Written by Elizabeth Sutter
Finding the perfect outfit for New Year’s Eve is already a month’s process in itself. Once you find what you’re wearing, an ENTIRE new process is started for what shoes should you wear (are we going for comfort or style?), what lipstick would complement the outfit best, and what hairstyle you should do. Another added challenge to this already draining process is you want to find the right glitz and glam look like you’re fresh off the red carpet. Yet, it’s so hard to decide which hairstyles to choose. Fret not! Below, we’ve made a list of stylish hairstyles (with tutorials) that are worthy of any New Year’s Eve party. Even worthy of the red carpet!
1. Dutch Braid Crown with Low Messy Bun
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You simply can’t go wrong with a braided crowned messy bun. The braid adds complexity to a relatively simple hairstyle, it will fool everyone into thinking you spent hours completing this exquisite hairstyle. Due to the hairstyle having the messy look, if a few hairs fall throughout the night, it will just add to the look (it’s a win win!). Click here to figure out how to achieve this hairstyle.
2. Old Classic Hollywood Waves
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Of course, we have to include this classic red carpet hairstyle, the old Hollywood wave. Rocked by many on the red carpet for decades, this hairstyle will make any look classic and elegant. These curls are also great because they are supposed to be looser, so if they lose a little bit of shape throughout the night, it will still hold the anticipated look. We can have our cake and eat it, too! Click here for this hairstyle tutorial.
3. Rose Bun
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To jazz up a simple outfit, this rose bun look might be the way to go. What’s not to like? It’s a bun that looks like a rose! It’s extremely elegant and can be paired with bigger dangly earrings, making the statement pieces of your outfit your hair and your jewelry. It may look complicated, but it’s not as complicated as you think! Click here to find out how to create this elegant rose bun.
4. Half Up Half Down with Light Waves
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The half up half down look is the best of both worlds because you get an updo and get to let your hair down. You get the hair out of your face while still being able to let your hair loose. What’s best about this hairstyle is that you can dress it up or dress it down. Blake Lively is known for sporting this on red carpets, but it actually doesn’t take that much effort to complete. Click here to see how to complete the half up half down look.
5. Sleek High Ponytail
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The high sleek ponytail has been utilized by many celebrities in 2019, most famously used by Ariana Grande. However, Zendaya looks amazing here on the carpet rocking it as well. This hairstyle is great for any New Year’s Eve Party because you won’t have to fuss or fix any loose strands of hair. Most importantly, the slick back look maintains its shape throughout the night, it’s a sure hairstyle to make it out fabulously past midnight. Click here to see a tutorial on how to complete the basic sleek high ponytail look.
6. Sleek Middle Part
Image from Real Simple The sleek middle part is fantastic for so many reasons. For one, it works on hair lengths from short all the way to long. Another reason is you can choose to leave your hair down, put your hair into a low ponytail, or choose to do a low bun. Whichever direction you go, you can’t go wrong with a sleek middle part. This hairstyle keeps the hair out of your face and enables you to slick down all those fly-away hairs with hairspray (it’s part of the look!). This hairstyle will look great with any outfit for a New Year’s Eve party and will maintain its shape throughout the night. Click here for the sleek middle part hairstyle.