21 Popular Homecoming Hairstyles That’ll Steal the Night

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Going to homecoming? Then you need to check out our homecoming hairstyles. Your hair is an important part of your look because it has to look glam and compliment your dress. It can be difficult to choose as there are so many different hairstyles available. We have done some of the work for you and found 21 beautiful and popular homecoming hairstyles to inspire you. We have something for everyone, from elegant curled hairstyles to pretty ponytails.

1. Elegant, Braided Bun

First up we have this elegant low bun and braid hairstyle. The hair has been swept back into a low bun with an added side braid. This hairstyle is very pretty and neat but has a loose braid and hair at the front. It is perfect for anyone who wants to glam up but be a little relaxed too.

Elegant Braided Bun for Homecoming

Source: @adnomoreira

2. Stylish Twisted Ponytail

Ponytails may be thought of as a casual style but you can create a super glamorous hairstyle with a ponytail. Here is a great example. The hair has been styled into a low ponytail but with added twists. There are two twists above the ponytail and around the top of the ponytail too. It is a beautiful idea that will suit anyone.

Stylish Twisted Ponytail Hairstyle

Source: @adnomoreira

3. Half Up, Half Down Hairstyle

Next, we have a gorgeous half-up hairstyle. To create the look the hair has been styled half-up, half-down with a braid. The braid is loose and beautiful. A hairstyle like this is elegant and will make you look a princess. You can even add accessories to hair like this. Gems, pearls or flowers would be stunning.

Half Up, Half Down Braid Hairstyle

Source: @efsanesaclar

4. Elegant Updo for Natural Hair

Wow the homecoming party with a stunning updo like this one! The hair has been styled into a high bun with a stylish fringe at the front. This hairstyle is just beautiful and would suit anyone. An updo like this will show off your jewelry and dress beautifully.

5. Braided Half Updo with Curls

Braids can be used to create amazing hairstyles. Here we have a stunning example. The hair has been styled into a half-up and half-down look with a fishtail braid. Then about half way down, the braid changes into a pull through braid. The rest of the hair has been beautifully curled. This hairstyle looks straight from a fairy tale. It really is a beautiful idea for prom or homecoming.

Braided Half Updo with Curls

Source: @samirasjewelry

6. Side Ponytail with a Fishtail Braid

Our next idea is a pretty side ponytail with a fishtail braid. We love this hairstyle because it is simple, elegant and will wow. Recreate with a fishtail braid like featured or use a braid of your choice. You can also have the ponytail curly or straight, so choose what you like best.

Curly, Side Ponytail with a Fishtail Braid

Source: @adnomoreira

7.  Messy, Braided Half Updo

If you want to look stylish but don’t like hair that is too formal, this next idea is perfect. The hair has been styled into beachy loose curls with two braids that meet and blend into one. It has a boho vibe to it, but it is glam enough for homecoming. You can use any braid when recreating a look like this one.

8. Voluminous Romantic Bun

Next, we have an elegant and romantic bun to show you. The hair is subtly waved and has been loosely swept back into a low bun. There is also loose hair at the front. This is a stunning hairstyle that will suit everyone. It is a simple but beautiful look that will get you noticed!

9. Boho, Half Updo Braid

If you like the boho hairstyles then this next idea is for you. The hair has been beautifully curled with a loose, chunky fishtail braid that creates a half-up, half-down look. Even though this also has a beachy look, it is formal and stylish. You can use any braid to recreate the look.

10. Elegant Ponytail with a Side Braid

Our next idea features a pretty ponytail. The ponytail has soft curls with hair twisted around the top. There is also a side braid and the hair has volume at the top too. This hairstyle looks a little vintage but has a modern vibe with the braid. It is a lovely hairstyle, perfect for homecoming.

Elegant Ponytail with a Side Braid

Source: @luizpaulolimaoficial

11. Elegant Curly Ponytail

Next, we have another ponytail idea. This one shows yet another way to wear a ponytail for a formal occasion. The hair is loose at the front and is swept back into a ponytail with volume. We love how the hair has been curled, it is elegant and looks beautiful. Hair like this will be a chic choice for anyone.

Elegant Curly Ponytail Hairstyle

Source: @kykhair

12. Half-Up Twists and Braid

If you want to make a statement, this next idea is the way to do it. The hair is half-up, half-down and features two twists before the hair turns into a beautiful braid. You can recreate the look or add accessories. Flowers or small gems would look amazing.

13. Braided Updo for Natural Hair

Braided looks are really popular for formal occasions and with hair like this we can see why! The hair has been styled into different braids and into a bun. This is a stunning and unique hairstyle that will allow you to steal the limelight. You can add different braid thicknesses like this to other hairstyles too.

Braided Updo Idea for Natural Hair

Source: @ebonybomani

14. Curly Half Updo with Braids

Speaking of different braid thicknesses, here is a style that uses that technique very stylishly. The hair is curly and is styled into a half-up design with three small braids on each side. These braids then blend into a different, fishtail braid. This is a beautiful hair idea that will look very pretty at homecoming.

15. Loose Side Braid into a Bun

Our next idea is a super glam hairstyle that will demand attention. The hair is styled into a high bun with a loose braid that starts at the front of the hair that then goes onto the side. It is a very chic hairstyle and you can recreate a similar look or use a different braid style.

Loose Side Braid into a Bun Updo

Source: @goldplaited_

16. Braided Hair to the Side

Look like a princess at homecoming with this next hairstyle. The hair has two braids at the top and then blends into one chunky braid. We love this hair idea because it reminds us of Rapunzel. Hair like this will suit anyone and you can recreate it with or without the double braids.

Pretty Braided Hair to the Side

Source: @samirasjewelry

17. Twisted Half Updo with Messy Braids

Next, we have a unique and stylish hair idea. The hair has amazing twists and multiple braids. One of the braids is a loose fishtail and there are two other small, french braids too. Hair like this is perfect for the ladies who want to glam up but keep their own trendy style.

Twisted Half Updo with Messy Braids

Source: @hairbykayti

18. Voluminous Ponytail

Love the ponytail ideas? Then you may like this one too! This ponytail is very elegant, curly and has lots of volume on the top. It has a vintage look to it and it is a great choice for whoever likes the vintage style. A ponytail like this will wow at homecoming.

Elegant, Voluminous Ponytail

Source: @gurchenkova.a

19. Teased Half Updo with Soft Curls

If you do like vintage styles, then you may like this hair idea too. Instead of a vintage style ponytail, this one is half-up, half-down. It has lots of volume. The hair is loosely curled too. This is a stunning hairstyle and it will give you a glam look, perfect for party.

Teased Half Updo with Soft Curls


20. Messy, Twisted Ponytail Look

Next, we have a large, messy twist and ponytail idea. The ponytail is very low and relaxed and the twist is loose and stylish. This is a gorgeous hair idea that will suit the occasion without being too over the top. It is perfect for someone who wants to make effort without being too formal.

21. Loose Half-Up Fishtail Braid

Last on our list is a half-up hairstyle with a fishtail braid. The hair has two twists at the top and then blends into the braid. We love this hair idea because the twists are elegant and pretty while the braid gives it a trendy look. You can have the rest of the hair curly or straight.

We hope you have found the perfect homecoming hairstyle!

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