34 Easy Homecoming Hairstyles for 2021-Short,Medium & long Hairstyles


Homecoming even though is a less formal event, you still will want to flaunt a chic homecoming hairstyle. Your hair updos do need to match your makeup, accessories, and outfit that you have picked for the day. All of us have different hair lengths, hair types and of course, different tastes but don’t worry you for each of you there is a perfectly suitable hairstyle.

 Here are a few ideas for the homecoming hairstyles.

Of course, anywhere you have to go, the common confusion lies for your dress and your hairstyle. See, the thing with homecoming, you need to find that perfect look that is not too fancy nor too casual. So, in short, you want to be effortlessly stylish for the day. The dress, darling is your choice, but for the hairstyles, we can help you there.

You can flaunt the same updos, half up half down, free-flowing styles that you would for the prom but with a casual touch. You can go for:

Braids: Braids are no longer a hairstyle just for the school girls. They can be worn everywhere from red carpet event to a homecoming.

Updos: Intricate, loose and effortless updos with some messiness are a spectacular option for your homecoming hairstyle.

Ponytails: You can win all the style points with a ponytail made of a light bouffant.

Side Hairstyles: With a gown or a dress, side-hairstyles look stunning.

Here are pictures showing you how to do any of these hairstyles right.

1.Curly Hair For Homecoming

Curls look amazing on any occasion. Whether the occasion is a wedding, prom, homecoming or everyday hairstyle, it works for all. So, for this homecoming why not side-sweep all your loose curly hair and finish the look using intricate hair accessories. Create a braided design near the crown to add more of a delicate touch to your look.

2. Ringlets For Homecoming

For your long curly hair, your loose curls combined with fantastic dark lowlights on blonde hair can become one of the favorites hairstyles for this homecoming. Fancy yet simple, this hairstyle works for beauties with hair more than their shoulder length combined with the perfect makeup.

3. Braids For Your Crown

To be classy is to be simple. So, be simple and wound up being the most beautiful girl at the homecoming. Let your curly hair flow naturally. Although, keep the frizz under control and keep your curls moisturized. Now, for the small twist create a braid from the front of your hair to reflect the queen you are.

4. For Black Hair

For your long black hair, you can create many updo designs. Add some highlights to your black hair for that extra oomph. Pick any of the four models shown to you. You can go for small pinned up look at one side with a headpiece or you can create a little ponytail. If you like, you can create one big side braid. Or maybe, try the last hairstyle shown here. Choose anyone of the homecoming hairstyles and combine with an amazing makeup and you are gold.

5. Braided Updo

If you fancy for buns, you can opt for a braided bun for your homecoming. This hairstyle will work on medium length hair as well. If you have thin hair, you can opt for this hairstyle as well. The mixture of braids to create a bun has given this hairstyle a stunning effect.

6. Natural Homecoming Hairstyle

This must be one of the truest homecoming hairstyles. All you have to do is make the best use of your curly hair. Side part your hair, and let your hair flow. This hairstyle will work with black hair as well. Combine this look with a nude makeup to give out a chic look for your homecoming.

7. Crown For Your Homecoming

Why not choose a Princess-like look for the homecoming? Be it medium length hair or fabulous long locks, with the use of your curls you can go for a beautiful updo. A crown on your head and you can seize the day, doll.

8. Dark Hair And Highlights

This is another easy homecoming hairstyle that you can do at home. Your long curly hair can be shown off with a few twists taken at the back and tied with a band. For the upper half of your hair, you can use blonde highlights if you want to add an extra dimension to your hair. This hairstyle works on medium length hair as well.

9. Beachy Curls

Braids can add chic and elegance to your homecoming hairstyle. Again, this is another hairstyle that works for long or medium length hair. Choose for beachy waves for your hair. For the half of your hair, create a fishtail braid that rests on your curls. This is a messy look yet a modern style for the homecoming.

10. Flowers And Braids

Curly hair is certainly all our favorite. But, when it comes to homecoming, it can create particularly fabulous hairstyles. Let loose of your curls and create a braid near the crown. Add a flower crown, and you are ready to go. With the perfect dress and makeup, this will make you look like a doll.

11. Updo For Homecoming Hairstyle

To be honest, this is not such an easy homecoming hairstyle. You will need some help with this hairstyle maybe some professional. But, once it is one it is all worth it. Creating a messy little bun with two strands of braids combined from the front create a stunning effect on this hairstyle. Pull out a few strands for a delicate finish.

12. Beautiful Updo

Even though our favorite Hayley is trying to get a job on Modern Family and has dropped out of college, she still can be an inspiration to your homecoming hairstyle and makeup. Create a loose updo for your hair like our beautiful Sarah Hyland here and let a few strands fall. Don’t try to make it perfect. The imperfection adds to its beauty. Combine with a subtle makeup, and voila, you are ready.

13. Waterfall Of Curls

This is a homecoming hairstyle that is a treat to the eyes. The stunning combination of braids and your beautiful curly hair can leave everyone in awe. The waterfall effect at the top of your hair and the curls, one word Wow. This hairstyle is for the medium length hair too. An easy homecoming hairstyle that looks chic and elegant, this is the hairstyle that you simply cannot ignore.

14.  Twists And Turns

Go for the twists for your homecoming hairstyle. Even if you black hair or blonde hair, you can go for this hairstyle. Whether your hair is medium length or long, this hairstyle will work on you. Create a twist at the top and let the curls flow. Stunning updo, just for you.

15. Braided Bun

Make a bun with your hair and then create a fishtail braid on the side to give an extra effect on the hair. Pull out a few strands from the front and finish the look. You might need to visit the hair salon for this but this, a hairstyle is beautiful.

16. Side-swept Braids

Side sweep your hair with a few braids on the top layers. Add a sparkly flower hairpiece on the side and have fun on your homecoming.

17. Just A Flower

Create a flower at the back of your hair and let the rest of your dark hair flow naturally. If you want, you can go for curled or straightened hair. Wear the outfit that fits your hairstyle and finishes the look with the perfect makeup.

18. Half Braid And Straighten

A half fishtail braid with the rest of straightened hair let down is one of the chicest hairstyles for the homecoming. The letdown hair is the unexpected touch, and the twists add to its elegance. For more effect, use flowers as a hair accessory.

19. Two Braids On The Crown

Create two braids on the crown to create a pouf effect on the top of your head. Let the rest of your hair down with few curls. This hairstyle can work for medium length hair as well.

20. Updo With Braids

Create a bun for your homecoming hairstyle. You can create a braid on top of your bun, and you can pull out a few strands for a delicate look. Get some help if you choose this hairstyle.

21. Half Ponytail

Create a half ponytail with a slight pouf. The ends of the hair can be curled to create a voluminous effect. This hairstyle can give a full effect if you have a thin hair.

22. Side-swept Braids

A side-swept hairstyle with few braids made on the midsection is the way to go. After the braids, you can create some curls and create a tucked in look behind the ear. Wear your dress and finish the look with a bright lipstick.

23. Criss-crossed Bun

This is a beautiful updo that has all the strands of your crossed. Pull out a few strands. Maybe visit a salon for this hairstyle. The lowlights and highlights of the hair color make this hairstyle perfect. Wear a beautiful pair of earrings. You can go for nude makeup if you like.

24. Simple Knot

This is a homecoming hairstyle that highlights your natural texture and looks amazing. Make a simple knot at the back that is easy and work on short hair, medium length or long hair. Pull out a few strands. This works on hair type that is thin as well.

25. The Bow

Bows are cute and girly when used in any hairstyle. Make a big bow on your hair and let the rest of your hair down. You can make loose and beachy curls. Lovely, isn’t it?

26. Long And Curls

For the love of curls, go with this perfect hairstyle, will you? The crisscrossed two strands and the rest of curls let down is a fantastic look for you. Wear a red dress or a black, but with this hairstyle, you cannot go wrong with this look.

27. High Bun

Choose for this high bun for your hair updo for your homecoming. Make a loose bun with lots of hair strands pulled out and, wear your spaghetti string dress. Finish the look with smokey eye makeup and bright lipstick.

28. Homecoming Hairstyle For Short Hair

Don’t worry if you have a short hair; you can create a very feminine hairstyle for it with the help of curls. Create loose curls for all of your hair. Pin two strands of your hair on each side to distinguish the curls. Let the hair be a bit messy with a finish, of course. Another simple and easy homecoming hairstyle.

29. Messed Up Look

An imperfect look can give the casual touch to your homecoming hairstyle. An elegant hairstyle with some messiness can become the perfect hairstyle for the day. All you have to do is create two twists and pin it down. Let the rest of your curly hair fall in its all natural grace. Add some sparkly pins all over your hair for an evening look.

30. Twisted Ponytail

A casual hairstyle that a ponytail is, it can look stunning with your perfect dress. Create a criss-cross twist at the joint. Let your hair be as it is and go for your day. Pull out a few strands for a more defined look.

31. Intricate Braids

For your long hair, create an amazing and long braid. The trick is to make your braid stunning, is to keep it kind of loose. This is a French twist that you can create in sort of a messed up manner. Add some flowers all over your hair for the hair accessory. Pull out a few strands and wear the outfit you picked out with the right makeup.

32. Tucked In Homecoming Hairstyle

This is an easy homecoming hairstyle that is all about letting your hair down. Add some curls at the end and tuck in a twist of hair behind your ear for an extra dimension on your hair. This is what I call chic and casual at the same time.

33. Braid For Flow

Let your medium length hair flow with a few curls. Now, for the addition of grace to the hairstyle, you can create a braid using few strands above the ear and pull it back to create this simple hairstyle. Go for this hairstyle if you want to save some time.

34. Not So Easy Homecoming Hairstyle

This is a delicate and elaborate hairstyle that needs a lot of time investment. The first step is to create a pretty combination of curls. You can make a pouf at the front of your hair for adding elegance to the style. Use curls at the side and pin it down in a circular manner. Finish the look with bright lipstick and smokey eye makeup. Wear the perfect gown for this hairstyle.

Pick a style that suits your personality the most and shine-on, girl.


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