Happy Thanksgiving! With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to discuss what hairstyles you should go for this year. Whether you are having a family dinner or going out with your friends, these hottest hair trends and hairstyles will have everyone talking about how great your hair looks!
Thanksgiving is the time where you can really let loose with your hairstyle, so go crazy and try something new! These hair trends are the perfect place to start, so choose your favorite and get ready to rock Thanksgiving like never before!
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Hairstyles for Thanksgiving
A messy bun
A messy bun is an ideal hairdo for Thanksgiving: quick, easy, and chic! If you don’t want to spend too much time on your hair, this hairstyle is perfect for you. It still looks very classy and like you made an effort on your hairstyle for Turkey Day!
Boho waves are a more relaxed version of the classic Hollywood curls. The beachy look of these waves looks amazing with any outfit from jeans to formal dresses. Boho waves make a statement and are perfect for a Thanksgiving celebration!
Half up, half down
This hairstyle is so versatile and can be styled in many different ways. The best part about it is that it is very low maintenance and will stay in place all day long. Whether you want to keep your hair out of your face or show off those beautiful curls, this hairstyle is perfect for you.
If you want to keep your hair off of your face but still show it off, a side ponytail is a way to go! It’s very chic and will look amazing with any outfit from casual jeans to formal dresses. This style accentuates your cheekbones!
A sleek bob
Want to go for a very chic and sophisticated hairstyle this Thanksgiving? Opt for a stunning sleek bob. This style will show off your features and make you look like a total glamazon!
Braids are always in style, and there are so many different ways to do them. Whether you want a classic French braid or something more creative, there is a braid out there for you. Braids are perfect for Thanksgiving!
A curly bob (tousled bob)
Another way to style your hair for the holidays is wearing your bob curly. A tousled bob is a hair trend that is not going anywhere these coming years! This style is very low maintenance and will give you that effortless look that we all strive for.
This hairstyle is definitely not for the faint of heart, but it will surely turn heads at your Thanksgiving celebration! The pouf is a big, voluminous hairstyle that can be done with either straight or curly hair. If you’re feeling daring this year, try out the pouf!
A top knot is perfect for when you want to keep your hair up and out of the way. This hairstyle is very simple to do and will stay in place all day long. Plus, it’s perfect for when you’re running late and don’t have time to do anything else with your hair!
Don’t worry, we won’t forget curtain bangs! Curtain bangs popped back up out of the seventies in 2019, but they’re still a major trend in 2022. These bangs are perfect for those who want to keep their hair off of their face but still show it off a bit. Curtain bangs will look amazing with any Thanksgiving outfit!
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A high ponytail
Want a cute and high fashion hairstyle for Thanksgiving? Try a high ponytail! This hairstyle is super chic and will look stunning with any outfit from formal dresses to casual jeans. It’s also very easy to do: just tie your hair up into a high ponytail!
Half-up half down curly bob (tousled bob)
Another great Thanksgiving hairdo, the ‘half-up half down curly bob’ or tousled bob. This style is perfect for those who want voluminous curls but still keep them off of their face. The best part about this hairstyle is that it only takes five minutes to make! All you have to do is tease your roots at the top of your head and pull out strands of hair around your face which will create volume in no time!
Add some cute hair accessories and your hairdo is all set! The only thing left for you to do, is decide what comfy Thanksgiving outfit you’ll want to wear and which Thanksgiving Nail art to choose!
Slicked back pony tail
Yet another favorite! The slicked back ponytail is a very sleek and chic hairstyle that will look great with any outfit. This style is perfect for those who want to keep their hair out of their face, but don’t want it up in a bun or top knot. All you need is some gel or hairspray to keep your hair in place all day long!
It’s a classic, but for a good reason! Make some beautiful curls for the dinner party! This style is perfect for those with naturally curly hair to define your natural curls, but can be done on straight hair as well. All you need is a curling iron (or a flat iron) and some hairspray to lock in those stunning curls.
Crimp your hair: mermaid hair
The crimped hair look is back and better than ever! This style is perfect for those who want to add a funky edge to their Thanksgiving hairstyle. Crimping your hair is simple: just use a crimping iron on small sections of your hair. Add some hairspray to keep the style in place all day long!
There are so many different types of buns to choose from, it’s hard to know which one to go for! A messy bun is always a good option because it’s simple and easy to do, but if you’re looking for something more formal then try out a braided bun or top knot bun. No matter what your preference is, there’s definitely a bun out there for you!
The Hollywood waves look is perfect for those who want to glam up their Thanksgiving hairstyle. This style is achieved by using a large curling iron on big sections of your hair. It’s definitely a more time-consuming style, but the results are definitely worth it!
Last but not least, the fishtail braid. This unique and trendy braid can be done on straight or curly hair, and will add some extra flair to your overall look. Fishtails are a bit tricky to do at first, but with some practice you’ll be able to master this hairdo in no time!
Another great braid option for Thanksgiving is the looped braid. This style is perfect for those who want a more casual and laidback look. The best part about this style is that it’s super easy to do! All you need is some hair ties and a little bit of creativity!
Wrap your hair up in a scarf
Don’t feel like doing your hair? No problem! Just wrap it up in a cute scarf and you’re good to go. There are so many different types of scarves to choose from, so you’re sure to find one that matches your personality and outfit perfectly.
One last style to end the list with, this time for those who are feeling lazy. Just wrap your hair up into a bobble ponytail and you’re good to go! This is one of my personal favorite styles because it’s quick, easy, versatile and adds some extra flair to any outfit.
Straighten your hair
If that seems like too much work for you then just straighten or curl your hair instead. It’ll take less than five minutes and won’t require as many styling products either!
This style is perfect for those who want to add a bit of edge to their look. All you need is some gel or hairspray, and maybe a hairband too! This hairdo is inspired by the Y2K looks we used to sport and the spikey bun definitely was one of my personal favorites.
Gel your hair
Another easy style is gel your hair. This hairdo will give you a sleek and shiny look all day long, but isn’t very versatile or exciting for those who are looking to switch up their Thanksgiving hairstyles. If that’s not what you’re going for then this may be the perfect choice for you!
Braid it back
This elegant braid-it-back style was super popular during the Victorian era and has made a comeback in recent years because of its simplicity and elegance! Whether your hair is curly or straight, braided twists like these always make an outfit seem more classy and professional. Pair them with a suit jacket or blazer if you want to take things a notch!
The seventies are back and with a vengeance! If you’re feeling adventurous this Thanksgiving, then why not try out some funky seventies-inspired hair? This style is achieved by using big barrel curls and lots of hairspray. It’s definitely a look that will turn heads, so be prepared to get a lot of compliments!
Use a headband
The headband is back! This simple style is perfect for those who want to keep their hair out of their face without having to put in too much effort. There are so many different types and styles of headbands to choose from, so you’re sure to find one that suits your personality and outfit perfectly!
This French braid is a classic hairstyle that will never go out of style. It’s perfect for those who want something a bit more formal, but isn’t too difficult to do. If you’re feeling extra creative, then why not try adding some cute flowers or accessories into the mix?
This hairdo is perfect for those who have a bit more time to spend on their hair. It’s done by creating two braids and wrapping them around your head, resulting in a very classy updo that will make you the talk of Thanksgiving dinner!
Another simple style to end this list with, these piggy tails are perfect for those who want something easy enough to do before they start cooking or cleaning up after family gatherings. Just tie your hair into some cute little ponytails and voila – you’re good to go!
Super sleek braid
This super sleek braid is perfect for those who want a more elegant look. It’s done by parting your hair down the middle and French braiding it all the way to the end, resulting in a very neat and tidy style. This would be perfect for an important meeting or dinner party!
Wrap it up
If you have short hair then this may be the best option for you – just wrap your hair up into a cute little bun or chignon and you’re good to go! This style is perfect for keeping your hair out of your face, and will stay put all day long without having to worry about it falling apart.
This braided crown style is perfect for those who want a bit more of an interesting hairstyle. It’s done by braid your hair in thick cornrows and then wrapping them around into a bun, resulting in a super fun look that will definitely turn heads!
The bias parting is the newest trend when it comes to Thanksgiving hairdos – you can wear it at pretty much any occasion from dinner parties to casual family gatherings! To achieve this look, just part your hair down the middle or off-center instead of making one side higher than the other. This simple change gives off such a unique vibe that people are going crazy over these days!
Baby braids are perfect for those who want to keep their hair out of face but also show off the fact that they’re still young and hip! This look is achieved by making two little pigtails on either side of your head, which results in a super cute style. Add some flowers or accessories into this mix if you want even more compliments!
If you want to keep your hair simple then face-framing bangs may be the best option for you! This style is perfect for those who want to add a bit of flair to their look without having to do anything too crazy with their hair. Just part your bangs in the middle or on one side and voila – you’re good to go!
This claw clip is perfect for those who want to keep their hair out of their face but don’t want to wear a headband. It’s super easy to use and will keep your hair in place all day long – no need to worry about it falling down or getting messy!
The Beehive is back
And last but not least, the beehive is back! This hairstyle was popular in the sixties and seventies, but it’s still a major trend today. If you’re looking for something big and voluminous, the beehive is your go-to style! Just make sure you have plenty of time to do it, because it can take up to an hour to get just right.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We hope that you have a great day full of family, friends, good food and amazing hair styles! 🙂 So there you have it, our amazing Thanksgiving hairstyles that will make you stand out from the crowd! No matter what style you choose, be sure to add lots of volume and texture for that extra glamourous touch. Happy styling!