50 Standout Ways to Style Long Hair

by Nikki Brown
Jan 21, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. ET

There’s nothing more comforting (or warmer) in the winter than a head full of long hair. But having lengthy strands doesn’t exempt anyone from falling into a styling rut. When it’s cold outside and our schedules are jam-packed, it’s easy to get lazy. Ponytails and topknots are cute and all, but every once in awhile, it can be fun to switch things up in a major way.

Whether it’s a milkmaid braid, luscious curls or a protective style, the gamut of looks for long hair is just that — pretty damn long. Ahead, we’ve gathered a gang of street style-inspired ways to upgrade your mane this season and beyond.

 

Originally posted on StyleCaster.

1 /50: Classic Bangs

1/50 :Classic Bangs

2 /50: Tiny Topknot

2/50 :Tiny Topknot

3 /50: Waist-Length Twists

3/50 :Waist-Length Twists

4 /50: Wild Curls

4/50 :Wild Curls

5 /50: Ponytail With a Bow

5/50 :Ponytail With a Bow

6 /50: Side-Swept Waves

6/50 :Side-Swept Waves

7 /50: Hat Hair

7/50 :Hat Hair

8 /50: Classic Waves

8/50 :Classic Waves

9 /50: Messy Ponytail

9/50 :Messy Ponytail

10 /50: Double-Elastic Ponytail

10/50 :Double-Elastic Ponytail

11 /50: Slicked Back

11/50 :Slicked Back

12 /50: Audrey Hepburn Bangs

12/50 :Audrey Hepburn Bangs

13 /50: Curly High Ponytail

13/50 :Curly High Ponytail

14 /50: Pin Straight

14/50 :Pin Straight

15 /50: Side Ponytail

15/50 :Side Ponytail

16 /50: Super-Size Topknot

16/50 :Super-Size Topknot

17 /50: Embellished Twist

17/50 :Embellished Twist

18 /50: Slicked Side

18/50 :Slicked Side

19 /50: Senegalese Twists

19/50 :Senegalese Twists

20 /50: Wavy Blowout

20/50 :Wavy Blowout

21 /50: Crimped Ponytail

21/50 :Crimped Ponytail

22 /50: Crimped Blowout

22/50 :Crimped Blowout

23 /50: Red-Hot Pony

23/50 :Red-Hot Pony

24 /50: Half Up, Half Down

24/50 :Half Up, Half Down

25 /50: Braided Sides

25/50 :Braided Sides

26 /50: Backside Braid

26/50 :Backside Braid

27 /50: Pretty Braids

27/50 :Pretty Braids

28 /50: Floral French Braid

28/50 :Floral French Braid

29 /50: Milkmaid Braid

29/50 :Milkmaid Braid

30 /50: Braided Ponytail

30/50 :Braided Ponytail

31 /50: Bright Cornrows

31/50 :Bright Cornrows

32 /50: Floral Waves

32/50 :Floral Waves

33 /50: Accessorized Chunky Braids

33/50 :Accessorized Chunky Braids

34 /50: Smooth Topknot

34/50 :Smooth Topknot

35 /50: Heat-Styled Strands

35/50 :Heat-Styled Strands

36 /50: Luscious Curls

36/50 :Luscious Curls

37 /50: Braided Halo

37/50 :Braided Halo

38 /50: Messy Milkmaid Braid

38/50 :Messy Milkmaid Braid

39 /50: Topknot & Braid

39/50 :Topknot & Braid

40 /50: Low Bun

40/50 :Low Bun

41 /50: Double Braided Buns

41/50 :Double Braided Buns

42 /50: Side Braid

42/50 :Side Braid

43 /50: Pins Curls to the Side

43/50 :Pins Curls to the Side

44 /50: Laidback Pigtails

44/50 :Laidback Pigtails

45 /50: Messy Bun

45/50 :Messy Bun

46 /50: Bettie Page Bangs

46/50 :Bettie Page Bangs

47 /50: Half Up, Half Down

47/50 :Half Up, Half Down

48 /50: Jumbo Twists

48/50 :Jumbo Twists

49 /50: Accessorized Low Ponytail

49/50 :Accessorized Low Ponytail

50 /50: Purple Waves

50/50 :Purple Waves