Hair & hairstyles

Make evening hairstyles yourself – 18 tips and tricks for an effective look

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An evening hairstyle transforms every woman and makes her appear feminine and beautiful. In order to achieve the perfect look, not only does the hairstyle have to look good, but the lady has to feel really good with it. Styling your hair elegantly, perfectly meeting your individual requirements and ideas, is probably one of the greatest challenges for every hairdresser. But not everyone can send at home Make evening hairstyles yourself? We encourage you with fresh ideas and tips & Tricks for every hair length and occasion.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – braided and half-open

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Intricate updos and strictly elegant looks are no longer trendy. At the moment, stars also prefer casual evening hairstyles that complement the feminine appearance and add a fresh, youthful flair. Braided elements, half-open hair and loose braids are very suitable for every party or Galla evening, why not for the prom or a family celebration. It is advisable to choose two or more hairstyles to match your hair structure and length and to try them out. It may take more than your two hands. Also, get everything you need, such as hair accessories, tools and aids in advance.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – long open hair with a braided accent – instructions

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Curling iron, hairspray, all brushes, for example for teasing and blow-drying, hairspray for fixing, as well as different hair clips, needles and rubber bands, depending on the type of hairstyle, are required. We recommend always choosing hair accessories that match your hair color. If you would like to use hair and head jewelry, do without a chain and earrings, discreet ear studs are permitted.

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Make simple evening hairstyles yourself – French braid braided at the bottom

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Experiment with the well-known hairstyles if you change them up. Braiding a braid the other way around works wonderfully and looks like a chic bun from the front. Upside down, you begin to braid the braid at the back of your head. This evening hairstyle works best with a little practice or you will be supported directly by two helping hands. Comb your hair down and begin to braid a tight French braid until about half the head is braided in. Secure the braided strand with a hair elastic and straighten the hair into a bun.

Make elegant evening hairstyles yourself – bun with braided elements on both sides

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A bun is suitable for every occasion and works perfectly if you have a bun pillow on hand that is the right size for your hair length. Braided elements give the evening hairstyle a filigree look and are a good way to give the classic hair styling an update. First, pull a middle part and divide the whole hair into three sectors – two of the same size in the front half of the head and one at the back of the head. Now start to braid a French braid on each side from the forehead to the back over the head. Secure with small hair ties and tie with the remaining hair low at the nape of the neck. Fix the bun pillow in place and cover it nicely with hair..

Make fast evening hairstyles yourself – French twist instructions

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French twist, also known as hair banana, is one of the classic hairstyles. It works very well for any length of hair and for any occasion. Casual and elegant at the same time, you can easily create it yourself. In another article we got it working. Check out here.

French twist for medium length hair

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The simple shape and the vertical binding of the hair visually lengthen the neck. No wonder Audrey Hepburn sported this elegant hairstyle in ‘Breakfast at Tiffanys’. In order for it to succeed, a length at least up to the shoulders is required. You also need a handful of bobby pins, a handle comb and hairspray.

Make evening hairstyles yourself 

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The hair is now divided into two parts. Style a banana with one half of the hair, fix it with bobby pins and cover with the initially divided section of hair when you place it over the hair banana and secure with clips.

Make festive evening hairstyles yourself – Easy hairstyle for Prom, New Years Eve or for party

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It works easiest if you work a beautiful headband into a simple braided hairstyle, for example a French braid on the side. To complete the look, match the color of the hair accessories to your outfit. It is not only important to match the color, but also the nuance.

Do evening hairstyles yourself – curly hair and hidden French braid

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To show off your gorgeous long curly mane, braid a hidden French braid on one side and leave the remaining hair open. First, part one side and begin to braid a French braid with selected strands on one side. Start close to the hairline and braid backwards around the head. From the middle of the neck, you will no longer pick up hair from above. Secure the braid under the loose hair with a hair elastic.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – long hair 


To recreate this lovely evening hairstyle for long hair, braid two waterfall braids horizontally on either side. When braiding, hair is only added from above on one side. If more volume is desired, you can tease the front part of the hair. The two braids end at the back of the head and continue to be loosely braided as usual.

Playful evening hairstyles for long hair – Braiding a rose in your hair


Now loosen the small braids a bit, pull out individual strands and twist first the left, then also the right braid and secure with the clips.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – braid medium-length hair loosely

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Messy buns and braided hairstyles are trendy and can be created successfully with relatively short hair. A hair length up to the shoulders should actually be enough to be able to do this evening hairstyle yourself. The fluffy version of the Dutch braid looks like a fairytale and you can call it a goddess hairstyle. Divide the hair into two parts – left and right, and braid the two so that they gently flow into each other at the back of your head. Secure with bobby pins and pull out several small strands for a messy look. Set with plenty of hairspray to make the hairstyle last longer.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – tie short hair nicely

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If you have short hair and want a special hairstyle for a special occasion, you can easily do one yourself. All you need is a curling iron and maybe a bobby pin as well.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – style bob chic

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Simple, but chic, a French braid can be easily conjured up on the side even with a short bob hairstyle. Make a side part and start braiding close to the hairline. go further as you loosen the braid a bit and secure it over the ear.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – waves and French braid on one side

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Make evening hairstyles yourself – design your own bun with a spiral hairpin


Use a spiral hairpin for very fast and super stable topknots. For normal, thin or fine hair we recommend using 2 pieces per knot and for thick or heavy hair – 3 pieces each. Now tie a ponytail loosely at the nape of the neck with just the hair at the back of your head and shape it into a bun. Wrap the front strands around and secure with bobby pins.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – the hairstyles of the stars


For long and heavy hair, we recommend braided hairstyles. The updos with this hair type do not hold up particularly well and are very complex to design. Show off your beautiful mane in a playful braid like Hollywood actress Margot Robbie.

Make braided evening hairstyles yourself – instructions for long hair


The length. Divide full hair into three and braid separately to the back of the head. Then join and continue braiding as a large loose braid. You are welcome to insert hair beads and jewelry or flowers.

Make evening hairstyles with glasses yourself – what to watch out for?

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Women who wear glasses often have the problem of combining their hairstyle tastefully and chic. See the excellent examples from the stars – actresses Anne Hathaway and Christina Hendriks. You have interpreted classic hairstyles, such as ponytails or French twist, very casually. And that’s actually where the trick is.

Make evening hairstyles yourself – simple, but chic

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Loosely tied hair and strands that fall gently around the face break up the austere look that the glasses create. Avoid strict updos and perfectly straightened hair.