18 New Year’s Eve Hairstyles to Rock When the Clock Hits Midnight

Whether you love or hate New Year’s Eve, there’s one thing we can all agree on: It gives us one great excuse to dress up and go all out with hair and makeup. If you’re looking for some hairstyle ideas that incorporate the works—glitter, jewels, and big volume—look no further than these It-girl-approved looks to ring in 2020 in style.

1. Put a Headband on it

The headband made its great return into our lives this year. Close it out by topping off your NYE look with one, like Maya Hawke’s embellished style.


2. Twisted Ponytail

Secure a high ponytail with a hair elastic like you normally would, brushing the sides for a sleek finish. Take a one-inch section, twist it around the elastic, pin underneath, and spray it to death for a style that will last long past midnight.


3. Pumped-Up Waves


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@margotrobbie x @the_attico

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Glam ’80s waves go with everything from a cocktail dress to a pantsuit, as Margot Robbie demonstrates. Go heavy on the mousse and choose a curling iron with at least a one-inch barrel.


4. Girl With The Pearl Hair

Take inspiration straight from the runway and dress up your hair with ornate pearl and beaded details. It’s a look everyone will remember well into 2020.


5. Sparkle and Shine


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Outfit inspo for the #notableawards from a recent photo shoot I did! Thoughts 💭…….. @notablelife #glitterhair #glitter

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Glitter hair is the trend that was practically made for NYE. Brighten any room you walk into with some festive glitter hairspray.


6. Accessories Speak Louder Than Words


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Glamour never takes a day off💎 model: @bianca.wiles #KitschxJustine #tooglamtogiveadamn

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Wear what you’re feeling with these playful rhinestone pins from Kitsch and celebrity hairstylist Justine Marjan.


7. Bow It Out


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✨✨DETAILS ✨✨ @vanessahudgens #hair @chadwoodhair #makeup @allanface #style @nataliesaidi

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Is there anything more romantic than a fanned out chignon tied with a velvet bow? We think not.


8. Wrap It Up


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🌹🌹🌹 #valentinoSS19 #maisonvalentino #PFW #crazyrichasians #astridinparis

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A silk scarf makes the perfect hair accessory and takes any updo to the next level.


9. Edgy Side Part


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Curls x rings✨

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Secure a side part with an upgraded bobby pin. Add braid rings to where your side parts for a really cool look.


10. Sleek And Smooth


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Back with @antheabueno’s magic hands💄 Look for #MEGAxSanMigLight ✨

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Ultra shiny, pin-straight hair goes with pretty much every look (and is bound to garner some hair envy). Be sure to boost shine—and protect your hair—with a good heat protectant spray.


11. Down The Middle

Hair jewelry elevates a style like no other. Liven up a middle part with some playful charms.


12. Bun Head

Sometimes the smallest details make the most impact. Weave in a chain or thin ribbon in your top bun for a unique spin on a classic style.


13. Keepin’ It Retro

A French twist accented with a black headband lends the ultimate Bridgette Bardot vibe that we always love.


14. Turn Up The Volume



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Something special today with @inezandvinoodh ✨

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Big hair, don’t care is always a mood. Use a nourishing cream to ensure your voluminous blowout lasts all night.


15. Bantu Knots


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Up your braided game with bantu knots at the crown and two long braids cascading down your shoulders for a fun party look.


16. Relaxed Updo

If you want to wear your hair up without looking too done up, have a few wavy layers fall in front of your face.


17. Party In The Back


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Details ✨@emilia_clarke #starwars #hansolo #soloastarwarsstory

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A half updo is a great way to style a lob. Slick it back and tie it twice in the back for an unexpected twist.


18. Wavy Pony


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I haven’t been this excited about Friday since last Friday 🙃😁🙃

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A high ponytail makes for one of the best ways to look put together with next-to-no effort. For a more dressed up vibe, curl the ends in pretty waves.



From: Harper’s BAZAAR US