Updos for Long Hair That Take You from Day to Night

The Twisted Knot
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When you have long hair, it just doesn't make sense to wear it down all of the time. Putting your hair up lets you keep hair off your neck and out of your eyes, and gives you a ton of options. Choose a simple pony for wearing to work or out running errands. Or try a loose, fancy bun for a pretty wedding day look. Hair swept up can go fancy or casual too. We've found our favorite hairstyles that will have you covered for any occasion, formal or casual. Find the look you love, whether you're hunting for inspiration for a wedding or a workday.

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Braided Bun

Braided Bun
Haute Off The Rack

This gorgeous braided bun is dressy enough for every holiday party but feels more casual when you leave the hair around your face a little tousled. Get the tutorial here from Haute Off The Rack.

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English Rose Twisted Updo

English Rose Twisted Updo
Hair Romance

This easy and elegant style works beautifully for curly hair. Get the tutorial here from Hair Romance.

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Double Fishtail Bun

Double Fishtail Bun
Luxy Hair Blog

This hairstyle dresses up a messy fishtail braid for nighttime. Get the tutorial here from Luxy Hair Blog.

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Topknot Made Easy

Topknot Made Easy
CurlDaze

This topknot tutorial for natural hair couldn't be more easy, and this style can go from running errands to cocktail party. Get the tutorial here from CurlDaze.

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Headband Chignon

Headband Chignon
Camille Styles

If you're a fan of hair accessories, style this simple updo around your favorite thin headband. Get the tutorial here from Camille Styles.

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The Twisted Tuck

The Twisted Tuck
The Small Things Blog

This elegant hairstyle is surprisingly easy to do yourself. Get the tutorial here from The Small Things Blog.

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Sleek and Smooth Bun

Sleek and Smooth Bun
The Freckled Fox

You can't go wrong with a classic, smooth bun for any event, day or night. Get the tutorial here from The Freckled Fox.

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Undone Brigitte Bardot

Undone Brigitte Bardot
Barefoot Blonde

If you like your look with a touch of retro that won't feel costume-y, this Bardot-inspired hairstyle is laidback glam. Get the tutorial here from Barefoot Blonde.

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Puff with Bangs

Puff with Bangs
Cosmopolitan

Curly-haired girls, this cute and fun style is for you. Even if you don't have bangs, you can go faux with this style. Get the tutorial here from Cosmopolitan.

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Knotted Updo

Knotted Updo
Missy Sue

Although this updo looks fancy, it's literally a series of pretty knots that end in a braid, and it's so easy. Get the tutorial here from Missy Sue.

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The Upside Down Braided Top Knot

The Upside Down Braided Top Knot
A Beautiful Mess

This playful hairstyle is easy and fun for daytime, and it will definitely keep your hair off your neck on hot days. Get the tutorial here from A Beautiful Mess.

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Textured Updo

Textured Updo
Brit + Co

If you have naturally curly hair, you're already halfway done with this easy updo. Get the tutorial here from Brit + Co.

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Laced Braid Updo

Laced Braid Updo
Twist Me Pretty

This hairstyle can be worn messy for casual days or sleek and smooth for dressy nights. Get the tutorial here from Twist Me Pretty.

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The French Twist

The French Twist
Makeup.com

Ever a classic, this French twist comes together in a few easy steps. Get the tutorial here from Makeup.com.

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The Twisted Knot

The Twisted Knot
Gal Meets Glam

This laidback hairstyle is just the right amount of messy. Get the tutorial here from Gal Meets Glam.

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