Ring in the New Year (and Turn Heads) in These Ultra-Chic Hairstyles

The holiday season is here, which means the days leading up to New Year’s Eve will be here before you know it. By now, you’ve probably started planning out what you’ll be wearing for the big night, but whether you’re attending a big bash or are keeping it casual with a cozy night in, nothing will complete your look quite like a chic New Year’s hairstyle.

From a hairstyle that only requires two seconds and a few bobby pins to an easy updo that only looks complicated, we pulled together the coolest hairstyles that will take your NYE look to the next level. And if you’re the type of person who believes New Year’s Eve isn’t complete without at least a hint of sparkle, don’t worry—there’s an Instagram-worthy hairstyle for you too.

Scroll down to see the hairstyles that are bound to turn heads. When the festive night arrives, you can easily re-create these looks to complete your ensemble.


If you’re looking for an easy way to instantly dress up your look for the night, just tie a ribbon in your hair.

Edgy Chains

Feeling a little more complicated? Wrap some metal chains around a ponytail or a braid to create a statement-making style.

Cool Clips

For those of you who can’t get enough of the hairclip trend, layer them on in your hair for an unexpected look.

Tinsel Town

Tinsel hair


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What would New Year’s Eve be without its fair share of sparkle? Rather than reaching for the loose glitter, add in some hair tinsel instead. Without a doubt, all eyes will be on you.

Elevated Headbands

If you’re more of a minimalist with your style, you’ll never go wrong with curling your hair in loose waves and finishing off the style with a headband.

Polished Pearls

Tap into the timeless trend that’s been taking over the scene this past year and add some adhesive pearls into your hair.

Modern Minimalism

Simple New Year's Eve hairstyle



Feel like wearing your hair down but want to have a hairstyle that takes little to no effort? Pull back your strands with some rhinestone pins. Within minutes you’ll be set to go.

Sleek and Simple

Shiny hair for New Year's Eve



If you’d rather give your look a boost with sleek hair, a simple oil will give your strands the extra shine you need.

Pretty Pins

When in doubt, you’ll never go wrong with cool pins that pop against your hair. For a night like New Year’s Eve, we suggest a gold or brass options with sparkling rhinestones.

And now, pair your hairstyles with these foolproof beauty tips.

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