15 Cute Homecoming Hairstyles For Long Hair

by Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Choosing among all the different cute homecoming hairstyles makes preparing for the big night even more exciting and fun! Your awesome dress and accessories just won’t be complete without your crowning glory all glammed up for the big event. I still remember how many nights I practiced styling my hair for my own homecoming dance, and boy, am I glad my skills have leveled up since then! But hey, doing your own hair or your best friend’s hair is all part of the fun, and to help you out, I’ve gathered a list of easy but adorably cute homecoming hairstyles to make you shine at your school’s big event!

15 Cute Homecoming Hairstyles For Long Hair

Homecoming is just one of those special moments in your life, and it’s a great time to make memories with your friends. I encourage you to really get into the spirit of things by getting all dolled up and taking lots of photos! I still have a photo of my friends and me at the homecoming ball framed in my bedroom and it will always remind me of such an exciting time in my life. Whether you go to the party with your sweetheart or your gal pals, homecoming is bound to be a night to remember. So swipe on a statement lippie, put on some dancing shoes, and take your pick from this crop of cute homecoming hairstyles for girls with long, lustrous locks.

1. Fishtail French Braided Bun

Fishtail French Braided Bun | 15 Cute Homecoming Hairstyles For Long Hair

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How sweet and romantic is this hairstyle? A combo of both French and fishtail braids twisted into a low and loose bun  makes you the low-key belle of the ball!

2. Bohemian Half Fishtail

Bohemian Half Fishtail | 15 Cute Homecoming Hairstyles For Long Hair

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Thinking of letting your locks hang straight and loose? Make the most of your long lengths with this half-up hairdo. The fluffed-up fishtail lends a festive and boho-chic vibe to your homecoming look.

3. Criss-Cross Ponytail

Yes, a classic ponytail amped up with a teased crown and a sassy criss-cross detail may seem basic, but for me, it’s also a classic. Cute homecoming hairstyles can also include simple yet elegant looks, too. If you’re going all-out with your makeup and accessories, maybe a polished and toned-down ‘do is for you.



4. Braided Ponytail

If you’re going for an edgier look, consider a section of cornrows pulled back into a sleek and polished ponytail. You’re sure to stand out from a sea of soft curls with this out-of-the-box and eye-catching hairstyle.

5. Bohemian Side Braid

A list of cute homecoming hairstyles won’t be complete without a soft and flowing side braid! It gives off a relaxed and casual vibe, but it’s still dressy enough for the homecoming dance.

6. Upside Down Double Dutch Braid Messy Bun

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Yes, this updo is fit for a homecoming queen! Pop in a crown or striking hair accessory and you’re guaranteed to have all eyes on you.

7. Half-Up Crown

Half-Up Crown | 15 Cute Homecoming Hairstyles For Long Hair

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Effortlessly chic, a half-up style with a twist and teased bump up top is an easy choice for cute homecoming hairstyles. You can use your curling iron to make beachy waves in minutes—ideal if you’re pressed for prep time on the big night.

8. Half-Up with Fishtail

What makes this everyday look fit for a homecoming queen? The fishtail braid detail tucked into this half-up style, of course! Remember that sometimes, all you need are some extra intricate details to elevate simple hairstyles to cute homecoming hairstyles!

9. High Bun with Petals

It doesn’t get any cuter than real flowers pinned into your neat and perky updo! Choose a flower that complements the color or style of your party dress to make the whole look sing.

10. Seashell Braid

Cute homecoming hairstyles definitely need to make a statement. How about this oversized braided bun that looks just like a seashell? Now that’s a different twist on mermaid hair, for sure!

11. Tangled Braid Bun

A high ballerina bun looks even more elegant with a large braid wrapped around the crown. Pulling a few wisps and tendrils of hair loose frames your face beautifully!

12. Twisty Fishtail Ponytail

Now, here’s one that’s definitely going to make heads turn! Make the most out of your hair length by combining a large fishtail with some twists for a look that’s dramatic and stylish!

13. Upside Down Dutch Braid to Braided Bun

Upside down braids are all the rage! Incorporate one into a high bun for a look that’s both trendy and dressed-up. Talk about making an impact from all angles!

14. Viking Braid

There are cute homecoming hairstyles that look simply amazing on colored or highlighted hair. Take this Viking braid, for example. The different braids and waves really bring out the nuances and shine of your jazzed-up locks!

15. Waterfall Ponytail

Will you look at the understated elegance of this hairstyle? It’s sleek, it’s sophisticated, yet the oversized braid is still young and playful—just like you! You’re totally going to rock this classy look!

Have I gotten you even more excited for the big event with all these cute homecoming hairstyles? All the fun starts when you and your girls get together to glam up together, so here’s a video to help you get started! Watch this video from CuteGirlsHairstyles for another glam homecoming hairstyle idea:

Looking at all of these cute homecoming hairstyles has gotten me all excited for you! I just know you’re going to have a magical night—all you need is the perfect hairstyle to make it even more special!

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