Spring has almost sprung, and you know what that means; Easter is practically upon us. Whether you plan on crafting decorative eggs or hanging out with the kiddies for an Easter egg hunt, you’ll want to make sure that you find the perfect Easter hairstyle, so you can enjoy the holiday while looking your best. If you’ve been scouring your Pinterest feed for Easter hairstyles to take inspiration from, consider your search over! We’re sharing 19 adorable Easter hairdos that will help you celebrate in style.
1. WATERFALL BRAID
If you ask us, nothing welcomes the Easter holiday quite like a chic waterfall braid. This beautifully woven masterpiece adds a sweet and playful vibe to your look that won’t go unnoticed. Not to mention, this plait is a great way to add a touch of glam to any look. To learn how to pull this intricate plait together, check out our article, How to Create a Waterfall Braid.
2. FISHTAIL BRAID
Speaking of pretty plaits, it’s only right that we include the fishtail braid in our list of Easter hairstyles. Whether you flaunt a tight braid or keep things loose and carefree, a fishtail braid will serve you well. Head on over to our article, How to Do a Fishtail Braid, to bring this stunning braided look to life.
3. HALF-UP TWISTED FISHTAIL BRAID
For a braided look that effortlessly ups the ante, a twisted fishtail braid will suit your needs. Learn how to create the look with our step-by-step tutorial below.
STEP #1: ADD SOME VOLUME
Give your mane a nice lift with the help of the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray. Spray onto your roots to give them a fuller look.
STEP #2: PART YOUR HAIR
Using a rattail comb, split your hair into two even sections, then focus on the top layer of hair. Divide the top layer evenly with a vertical part.
STEP #3: TWIST YOUR HAIR
Holding the two sections of hair you created with your top layer, twist them both back until the twists reach behind your head—you don’t need to twist the hair all the way down. Secure the twists with a small hair elastic at the back of your head.
STEP #4: CREATE YOUR FISHTAIL BRAID
Working with the hair beneath your elastic, begin to fishtail braid your strands. Once you reach your ends, secure with another hair elastic.
Editor’s tip: For an extra professional-looking plait, you can carefully use scissors to snip away the elastic at the top of your braid.
STEP #5: SPICE UP YOUR BRAID
Pancaking your twisted fishtail can take it to the next level. Gently tug at your braid to help loosen your strands a bit and give them a more lived-in feel. Voila!
4. SIDE DUTCH BRAID
In the mood to add a little pizazz to your mane? A side Dutch braid will suit your fancy. Perfect for family Easter festivities, this style exudes sophistication along with a classic appeal. To get the look, brush your strands to either side of your head. Split your hair into three sections and weave your inverted braid. Once you reach the ends, secure the braid with a hair elastic. Mist a high-shine hairspray like the L’Oréal Paris Elnett Precious Oil Satin Hairspray evenly over your mane, and you’re ready for dyeing eggs and snacking on jelly beans.
Speaking of classic styles, you can never go wrong with styling your mane into a stunning chignon. Equal parts elegant and chic, the chignon offers an elevated alternative to classic bun styles, making for a look that you won’t be able to resist. We also dig that it’s super easy to pull together. Head on over to our article, How to Master a Chignon Hairstyle in 5 Easy Steps, to get the look.
6. LOW PRETZEL BUN
Can’t get enough of buns? You may want to turn your attention to the pretzel bun. This gorgeous style requires twisting the length of your hair in various directions to emulate the look of a pretzel. Simple and super pretty, this style will become one of your go-to picks in no time. Simply gather your strands into a ponytail and secure with a hair elastic. Twist the length of your ponytail and wrap it around the base of your pony to form a bun. Secure the bun with bobby pins, and give your strands a spritz of hairspray to seal the deal.
7. BRAIDED BUN
Now, we’ve shared ideas for braids with you and we’ve gone over a couple of buns, too—but why not combine the two? If you love bun hairstyles and braided looks equally, a braided bun may be your perfect match. Start this style off by gathering all of your strands into a ponytail and secure it with a hair elastic. Divide the length of your ponytail into three equal sections and weave a traditional plait. Once you reach the ends, secure with a small hair tie. Wrap the braid around the base of your ponytail and bobby pin your braid in place.
8. HIGH BALLERINA BUN
If you’re in the mood for a practical and clean-cut style, the high ballerina bun will not disappoint. This style comes right in handy to give you a super polished look that will have all eyes on you. Want to bring this look to life? Check out our step-by-step tutorial on How to Create a Ballerina Bun.
9. HALF-UP PONYTAIL WITH BOW
For those who love styling their strands with hair accessories, a half-up ponytail with a bow will become your new favorite look—for Easter and beyond. This half-up style allows you to show off your length and takes your everyday pony up a few notches. It also works for all hair textures, which we love.
STEP #1: PREP YOUR STRANDS
Separate your hair into a top and bottom section. Clip the bottom half out of the way.
STEP #2: REACH FOR HAIR GEL
Add a small amount of hair gel, like the L’Oréal Paris Studio Line Clean Gel, to your roots, and brush your hair toward the center of your head.
STEP #3: BUILD YOUR PONYTAIL & BOW
Gather your hair into a ponytail and secure it with a hair tie. Wrap a ribbon around the base of your ponytail and build your bow. Release the bottom half, and you’re ready to roll!
10. HALF-UP BOUFFANT WITH PEARL CLIPS
Let’s stick with half-up hairstyles for a moment! If you want to go the extra mile with your ‘do, a half-up bouffant with pearl clips is the perfect way to go. Blurring the lines between sophistication and sass, this hairstyle will definitely make you the center of attention. To get the look, split your hair into two sections making sure that the top half is a bit smaller than the bottom. Clip the bottom half out of the way. Tease the top section, smooth the hair back, and secure it with pearl clips. Place more clips on either side of your head for an elegant touch. Release the bottom section, spritz with hairspray, and your look is complete.
11. CURLY PONYTAIL WITH PIECE-Y STRANDS
Minimal styling on the brain? Why not give a curly ponytail with piece-y strands a try? This style works to frame your face and show off your gorgeous features for a winning look. Start by applying a curl mousse like the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle CURVE IT Elastic Curl Mousse to damp strands. Scrunch and let your hair air dry.
Once your strands are fully dry, separate out two medium-sized sections of hair from the front of your head. Gather the rest of your hair into a ponytail, and secure it with a hair tie. Take a piece of hair from the length of your ponytail and wrap it around its base for extra detailing that will conceal the elastic. Mist your hair with hairspray for the perfect finishing touch.
12. TWIST OUT
One of the easiest ways to pull together a head-turning look for natural hair is with the help of a twist out. This technique works to define your natural texture for soft and bouncy curls you’ll love. Sound like a great idea? Head on over to our article, How to Do A Twist Out on Natural Hair, to learn how to transform your strands!
13. CURLY FAUX HAWK
Now that your mind is on natural hair looks, it may be wise to up the ante with a curly faux hawk. The perfect way to tip the style scales, this look adds an edgy yet feminine vibe to your look for a swoon-worthy finish. Even better, it takes minutes to pull together. Start by adding an egg-size amount of curl mousse to damp strands, scrunch, and let them air dry. Once dry, brush one side of your hair toward the center of your head. Secure with bobby pins from the middle to the nape of the neck. Repeat on the other side. Once your strands are centered, fluff your curls, and you’re all done.
14. NATURAL CURLS
On the hunt for a no-fuss natural style? Look no further than embracing your natural curls! This may seem overly simple, but with the right products, you’ll look like you’ve just stepped out of the salon. Set the stage with a nourishing hair care system like the L’Oréal Paris EverPure Moisture Shampoo and the L’Oréal Paris EverPure Moisture Conditioner. Next, add a touch of curl cream to your damp strands to define your texture, then just let your hair air dry. It’s almost too easy!
15. PIN CURLS WITH SPARKLY BOBBY BINS
Want to sport a mane full of curls? Pin curls with sparkly bobby pins will do the trick! This retro-inspired style combines a stunning updo with defined curls for a truly unforgettable look.
STEP #1: PART YOUR STRANDS
Starting on damp hair, create sections that are about an inch in size.
STEP #2: CREATE YOUR PIN-CURL
Take the end of one of the sections, tuck your hair around one of your fingers, and roll up until you reach the roots. Secure with a sparkly bobby pin.
STEP 3: REPEAT
Continue this process until all of your hair is pinned up. Cover your hair with a silk scarf or bonnet and let your hair air dry.
STEP #4: UNRAVEL
Once fully dry, release a few pin curls at the front of your head for a flirty finish.
16. WAVY LOB
Looking to spice up your lob haircut? Turn up the heat by adding waves to your strands. For a look that’s the epitome of minimal styling, a wavy lob is a no-brainer. Kick things off by adding a healthy amount of mousse to damp strands, making sure to scrunch from your ends to your roots. Let your hair air dry, then seal in your waves with the L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Extra Strong Hold Volume for a long-lasting style.
17. SPIRAL CURLS
Tight and bouncy spiral curls are a hot pick for a reason. Not only do they jazz up your look with ease, they provide your strands with tons of volume for a look that can last from day to night. Check out our article, How to Get Spiral Curls, to learn how to complement your Easter dress.
18. PINNED BACK WITH CURLS
Another Easter hairstyle we can’t get enough of? Pinned back hair with loose curls! This style works well for all lengths and can easily jazz up your strands with ease. Apply an egg-sized amount of mousse to your strands, then wait for your hair to air dry. Once dry, part your strands in two even sections and clip the bottom half out of the way. Add a bit of gel to the roots, brush your hair toward the back of your head, and secure with bobby pins. Release the bottom layer of hair, fluff your strands, and mist with a strong-hold spray to lock your style in place.
19. VOLUMINOUS CURLS WITH FLORAL WREATH
Loose curls more your style? It may be time to give voluminous curls a go! Perfect for almost any occasion you can think of, this hairstyle will definitely meet all of your needs. Follow the instructions for your hair type in our article, How to Create Voluminous Curls On Any Hair Type, then consider topping things off with a flower crown that will really scream “spring.”
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