Wearing your hair up used to be reserved for black tie affairs. If you hear updo and you instantly have a flashback to your prom, you’re not alone. We can’t even talk about our prom night look, complete with eight pounds of hair spray and cheesy tendrils for days. The good news is that beautiful updos are back, better than ever, and perfect for an everyday look. Whether you are running to the store, going for a run or running to a meeting there are many different hairstyles to choose from.
As the 93-year-old style icon Iris Apfel puts it, “If your hair is done properly and you have on good shoes, you can get away with anything.” So whether you want to look modern, classic, casual or alluring, find a hairstyle that suits you and wear it with confidence. Here are 10 hot new updo hairstyles, black-tie dress not necessary.
1. Low Chignon
A low chignon is as beautiful as it is understated. It’s perfect when you need a last-minute solution to a bad hair day and you want to look put together without being overdone. You have a lot of options with a low bun; you can go for tousled and romantic, sleek and smooth, side-swept or retro.