With Navaratri, Durga Puja and Dussehra just around the corner, everyone seems to be busy selecting their outfits and honing their makeup skills. That said, you might still be wondering how you’re going to style your hair. Even if you have long luscious locks and wish to leave them loose, you might still want to try out something new, this festive season.

These larger than life festivities quite literally demand that you have your hairstyle game on point. If you’re looking to step up your game, you could always go for some of these fancies yet easy-to-style hairdos that we’ve so carefully selected for you.


1. Milkmaid braids

Milkmaid braids

This intricate and artful hairstyle has been quite the trend lately. It will go brilliantly with all your Indo-western dresses and give your look that vintage charm. A milkmaid braid is nothing but the wrapping up together of two braids. You can even add accessories to your hair for some bling.


2. Messy side bun

Messy side bun

This hairstyle has been the favourite of brides lately, especially ones who opt to go for pre-wedding functions such as engagement, sangeet, etc. You can add braids in-between or even curls. Doll up the bun with some fancy hair accessories. Ensure that you spray some hair spray though so that the bun stays put.


3. Milkmaid side braid

Milkmaid side braid

This one is a must try, especially if you are planning to attend a beach themed wedding. You can go for this look if you’ve medium or long hair. Give it a bit of a messy look to add to the appearance. Put some hair spray on in order to set the hairdo in place.


4. Double waterfall braid updo

Double waterfall braid updo

If you’re looking to stay on top of the hairdo game, you most certainly need to try the double waterfall braid out. We’re pretty sure that you’ll turn a lot of heads wherever you go with this hairstyle on. It looks great no matter whether you are wearing a saree, a lehenga or even a gown. Try donning it for some celebratory occasion and bask in all compliments you receive.


5. Half up half down

Half up half down

This hairstyle will give your outfit, Indian or western, a wonderful new twist. Secure the hairdo nicely with bobby pins though so that it doesn’t loosen up. You can always add some beaded accessories to your hair for an even more stylish and glamorous look.


6. Textured ponytail

Textured ponytail

This flouncy bouncy ponytail is certain to give you a flirty and feminine look and it goes with both Indian and western wear. Leave a couple of locks out though so that it doesn’t look too pulled back.


7. Dutch bun

Dutch bun

Make a Dutch braid starting from the crown and tie it up into a knot at the top. Braids rounding into a top knot go perfectly with all kinds of outfits. Leaving your hair off of your neck will help you stay fresh and cool as well. Pair it up with a graphic liner and glossy lips for a cool, edgy look.