Easy Hairstyles for Long Hair

Long hair has its perks, but it can also be a pain to style. We’ve put together a few ideas for when you need easy hairstyles for long hair.

Top Knot

Of all the easy hairstyles for long hair, this one may take the cake for easiest. All you have to do is gather your hair in a ponytail at the crown of your head, and wrap it around into a circular bun. For extra oomph: try a ballerina style bun.

Beachy Waves

After you get out of the shower at night, lightly spritz your hair with hairspray before braiding it in two loose braids. In the morning, shake them out and comb your fingers through your instant beach waves. Can’t get enough of the effortless beach bombshell look? We’ve got tutorials for 9 different beach hairstyles.

Side braid

If you’ve woken up 10 minutes before you’re supposed to be at work, and you need simple, easy hairstyles for long hair, try a side braid. Bonus: this hairstyle can go from casual to elegant, based on what look you pair it with. For more braid inspiration, check out our gallery of celebs rocking variations of the basic braid.