December 4, 2014 Angela Melero Spotlight

Holiday Hairstyles: 3 Updos to Get You Through the Holiday Party Circuit

The holidays are officially upon us and so are the parties and festive attire. The question then becomes, “What the heck am I going to do with my hair?” Holiday hairstyles should have a little more flair and fun than your everyday, go-to hairstyles. Need some inspiration to help get your hair ready for some winter fun? Take a look at these three ’dos that will get you through the seasonal party circuit!

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Sleek Pony

One of the major trends we saw on this season’s runways happens to be totally doable for the holiday season: slick hair. Get a chic and sleek pony to go with that LBD, and you won’t be waiting long under that mistletoe! MDC Tip: To keep hair flyaway-free all day (or night) long, dab a little gel onto the top and front of hair prior to slicking it back into the pony. One of our gel faves is L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Strong Hold.

Top Knot

It looks like the ballerina bun head look is here to stay — at least through the holiday season. This ’do is simple yet chic enough to rock with a glitzy metallic or sequined number. Just be sure to give the style a once over with a strong-hold hairspray (we love Garnier Fructis Flexible Control Anti-Humidity Hairspray) before dashing out the door! You want to keep that bun in place!

Braided Headband

Who says all formal hairstyles need to be updos? Get romantic with this sweet and simple style that allows you to make an accessory out of your own hair! This look works great with a chic shift dress or flowy skirt ensemble. Work that braid!

Which of these holiday ‘dos is your favorite? Sound off in the comments below!

Photography: Joshua M. Shelton
Models: Diana Crisan, Shauna Guttierez, Annie Mongiello

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