53 Quinceanera Hairstyles For Your Special Day


Searching for the perfect Quinceanera Hairstyles to rock on your day? Let us guide you.

The day when a girl steps out from the warm embraces of her childhood and embarks on an entirely different journey to womanhood can be one of the most exciting and thrilling time of her life.

This transition is celebrated all over the world in numerous wonderful ways. While in the United States and the United Kingdom, girls are introduced into the society as women through debutante balls and huge parties, the people of Latin America call these celebrations Quinceanera. Quinceanera is the celebration of a girl turning 15 years old as she takes the new steps into womanhood.

This day is not only a synonym for parties and fun, but it is also a day that celebrates the tradition that has been going on for a long time. These events have been becoming fancier and trendier by the day.

While you may think about huge ballgowns and audacious, make up and hairstyles when the word Quinceanera pops into your head, it is evident how the ever evolving fashion has taken a toll on these events as well.

Now the 15 years old girls look no less than princesses and celebrities walking down the red carpet. Along with the fashion and makeup, the trend of hairstyles has been working wonders throughout the years and making young women look ever more gorgeous.

But sometimes the variety of choices can be overwhelming. That is what we are here for, to help you select best from the rest.

Here are few of the hairstyle ideas for that special day you have been looking forward to.

1. Half up half down hairstyle

This hairstyle is perfect for both medium and long hair. With a slightly raised puff and the hair swept from the side, perfectly falling long strand of curls give it a regal look.

Add some diamond earrings to finish the look.

2. Bold Curls embellished with flowers

The long bold curls are beautifully set and gives the hair a kind of rebellious streak along with the gentleness of the flower.

The boldness of the curls and the sweetness of the flower make a perfect combination. This look works best for long hair.

3. Voluminous Curls 

For all those girls out there who think their voluminous hair would stop you from getting treatment by the curling iron then stop right there.

Those bulky Curls are falling down from the top look striking. Use small strands while curling to add extra volume.

4. Overlapping twist with half down curls
The style with upper half as overlapping twists and the lower half with loose curls look fancy and gorgeous at the same time.

Use a sweet and small hair clip to add a bit of glamor.

5.  Free flowing curls with twisted band

Large flowing curls give you a breezy look and the twisted hair band hidden beneath keeps the hair in place.

6. Side swept curls

Curly hairs either medium or short or long when swept on one side give a retro look. Finish this off with a pearly hair accessory to make it look vintage.

7. Flowing braids adorned with flowers

Loose flowing curls give the hair a messy yet exquisite look, and the flowers add a hint of naturalness. Flowers can be either add serially or randomly, according to your wish.

8. Long curls with tiara

The long curls decorated with a crown on the top gives a royal feeling. This look suits perfectly with ballgowns. Because every princess needs her tiara to shine on her special day.

9. Twisted Curls

Twisted strands of curls around the crown finished off with minimal accessories look casually elegant.

10. Loose waterfall with curls

The wavy hair is complimented by the light waterfall.

You can find an easy tutorial for waterfall braid on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xgXTyqbwOo

11. Braided bun

The braided bun shows the curve of your neck very elegantly. Rock the chignon with an antique hairpin at the side.

12. Messy bun

Messy buns give you a casual yet beautiful look. Add a rose to sweeten the rough edges.

13. Tucked in curls

Long curls tightened up by an antique hairpiece will give you the princess-like feel on your special day.

Highlight your beautiful long locks with a low cut dress at the back.

14. Side Braids

The Side braids starting from the crown and descending to disappear into the curls adds a mystical aura to the hair.

If you have highlights, then this look will make sure they get the attention they deserve.

15. Voluminous Braided Mid Bun

This look is perfect if you have a thick mane of a hair that never wants to stay in one place.

Check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYFbcZJDFiw if you need to learn the braided bun techniques.

16. Crown on curls

Add an extra hint of royalty to your royal curls with the small pearl and diamond crown. The simple eye makes up, and eyebrows on fleek will work for this hairstyle.

17. Au naturel

You can never go wrong with the natural messy little bun complimented by a rose embellishment. Need help to get the perfect messy buns?

http://therighthairstyles.com/messy-bun-hairstyles/ might help you get the right look.

18. Perfect waterfall curls

This beautifully created waterfall up do, and the bouncy curls add life to any hair. Set those perfect curls with hair styling gels.

19. Almost Dutch Plait

When it comes to plaits and braids, you can always combine them with other styles and add a few loose curls. And let a few strands hang loose near the face.

20. Exquisite headpieces

The large diamond crusted headpieces on the great curls bring out the hidden queen in you. If you are going for more traditional style, try this look.

If you want extra volume, then you can always add hair extensions that are similar to your hair color.

21. The little mermaid

The Mermaid braid works best on long, bulky hair. And instead of sea shells, here the princess can adorn her locks with flowers.

Use gel to tuck and put the hair strands on the place.

22. Braids and buns on curls

The side braid ending on the low mussed up bun is light, and won’t give you any trouble while you dance to the rhythm.

23. Rolled all over

The idea of tucking the curls from here and there to create a beautiful bun is quite interesting and fun.

24. Curls, curls and more curls

This hairstyle shows the cheerfulness of youth along with the elegance of maturity. Thus perfect for the day when you are ready to step into a whole new reality.

If you need more idea on how to curl your hair, then do check out Lucy hair at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QnvDH3KDqs.

25. A single comb headpiece to manage it all

The use of this single comb easily rules out the need for going through the torture of extra bobby pins and gives the hair an elegant shine.

Spray a stay on hair stylist on the comb before you use it. It will help it put the hair in place.

26. The pompousness of that pompadour

The extra height given by the pompadour is suitable for girls who find their forehead very small. It gives an illusion of lifted forehead to the face.

And a headband or crown always looks cute.

27. The rosy bun

You can turn the half up side of the updo into a rose bun using few bobby pins and the curly half down strands.

Add a feathery accessory at the side.

28. The Elegantly tucked updo

This smart idea for short hair requires no more than some bobby pins and an elastic rubber band. All you have to do is to gather the part of the hair you want and make a low ponytail then take the end of the ponytail and pass it through the center of the section above the elastic band.

Now extend the bun with the help of few bobby pins and accessorize accordingly.

29. Half French Braid 

The loosely held French braid fixed by the hairpin gives into further loose curls. A new twist to the plain old stuff always makes them far more intriguing.

I assure you even Princess Aurora will be jealous with this hair style.

30. Braid Band

The side swept bangs tucked into the easygoing bun and the drama added by the braid band will surely turn all eyes on you as you glide by.

Long earrings add depth to your face features.

31. Side swept twist

Show off your slender shape of your neck as you sweep all of those beautiful curls to one side. To hold the both sides of the hair, you can twist the edges and tie them into one strand and let your curls swirl and twirl all over.

32. French Braided Headband

These french braided headbands not only keep your hair from sticking to your face while you waltz on the floor but also keeps everything in its place.

33. Double Braided  head band

Try the double braided head band to give your hair that outdoorsy look. For this look, all you have to do is braid the strands from the opposite sides and tuck one below another and use bobby pins to secure them in the place you want.

If you need some help, check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfT75EefYe4.

34. The edgy look

It is not necessary that you must look all sweet and simple for the big event. You can show off your wild side with the help of that windblown look with messy updo placed together by gel.

35. Flower Power

Add a few flowers here and few strands there to make a gorgeous natural crown out of your hair and the flowers. Then take it all in as the spectators watch you with awe.

Check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfT75EefYe4 if you need a tutorial to make a flower crown.

36. Buns for Brunettes

The simple bun on top of a messier one accentuated by the double braids does a neat trick on the dark wavy hair. It looks fancy but is simpler than you think.

If you want to make a bun without any bun maker or sock donuts then check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0l7ribvOZl8

37. Gold embellished Rapunzel

Having a thick bulk of long hair can be challenging to manage most of the times. But when it comes to grand events and parties, you can make the most of that beautiful mess.

You can get creative as much as you like and create this extended version of mermaid braids and add some golden trinkets to highlight the color of your hair.

38. Brown and Bold

Let your bold brown curls bedazzle the audience as you walk as the star of the day. The messy braided hairstyle makes you look out of the world, heavenly almost. This faux hawk with loose side curls will set a new trademark of trendy.

39.  Glitter and Glamor

When it’s your special day, no one can stop you from looking like a princess. Perfect curls that tumble with joy with your moves and dazzling crown that shines with your smile.

Add hair add-ons if you need extra volume.

40. Side buns with flower

The simplicity of the braid easily manages to lighten the rouge effect of the messy side bun. With these basics, you can never go wrong.

And the naturally falling wisps of hair add a touch of frivolity to the whole look. Smoky eyes and long lashes go well with this look.

41. Let your hair down

Sometimes the best look that suits us is the one that does not require any teasing, tugging and pulling. The natural way the locks fall on the shoulder or the bouncy nature of your strands can bring out the best in you.

So just let your hair down and rock them like you always do.

42. Headbands to the rescue  

When you have thick hair, it becomes difficult to manage all of it to get a neat look. So what do you do? You take a headband, add a pompadour in the middle, tuck half of the upper hair into the head band’s elastic to create a bun like a loop and a braid loosely the lower part of your hair.

And voila!

You have a winner.

43. Show off the ombre

If you have ombre or highlights, then this classy look can help you show off your strands of pride. All you need are the bobby pins to hold your double braids in place.

And the rest of the magic will be done by the colors as they catch the light.

44. Posh with the pompadour

Give yourself the chic feeling with the elegantly pulled off pompadour in the front and that high fashion hair loop at the back. And My O My does the long curls look trendy.

Get Large shiny earrings to brighten the face.

45. Down do with flowers

Not only updos but also the down dos at quinceanera look stunning. Add some flowers randomly at the carefully deconstructed mermaid braid of yours, and the results will be adorable.

46. Braided bun on top

The crown braid gives a gorgeous neat look and the braided bun on top acts as the cherry on top.

You can leave the bangs if you want and create the partition you want.

47. Big Curls

The big wavy curls are a fresh heartwarming look for a fresh start that marks the auspicious day.

Adding big flowers by the ears like orchid, roses or peonies highlight the face and bring a glow to the face.

48. Boho Braid

This bohemian style braid with the low messy bun makes a great combo for all those free spirited girls out there. This hairstyle speaks of freedom as it is itself very easy to create and manage.

49. The Greek Princess

Give yourself the authentic feel of getting back into the time with the wreath placed carefully on the simple updo. The wreath will give it an earthy, more natural looking feel and may even make you nostalgic for that matter.

50. French twist

Whatever you say, you can never go wrong with the classic french twist. Just a simple roll in and tuck method that is ever so simple and has been used since a long way back. Perfect way of saying “womanhood, here I come.”

51. Braid turned Bun

How easily does this hairstyle turn a classic Dutch plait into a trendy bun? All you need are bobby pins, a lot of them though. You can pull off this hairstyle with either your classy ballroom gown or your trendy dresses. This hairstyle works for both.

If you need some help, check out the tutorial on youtube at-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zzi5W4HOlo

52. Top Bun and braid

Easy to create this hairstyle has a gorgeous braid along with the top bun. In vogue is the term we are looking for here ladies.

Also, take out some side hairs and straighten or curl them into small waves. It will look natural.

53. Simple Form of Quinceanera Hairstyles

It is quite true when people say there is beauty in simplicity. Who knew all we needed was a simple bun on the top and we could be at our best. All those embellishment and jewels just add a little shine to our beauty. So simple things are the best sometimes.


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