5 Easy Updo’s For Mid-Length Hair

You don’t have to have long Rapunzel hair to get chic and trendy upd0’s. Mid-length hair is perfect for simple and stylish hairstyles that can be completed within minutes but look like you spent all day at the hair salon.

The Side Braid Hairstyle

This hairstyle is very popular and it looks best with mid-length hair. Simply add some volume by teasing your hair at the crown and part your hair at the side. Then braid your hair in a fishtail or traditional braid and add some hairspray. Use bobby pins to keep any shorter pieces in the back in place.

side-braid for mid-length hair

This side fishtail braid is perfect for mid-length hair.

The Messy Bun Updo

This hairstyle is glamorous and completely in today. Simply add some mousse, preferably volumizing and make a ponytail. Wrap your hair around the base of ponytail and secure with bobby pins. Next, take some strands and secure them around the crown with bobby pins. Leave a few loose curls around your face to add softness and femininity. Then spray your hair with a medium hold hair spray.

Messy Bun Updo For Mid-Length Hair

This messy bun is simple but chic.

Crown Braid with a Bun

For this gorgeous and simple look you will need a curling iron and medium hold hairspray. First you should get some curls in your hair to give your hair volume and texture. Next pull the back of your hair into a ponytail, leaving the sides pulled out. Tie the ponytail into a chignon and secure with bobby pins and hairspray. Then braid the side of your hair into simple braids and pull them back so they meet in the middle and secure with a bobby pin around the bun you have already secured. Spray medium hold hair spray for longer hold and within a few simple steps you have a gorgeous and stylist hairstyle.

Braids with Side Bun for Mid-Length Hair

This simple but beautiful hairstyle will turn heads everywhere you go.

A Twisted Side Bun looks Elegant

This easy hairstyle can be worn from prom to work and every other occasion in between, and best of all, it so simple but doesn’t look it. If you want you can curl your hair prior to styling, but it’s not required. Start by dramatically parting your hair to which side you want to the bun to be placed.  Tease your hair a little at the crown for added volume. Divide your hair into two sections – top and bottom. Pin the top to your head so it is out of your way for the next step. Simply create a low messy side bun with the bottom section, pin securely. Take the top section and twist it with your finger and then secure it around the bun. Spray your whole head with long-lasting hairspray.

Twisted Side Bun for Mid-Length Hair

Taylor Swift wears an elegant twisted side bun to the County Music Awards.

Try the High Volume Low Pony Look

This is one of the easiest but most elegant hairstyles for medium length hair. Simply tease your hair at the crown to get as much volume as you desire, and pull your hair back in a low pony tail and secure with a hair tie. You can spruce this look up by adding texture with curls or waves, or adding extra volume by accessorizing with head bands.

Side Swept Hairdo For Medium Hair

This low pony tail with lots of volume is easy and chic.