41 Popular Homecoming Hairstyles That’ll Steal the Night

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Going to homecoming? Then you need to check out our homecoming hairstyles. Your hair is an important part of your look because it has to look glam and compliment your dress. It can be difficult to choose as there are so many different hairstyles available. We have done some of the work for you and found 41 beautiful and popular homecoming hairstyles to inspire you. We have something for everyone, from elegant curled hairstyles to pretty ponytails.

1. Elegant, Braided Bun

First up we have this elegant low bun and braid hairstyle. The hair has been swept back into a low bun with an added side braid. This hairstyle is very pretty and neat but has a loose braid and hair at the front. It is perfect for anyone who wants to glam up but be a little relaxed too.

Elegant Braided Bun for Homecoming

Source: @adnomoreira

2. Stylish Twisted Ponytail

Ponytails may be thought of as a casual style but you can create a super glamorous hairstyle with a ponytail. Here is a great example. The hair has been styled into a low ponytail but with added twists. There are two twists above the ponytail and around the top of the ponytail too. It is a beautiful idea that will suit anyone.

Stylish Twisted Ponytail Hairstyle

Source: @adnomoreira

3. Half Up, Half Down Hairstyle

Next, we have a gorgeous half-up hairstyle. To create the look the hair has been styled half-up, half-down with a braid. The braid is loose and beautiful. A hairstyle like this is elegant and will make you look a princess. You can even add accessories to hair like this. Gems, pearls or flowers would be stunning.

Half Up, Half Down Braid Hairstyle

Source: @efsanesaclar

4. Elegant Updo for Natural Hair

Wow the homecoming party with a stunning updo like this one! The hair has been styled into a high bun with a stylish fringe at the front. This hairstyle is just beautiful and would suit anyone. An updo like this will show off your jewelry and dress beautifully.

5. Braided Half Updo with Curls

Braids can be used to create amazing hairstyles. Here we have a stunning example. The hair has been styled into a half-up and half-down look with a fishtail braid. Then about half way down, the braid changes into a pull through braid. The rest of the hair has been beautifully curled. This hairstyle looks straight from a fairy tale. It really is a beautiful idea for prom or homecoming.

Braided Half Updo with Curls

Source: @samirasjewelry

6. Side Ponytail with a Fishtail Braid

Our next idea is a pretty side ponytail with a fishtail braid. We love this hairstyle because it is simple, elegant and will wow. Recreate with a fishtail braid like featured or use a braid of your choice. You can also have the ponytail curly or straight, so choose what you like best.

Curly, Side Ponytail with a Fishtail Braid

Source: @adnomoreira

7.  Messy, Braided Half Updo

If you want to look stylish but don’t like hair that is too formal, this next idea is perfect. The hair has been styled into beachy loose curls with two braids that meet and blend into one. It has a boho vibe to it, but it is glam enough for homecoming. You can use any braid when recreating a look like this one.

8. Voluminous Romantic Bun

Next, we have an elegant and romantic bun to show you. The hair is subtly waved and has been loosely swept back into a low bun. There is also loose hair at the front. This is a stunning hairstyle that will suit everyone. It is a simple but beautiful look that will get you noticed!

9. Boho, Half Updo Braid

If you like the boho hairstyles then this next idea is for you. The hair has been beautifully curled with a loose, chunky fishtail braid that creates a half-up, half-down look. Even though this also has a beachy look, it is formal and stylish. You can use any braid to recreate the look.

10. Elegant Ponytail with a Side Braid

Our next idea features a pretty ponytail. The ponytail has soft curls with hair twisted around the top. There is also a side braid and the hair has volume at the top too. This hairstyle looks a little vintage but has a modern vibe with the braid. It is a lovely hairstyle, perfect for homecoming.

11. Elegant Curly Ponytail

Next, we have another ponytail idea. This one shows yet another way to wear a ponytail for a formal occasion. The hair is loose at the front and is swept back into a ponytail with volume. We love how the hair has been curled, it is elegant and looks beautiful. Hair like this will be a chic choice for anyone.

Elegant Curly Ponytail Hairstyle

Source: @kykhair

12. Half-Up Twists and Braid

If you want to make a statement, this next idea is the way to do it. The hair is half-up, half-down and features two twists before the hair turns into a beautiful braid. You can recreate the look or add accessories. Flowers or small gems would look amazing.

13. Braided Updo for Natural Hair

Braided looks are really popular for formal occasions and with hair like this we can see why! The hair has been styled into different braids and into a bun. This is a stunning and unique hairstyle that will allow you to steal the limelight. You can add different braid thicknesses like this to other hairstyles too.

Braided Updo Idea for Natural Hair

Source: @ebonybomani

14. Curly Half Updo with Braids

Speaking of different braid thicknesses, here is a style that uses that technique very stylishly. The hair is curly and is styled into a half-up design with three small braids on each side. These braids then blend into a different, fishtail braid. This is a beautiful hair idea that will look very pretty at homecoming.

15. Loose Side Braid into a Bun

Our next idea is a super glam hairstyle that will demand attention. The hair is styled into a high bun with a loose braid that starts at the front of the hair that then goes onto the side. It is a very chic hairstyle and you can recreate a similar look or use a different braid style.

Loose Side Braid into a Bun Updo

Source: @goldplaited_

16. Braided Hair to the Side

Look like a princess at homecoming with this next hairstyle. The hair has two braids at the top and then blends into one chunky braid. We love this hair idea because it reminds us of Rapunzel. Hair like this will suit anyone and you can recreate it with or without the double braids.

Pretty Braided Hair to the Side

Source: @samirasjewelry

17. Twisted Half Updo with Messy Braids

Next, we have a unique and stylish hair idea. The hair has amazing twists and multiple braids. One of the braids is a loose fishtail and there are two other small, french braids too. Hair like this is perfect for the ladies who want to glam up but keep their own trendy style.

Twisted Half Updo with Messy Braids

Source: @hairbykayti

18. Voluminous Ponytail

Love the ponytail ideas? Then you may like this one too! This ponytail is very elegant, curly and has lots of volume on the top. It has a vintage look to it and it is a great choice for whoever likes the vintage style. A ponytail like this will wow at homecoming.

Elegant, Voluminous Ponytail

Source: @gurchenkova.a

19. Teased Half Updo with Soft Curls

If you do like vintage styles, then you may like this hair idea too. Instead of a vintage style ponytail, this one is half-up, half-down. It has lots of volume. The hair is loosely curled too. This is a stunning hairstyle and it will give you a glam look, perfect for party.

Teased Half Updo with Soft Curls

Source: @soho.salon

20. Messy, Twisted Ponytail Look

Next, we have a large, messy twist and ponytail idea. The ponytail is very low and relaxed and the twist is loose and stylish. This is a gorgeous hair idea that will suit the occasion without being too over the top. It is perfect for someone who wants to make effort without being too formal.

21. Loose Half-Up Fishtail Braid

Next on our list is a half-up hairstyle with a fishtail braid. The hair has two twists at the top and then blends into the braid. We love this hair idea because the twists are elegant and pretty while the braid gives it a trendy look. You can have the rest of the hair curly or straight.

22. Trendy and Accessorized Ponytail

Next, we have a stylish and glam accessorized ponytail. So, the hair is styled into a sleek and low ponytail. The hair is also adorned with chains. We love this idea because it is unique, pretty and it shows off individual style. This is perfect for anyone who wants amazing hair that is a little edgy too. You can try the chains with a high ponytail too.

23. Loose Braid into a Low Bun

If you are looking for an elegant homecoming hairstyle, then this could be perfect. For this look, the hair is styled into a loose braid down the center of the head. The braid then turns into a low bun. It is a beautiful updo and the braid makes it look so stylish too. Recreate this or you can try a tighter braid with a bun.

Loose Braid into a Low Bun

Source: @tonyastylist

24. Cute Side Hairstyle

This next hairstyle is so cute! Here we have a side ponytail. The ponytail also features small bows which creates a bubble look. We love the bows, they are so pretty! Something like this is perfect for those who want to try something a little different. We think it has a Disney princess vibe. Any bows can be used for a style like this, just make sure they compliment your dress.

Cute Formal Side Hairstyle

Source: @dvir_tvik

25. Glam Half Up Style with Waves

Looking for a glam hairstyle that will wow? If so, this could be perfect for you. Here we have long hair that is styled into a beautiful waves. The top section of the hair is tied up which creates a pretty half up, half down look. This is a stunning hair idea and the waves look so gorgeous.

Glam Half Up Style with Waves

Source: @dvir_tvik

26. Sky High Bun

Maybe all the pretty curls and waves are not for you? Maybe you want an updo that is trendy and statement making? If so, check this out. For this look, the hair is sleek and is tied up into a sky high bun. Pair this hairstyle with super glam makeup like the image and a gorgeous dress and you will have one amazing homecoming look.

Sky High Bun

Source: @dvir_tvik

27. Mermazing Hair

We have called this next homecoming hairstyle mermazing and once you see it, you will know why! So, the hair is super long and it features twists and loose curls. The overall style has a half up, half down look. Then the hairstyle is complete with gold starfish accessories! It is such a fun, unique and stunning idea. This is perfect for those who love mermaids and want a beautiful hairstyle inspired by them. You will be able to find similar accessories online.

Mermazing Hair Idea for Long Hair

Source: @ulyana.aster

28. Stylish Low Ponytail

Next, we have another ponytail to show you. The hair is styled into a low ponytail with waves. This style is complete with a bold hair tie and cute clips too. A style like this is great for those who love to accessorize. You can buy any hair tie and clips. Maybe the hair tie can color match your dress and the clips can be glitzy.

29. Elegant Bun

This next hair idea is another one of our favorites! Here we have an elegant bun. The bun is high on the head and features a glitzy floral accessory. We love the bun because it is pretty, it will suit everyone and it will look amazing with any dress. Similar accessories can be bought online but you can recreate with or without.

Elegant Formal Bun Idea

Source: @tonyastylist

30. Gorgeous Ponytail

If you love the ponytail styles, then you need to see this. This ponytail is gorgeous and features a braid on the top section. The hair is also wavy. It is a chic, elegant and stylish hair idea that is perfect for the occasion. Try this loose and wavy look or try a sleek ponytail with the braid.

Gorgeous and Elegant Ponytail

Source: @tonyastylist

31. Old Hollywood Glamour

We love this next hairstyle. This style features long hair with beautiful loose waves and a gorgeous hair accessory. It is one of our favorite looks because it has an Old Hollywood Glamour look. This is perfect for those who want to look beautiful, glitzy and super glam. You can recreate with or without a hair accessory.

32. Braided Low Ponytail with Accessories

Next, we have a unique ponytail to show you. So, for this, the hair is styled into a low ponytail. In the middle of the ponytail there is a braided section. The hairstyle is complete with floral accessories. We love the braided section because it is so unusual. Recreate this or use a different braid type.

33. Glam Ponytail for Homecoming

The next homecoming hairstyle is another ponytail. On the top section, the hair is sleek and swept back into a ponytail. The actual ponytail is wavy. This is such a glam hairdo and it will look amazing with any dress and makeup. Wear a pair of statement earrings and it will really wow.

Glam Ponytail for Homecoming

Source: @dvir_tvik

34. Gorgeous Waves

These gorgeous, voluminous waves will look great on any hair length. If the look is too simple for you, add a hair accessory or a braid to the left side and you’ll look amazing!

35. Princess Braid

This next hairstyle looks fit for a princess! Here we have a stunning long braid. The braid is loose and relaxed with loose curls at the sides. It is such a pretty and romantic style and it will look stunning with a long and lightweight dress. You can recreate this or even add some gems or flowers. Flowers will look very Rapunzel.

Princess Braid Hairstyle

Source: @tabitth

36. Side Braid and Low Bun

If you are looking for an updo, then this could be perfect. This style features a side braid that turns into a bun. There are also loose curls at the sides. It is a gorgeous updo and the braid also gives it a stylish, boho look. This hairstyle will be perfect for the dresses that have a feature on the back that you want to show off.

Side Braid and Low Bun

Source: @tabitth

37. Elegant Side Braid

Love the braided styles? If so, check this out. Here we have a beautiful side braid and the hair has volume on top. Hair like this is so easy to wear and it will suit everyone. You can recreate this style or you can use a different braid type. Maybe fishtail. This style will work on both long and shorter hair lengths.

Elegant Side Braid

Source: @dvir_tvik

38. Long Waves with Pearls and Gems

Accessories can jazz up the simplest of styles and this is the perfect example. Here we have long hair in a simple waved style with a side part. This hairstyle also features pearls and gems. As you can see, the hair is easy to wear but super glam because of the accessories. Something like this is easy to recreate and you can buy hair accessories like these online.

39. Low Braided bun

The next hair idea is super trendy. Here we have a low braided bun. The hair is sleek on the top section with the low bun. It is a modern, chic and stunning hair idea. If you didn’t want the hair as swept back, then you could have a softer version, maybe with some loose curls at the front.

Low Braided bun

Source: @dvir_tvik

40. Floral Homecoming Hairstyle

We love this next hair idea, it is one of our favorites. Here we have loose and curly updo with loose curls at the front. The hair is also adorned with beautiful ivory flowers. It looks like a princess hairstyle and the flowers look stunning. You can recreate this with any colored flowers, maybe color match them to your dress.

Floral Homecoming Hairstyle

Source: @tabitth

41. Braid with a Low Ponytail

Next, we have another ponytail and braid. So, the hair is styled into a braid on the top section with a low ponytail. It is a pretty and trendy style that has an edgy vibe too. This hairstyle is great for those who want to dress up for the occasion but also look stylish and unique.

Braid with a Ponytail

Source: @tonyastylist

We hope you have found the perfect homecoming hairstyle!