Knot Braid Hairstyle

5 Best Hair Styles for Long Hair

Long Hairstyles for Women

Long hair is mesmerizing. It very well deals with a lot of beauty related problems like transferring the attention from an unwanted place to the locks and a lot more. Literally and figuratively, long locks are definitely the crowning beauty of your personality. Healthy long locks are every woman’s dream come true. If you are a proud owner of long locks, I must say, you are extremely lucky and you should try your best to protect them for not everyone is so blessed. Several women with long locks always have one problem in common. Most of them do not know the proper way of styling them and as a result they simply let their hair loose or go for simple three strand braid.

In an attempt to solve this problem, we have gathered 5 super cute hairstyles for longs hair that are sure to steal your heart. Let’s get started and have a look at 5 best hair styles for long hair.

Chain Braid Hair Style

I’m sure the image of the finished look of chain braid gives you waves of difficulty. But trust me it is not as difficult as it looks. This is popular runway hairstyle that gained a lot of admiration. Since its first display, this hairstyle became very common and all credits to the simple technique and its complex look. All you need to know for this hairstyle is simple twisting of hair. You need no complex equipments to achieve this hairstyle and most importantly, this hairstyle can be recreated even if you are running out of time. Let us now check out other details of the hairstyle.

Chain Braid Hair Style

Requirements

Length & Texture of Hair

Extremely long hair is the best bet. If not extremely long hair, hair has to be long to attain an appealing look. Though this hairstyle can be recreated with hair of medium length, the results are less beautiful.

Hair that is thick gives you a better look. This is because, the chain braid is braided extremely tight and if you recreate with thin hair, the braid gets too thin.

Straight hair yields better results but this is not mandatory.

Equipments Needed

  • Hair brush
  • Elastic

Time Taken: 5 to 7 minutes

Occasion: Formal events, Casual Events, Office, Party

Procedure for Chain Braid Hair Style

All you need to know in order to recreate chain braid is rope braid and rope braid involves simple twisting of hair in proper direction. Another important segment of this hairstyle is the direction in which hair has to be twisted. For the rope braid, twist both the hair strands in the right direction and for the chain braid, twist in the left direction. Do not change the direction and if you do so, you will not be able to restructure a perfect chain braid. The model in the video braids a side braid but if you wish you can do it at the back. Style the bangs loosely to give it a feminine touch. Here is the link. Check out the video carefully once or twice before giving it a try.

Knot Braid Hairstyle

Making of knot braid is actually very simple but untying this braid sometimes gets tricky. However  this hairstyle is very beautiful and worth trying. Your hair has to be absolutely free from tangles in order to recreate this hairstyle. This hairstyle involves you to literally tie knots with your hair and who wouldn’t know to do it. Greasy hair or fresh hair, this hairstyle has no specific requirements. You can recreate this hairstyle even if you are running out of time. If you suddenly had to braid you hair at ant random point and you have no styling tools at all, this hairstyle is good to go. Let us now check out other required details of the hairstyle.  

Knot Braid Hairstyle

Requirements

Length & Texture of Hair

The length of the hair can be either long or medium. With short hair also, you can follow this technique. But try tying the knot once at the crown of your head or on either of the sides.

It is easy to work on silky hair. But healthy curly and wavy hair is no less. They give you way appealing look than straight hair. The thickness of the hair doesn’t really matter. If you hair is fine, tie loose knots and if not simply go with the flow.

Equipments Needed

  • Hair brush
  • Elastic

Time Taken: 5 minutes

Occasion: Office, College, Vacation

Procedure for Knot Braid

Like earlier said, the procedure involved in the making of Knot Braid is simple tying of knots. You need no hairstyling skills to achieve this look. All you need is one elastic and you can proceed even without that. The hairstyle we are describing here is a braid that is braided along the length of the hair. But if you wish you can use this technique to tie a ponytail. If handling loose hair suddenly became difficult at your workplace, use this technique and tie a knot at the nape of the neck to recreate a stylish ponytail. Style the bangs well. They make the hairstyle elegant and feminine. Here is the link for you, check out the video.

French Formal Braided Updo

Updos are usually preferred for traditional occasions and for formal and official occasions, though buns are preferred, they are very simple and professional where only comfort is given importance. But the updo we are going to discuss here can be worn for both traditional as well as for official events. If you know the braiding technique of a French braid, this hairstyle is very easy for you and if you have no idea about it, don’t worry, the video has it all. You hardly need any equipment to recreate this hairstyle and with practice you can braid this bun instantly. A better hold is achieved when done on greasy hair than on clean hair. Let us now look at other important details of the hairdo.

French Formal Braided Updo

Requirements

Length & Texture of Hair

Long and medium length hair is the best bet. Longer the hair is better is the size of the bun. With short hair, unfortunately, this bun cannot be recreated.

Curly and wavy hair yields amazing results compared to straight hair. But working on straight hair is better than working on hair of different textures.

Equipments Needed

  • Hair brush
  • Bobby pins

Time Taken: 5 to 10 minutes

Occasion: Office, Wedding, Prom, Vacation

Procedure for French Formal Braided Updo

The whole hairstyle is based on French braid. If you already have practiced French braid a lot of times, you don’t need much practice for this. But if you are trying French braid for the first time, give this hairdo some practice for a better output. The model in the video starts the hairstyle by curling her hair. Though this is not mandatory, the results achieved are pretty appealing when done on curly hair. If you have time, curl your hair. Otherwise, simply go with the flow. Take some time to at least curl the bangs. Curly and loose bangs are the style statement of this hairstyle. Click on the link below to check out how this bun is achieved.

Braided Wedding Updo Hairstyles

Its summer and summer is time when you will have to attend a flock of weddings. Choosing costume and a reliable hairdo is a difficult task. For weddings though letting you hair loose is a good option, how about a pretty and perfect bun that you can recreate all by yourself? This updo though can be chosen by brides, it is way better if you choose it while you are attending someone else’s wedding. This hairstyle is very simple and it also gives the viewer an illusion of long hair. The number of turns or wraps involved in the bun makes us think so. Don’t get intimidate looking at the image. All you need to know for this hairdo is simple three strand braid and nothing else.

Braided Wedding Updo Hairstyles

Requirements

Length & Texture of Hair

Hair that is of medium length or long is the perfect requirement. The definition of the bun that is created is much better with long hair.

The texture and thickness of the hair do matter. Thick hair or hair of at least medium thickness can drive the hairdo towards the better end. With fine hair, a perfect big and thick bun is not achieved.

Equipments Needed

  • Hair brush
  • Elastic
  • Bobby pins
  • U Pins
  • Hair spray

Time Taken: 10 minutes

Occasion: Wedding, Prom, Party

Procedure for Braided Wedding Updo

If you know to braid a three strand braid, you are all set to recreate this look. The whole hairdo is dependent on three strand braid and nothing else. All you need to take care of is the position of braiding. The three braids are not in the same line. They are braided at different positions to give the bun a cute definition. In the video, you can see the hairstylist using different hair products. But you can simply avoid them if your hair is healthy and shiny. If you hair is layered, use hair spray of medium strength. However this is also optional. Here is the video. Check it out.

Hairstyles with  Bandana

If you want to let your hair loose, spice up the look with a bandanna. Bandannas are inn and they add glam to the boring loose hair. Here are some basic ways of tying a bandanna that even a beginner can try. Though this is a simple technique, it is important that you know about the different ways following which you can tie a bandana. All you need is a bandana and the hairstyle is not the concerned parameter here.

Hairstyles with Bandana

Requirements

Length & Texture of Hair

The length and the texture of the hair don’t really matter while trying to style hair with bandana. All that matters is the length and color of the bandana. Choose the bandana that is bright and soft.

Equipments Needed

  • Bandana
  • Hair brush

Time Taken: A couple of minutes for each variation

Occasion: Casual wear, outings, vacations

Procedure for 6 Ways of Using a Bandana

This tutorial deals with 6 ways in which a bandana can be tied. All the techniques are tried on loose hair. You can however change the hairstyle as per your requirement and occasion. Check out the video whose link is mentioned below. You can learn the tricks just in no time. It is not complicated at all. Even the first timers can become a pro at trying the bandanas. Follow these techniques and very soon you will become the fashionista of your group. Ensure your bandana is clean. Give it a wash even if it is new.

Hey beautiful ladies, that is all we have for the day and we hope you will give these hairstyles a try. You will undoubtedly get a lot of attention. If you have given these hairstyles a try, care to let us know how it turned out for you. Drop in your valuable comments along with your beautiful pictures and inspire our other gorgeous readers. If you have any queries, do let us know and we shall get back to you as quickly as possible with expert advice.

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