Long hair looks pretty, no doubt. But there are days when you can run out of ideas to style your tresses or are simply bored of all the maintenance that comes along with it. This makes you wonder if it’s finally time to bid goodbye to your long mane for good. Buuut, you’re also thinking about how long it took you to grow your hair out and you might regret your decision in 5 seconds, tops. True?

Well, if that’s the case, then fret not my friend - you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to teach you how to style your long hair without chopping it off.

 

Half up loop with a scarf

Half up loop with a scarf

The easiest way to amp up any hairstyle is by throwing in a hair accessory. A scarf is the easiest way to add a fun element to any boring hairstyle. You may have seen different versions of the half up half down hairstyle, but have you ever tried leaving it in a small loop?

 

Half-up string braid

Half-up string braid

Another way to play up with the half-up hairstyle is by using a tiny string. You can use a bright coloured one or a simple white one as shown in the picture. Secure the end of the string in a cute bow and let the compliments flow in.

 

Slicked back bun with a retro wave

Slicked back bun with a retro wave

Long hair can be a pain to deal with, especially if you’re blessed with thick hair. Therefore, to keep it in place go for a slicked-back bun, apply loads of hair gel. Worried about your large/shiny forehead stealing all the attention? Simply take a section of hair from the front and make a retro wave.

 

Half-up knot

Half-up knot

This hairstyle is super easy to make. If you have long and straight hair, simply grab the top half section of your hair and tie a loose knot. Avoid trying this hairstyle on curly hair as it might leave you with tangles.

 

Woven scarf braid

Woven scarf braid

Add some zing to your basic braid with a scarf. Make a ponytail and secure it using a scarf. Now, divide the hair into three sections and place the two ends of the scarf into the outer sections and braid until you reach the ends; tie the scarf into a double knot. Easy-peasy, right?