Amazingly Chic Hair Updos for 2019

Pragya T Feb 8, 2019
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Updos look elegant and are great hairstyles for office or for evening parties. Also, there are simple messy buns, which are a quick fix for a bad hair day.
Hairstyles like updos give an elegant look. There are various popular hair updos for women. Some can be created within minutes, while for others, you need to spend 10 minutes to half an hour for styling the hair. There are many quick updos like messy buns, or updos with headbands or hair sticks which can be created within minutes.
However, if you are looking for some romantic-looking hair updos, then you will need some patience and time to create these styles. Updo hairstyles for parties can be created on hair which is a bit greasy, which means you should wash your hair a day before the party. Given here are the various updo hairstyles.

Updos For Short Hair

Simple Short Updo

The best way to create a short updo hairstyle, is to curl your hair. Make ringlet curls in your hair.
Then comb half of the front hair back, and secure it with a thick headband of color, that matches your dress, keeping the back hair curled into an updo.

Half Updo

You can also create a half updo, with short hair, just tie the front half of your hair into a ponytail, and leave the rest of the hair open. Take out some strands from sides to soften your look.

Updos For Medium Hair

Messy Updo

If you don't have much time to style your hair, or have a bad hair day, then use these ideas of messy updos.
Comb all your hair, then secure it in a bun near the crown. Then to get the messy look, take out a few strands from the front hair, placing them carefully on the sides, and a few from the back hair positioning them on the neck.

French Twist Updo

French twist hairstyles are popular updo hairstyles, that you can wear at work or at a party. Brush your hair, and then create a French bun and secure it with lots of thin hair pins. Take out a few strands from the sides if you wish to soften the look.

Side Bun Updo

You can also try creating an elegant-looking side bun hairstyle. First brush your hair and then part it sideways. Then roll the rest of the hair in a bun and secure it near the nape of the neck, but nearer to the larger side of the parting.

Topknot Updo

A topknot can be created using medium-length hair. Just comb all the hair upwards and secure it on the top of the head in a bun. Use ribbons or headbands to accessorize.

Timelessly and crazy updo

The best part of this hair roll is that is appears as a chingnon but gives a messy effect to it.
Brush your hair and backcomb them to get some volume at the top of the head. Divide your hair into two parts, first roll the lower part inwards and then the upper part to get the perfect updo. You can also take out few strands from sides if you want.

Updos For Braids

Braided Headband Updo

If you have medium or long hair, then create a braided headband.
Then curl the rest of the hair, and secure it into a loose bun near the nape of the neck. If you don't have hair long enough to create a braided headband, then look for hair accessories of braided headbands, which match your hair color.

French Braid Updo

French braid styles with updos are very popular.
To use them for creating an updo, use these steps. Side part your hair, create small French braids on both the sides and tie them with the back hair, to create a normal three structure braid. Roll the braid and secure it in a bun.

Quick Braided Updo

If you don't have much time and have medium or long hair then use this braided updo idea.
Simply scoop your hair backwards, and start creating a simple three-structure braid, and secure it into a bun by rolling it. Then place a thick metal or cloth headband of black color, and take out a few bangs from the front.

Low braided updo

It provides you a descent and versatile look that would go with any formal event.
Divide your hair into two sections from the centre and create braids at both the sides and tuck it under your bun. Tease your hair well with a comb to give them a blending effect.

Updos For Curly Hair

Curly Updo Using Braided Headband

If you have extremely curly Afro hair which are short in length, then use this idea. Use a braided headband, and comb all the hair backwards and upwards and use an extra-hold styling gel to hold the hair. Accompany this unusual updo hairstyle, with dangling earrings.

Wavy Pulled Back Updo

Wavy curly hair updos are very popular and give you a glamorous look.
First style your hair wavy using a curling iron or using a curling volumizing hair serum. Then scoop all your hair backwards, and secure it near the nape of the neck into a bun. Take out some curly hair strands from the sides, and finish your style by securing a pretty hair pin in the bun.

Curly Side Updo

Consider a side updo with curly hair. Simply scoop the curly hair sideways and tie it in an elegant bun near the nape of the neck. Take out hair strands from the other side to soften the look. Pair this style with long dangling earrings.

High updo

Girls having long curly hair can surely go for this high bun. This hairstyle gives you a perfect look and keeps your hair neat for the whole day. Tie one strand around the elastic band which will give you a natural look.

Updos For Kids

Twisted Ponytail

If your child has short hair, then make twists and braids in the hair. Then place colorful beads in the twist, and tie a thick cloth headband.

Multiple Mini Buns

You can also try making mini bun hairstyles for children.
First make small multiple ponytails, and secure them using black rubber bands. Then roll the individual ponytails into a bun, and use different colored rubber bands to secure the buns.

Half Updo

You can also make a half updo for kids. Make small French plaits starting from the hair near the forehead and ending near the crown, secure these braids with colorful pins, and leave the rest of the hair open.
Make sure you use one or two accessories with an updo hairstyle, when dressed up for a party. However, if you are wearing an updo for work, then use a very subtle-looking hair accessory or not using any accessory also works fine. To make your updo hairstyle last longer, make sure you use a hairspray after you have styled your hair.