Homecoming is a significant part of everyone’s life. It is all about their high school life and their teenage years and also, a step into adulthood and college life. Being a very important aspect of one’s personal life, it is important to celebrate homecoming with love and happiness, not to mention quite stylishly too so that it becomes a truly memorable moment. This article here will definitely help you to get the styling part right. We have listed here various hairstyles suited for different types of hair that you can wear for your homecoming event.
25 Cute Homecoming Hairstyles for Astonishing Look
Wavy and Twisted Hair
A great style option for those who have long and wavy hair. A section of the hair from the front has been tied up into a twisted hairstyle and then wound all across in a round shape. The rest of the hair simply let down freely. The long tresses have also been styled in perfect waves, and this is easily one of those looks that can you can slay at any party or event. This hairstyle is also best suited for those who have thick hair and texture and even can be tried out by those girls having medium thickness hair.
Braided Long Hair
It is another hairstyle that is similar to the one shown above. This one is also best suitable for those who have very long hair, but it can look great on medium length hair too since the main focus is obviously on the braids. Two sections from either side on the front have been pulled back by braiding them loosely yet firmly. It is a great hairstyle that is sure to look amazing if you have enough texture and volume on your hair. You can also notice subtle blonde highlights beautifully painted on the hair.
Loosely Tied Up Hair
To truly achieve this look perfectly, it’s a given that you should most definitely have thick and long hair. The blonde highlights are done on the upper portion of the hair also looks quite stunning. When tying up your hair like this, it helps to show both the natural roots of the hair as well as the blonde highlights, thus taking a look at an entirely different level. The hair has been loosely pulled back with a few long layers left hanging on the front of the face. The hair has then been tied up, again loosely and tucked in using a statement hairpiece.
Twisted Braided Hair
The options to style up your long hair is looking limitless, and this is just another hairstyle you can switch up to on an everyday basis if you’re someone who loves to try out new hairstyles every single day. The hair on the front sides has been simply let down flowing just as it is, and from the back middle portion, few thin sections of the hair have been tied up into braids. These braids have further been twisted down very loosely and resembling a swirl shape. The blonde highlights are done on the entire length of the hair also looks quite amazing.
Short Layered Hair
Got thin hair and are looking for a way to add in some volume? Well, homecoming style or not, this style here will surely help you to achieve that. Doesn’t matter if your hair is long or short; the key here to making some volume is by adding in many layers. The different layers will definitely help to create a sense of dimension to your hair and even help to add in some much-needed texture. Blonde highlights sure look great on layered haircuts and, as shown here, take a few strands from the front and simply twist it up.
Loosely Braided Hair
The hair has simply been braided up very carelessly and then tied up into a loose ponytail. The blonde highlights that have been done on the dark black hair in an alternate balayage manner also look amazing. A great homecoming hairstyle if you have long hair and one that really goes well with dresses, gowns and other such party wear dresses. Style up your hair in soft waves if you’re looking to spice up your entire look a little.
Side Braid Hairstyle
This is another braided hairstyle that is sure to look amazing on dresses and gowns, all of which are the most popular choice of girls when it comes to choosing the perfect outfit for homecoming. It will look best when you have long and thick hair. The blonde shade of the hair also looks very beautiful. A thick section of the hair on the sides have been braided all the way backward and then gently tucked in with the rest of the freely falling hair.
Long Braided Loose Updo
Braid hairstyles always are in trend, and they are sure to go perfectly along with your homecoming outfit, too, unless your outfit is basic jeans and top. Well, homecoming is all about showing off your pretty dresses and gowns and skirts and everything dreamy, so this hairstyle will definitely complement your outfit just perfectly. A few face-framing layers have been pulled out on the front, and the rest of the hair has been very loosely braided and pulled back. It has then been gently tied up.
Bow Shaped Hair
A very adorable hairstyle that you can choose for homecoming. It’s quite a simple one too, and all its tales is tying up the front portion of your hair into an adorable bow, instead of the usual braids, and then leaving the rest of the hair simply as it is. The hair falls in perfect waves throughout its entire length, and the bow also really stands out. It is a perfect hairstyle that will look great with your outfit. Best suited for those who have long hair with medium thickness and texture.
Long Braided Hair
A very unique and amazing hairstyle. Two equal sections of the hair in the middle have been braided and then bought together and further braided and tied up on top of the head. The rest of the hair has been loosely let down, and the long tresses fall in perfect waves itself. The blonde highlights are faded on the roots and top of the hair, but it transitions into a very radiant and lighter shade towards the tips and end of the hair. This hairstyle is sure to look great on those who have long wavy hair, and not just for homecoming; it will suit you quite well for any other event too.
Messy Wavy Hairstyle
Got natural black roots and are looking to go for highlighting or coloring just because you don’t know how you can flaunt your natural hair? Well, take a look at this super cute and beautiful hairstyle of Lana Condor to take some inspiration before you decide. A few layers on the front have been side-parted and some of them are very subtly and loosely hanging on the front of the face. The rest of the hair has been styled in a slick messy wave hairstyle and then pulled back and tied up with many layers, also falling loosely here and there.
Fiery Redhead Hairstyle
Just one of those styles that have been specifically made for true redheads with very long hair. It has a certain vintage charm to it, and it’s quite easy in styling and maintenance too. A few sections of the hair have been loosely pulled to the front, and they fall as gorgeous layers. The rest of the hair has been pulled back and tied up in a very low lying ponytail. The redhead look is what makes this otherwise simply hairstyle really stand out.
Straight Wavy Hairstyle
A very surreal look that you can achieve with long hair and one that is sure to make you the center of attraction at your homecoming party. The long strands of hair have been straightened sleekly and let down just as it is but with a bit of styling that typically involved heating the hair and styling into perfectly falling waves. The waves are very short, too, and the ironed hair look combined with the waves add a very soft and ethereal glow to this look. Pull a few strands of short hair to the front, and you have yourself a fantastic hairstyle.
Lace Braided Hair Updo
Braids are always in fashion, and they are one of the classiest styles that people choose when pairing with outfits like party dresses, ball gowns, wedding gowns, etc. The hair here has been braided in a lace braid manner, and the long strands of hair have been beautifully tied up and tucked in with the rest of the hair. A quite charming and vintage hairstyle that will surely bring out your feminine beauty, and it also has a hint of graceful glow and elegance.
Sleek Tied Up Hair
Well, when you have the goddess and queen of beauty Rihanna, why would you go searching for styles and inspiration anywhere else. There are many amazing hairstyles and outfit ideas that you can choose from her personal style statement and her event look-book if you’re searching for the perfect dress to wear to prom or homecoming. This style here is sure to focus all the attention on your face and outfit and reduce any too much focus on your hair. It has been sleekly pulled up and then tied up in a high and twisted bun hairdo.
Lace Braided Hairstyle
This is just another braided hairstyle that you can easily rock at your homecoming or prom party. A simple and stylish braided hairstyle where the hair has been braided downwards and then upwards, thus completing the cycle. This look will definitely be on point, especially if your outfit is something along the lines of vintage and fancy dresses. Pull out a few strands of hair from here and there and carelessly leave them, and you can also add in a statement hairpiece to highlight your hair.
Bun Tied Hair with Headband
A cool and chic hairstyle that is usually found along with basic outfits, but with evolving trends these days in the beauty industry, you can try out this look at tour homecoming too and make sure that all eyes are on you. What really makes this look so good is that it’s a mix of both basic and classic, which usually doesn’t end up much well when combined together. A simple hairstyle which only involves pulling back all of your hair to the back and then tying it up firmly into a bun. Accessorize it with a basic headband, and your new look is ready to be debuted.
Loosely Pulled in Hair
Well, this one is not exactly a braid hairstyle, even though it resembles one. A large portion of the hair on the front has been pulled out and styled in long layers that fall beautifully, thus accentuating many parts of the face such as the forehead, cheekbones, and the area around the jawline. The long layers are really face-framing, and the rest of the hair has been pulled back and simply tucked in loosely with the rest of the hair. It has then been tied up together instead of letting it flow down freely.
Highlighted Braids Hairstyle
Quite an amazing hairstyle that you can try out for your homecoming. The hair has been divided into various sections, and the hair on each of these sections has been thickly braided up and pulled backward. The strands of hair are thin at the start of the braid, and they get thicker and thicker as they go behind. While most of the sections of these braids are pulled back, a part of them has been bought to the front and maintained there itself. The highlights also kook quite amazing on this hairstyle.
Long Platinum Blonde Hair with Double Braided Buns
Now this hairstyle here is a combination of many different styles that have been beautifully blended into one killer hairstyle. The hair has been painted in a brilliant shade of platinum blonde, and the stark white look is sure to look great with your homecoming outfit. The hair on the front has been pulled backward in two sections, and the hair on each of these sections has been tied up into thick braids, and that have then been tied up into a bun this creating a double braided bun effect. This look is guaranteed to look its best when styled on very long hair.
Sleek Side Parted Bob
The classic bob hairstyle. Any list of hairstyles for events and such are incomplete without the classic braided hairstyle somewhere in that list. This look here is very trendy and stylish, and the length of the bob has been maintained at a single length throughout the entire course of the hair, just a little above the shoulders. The hair has also been side-parted in a very sleek way to both of the sides, and this is what helps to add a dimension and structure to the face.
Curly Bun Updo
One of the most basic and simple hairstyles out there, but what makes it so amazing is probably the beautiful way in which the strands of curly hair are falling on the top of the head. The entire hair has been tied up into a very tight and high ponytail at the top of the head itself. This makes all of those curly locks fall beautifully on the top of the head itself, so with such a style like this where your hair isn’t really falling, you can be sure that people will notice not just your hair but your outfit too.
Bold Red Hair
Bella Thorne has always been popular for her bold hairstyles, and this is just another one of them that you can wear to your homecoming. The hair has been maintained at short length and styled in loose curls as it comes down towards the bottom. All of the hair has been painted in a bold and brilliant shade of red, which is quite darker and at the roots and top, and as it comes down, the opacity of the color decreases, and it becomes a brighter shade.
Braided Long Ponytail Hairstyle
This hairstyle is not a popular or common one, so you can definitely stand out at your homecoming or prom event if you choose to go for this one. On the top and front, the hair has been very neatly middle-parted and pulled down from the sides. The hair has then been tied up into a very thick single braid and then simply tied up using a bun halfway across its length. This is a great hairstyle to show off your long and golden strands of hair and is suitable for those who have thick hair with a straight or medium wavy texture.
Curly Braided Hair
The hair has been divided into many sections on the top front itself, and each of these sections has been braided up and pulled backward. Then all of these sections have been tied up together and left falling towards one side. This style really helps to bring out the beauty of the curly locks and is sure to look great with all types of outfits, be it normal basic ones, or even glam party looks like this. For your homecoming outfits, you can try this look by choosing a glittery hairpiece that will definitely add some bling to your look.
This is the best of the looks that you can wear for your prom or homecoming day, but you don’t need to follow it the exact same way and can always try out your own hairstyle or draw inspiration from any of these. But don’t stress about it and remember that a few years down the lane, you wouldn’t remember much about the details of your dress or hairstyle, but mostly about the happy memories you made on this special day with your loved ones.