How are the Chinese New Year celebrations going? We are keeping our fingers crossed that the Lunar New Year will open new doors for you! We know mad rush is in the air. You’re busy cleaning the house, picking out the right outfit to wear to the dinner party among all the dresses you purchased, getting your makeup right and the list just goes on and on.
One of the most important to you CNY ready is to sport the right hairstyle. Amidst the hustle and bustle, you must not neglect your hair. Hairs are one of the first things people notice, so make sure you attend those gatherings with a chic hairstyle. To help you out, we have gathered the 16 simple yet chic hairstyles that will impress your relatives.
From easy updos to braids and ponytails, breeze through your visits and avoid any unwanted messy hair situation. These hairstyles will surely propel you to a better perspective in life and make your new year a little more prosperous. Try these hairstyles now and don’t let bad hair-dos stress you out. We can guarantee you your relatives will be wondering why you’re practically glowing!
1. Side Braids
Side braids are a gorgeous way to accentuate your features and also give you an edgy look. It is a great way to sweep up unruly fringes and to keep the hair off your face to let your makeup shine. Plus, side braids are suitable for both long and short hair. Bump the drama by throwing some accessories like flowers, pearls or stars for that extra wow factor!
Use the Schwarzkopf Osis Volume Booster Spray for the extra texture to your hair.
2. Braided Bun
Up your hair game with this elegant hairstyle especially for all those fancy reunion dinners. Combine a big side braid and a bun at the nape of the neck to achieve this put-together look. Spritz some setting spray to add some texture and hold to the hair before braiding. The more spray, the more bouffant hair be. You can even compete with those tai-tai aunty buns.
Try using the L’oreal Elnett Satin Hairspray for a sleek finish.
3. Bubble Ponytail
Classic ponytails are boring and basic so why not give a fun-loving spin to the classic old ponytail by adding some cute little ponies to the bigger one. It is pretty simple to do as well. All you need is a bunch of strong elastic bands that can hold the tiny ones. The bubble ponytail is also pretty trendy as it was featured in many fashion shows this year.
4. Tie A Ponytail With A Ribbon
Elevate the classic ponytail with a cute 50s-inspired ribbon! It’s perfect for styling short to mid-length hair and doesn’t take more than a minute to do. All you have to do is tie a strong ponytail with an elastic band and then use silk, velvet or lace ribbon to wrap around the ponytail. Get a ribbon that matches your outfit to complete the CNY #ootd.
5. Half Bun
The half bun is actually adopted from the classic man bun. It is super chic and will give a ‘don’t mess with me’ kinda look. Lotsa celebrities have been spotted donning the half bun look and it is a great way to give you a sharper jawline and highlight your makeup even more. Try adding bold red lipstick to complete the whole edgy vibe.
Polish off your bun with a dose of Shiseido The Hair Care Fuente Forte Toning Serum.
6. Deep Side Part
One easiest way to change up your hairstyle and give it a fresh makeover is to do a deep side part. Create a hairline from your usual parting or take it a step further and go for a deep side-part on the opposite side. Add more drama to the look by giving it some bouncy defined curls. Complete the whole look with a strong hairspray that will keep the hair in place.
Try using the Schwarzkopf Osis+ Curl Honey Cream for a bouncier finish.
7. Double Braid
What’s better than one braid? Two, of course! Double braids are a spunky, cool and refreshing way to take any outfit up a notch said. And double braids are for kids or just work out? Having two braids means that your hair is less likely to slip out, which makes this style perfect for CNY dinners that need long drives.
8. Ballerina Bun
Ballerina buns are again a cute way to complement cute ballerina-like dresses. It is actually simpler to do than it looks. First, tie your hair up into a ponytail using a strong elastic. Then, twist the ponytail into a rope. Once you have reached the end of your ponytail then start pinning around the elastic. And taa-daa you get a strong pretty ballerina bun!
Keep your bun secured with Schwarzkopf Osis+ Mighty Matte Ultra Strong Cream Pomade.
9. Hair Tuck Behind The Ears
Switching up your part is pretty chic, but what’s even more transformative? The behind-the-ear hair tuck.If it sounds simple to do and it is. This one-second styling trick transforms your look by opening up your features, showing off your earrings or neckline, and often making any style a bit more polished.
10. Sleek Straight Hair
Super straight hair is a great way to give you a mature yet cute look. It is pretty simple to do. Just part your hair in the centre and move sections through a straightener for this simple and chic look. Sleek straight hair is a way to add some drama if you’re looking for an edgy look without taking attention away from a fun outfit or makeup.
Spray some Desert Essence’s Coconut Hair Defrizzer & Heat Protector on your hair to protect it from heat styling damage.
11. French Twist
No hairstyle is any more elegant than the classic French twist. This gorgeous look is a common sight at weddings, but you can create a looser, more casual version for your dinners and gatherings. And it is pretty easy to do. Just part your to one side, twist it and tuck it inside. Secure with lots of bobby pins and hairsprays.
Use the L’oreal Professionnel Volume Lift Spray Mousse for the best finish.
12. Wet Undone Hair
When we say wet hair, it is not right after shower hair unblown dry hair, in case you are wondering. The wet hair look that we are talking about is the perfectly chic one that will look for any holiday occasion. All you need to do is work a gel-cream through slightly damp hair and add on a glossing spray to finish.
Carry any one of the Batiste- Dry Shampoo in your bag to keep your wet look alive.
13. Waterfall Braid
You probably see waterfall braids all over Instagram, especially after Games of Thrones picked u, and that’s for a damn good reason to why they’re so popular cuz they’re super pretty. Here’s a pro tip, instead of securing your braid with a hair clip or a bobby pin, hold it in place with a hair ribbon to finish off the look.
14. Add Some Glitter To The Hair
Who said only theatre artists can use hair glitters? There are obvious glitter hair trends everywhere atm and might as well join in the fun while it lasts! Head over to all your gatherings and dinners glitter-tastic. Just be careful to get the glitters spill on your food. Oh, also make sure to wash your with a strong shampoo to get rid of the glitters after the party.