21 Beautiful NYE Updo Ideas

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New Years Eve is one of the most special nights of the year. It is an occasion that usually comes with parties and nights on the town. So, you have your outfit, chose your makeup and nails but what about your hair? There are many beautiful hairstyles out there for the party season and we have found some of the best ones for you. Today we want to share 21 gorgeous NYE updo ideas that will give you a show stopping NYE look.

1. Braided Crown

First up we have this pretty braided crown. Braided crowns like this one go all the way around the head. You can create this with thin braids or large ones. This hairstyle has larger braids and small twists to. It looks relaxed but glam and will suit anyone.

Braided Crown Updo Idea

Source: @hair_by_suelon

2. Beautiful Loose Updo

If you are looking for something very glamorous then this next NYE updo is for you. The hair is styled in a low loose bun with volume on the top. We love this hairdo because it is stunning but as it is relaxed it can be worn to somewhere fancy or in a club in town.

Beautiful Loose Updo

Source: @amberrosehair

3. Glam Braid

Next, we have braid that looks fit for a princess. The long braid has been decorated with pearls and gems. You could recreate something like this with smaller gems, maybe you could even add in some different colored gems to. This is a stunning hairdo that will wow at any NYE event.

Glam Braid Style

Source: @zosiafurmann

4. Braided Low Bun

Here is a unique way to wear a fishtail braid. This updo features a fishtail that looks like it has been tucked up at the back to create a bun shape. The hairstyle is beautiful, you could recreate something similar or choose tighter braids. Tighter braids will create a sleeker look.

5. Cute Bow Style

Our next pick is super cute! This hair is half-up, half-down with a bow style. Bow styles look so pretty and elegant. Once you learn the bow technique you can turn these into buns and more. There are plenty of tutorials available online to help you get the bow look.

6. Twisted Updo

Hair twists can be used to create a beautiful updo like this one. The hair has been twisted into a low bun. You could recreate this updo low like featured or higher on the head. A hairstyle like this will look gorgeous with a dress and sparkly earrings.

Twisted Updo Style Idea

Source: @jordanlaurel

7. Sleek and Elegant Ponytail

Ponytails may not seem like NYE hair that will wow, but this next hairstyle could change your mind. The ponytail is sleek on the top and then gradually turns into beautiful waves. The voluminous ponytail looks stunning. A hairstyle like this will suit everyone.

8. Pretty Half-Up, Half-Down Hairstyle

Half-up, half down styles give can be so elegant and glam. The hairstyle featured is curly with half-up braids meeting in the center. You could recreate this style, or you could use twists instead of braids. Maybe you could try straight hair instead of curly to.

Pretty Braided Half Up Half Down Hairstyle

Source: @kelsey_j9

9. Chunky Braided Updo

If you want a bolder hairstyle then our next pick is for you. This updo features a Dutch braid with what looks like the end tucked back up to the top of the head. The simple technique creates a hairstyle that will wow. An updo like this is for the women who want to make a statement.

10. Fishtail Braided Crown

Earlier in the post we featured a braided crown. This crown style features fishtail braids instead of the classic three strand braid. As you can see a different braid gives you a completely different look. This hairstyle also shows how amaze a crown braid looks with bangs.

11. Loose Curled Updo

If you are having a special celebration for NYE, then this loose curled updo is for you. The hair at the top has volume and then the hair goes into a relaxed bun with loose curls. This is a stunning hairstyle that will help you bring in the new year like a princess.

Loose Curled Updo

Source: @sarajannise

12. Trendy Loose Braid

Looking for something trendy and edgy? Then this next updo is or you. The hair has been loosely braided into a Mohawk. This is an awesome hairstyle that would look amazing for a night out on the town. There are lots of tutorials online to help you get this stylish updo.

13. Braids and Curls

Next, we have a curled half-up, half-down style. The hair is stunning and will look gorgeous at any event. This updo has volume and braids, you could mix up the look and just use the braids. You could even replace the braids for twists.

Curly Braided Half Updo

Source: @alexisreeseee

14. Fishtail Braid Updo

A fishtail braid can really jazz up an updo. It will turn a plain bun into a stunning hairstyle that will wow. This fishtail has been turned upwards to create a bun effect. The hair at the front is loose and relaxed. This updo is perfect for NYE.

15. Pretty Braid and Bow Style

If you want a pretty hairstyle for NYE, then you need to check out our next updo. This updo takes the classic braid and reverses it. Instead of going down the head the braid is going up and finishes on top of the head with a bun. This would be great on its own, but the stylist has gone a step further and added a gorgeous bow. You could have a bow in any color.

Upside Down Braided Bun

Source: @foxandjane

16. Braided Half-up, Half-Down Style

Next, we have another half-up braid. The braids in this style are looser and so are the curls. As the hair is more relaxed it has a glam bohemian vibe. Hair like this looks beautiful for any occasion so it is worth learning it for NYE, so you can wear it for any special occasions afterwards.

Braided Half Up Half Down Style

Source: @vanillasaloncm

17. Elegant NYE Updo

We have featured some updos in the post that have volume and braids. These have been half-up and half-down styles. Our next hairdo shows how to wear this style with a bun. As you can see when worn with a bun the volume and braids look extra glam. This would suit a very special NYE celebration.

18. Chic Braided Updo

If you want a unique NYE updo then our next pick is for you. The hair has a mixture of large braids and small ones. All the braids have been weaved together to create a trendy hairstyle. Something like this would take practice but the end result will be worth it.

Chic Braided Updo

Source: @emmas_parlour

19. Accessorized Ponytail

Here is another way to jazz up your ponytail for NYE. The ponytail has been curled and has got a beautiful clip accessory. You could recreate this look with any glam accessory. As it is new year you could choose something sparkly.

20. Single Braid

You don’t have to have a lot of complicated elements to create a beautiful style. You could simply wear your hair down and add one single braid like this one. It is a simple but stunning hairstyle that would look gorgeous for any NYE event.

21. Stylish Curled Updo

Last on our list is this stylish curled NYE updo. We love this style because it has been separated into sections to give it a voluminous look. You could recreate this hairdo with curled hair or maybe even try it with straight hair. Either way it will look super trendy.

We hope you have found a beautiful NYE updo!