No matter what the occasion, messy updos for long hair can complete your look. They’re unique, stylish, and very edgy. If you want to level up your hair updos into #hairgoals status, these tutorials are perfect. They are effortless, beautiful, and they compliment any look you’re going for. Check them out and see which updo is your favorite!
5 Messy Updos for Long Hair | How To Achieve Them
1. Tuxedo Braid Bun
The tuxedo braid bun is a stylish messy updo with a twist of braids. Wear it on a hot day at the beach or to a fun night with friends!
2. Messy Side Bun Updo
This is a casual messy side bun that you can do in a few easy steps. Don’t hesitate to add an accessory for extra pizzazz!
3. Pretty Big Mohawk
Create a pretty big mohawk without cutting your hair with this tutorial! It’s going to be one of your favorite wedding updos for long hair. Yes, it’s perfect for weddings and vintage-themed parties.
4. Twisted Messy Updo
This is a simple and classy updo that even girls with short hair can rock. With simple twists and teasing, you’ll be on your best look for your next big business meeting!
Read Also: Beautiful Updo Hairstyle Tutorials for Medium Length Hair
5. Twist + Tuck Messy Updo
The twist + tuck messy updo may seem complicated but it’s actually very simple to master. Take your messy bun to the next level with this tutorial!
Read Also: 24 Perfect Prom Hairstyles | Makeup Tutorials Guide
Easy long hair updos aren’t the only ones you can enjoy. Having long hair means more opportunities to style it in any way you want! Check out these cool long hairstyles you can do on your own:
- 10 DIY Hairstyles For Long Hair
- How To Cut Your Own Bangs & Not Regret It
- 10 Of The Best Braided Hairstyles
- Naturally Dye Your Hair with Coffee
- Beauty Basics: DIY Split Ends Repair In 10 Easy Steps
Want a quick and easy messy bun without using bobby pins? Check out this video from Annies Forget Me Knots!
These gorgeous updos for long hair are go-to styles for any event! You can keep it messy but elegant whether you’re in work mode or in the mood for a night out. Plus, it won’t take you long to recreate any of the easy updo tutorials in this list. Pair up these hairstyles with any outfit and you’ll be rocking that look in no time!
Which of these messy updos is your favorite? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Up Next: How To Perfectly Match Your Hairstyle & Dress
Check out our new store Scrumptious for makeup products, clothes, accessories and more!
Follow our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest accounts to get the latest makeup, hair and nail trends!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on March 19, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
Mellisa Louise says
These are all so pretty!
Karen Lang says
Aren’t they the most gorgeous?? Thanks for the comment! 🙂
Lindsay Meyer Sherman says
I love all of these! Are there actual instructions on how to do these not just photos? I’d love more detailed instructions, some of the steps are a little confusing in the pictures.