and effortless? Try this easy chignon hairstyle! It’s a quick and easy updo hairstyle for medium hair. It’s simple yet chic and perfect for on-the-go ladies.
Tip: To ensure the chignon holds all day, put every pin in a tight way. This is to keep hair and avoid it from being loose at the end of the day.
2. Messy Braid Bun
Messy buns are your go-to hairdo for medium hair but girl, you can never go wrong with a braid! Add a twist to your usual messy bun by adding some braids to make your hair look extra. We’re definitely loving this messy braid bun.
Tip: Do not braid your hair tightly so you will have more volume. Also, tight braids will only make you feel uncomfortable.
3. Easy Twisty Bun
Looking for an easy updo for your shoulder length hair? Here’s one. All you’ll need are a few hair elastics, some bobby pins for support, and a hairspray. Ladies with curly hair can do this too!
Tip: Let your hair down after a few hours for effortless curls!
4. The Gibson Tuck
Here is another easy step-by-step updo hairstyle tutorial to learn. It won’t take much of your time yet it will still make you look stunning. This is one of those hairstyles which will look good for ladies of any age.
Tip: You can spray dry shampoo beforehand so you will have more volume and less moisture. Your hair will last all day even at night.
5. Half to Full Updo
This updo tutorial is one of the gorgeous and easy hairstyles you can do at home. It’s simple yet very charming. Any woman with short or medium hair can do the splendid half up! You will be needing a hairspray and several bobby pins.
Tip: A little teasing on the hair can help add a beautiful volume to your hair.
6. Twisted Headband Updo
For ladies who are always on the go yet still look hip and fab, here’s a cute and easy updo for you. All you need is a headband and a curling iron for cute curls. It’s easy and super elegant, perfect for a special date on Valentine’s Day.
Tip: A strong and flexible hold hairspray can make your updo last more. A few bobby pins can also help make sure your hair is intact and in its place.
7. Double Braided Bun
This cute double braided bun is a fun twist to ponytail hairstyles! This step-by-step tutorial is so easy you can do it alone. Make sure you have some hair elastics, bobby pins, a comb, a hairspray, and a cute ponytail holder. This is one of the prettiest braided hairstyles to add a nice twist to your regular bun. Quirky, fun, and definitely cute!
Tip: If it’s a long event, a stronghold hairspray to make sure the bun stays intact all day.
8. Twist-Wrapped Bun
Attending a wedding? Look chic and sophisticated with this twist-wrapped bun. Yes, there will be a lot of twisting, so make sure to have some twist hairpins with you. Ladies with curly hair, this is also for you.
Tip: Change your look by letting your hair down for some gorgeous and sexy beach waves.
9. Beaded Headband Updo
Attending a formal event? Then an updo is a definite must! Try this DIY beaded headband updo. All you will need are a sparkly beaded headband, some bobby pins, a comb, and your trusty hairspray.
Tip: Turn glam into bohemian by using metallic or thin headbands.
10. Simple French Roll
Look tres chic with this very simple french roll which is sure to have heads turning your way. It’s simple, classic yet will make you look stunning and elegant. Perfect for evening affairs.
11. Quick and Easy Messy Bun
In a rush for work but need to look corporate for a meeting? Well, this quick and easy messy bun got you covered. It’s so easy, you only need three items—a ponytail, several hairpins, and a thin black headband.
Tip: For ladies who have straight or thinner hair, a little teasing goes a long way.
12. The Messy Bun
One of the easiest hair tutorials to do is a messy bun. You can go from loose, bohemian, and glamorous. It requires a little more effort. Amp up your classic messy bun game by curling your hair beforehand.
13. Knotted Updo
This updo looks best in weddings—whether you’re attending to yours or to someone. Its chic off-duty also looks good in a smart casual attire. Perfect for attending meetings or conferences.
Tip: Don’t forget to tease to get a nice volume and finish it off with a hairspray.
Updo hairstyle tutorials don’t have to be difficult and complicated. Ditch hair extensions and take a look at this list of beautiful and effortless hair tutorials you can try and have fun with! You can achieve these cute girls hairstyles in the comfort of your home. So aside from curling your hair, why not try these beautiful and easy hairstyle tutorials for medium-length hair? Perfect when you got lots of events to attend. Make sure you have enough bobby pins!
Did you find the perfect hairstyle for your medium hair? Or do you have any tips and style to share? Don’t forget to comment below and share your thoughts!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on March 19, 2017 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.