Do you prefer your locks curly or straight? Sleek, straight hair can be a stunning choice, and allows for countless hairstyles, so it is very hard to get bored!
Be it short or long, thicker or thinner, below you will find plenty of ideas regarding hairstyles, colors & cuts, that will help you make the most out of your straight hair!
Knotted Half Updo
Having long, straight hair is what makes this look so visually stunning – a great choice for when you are knot (pun intended) messing around!
Rose Bun & Braid Half Updo
A rose bun, a beautiful braid and a gorgeous straight mane flowing freely? This is a hairstyle dedicated to those of you with both longer and thicker hair – be it au naturel or aided by hair extensions.
Unicorn-Colored Straight Hair
It doesn’t matter if your locks are shorter or longer, as long as the coloring is skillfully done. This is one of the most magical hairstyles to look at! Although you can try to DIY, we suggest trusting your professional hairdresser if you want to get this look.
Loose Mermaid Braid
You might be tempted to associate braiding with curls – but that is not the case at all. Actually, straight hair is easier to braid tightly and will stay in place throughout the whole day.
Fantasy Halfdo With Braids
Is your mood today ‘fairy queen’ or ‘warrior princess’? Then we have the perfect hairstyle for you! This look is rather intricate and combines thinner braids with a more voluminous bubble braid. The result is truly out of this world!
Classic Low Bun
Simplicity is the first step towards elegance – we can’t remember who said it, but they were certainly right! Tie your straight hair into a lush low bun, leave a few strands tastefully out, and wear a pair of precious earrings for your next big event!
Dutch Braids With Bows
Dutch braids are a well-known and beloved hairstyle, and we totally understand why! These braids can get even cuter by adding two little bows towards their tips.
Sky High Ponytail
Ariana’s sky-high ponytail is already iconic; if you have long and voluminous straight hair too, why not try this stylish and versatile look?
Pink Voluminous Pixie
This combination between a quirky pink color and an edgy pixie haircut will bring out your fun, nonconformist and youthful side – you’ll surely turn more than a few heads, but rest assured, they’ll only turn in admiration!
Braided Low Bun
Taking the classic low bun to the next level, this hairstyle is both practical and pretty. Braid your hair tightly, twist it into an elegant low bun and secure it with plenty of bobby pins. Now you’re good to go!
Triple Pull-through Braid
This braiding technique might be trickier for beginners, but we think the final result is well worth the effort. Try your hand with a basic pull-through braid at first, then go for the more complex version.
Straight Lobs & Bobs: Three Looks
As exemplified by the famous Kardashian sisters, a simple, sleek & sophisticated bob or lob with a middle parting can go a very long way!
Timeless French Twist
We have a little life hack about this simple and sophisticated hairdo: it is appropriate for any social situation in which you can imagine yourself wearing a pair of stiletto heels!
Long-life messy buns! It is impossible to hop on a bus or enter a classroom in which at least a few girls aren’t rocking a messy bun. The universal ‘I am late but I still look good’ hairstyle is a great choice for straight hair when you are in a rush!
Lob & Balayage Combo For Straight Hair
A straight lob? Classy. A balayage? Trendy. Put them together and you’ll be the talk of the office, class or neighborhood for the next few days – for all the good reasons!
Dark & Shiny Lob
We can hardly take our eyes off this glossy hairstyle. If you liked the previous entry but feel like a balayage is not your style, this might be the right pick for you! It exudes, above all else, how important is to take care of your hair and keep it healthy, given that no amount of styling can offer such shine to weak or damaged hair!
Breakfast At Tiffany’s Updo
This iconic hairdo has been on our minds ever since we first saw Audrey Hepburn starring in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. If you feel up to a challenge, have a bit of time on your hands and a big event coming up, it is well worth trying to recreate this gorgeous look.
Black & White Straight Hair
We’re getting some modern Cruella De Vil vibes from this hairstyle, but that’s not a bad thing! Say what you want about the famous villain, but she surely had style!
Half Updo With Thin Braids
Sure, you can go bold with a bright color, just as in the picture above – but if your hair color is more natural, this quick & easy halfdo is a very casual look for everyday errands.
Short Slicked Back Bob
The slicked back, wet-hair aesthetic tends to look great on short, straight hair. Recently, a lot of celebrities have adopted this sophisticated look, as it brings out a nice face structure and lets your beauty shine.
Edgy Chain Braid
This is one of the edgiest looks on this list. Only for the bravest fashionistas – and for those that have time and patience on their hands – we recommend this daring hairstyle, that looks best with either very light or very dark hair. Wanna discover even more rebellious looks? Check out this article!
Low Bun With A Bow
This is an easy, yet very elegant hairstyle, best suited for longer hair. It involves tying your hair into a neat low bun and then adding a little extra charm with a bow tie hair clip.
High Bun With Statement Accessories
There are indeed countless ways to style a bun! Here we have a sleek high bun taken to the next level by adding a few statement accessories.
Rainbow Bob or Lob
This hair coloring is absolutely mesmerizing on straight hair, showing your wild and fun side without you having to speak a word! If you’re new to hairstyling, we suggest skipping the DIY and leaving this tricky job to a professional to make sure you get the best results. Check out this list for even more bold hair color ideas!
Classic Blonde Pixie: Four Looks
A pixie is already a cult classic among haircuts, and we couldn’t make a list of hairstyles for straight hair without including a few gorgeous variations of this timeless look.
Long & Straight Look With Middle Parting
Look at these luscious locks! Keep your straight hair healthy and glowing, and then all you need to do when you’re in a rush is to brush it gently, parting it in equal halves so as to nicely frame your face.
A bow bun is one of the cutest hairstyles we can think of, and it requires straight hair in order to look best and stay in place for the whole day. For extra security, you can braid the back of your head as seen in the picture!
Statement Side Braid
Comb your straight hair for a bit of extra volume, braid it loosely on one side (preferably, your good side!), and then add a big, bold accessory for truly making a statement!
Messy Bun With Pearl Hairclips
When you think of pearls, you usually imagine something rather fancy and posh. This look, however, portrays a fun, easy, and quirky way to wear pearls on a day-to-day basis!
A childish and adorable hairstyle, that is almost impossible to resist! You can choose the high version of pigtails, just like Ariana did in the picture, or you can go lower, aiming for the ‘cool schoolgirl’ vibes.
Clamp Updo For Straight Hair
Easy and quick? Yes. Versatile and practical? Sure. Stylish and business-appropriate? You can bet! Invest in a few pretty, trusty hair clamps and your mornings are about to get a lot easier.
High Bun & Bangs
We’re getting some serious Parisian-chic feel from this oh-so-easy hairstyle! The bangs are, of course, the star of this look, so if you were thinking about getting bangs this season, this might just be the inspiration you needed.
Add a Hat!
Did you miss your alarm three times already and woke up with a serious case of bed hair? No need to fear! Grab a stylish, outfit-matching hat and you’re good to go!
A bubble braid is a hairstyle for which longer and very straight hair is a must! Some people consider it a ponytail, some people say it is a braid – whatever you decide to call it, you are surely going to turn a few heads around when wearing it!
Statement Hair Clips & Earrings
Just like a plain outfit leaves room for statement accessories to shine, so can a simple & sleek hairstyle! Bring out the bold bling and keep your hair nice and neat to balance things out.
Bubble Bun Half Updo
Remember the adorable bow bun we showed you a bit earlier? You can also combine it with other hairstyles, such as this cute & casual half updo!
Asymmetrical Ribbon Braid
We admit this is a tricky one! Amongst the most intricate hairstyles on this list, it involves a more complex, asymmetrical braid in which a ribbon is skillfully integrated. But the stunning result makes the effort worthwhile!
Low Bun With Fishtail Braid
For this gorgeous, boho-inspired, and feminine hairstyle, you’ll need to first style your locks into a fishtail (or mermaid) braid, then wrap it in a voluminous low bun.
60s Inspired Bouffant Look
Newsflash: straight hair has always been in style! If you’re in love with everything vintage, like Lana, you can try this 60s inspired hairstyle for your next evening out or Zoom date.
Scarf Half Updo
This eye-catching look might seem intimidating at first, but think about it: it is just your good ol’ half updo! You are just switching the basic hair tie for a trendy scarf to match your #ootd!
Braided Space Buns
Bring out your inner space princess with this hairstyle that is both beautiful and practical. What’s on your today’s schedule: classes, shopping, a workout, or just a lot of work? Space buns are here for you, with the braids adding extra security to your ‘do!
This braiding technique somehow manages to be insanely easy and unique at the same time. The secret to keeping your braid in place is to tightly tie it once you’re done with the twisting and turning!
Bow Headband & Straight Locks
Cutie alert! You don’t need to do much apart from brushing your hair neatly to nail this look, as the headband does the trick for you! Not into bows? Switch it up with any other statement headpiece of your choice!
If you were having second thoughts about the legitimacy of this style, then seeing a top model like Gigi Hadid confidently wearing it will surely help you get over them.
Lazy Clamp Half Updo
Ending the list with another hairstyle which combines easy and chic, this half updo will look good on hair of any length – as long as it is nicely brushed and you have good taste in hair clamps, that is!
Hear us straight (pun intended): go team straight hair! Although we all like curly hairstyles, this list shows that straight hair, too, has plenty to offer.
No matter if you’re going for a more sophisticated, sexy, or laid-back look for your luscious locks, we hope that you now have lots of new ideas to try out!